A career within Project Portfolio Management services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations balance long term strategies and short term imperatives to optimise their investments and strategic activity required to achieve the organisation's business objectives. We help enhance organisations project and programme performance by identifying alternative project approaches, consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy, setting the tone and pace of programmes from the outset, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from agile programme delivery.
As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
Be involved in the financial management of clients
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
Train, coach, and supervise staff
Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 5 year(s)
Certification(s) Required: CAPM or similar certification
Preferred Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, as well as success in roles utilizing, project management methodologies and frameworks which may include the following areas: Implementing and analyzing the impact of our major Tax engagements on the assigned engagement. Connecting and building relationships to analyze current engagement plans, engagement business models and relevant performance metrics, driving and aligning necessary change management and learning support solutions across an organization through a broad understanding of innovation, people and business strategies. Analyzing data and compare forecasted data to actual outcomes.
Demonstrates proven extensive ability and success with leading the development and implementation of projects plans, while managing risk, meeting budgets and targets on large scale projects in complex organizations. Demonstrates proven extensive ability and success with utilizing analytical and problem solving skills to identify and implement solutions. Demonstrates proven expert-level ability and success to utilize effective written and verbal communication skills, building extensive networks to achieve the following results: Update and review results of management reports to inform engagement leaders of project statuses, as well as provide the necessary controls and timely completion for client service projects. Understand the business model, operating process and service offerings of assigned practices, considering the impact on communications and the overall role. Manage extensive internal and external approvals process. Provide that each staff member of the assigned engagement team(s) understand the content of the Engagement Letter or Statement of Work (i.e., contractual obligations) and consider scope limitations. Update and/or develop a dashboard to communicate the results of analyzing large volumes of data Collaborate as part of a cross-functional team to manage conflict and openly address challenges. Create awareness, understanding and support for new business approaches and process improvements. Develop quickly leadership presence and brand recognition with industry clients and practice leaders.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.