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Strategic Alliance - Guidewire - Manager

San Francisco, CA 94111

A career in National Special Functions, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support service, sector, and market leaders deliver the unique PwC client experience to our clients. Youll play an important part in continuously innovating and improving Firm operations so that we can continue to provide the highest quality of services to our current and prospective clients.Our Alliance team is responsible for establishing partnerships with companies to better serve our clients needs. Youll help build these relationships to complement PwCs strategy through execution capabilities that allow us to deliver multi competency programmes and solve clients most critical business issues.


As a Manager, youll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and teams technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Preferred skills

  • Job Requirements and Preferences: 

    Basic Qualifications: 

    Minimum Degree Required: 
    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience: 
    5 year(s) 

    Required Knowledge and Skills: 

    Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success managing efforts in the following areas related to the Guidewire Alliance and the Insurance Sector:

  • Understanding of Guidewire technologies and product offerings, emphasizing the articulation of the business benefits of such products;
  • Planning and follow-through on objectives set by the program, including a proven record of managing projects that emphasize reporting, issue resolution, and cost-benefit analyses;
  • Identifying and addressing team needs, including building solid relationships with the Insurance practice and other diverse teams;
  • Developing an awareness of Firm services;
  • Approaching teams in an organized manner - delivering clear requests for information;
  • Encouraging improvement and innovation and demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and,
  • Utilizing project management methods, stakeholder management, budget analysis, program controls, project management related desktop applications, and time and resource management tools to meet targets and deliverables in a deadline-driven and matrix professional services business environment, while working on complex workstreams that support operations of a program.
  • Preferred Qualifications: 

    Degree Preferred: 
    Master Degree

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 

    Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, and/or success in a role managing and executing, several of the following focus areas related to supporting the Guidewire Alliance and Insurance Sector:

  • Driving the execution and management of support activities within the Guidewire Alliance strategic plan;
  • Managing a complex business workstream or multiple business workstreams within the Guidewire Alliance, including supporting Guidewire Alliance leadership in alliance management and operations execution;
  • Messaging consistently and clearly maintaining insight of Guidewire Alliance sales activities, coordinating efforts to the annual business plan and supporting Alliance leadership in relationship development and solution execution, while working directly with vendors;
  • Building key relationships with Guidewire Alliance management and counterparts - e.g., VP of Product Development, Alliance Manager;
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams on executing Alliance initiatives - providing input to, based on assigned initiatives, and assisting with the coordination and execution of annual business and ongoing joint planning sessions and/or workshops with the Alliances and Firm leaders to maintain ongoing strategic alignment, maintaining insight of Guidewire Alliance sales activities, and coordinating efforts to the annual business plan;
  • Maintaining Guidewire alliance program certification levels, if applicable;
  • Promoting and educating sales, marketing, and staff on Guidewire Alliance-specific solutions and benefits;
  • Assisting with marketing and sales programs that drive revenue and confirm that follow-up activities are taking place - e.g., coordinating joint Guidewire marketing events for potential clients;
  • Maintaining insight of Guidewire Alliance sales activities, and coordinate efforts to the annual business plan;
  • Communicating Guidewire Alliance workstream progress, issues, and expectations; and,
  • Taking corrective actions whenever necessary, monitoring research and PR on the Guidewire Alliance and understanding the competitive landscape.

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.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Posted: 2019-08-08 Expires: 2019-09-08

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