PMO Project Manager
PWC
Belfast, GB
5d ago

Job description

We are looking for an individual who is a strong planner, influencer and has proven experience in project delivery. The individual will bring high energy, thrives on building excellent relationships and continually seeks to improve the service we provide.

Who we are

PwC Operate is an exciting new business that works across all lines of service, providing managed service solutions to many of the firm's leading clients, primarily in the banking and financial services sector.

We offer our staff a wide range of opportunities and experience with fantastic scope for progression.

About the role

We are looking for an individual who is a strong planner, influencer and has proven experience in project delivery. The individual will bring high energy, thrives on building excellent relationships and continually seeks to improve the service we provide.

The role involves the management, planning and execution of large, complex, and strategically significant client programmes, understanding the strategy, and designing and planning of initiatives to shape their execution.

The individual will mobilise and lead cross-functional teams through to execution and implementation, whilst driving and maintaining senior leadership and client engagement.

Using our accredited framework the individual will implement our proven methodologies to drive standardisation and quality.

What is in it for you?

As we’re responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients.

We’re also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.

Our own PMO skills matrix will provide you with a bespoke training framework, which will be tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations.

Fully funded by us, you may complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in the roles you are working in.

Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of softer skills training sessions focusing on your relationships and leadership style.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment

Our dedicated internal Careers Service.

Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related)

25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package

A flexible benefits scheme that be tailored to suit your (and your family’s) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.

Location

You will be based in Belfast, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time.

Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.

Requirements of the role

Strong influencer who is great at connecting the dots at the organisation, strategy, program, and project levels.

Strong business acumen and ability to build an understanding of the business, to develop a deep understanding of business needs, to build and shape delivery plans.

Comfortable working with, presenting to, and facilitating decisions among senior stakeholder. Able to ask the right questions and challenge the status quo.

Proven strength in positions of leadership with the ability to mobilise, inspire, and lead teams.

Demonstrated experience designing and leading strategic planning. Able to engage not just on the how, but also the why.

Expert knowledge of programme and project management. Knows the tools (eg., change management, dependency management, risk management, strong communication) and when to use them, when not to use them, and when it’s time to create new ones.

4+ years experience in project management and / or management consulting role.

Additional preferred skills

Undergraduate degree (e.g. BA, BSc)

Any relevant professional qualifications such as PRINCE2, Six Sigma, Lean

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients.

These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, The PwC Professional’.

The PwC Professional focuses on five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

We use this framework to recruit, develop and assess our people, at all grades and all areas of our business, because we expect all of our people to be leaders.

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.

And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business.

As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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