PWC: Identity and Access Management – Senior Manager

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The role Our Identity & Access Management team focuses on helping our clients design, implement and operate effective access controls that protect against threats, support business objectives, and enable growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organizations, partners and customers. We support client leadership teams to define their Identity and Access Management(IDAM) strategy, roadmap; we define operating and governance models to make IDAM a sustainable capability which responds to evolving business priorities; we deliver complex multi-year transformation programmes both uplifting clients’ IDAM capability, and baking this in to other transformation agendas.We are looking for a number of experienced professionals to play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by using the latest strategies and tools in effectively managing access to all this data. Our team helps organizations manage access to critical assets by focusing on areas like Access Management (AM), Identity Governance & Administration (IGA), Privileged Access Management (PAM), Entitlement Management and Directories.In joining, you’ll be a part of a team that values technical and business acumen and provides training and development to extend and develop your skills while fostering a strong collaborative culture. You’ll have the opportunity to focus on Access Management (AM), Identity Governance & Administration (IGA), Privileged Access Management (PAM), Entitlement Management and Directories, among other skills.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.

Essential Skills:

Demonstrates good knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the Identity and Access Management space, especially relating to strategy, delivery experience or assurance for identity and access management solutions, including one or more of the following areas:

  • Requirements analysis, strategy, design, implementation, and migration for businesses

  • Identity governance administration and access management

  • Privileged Access Management

  • Customer Identity and access Management

  • LDAP, Identity and Access technology concepts and understanding of software development

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in one or more of the following areas:

  • Utilizing and applying knowledge of the Identity Management suite of products (SailPoint, ForgeRock, Ping, Okta, CyberArk, Oracle, CA) and of their design and implementation into projects

  • Utilizing foundational computer science skills such as Java, Python, OOP concepts, Computer Networking, SDLC, operating systems fundamentals (Windows, Unix, Linux)

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data

  • Leveraging creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative, and utilizing Google Docs and MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

  • Identifying and addressing client needs: building relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor

  • Understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback

  • Communicating in an organised and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts

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:

  • Pursuing opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone.

  • Acting to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coaching others and encouraging them to take ownership of their development.

  • Analysing complex ideas or proposals and building a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Using multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Addressing substandard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.

  • Developing a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Managing a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties

  • Managing and delivering IAM engagements that include strategy, advisory, implementation and assurance, including producing documentation and reports, and quality assuring the work produced by junior team members.

  • Maintaining awareness of key business and industry trends in digital identity, and understanding how they impact responses to cyber risk

  • Focusing on building trusted relationships.

  • Upholding the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct

  • Helping retain and develop other cyber security team members

  • Supporting senior members of the team in developing client proposals and solution offering

  • Supporting the development of propositions, toolkits, methodologies and accelerators

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The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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