Aug 08, 2021
Job Description & Summary
A career in our Management, Risk and Technology Consulting practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.
Our team works with clients to define their vision and plan how to get there. We deliver the technological solutions organisations need to compete and grow and we build a lasting legacy of improvement and performance, partnering with best in class technologies and solution sets. Our focus areas include helping our clients align their Information Technology capabilities with their business strategy, create integrated, end to end technology solutions, and leverage data and enterprise applications to solve complex business problems. To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team. Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations. Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels. Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail. Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required. Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism. Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart. Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements. Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Role Summary:
This is an in-house role , assisting the Tax Digital Transformation Lead for Africa TLS with digital business transformation and executing on the agreed strategy through specific projects.
As a senior manager in the Tax Digital Transformation the candidate will need to apply commercial awareness and professional expertise, along with leveraging the skills and expertise of others, to help execute strategic digital projects for TLS.
The role will assist the Tax Digital Transformation Lead for Africa TLS in leading the planning, change management, development and execution of key strategic priorities, initiatives and programmes of the Tax strategy, working closely with the strategy team and senior stakeholders to achieve the strategic objectives of the Tax practice.
Qualifications / Certifications required:
CA(SA) or equivalent professional qualification preferred Minimum qualification: B.Com degree or equivalent,experience required: Experience in leading change workstreams on large-scale projects (digital, people, culture, strategy) Substantial experience working on change projects in a consulting organisation, or an internal consultant role; Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams, and fast-paced project environments; Ability to influence, and drive change through an organisation Ability to negotiate with and challenge senior stakeholders; Experience of working effectively within a complex change portfolio; Experience in leading teams Excellent communication skills Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; Strategic mindset – ability to see the big picture whilst effectively managing the detail in many projects running concurrently Ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple deadlines Recognised Programme/Project Management qualifications; and GSuite collaboration platform skills preferred. Responsibilities of role:
Manage a team to effectively deliver business change across the Tax Digital Transformation programme: Assist with the development and management of the overarching business change plan for Digital Transformation Programme, monitor progress and identify/address any delivery risks or issues Identify gaps in processes of TLS where the implementation of technology will improve efficiency and / or effectiveness for the tax practice, conduct feasibility studies to establish impact of such recommendations, manage execution on such recommendations, leveraging off Africa Tech and other Firm resources as necessary. Establish common best-practice approaches for managing change across projects and programmes, developing and disseminating standardised change methodologies, toolkits and frameworks, ensuring consistency of approach across Africa TLS Ensure change management is coordinated and integrated across programmes and that all projects have effective business change plans and milestones that are aligned and sequenced across the programme portfolio Oversee change impact assessments and change readiness assessments for all projects to ensure organisational readiness for change Support the development of innovative approaches and ideas to deliver change management solutions to the business Oversee delivery of change management interventions across projects - including: leadership alignment activity, communications and engagement planning/design/delivery, cultural and behavioural change initiatives, and training design and delivery Monitor impact of change interventions, and measure success through the use of analytics and robust benefits management Stakeholder management and business partnering - build strong relationships with programme stakeholders and senior stakeholders within the business Contribute significantly to creating and maintaining thriving business change communities and manage networks across the business (including local change networks, ambassadors for change), ensuring longer term development of change capability in the business Drive digital upskilling in the team, and across the wider tax practice in Africa. Assist the CDO on the delivery of key transformation projects, including the Our Tomorrow programme Skill sets required:
The ability to gain comprehensive strategic and operational understanding of global and local strategies, understand the local impact thereof and drive same locally The ability to build a strong business case and understand the cost-benefit statement; The ability to convert this understanding into practical solutions by drafting specifications based on the user requirements; Strong communication, reporting and engagement skills; Solid project, change and people management skills; The ability to drive implementation and adoption in the business The ability to make informed decisions and respond quickly and proactively; The ability to manage pressure and maintain direction and focus in a high stress environment; and The ability to understand and manage risks and to take ownership of the financial aspect of a project/s while driving deadlines and managing expectations.
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Degrees/Field of Study required: Degrees/Field of Study preferred: Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)
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Up to 20% Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
No Government Clearance Required?
Yes Job ID:233151WD
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa