Financial Services Strategy Director: Corporate & Business Strategy



A career within Corporate and Business Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their toughest problems and seize essential advantages by defining and evaluating strategies of all types. We analyse business and market trends to explore new approaches that help our clients make tough choices and surpass the competition. At both the business unit and corporate level, we help organisations with organic enterprise growth, pricing and profitability, shareholder value, and sustainable corporate strategies.

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 Director, 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:

  • Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
  • Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
  • Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
  • Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
  • Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :
7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :
Master of Business Administration

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Minimum of 9 years of strategy consulting or industry consulting experience preferred.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the Financial Services industry (Banking & Capital Markets, Insurance, Asset & Wealth Management), either in professional consulting services or corporate roles, helping companies define and evaluate corporate and business unit strategies and investment portfolios, reflecting market, competitive and other external drivers. Specific areas of focus include Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy, Deals Strategy, Digital Strategy, and Not for Profit Strategy.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in leadership, strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative, and the following abilities:
  • Leading teams to generate a vision and creating an atmosphere of trust, leveraging diverse views and encouraging improvement and innovation;
  • Building productive and collaborative relationships with team members and proactively providing and seeking guidance, clarification and feedback;
  • Managing a team to successful project conclusions through problem solving global, enterprise-wide strategy issues;
  • Identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships;
  • Communicating effectively in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats; and,
  • Leveraging market research and quantitative and qualitative analyses to provide meaningful insights around clients' corporate and business strategies.

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.


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