Senior Manager Position at PwC

Posted on :

24 May, 2016

Category :

Management Jobs in Nigeria

PwC helps organization and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager (or Experienced Manager), Capital Projects & Infrastructure – Energy & Power Focus

Reference Number: 125-NIG00101
Location: Lagos
Department: Advisory

Purpose of the Job
Drive Energy & Power Infrastructure business development and execution initiatives in Nigeria:

  • Deepen PwC Energy & Power infrastructure advisory capabilities
  • Establish, deepen and expand PwC relationships with significant public and private players across the Energy and Power infrastructure value chain
  • Manage the delivery of Energy and Power infrastructure projects

Main Responsibilities of the Job

  • Develop and keep up to date the PwC Advisory go to market strategy for capital project and infrastructure with a focus on the Energy and Power industry /complex:
    • Industry landscape (value chain, ALL notable players, evolution etc.)
    • PwC Advisory’s “unique point of view’ on Energy & Power infrastructure developments, trends, dynamics, opportunities, challenges etc.
    • Identify the potential PwC client universe within the industry value chain (public and private institutions)
    • Determine PwC Advisory investment requirements to enhance our presence in Energy & Power infrastructure
    • Other relevant components of the infrastructure thesis
  • Originate, structure, coordinate and execute capital project and infrastructure engagements with a focus on the Energy and Power industry /complex:
    • Needs assessment / strategic options analysis and concept validation for energy projects
    • Project viability assessment /business model development & validation for projects, including preparation of feasibility studies, business plans etc.
    • Stakeholder assessment / management and project risk assessment/allocation
    • Value analysis / financial analysis (including financial model development)
    • Project finance structuring & capital raising advisory support
    • Procurement strategy / contracting / negotiation support
    • Project management and governance support
  • Develop and maintain very deep understanding of PwC lines of service, “local” Advisory competency offerings, PwC Africa Advisory capabilities / specializations and PwC Global Advisory capabilities within the context of both the CP&I and Energy & Power complexes
  • Partner with ALL advisory competencies and PwC lines of services (locally and globally) in leading the client engagement, project origination and delivery
  • Develop and deliver “distinctive PwC value / perspective” for the Energy & Power infrastructure space:
    • Cutting Edge Thought Leadership; Client Surveys; News Articles / Press (print); and Media Coverage & Interviews
  • Drive “PwC Nigeria Energy & Power Infrastructure Advisory” to its #1 positioning in the market:
    • Client Conferences & Events; Internal and External Social Media; Brochures; Websites etc.
  • Effectively drive people development and manage the team to provide exceptional service
  • Develop industry specific training modules and deploy accordingly (training sessions)
  • Assist with developing or updating firm methodologies regarding infrastructure operations
  • Ensure teams follow risk management policies and standards on engagement delivery in accordance with standards
  • Lead and report on industry engagement economics & metrics
  • Build good XLOS, X-competency and X-geography relationships, and support key internal roles by aiding them to meet the firm’s objectives.
  • Act as role model by engaging staff through mentoring / coaching and counselling
  • Support leadership in building and maintaining a pipeline of competent staff in Energy and Power Infrastructure

Educational Qualification
(Minimum level of academic and professional qualification and accreditation required to performer effectively in the role):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Engineering or related field
  • Master’s degree in Business or Finance related field is a plus

Job Experience
(Minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role):

  • 6 years relevant work experience in strategy consulting, engineering consulting or investment banking with significant experience in the Energy sector
  • Experience in building and maintaining strong relations with senior level clients ain both the private and public sector
  • Must have significant emerging markets experience – preference will be given to candidates with an existing energy infrastructure experience / network in Nigeria / West Africa
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience leading projects and diverse teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Track record of advising on significant energy projects – experience across power, refineries, and petrochemicals will be a distinct advantage
  • Experience in a senior role or relevant experience in a senior management role in a large/global or fast-growing organization
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have practical industry experience combined with experience in consulting, investment banking or private equity

Job Knowledge Requirements
(Minimum level of practices, standards, processes, legislation etc):

  • Business development capabilities in the Energy and Power industry
  • Business development capabilities in the Government & Public Services
  • Technical sufficiency in infrastructure planning (including risk allocation)

Job Related Skills and Competencies
(Minimum level of skills i.e. computer literacy, technical skills, and Technical Competencies required to do the job):

  • Excellent Business Development skills – Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking
  • Exceptional Presentation, Communication and Facilitation skills
  • Lead and supervise teams and team activities
  • Decide and initiate action to achieve key business results within area of responsibility
  • Excellent relationship and networking skills – proven track record of dealing with senior client contacts
  • Project Management skills – ability to manage across multiple and complex projects
  • Application of technical expertise
  • Adaptable to working and engaging with multiple cultures across client environment
  • Fluency in the English language is required. Understanding of French is advantageous
  • Strong negotiation skills – Persuading and Influencing
  • Strong creativity and innovation abilities
  • Exceptional Client Service – delivering results and exceeding client expectations
  • Adaptability to respond to change

Other Information

  • The role will be based out of Lagos.

No of persons to Supervise:

  • 2-10, with a responsibility to involve staff, directors and partners across the firm’s competencies to determine and deliver client solutions

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply below

Application Deadline 13th June, 2016.

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