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Corporate and Business Strategy Director - Industrials, Manufacturing & Automotive



Toronto, Ontario, CA.



Management Occupations

Published on 2022-09-07 09:50

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Corporate and Business Strategy

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

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.

Based in Toronto, as a Strategy Director in our Strategy& practice. The focus areas will be serving Industrial, Manufacturing, Automotive and Aerospace clients. We help companies in these sectors think beyond the limits of their traditional business models, choose where to compete and how to win, reorganize to defend themselves against new threats and explore new value opportunities. The aim is to help clients drive rapid and dramatic performance improvement and support companies to grow and improve.

Purpose-led work you’ll be part of

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Directors deliver next-level impact for our most complex and cutting-edge client challenges. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring the ‘best of PwC’ to our clients, experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise often gained outside of Strategy& in industry or specialized consulting. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Help grow a business, work with the current Industrial, Manufacturing and Automotive leadership team to expand footprint, create client opportunities, develop and grow team

Work jointly with PwC / Strategy& and client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on site

Actively support business development efforts: client meetings, commercial discussions, preparation of proposals, industry conferences

Execute or project leadership expertise for Growth Strategy and Performance improvement projects for Industrial, Manufacturing and Automotive clients

Work alongside colleagues to manage end-to-end delivery (including project economics) of consulting projects, ensuring client satisfaction and relevance

Provide mentorship and support to consultants ensuring continuous individual development

Play a leading role in the growth of our practice through intellectual property and product creation, client development and client project work execution

Experiences and skills you’ll use to solve

Extensive experience from a management consulting background demonstrating knowledge of strategy, operations and technology used in asset-intensive clients to serve their customers and stakeholders

 Significant experience gained either at a leading Industrial, Manufacturing or Automotive company with a succession of roles showing clear progression in responsibilities

Hands on experience managing or delivering corporate or business unit strategy and large business transformations

Proven track record of managing and delivering significant business results that reflects strategic and creative thinking, individual initiative and motivating teams

Ability to develop and manage strategic client relationships while providing the highest quality client work across multiple client projects

Demonstrated capability in thought leadership, new business development and securing project extensions, including client lead maturation, proposal development, and closing new business opportunities

Excellent leadership, organizational and verbal and written communication skills

Proven leader with extensive abilities to build solid and collaborative relationships with team members, foster a productive teamwork environment, and leverage diverse view

A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard

Proven thought leadership with your industry space and a

demonstrated aptitude for analytical and conceptual problem solving

In-depth knowledge or defined involvement in helping to frame, design and execute solutions for challenging business solutions

A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard

Fluent in French and English would be an asset

Why you’ll love PwC
We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at 

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At this time, PwC does not require, but strongly encourages, full vaccination in order to access its offices. Some of our clients may require vaccination and other restrictions to be in place to access their premises. You may, therefore, be required to be vaccinated and comply with all other restrictions where applicable. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating, based on client, team and individual needs.

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Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

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Government Clearance Required?


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At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We’re committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.We’re committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.To learn more about inclusion and diversity at PwC Canada: Be a part of The New Equation.Chez PwC Canada, notre atout le plus précieux, c’est notre personnel. Et c’est en apprenant les uns des autres que nous devenons plus forts. Nous avons à cœur de créer une communauté équitable et inclusive de professionnels de la résolution de problèmes, dans laquelle chacun se sent vraiment à sa place. Nous savons que l’expérience peut prendre diverses formes et, pour nous, donner confiance au public et résoudre des problèmes importants n’est possible que si notre milieu de travail reflète la diversité de la société dans laquelle nous vivons.Nous tenons à répondre à vos besoins tout au long du processus de demande d’emploi, d’entrevue et d’embauche. Si vous avez besoin de mesures d’adaptation pour être parfaitement à l’aise, faites-le-nous savoir à l’étape de la demande d’emploi.Pour en savoir plus sur l’inclusion et la diversité chez PwC Canada: Faites partie de La Nouvelle équation.

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