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Data Migration - Senior Manager

United Kingdom
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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About PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

About the Team

Technology, Data & Analytics is the largest single group of technologists within PwC, with 450 people working across the UK. We help clients solve important problems as they transform their businesses through the use of technology and use data, helping them to drive decisions and provide services to their customers. We innovate, working with our clients to develop new tools and ways of working that deliver sustained outcomes. We work with prestigious clients including FTSE100 companies, mid market clients and government agencies. We offer a varied range of experiences, a supportive team and an exciting career working in technology, data and analytics.

The Role

  • A Data Migration Senior Manager will be accountable for the high quality and timely delivery of data migrations as part of transformation and system implementation programmes. This incorporates the creation and maintenance of a data migration strategy and plan, and management of the data migration team (onshore and offshore) to ensure the complete and accurate migration of data across programme timelines. The following key activities form a core part of the role leading teams around data migration:

  • Work with legacy application and database technical subject matter experts to analyse and assess the quality and readiness of legacy data to be migrated.

  • Understand how the data is used within the target platform and across the enterprise application landscape to assess and manage the implications for data migration both from a technology and a business perspective.

  • Coordinate between programme workstream leads to ensure data migration risks, issues and dependencies are proactively managed.

  • Provide regular status updates to programme management and the engagement leader.

  • Oversee and manage onshore and offshore teams to ensure the effective definition and configuration of data migration tooling (leveraging PwC’s Data Migration Suite).

  • Act as a point of escalation for issues associated with data during the design, build and test phases of the wider programme, as well as during cutover and hypercare.

The Essentials

  • Experience working in data workstreams where migration and MDM delivery have been core components is essential.

  • Proven experience of leading the design, planning, management and delivery of large- scale data migration projects, including the data cleansing, ETL process, reconciliation and final client acceptance

  • Knowledge of the Azure ecosystem, SQL Databases, and BI tools (Power BI, Tableau etc.) will be an added advantage

  • Strong documentation and communication skills with senior stakeholders.

  • Good understanding of data management principles.

  • Ability to analyse and understand complex data.

  • Ability to identify, clarify, and appropriately resolve, or escalate issues and risks.

  • Proven experience of leading onshore and offshore teams.

  • Experience with ‘data migration’ programmes or master data management and not just technology or software implementations.

  • Knowledge of MDM tooling and experience in delivering associated programmes will be an added advantage.

  • Reference in CV to ability to lead project or programme teams

Risk is all around us and in our complex world, is changing all the time. Our teams bring people from diverse backgrounds together, using their skills and cutting-edge technology, to help solve complex problems. We are pioneers in a world of changing risk and our market leading services build resilient organisations. Join us and together, we can support our clients to rethink risk.

Not the role for you?
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The skills we look for
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The Deal
‘The Deal’, our firmwide Employee Value Proposition’ empowers our people to be the best they can be. Learn more.

Our commitment to you
We’re committed to building a culture that empowers all of our people to thrive and feel a sense of belonging at PwC. Learn more.

Application support
If you’re a person with a disability, if you’re neurodivergent, or if you have a condition that you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes for you. Learn more.


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

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Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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