Senior Strategic Relationship Manager - Audit - Flexible Working Available

United Kingdom
15 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

This role is being offered on a 12 month fixed term contract basis and can be located in any one of our PwC offices nationally.

Reporting to the Strategic Relationship Leader for Audit (Audit SRL), the Strategic Relationship Senior Manager – Audit is responsible for the delivery of key strategic priorities for T&D in the Audit Line of Service (LoS), alongside the wider Audit Strategic Relationship team.


This will include identifying strategic priorities for T&D in Audit, driving forward relationships with key stakeholders in Audit (ARQ, AT and People teams), identifying opportunities for efficiencies and tech-enablement of T&D offerings, making T&D more accessible and intuitive, and working closely with the wider Talent & Development Team to design and implement learning solutions with a strong business focus.

The role

Key aspects of this role will include:Operate as a business partner and engage with key business stakeholders across the LoS to obtain an understanding of the training needs

Shape the T&D agenda for Audit programmes and determine LoS specific learning and development interventions to support the wider Audit strategy, quality programme and compliance with regulation

Coordinate LoS requests in respect of Audit programmes, determining if a learning intervention is the appropriate solution to address a business requirement, prioritising within the existing portfolio

Analyse various strategic, operational and evaluation reporting at both curriculum and programme level

Discuss analysis with key stakeholders and appropriate parties within T&D to produce recommendations, an improvement plan and oversee any resulting activity

Support Audit SRL by driving delivery of strategic projects for T&D in Audit

Work with other T&D Teams to ensure that all planned Audit T&D activity is implemented and achieved

Requirements:Is technically strong in the field of Audit

Keen interest in T&D / training and can demonstrate depth of knowledge in current methodologies

Strong interest in technology advancements to enhance learning outcomes

Operate with a global mind-set, demonstrating commercial acumen and an understanding of the firm’s business priorities and has demonstrated the ability to influence global solutions and deliverables to meet the needs of the UK practice

Strong influencing and negotiation skills

Goal orientated - maintains focus on agreed objectives and deliverables

Commercially orientated - keeps commercial aspects continually in mind when taking actions or making decisions

Ability to lead and develop self and others to provide a distinctive and sustainable T&D service to the firm

Communicate confidently and effectively to all levels

Assimilate complex data and information objectively to inform recommendations

Proven ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels, particularly at the Partner level

Effective budget/financial/resource management linked to firm's business priorities

Ability to lead, inspire, develop and champion others to deliver consistently effective results

Proven track record of driving organisational success through learning and development solutions, across a broad set of curricula/programmes

Build mutually beneficial relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

Plan strategically and translate vision and strategy into clear, actionable objectives and deliverables

Work professionally and collaboratively as part of the wider team to create value for the firm

Demonstrate resilience and delivery under pressure

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