PWC: Senior Project Manager PMO

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Programme and Portfolio Manager. You will be an outstanding cross-functional leader to join our PMO Services team. Responsible for providing governance, monitoring, assurance and standardisation support for programmes across PwC core lines of service and for our global clients.

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Who are we looking for?

You will have experience of leading a PMO function/ Delivery Programme; an influencer and organiser who thrives in a fast paced environment of complexity; is excellent at connecting strategy to execution and can provide high quality solutions to ensure delivery excellence. If you are able to demonstrate some of the following we want to hear from you:-

  • You will have significant experience of successfully managing a range of complex, high value, transformation projects and programmes from project start up through to project closure.

  • Developing robust and trusting relationships across all lines of service and our external stakeholders.

  • Creating best practice; up to date PMO Services collateral and case studies to support growth.

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

  • Delivering through standard PM methodologies and processes (e.g. for planning, reporting) and help drive adoption throughout the organisation.

  • You will have provided management and strategic direction and share responsibility for the programme delivery.

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  • Represent PwC Operate PMO Services at relevant events and provide challenging thought leadership.

  • Champion of quality and managing  risk exposure across multiple projects through the identification and management of key project risks to ensure the delivery of business goals.

  • Supported projects to set up clear business / scope requirements, and ensure delivery of these, communicating progress through the agreed reporting routes and managing changes through the agreed, fit for purpose governance processes.

What is 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. You’ll therefore be included on our specific Fundamentals and Prop3l training framework, tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations. Fully funded by us, you’ll complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in the role you are working in. Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of softer skills training sessions focusing on your relationships and leadership skills.

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 or 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?
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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’.

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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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