Senior Manager: Quality & Independence (Vfs Coe)
Pwc
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
5d ago
source : findojobs-za

Line of ServiceAssuranceIndustry / SectorNot ApplicableSpecialismAssuranceManagement LevelSenior ManagerJob Description & SummaryA career in our Acceleration Centre is the natural extension of PwCs leading class global delivery capabilities.

We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.

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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level.

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 : Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.Initiate open and candid 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.

Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

Navigate the complexities of cross-border and / or diverse teams and engagements.Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.Role Summary : To support the SDC Africa Associate Director in carrying out the responsibilities and project management of the SDCs System of Quality Management (QMSE) and Independence requirements.

This includes interpretation of SDC QMSE framework, communication, training, consultations and other activities in support of compliance with the QMSE Standards and firms independence policies.

The role is envisaged to be 50% QMSE responsibilities and 50% other SDC Africa responsibilities. Qualifications / Certifications required : Experience in Assurance Line of ServiceArticles completedManagerial experience (3 years plus advantageous)Experience required : Self-driven individual and a self-starterTenacious and resilientStrategic thinking and capabilities in developing innovative solutions to problem solvingAbility to develop strong internal relationships (strong interpersonal skills)Ability to influence and develop high level relationships (internal and external)Strong Communication and leadership skillsAbility to work cohesively in a team / matrix environmentStrong Project management skillsWorking in a multinational organization with diverse culture, and virtual teams.

Managerial experience (3 years plus advantageous)Responsibilities of role : Key Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned)Quality Management for Service Excellence (PwCs System of Quality Management - QMSE)Critically assess SDC Africas response to risks stemming from the application of global quality standards.

This will include documenting the VFS CoE controls and monitoring procedures.Assist with the implementation and assess the VFS CoEs response to ISQM1 replacing ISQC1.

Quality Management Review : Support leadership in the run-up of the SDC quality management review and provide them with an objective view on their responses to any queries raised throughout the review.

Assist in developing an action plan for any findings stemming from this review.Support global teams performing the quality management review to ensure a seamless and efficient review process.

Reporting : Assistance with reporting on the VFS CoE Audit Quality Indicators to the Steering Committee.Training and Communications : Develop and assist in the implementation of quality related projects and training based on the needs and risk of the VFS CoE.

Compliance : Provide support to the SDC Africa Associate Director with the review of the staff independence Quarterly Compliance submissions.

Skill sets required : Experience in Assurance Line of Service Essential, R&Q experience advantageousTechnical research skills - being able to evaluate a situation broadly and to consider all aspects, including Risk Management standards and Quality standards (ISQMs).

Highly computer literate with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Google suite.Intellectual curiosity - ask the questions, challenge, general skepticismThe ability to think critically and solve complex problems efficiently and practically.

Self-motivated and attention to detailStrong interpersonal and management skills reflecting ability to interact across management levelsAnalytical and solution drivenPro-active and committed to deliveryExcellent time management skillsRole related attributes : Self-driven individual and a self-starterTenacious and resilientStrategic thinking and capabilities in developing innovative solutions to problem solvingAbility to develop strong internal relationships (strong interpersonal skills)Strong Communication and leadership skillsAbility to work cohesively in a team / matrix environmentStrong Project management skillsWorking in a multinational organization with diverse culture, and virtual teams.

Managerial experience (3 years plus advantageous* Industry experience required : Experience in Assurance Line of Service Essential, R&Q experience advantageous.

Agencies please note : This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by PwCs Talent Acquisition team. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners in the rare instance we require additional talent options.

Any speculative or unsolicited CVs received will be treated as a direct application. Your respect for this process is appreciated.

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)Required SkillsOptional SkillsDesired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)Travel RequirementsAvailable for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?Job Posting End DateAugust 31,

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