30 April 2020

PwC Strategy Consulting Graduate Programme 2021

A career in our Strategy Consulting practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities.

We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever-changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.

Strategy& focuses on the development of high impact and pragmatic strategies to solve complex problems and maximise market potential and differentiation. This is achieved through our unique Capabilities Driven Strategy, Business Transformation, Digital Transformation approaches and tools. Our strategy development and strategic problem-solving work draws on analytics, global and local leading practices and case studies, innovation, industry and domain SMEs and business/solution architecture.

You will

  • As an associate, 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:
  • Using strategic business consulting skills, to work with clients through all stages of strategy-based transformation projects,
  • Provide support in the consultation with clients to identify, clarify, and resolve complex issues critical to clients' strategic and operating success.
  • Developing insights, conducting independent analysis and developing hypothesis-based recommendations as part of the development of client specific transformational strategies,
  • Develop conclusions and recommendations, write reports, assist in client presentations and provide implementation assistance as required.

  • Comfortable delivering both formal & informal presentations both internally & externally,
  • Strong written report skills are essential,
  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the organisation (client and internal), establishing your credibility and gaining trust,
  • Flexibility and commercialism to manage a diverse range of responsibilities in a dynamic & results oriented environment,
  • Ability to work in teams in a strategic consulting environment as well as autonomously,
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Minimum 70% average in your undergraduate degree in commerce, sciences, engineering, mathematics and technology,
  • Post-grad in disciplines mentioned above will be advantageous,
  • Foreign language skills and international work experience will be advantageous.
  • Self-motivated and capable of developing innovative approaches to difficult issues
  • Highly analytical and structured thinking (hypotheses-based analysis)
  • Excellent quantitative skills and highly levels of attention to detail
  • Flexibility in adjusting to highly varied projects and environments
  • Resilience and ability to adapt in unfamiliar industries and functions
  • Good interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a team environment,
  • High energy level
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, we therefore look for candidates with the following qualities:

Whole leadership
I lead myself and others to make a difference and deliver results in a responsible, authentic, resilient, inclusive and passionate manner.

Business acumen
I bring business knowledge, innovation, and insight to create distinctive value for clients, PwC and other stakeholders.

Technical capabilities
I apply a range of technical capabilities to deliver quality and value for clients, PwC and other stakeholders.

Global acumen
I operate and collaborate effectively with a mindset that transcends geographic and cultural boundaries.

I build relationships of high value which are genuine and rooted in trust.

Location: Johannesburg

Closing Date: 30 September 2020


We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals.

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