PWC: Junior Project Manager

About the role

Our PMO Services team, which is part of our fast growing PwC Operate business in Belfast, wants to hear from you. You will be joining this team at an exciting time of significant growth and will have the opportunity to see the team and its offerings continue to develop.

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We are particularly keen to attract people with project coordination/PMO experience across sectors such as Financial services, Technology, IT, Construction and Manufacturing.

Who are we looking for?

  • You will have previous PMO or junior project management experience, or have a set of related transferable skills

  • Ability to apply a logical, solution based and analytical approach to work.

  • You will have a track record of engaging with stakeholders and developing those relationships.

  • You will have the ability to engage not just on the how, but also on the why with the courage to challenge.

  • Excellent project planning skills and experience of using project management and planning tools such as MS-Project.

  • Good knowledge of the MS Office and/or Google Workspace (formally GSuite), and able to demonstrate a high proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.

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  • If you have a professional qualification such as PRINCE2, APMP, PMP, Agile, Scrum, this is great but not essential.

More about the role

You will be supporting the execution of transformation and change projects for our clients, who are across a wide range of sectors.

  • Working directly with our internal stakeholders and external clients to ensure effective project delivery.

  • Development and maintenance of project plans.

  • ​Preparation of project reports including status reports, RAID logs and project dashboards, tracking and analysis of budgetary information across the full project portfolio.

  • Production of presentations and excel based Management Information (MI) for senior management/stakeholders.

  • Identifying risks, issues and dependencies and acting accordingly. ​

  • Utilising appropriate and repeatable technology solutions to support high quality, efficient outcomes

What’s in it for you?

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

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

  • 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 can be tailored to suit your (and your family’s) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.

  • Our dedicated internal Careers Service.

  • The opportunity to benefit from professional qualifications.

  • You will benefit from the ‘Deal’, which reflects the PwC’s commitment to supporting its people and responding to changing working patterns accelerated by COVID. The changes will help embed a hybrid working model and align with PwC’s Net Zero commitment

Where will you be working?

You will be based in Belfast & Cardiff. We do have a wide variety of clients and projects, in other locations within the UK and beyond, and time away from your home office may be required. We can discuss this further as part of the recruitment process.

Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

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’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition:

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

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