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Product/Business Strategy Manager - Commercial (PwC Labs)

Tampa, FL 33607

PwC Labs is focused on standardizing, automating, delivering tools and processes and exploring emerging technologies that drive efficiency and enable our people to reimagine the possible. Process improvement, transformation, effective use of innovative technology and data & analytics, and leveraging alternative delivery solutions are key areas of focus to drive additional value for our firm.Within PwC Labs, our Commercialization team is focused on productizing emerging technologies and platforms and deploying them at scale across our client base. Our team is focused on all aspects of commercialization from product curation and development to defining the go-to-market strategy and ultimate deployment.

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 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Focus on building trusted relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The Commercial Product Strategy Manager will be responsible for assessing new products for product-market fit and working with solution teams to support and guide the development of a product strategy, business model, pricing, business plan, and technology roadmap for a solution or a suite of solutions.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirements:

In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations

Minimum Years of Experience:
5 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:

Admission to the Bar, Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master of Business Administration

Preferred Fields of Study:
Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Management Information Systems, Mathematics

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader by:

  • Developing products and product portfolios of increasing size and reach;
  • Planning and executing throughout a product life cycle, including validating the market problem, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, refining the product vision, creating the business case for new products, and working closely with development, design and marketing to establish revenue and client satisfaction goals are met;
  • Collecting ongoing metrics to analyze and optimize the product return on investment based on KPIs;
  • Selecting features for a minimally viable product and supporting the incubate, develop, and launch cycle;
  • Conducting market and competitive assessment of potential solutions to identify competitive positioning, market differentiation, and appropriate business models;
  • Delivering data-driven insights to support actionable strategy and recommendations, specifically well-conceived product concept document and business plan;
  • Assisting a team with target audience definition, key competitive features, potential partnerships, and product positioning or value proposition development and screening solution ideas or proposals to identify potential solutions;
  • Working with a startup incubator or accelerator;
  • Structuring the analysis to make recommendations on whether to maintain or kill products based on product-market fit and ROI; and,
  • Working with the solution lead and pricing team to determine product pricing by using market research data, reviewing production and sales costs, anticipating volume, and costing special and customized orders and report regularly on the product portfolios performance to leadership.

Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities and/orproven success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs including:

  • Possessing proven business management skills, a deep understanding of digital technologies, effective interpersonal and communication skills, leadership qualities, and uncompromising ethics;
  • Working in an unstructured environment which values initiative, creativity, maturity, and collaboration;
  • Being highly organized and able to work in a self-directed fashion; and,
  • Managing multiple projects within defined deadlines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


Posted: 2020-01-12 Expires: 2020-02-12

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