Mar 27, 2020
Job Description & Summary
A career within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability. 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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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:
Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all. Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms. Initiate open and honest 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. Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas. Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area. Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements. Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Job Specification
Line of Service:
Client Priority Area:
Date when job order was placed: March 2020
Purpose of Job
Providing healthcare consulting services for a range of projects, across the private and public sectors.
Driving the strategy for the healthcare sector internally and externally.
Deep knowledge and strategic insight within the healthcare sector with pro-active initiatives and industry firsts that will differentiate the practice.
Linking solutions and skills to the complex demands of the healthcare sector within Southern Africa.
Building strategic relationships on an executive level and leveraging these for opportunities.
Technical and Operational:
Business development – identifying, creating and driving sales opportunities including alliance introduction and leveraging on existing relationships.
Developing client relationships and identifying consulting opportunities.
Development and showcasing of Thought Leadership and industry knowledge.
Identifying alliances, partners and industry Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to utilise on projects..
Concluding Joint Business Relationships with strategic partners and Maintaining networks and sub-contractor relationships.
Internal and external presentations including thought leadership, industry updates, sales presentations and client feedback presentations.
Ensuring marketing material is available, up-to-date, and tailored, with regard to Solution offerings to the Healthcare sector
Closely managing Sales Opportunities (Proposal writing and presentation) & Contracted Work pipeline and sound cooperation with practice leaders on resource
Meeting sales, production and utilisation targets, needs, performance management and predictive planning
Communicating strategy to internal and larger organisation wide staff members
Collaboration with x LOS Departments in terms of driving the practice footprint in the industry.
Managing internal staff and leading internal team
Implementing risk management processes and procedures (independence checks, contractual agreements and engagement acceptance risk processes), etc.
Managing consulting projects end to end i.e. budget and billing schedule to the client, hourly utilisation, staff utilisation, client expectations, project deliverables and project administration i.e. MAP files.
Timeous invoicing and collection of debt from clients (not exceeding 60 days).
Proven track record consulting to clients in the healthcare sector (Public and private) over at least an 8-year period.
Previous experience at a senior management level within a healthcare institution or as a senior advisor/consultant to the healthcare sector.
International exposure within the sector, advantageous.
Proficient use of MS software packages (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Project).
Healthcare and/or management / commercial qualification.
Healthcare institution / management qualification.
Competencies / Attributes
Building and sustaining relationships.
Being passionate about customer service.
Being curious – learning, sharing and innovating.
Leading and contributing to team success.
Communicating with impact and empathy.
Developing self and others through coaching.
Acquiring and applying commercial and technical expertise.
Managing projects and economics.
Being open-minded, practical and agile with change.
Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication.
Own car required
Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
Degrees/Field of Study required: Degrees/Field of Study preferred: Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)
Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)
Up to 40% Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
No Government Clearance Required?
Johannesburg, South Africa