Smart Manufacturing Specialist

Job title: Smart Manufacturing Specialist

Company: PwC

Job description: Job Description

Job Title Smart Manufacturing Specialist


Line of Service Advisory

Industry/Sector Not Applicable

Specialism Technology Strategy

Management Level Manager

Job Description & Summary A career in our Technology Strategy and Business Enablement practice, within Technology Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations develop strategies that transform their technology capabilities and solve their most critical challenges. We focus on building technology enabled and agile operating models, planning their new enterprise architecture into a differentiating capability system that helps them win in the market, leveraging digital analytics to enhance the customer experience and optimising business operations, and using modern management techniques such as robotic process automation and next generation sourcing strategies to help our clients get fit for grow.

Simply put, you’ll be a part of team that helps our clients define their digital strategies, design distinctive capabilities, and plan the path to realisation.

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 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

PwC Operations Transformation Consulting has an exciting opportunity for a Solutions Architect with Manufacturing and Mining Operations experience where you will be involved in business consultation and transformation, process related work, and application of technology to solve business challenges.

Key Outputs:


Conceive innovative technology solutions for clients

Think independently and creatively when formulating solutions

Participate in the design and delivery of end-to-end business solutions which are enabled by technology

Lead solution architectural capabilities across the team

Provide a working knowledge of current technologies and their applications within a business context to the rest of the team

Understand and interpret business requirements

Document client requirements, business environment, people capabilities and technology architectures

Manage sub team delivery on assignment

Performs research into client environments and industry solutions and tools

Actively participate and manage portions of project delivery

Fulfil various project assignments as required

Has exposure to relevant industries

Lead delivery teams of consultants and ensures quality delivery

Support and take on minor project management activities

Maintaining and developing technology transformation skills


Conceive innovative solutions for clients

Actively contributes to the compilation of proposals and bid documentation

Engage with clients in identify opportunities for improvements within their businesses

Shares responsibility for business development initiatives


Be able to build and sustain professional relationships both within PwC and externally

Actively collaborate with colleagues in solving challenges

Build effective relationships with team members that you lead

Experience and Qualification Requirements:

Relevant B. Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or Electronic Engineering

4 – 5 years relevant project and consulting experience in mining or manufacturing environment; or

4 – 5 years’ experience in an industrial automation environment at plant operations level.

Accreditation requirements:

Enterprise architecture certification recommended

Formal project management certification an advantage

ICT Operations certification an advantage (e.g. ITIL)

Competencies and Attributes:


Experience in systems development and SDLC methodologies

Experience in solutions architecture development in multiple technology landscapes

Have experience in business process modelling techniques and enterprise architecture development

Understand project management tools and techniques

Ability to multitask, prioritize and coordinate tasks to meet multiple deadlines

Must be a self-starter, motivated individual who works well under pressure

Manage and plan own work

Open-minded, practical and able to solve problems

Attention to detail and committed to quality

Ability to perform quality reviews on others work and provide constructive feedback when required

Experience or desire to get involved in business development


Good verbal and written communication skills

Sound judgment



Cope well under tight deadlines and work well under stress


Is a team player and contributes to team success

Learning and growth

Is curious – learning, sharing and innovating

Willingness to continually learn and develop skills across a multitude of core competencies

Approaches problem solving in a logical and structured manner with due consideration given to alternative solutions

Able to handle complex problems and apply appropriate judgement in evaluating solution inputs

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 Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? No

Government Clearance Required? Yes

Job Posting End Date February 3, 2022

Expected salary:

Location: Abu Dhabi

Job date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 01:14:45 GMT

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