Project Management Officer
PwC Recruitment Team
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’re looking for Programme Management Office (PMO) staff who will help us deliver our PMO services across our business and to our clients. We are particularly keen to attract people with PMO experience from multiple sectors such as Financial services, Technology, IT, Construction and Manufacturing. As projects are typically carried out on client sites, our team members work from both local and international locations for the duration of client engagements.
The responsibilities of each role will vary depending on client needs but will likely include:
Supporting the business to define, monitor and implement the agreed strategy
Utilising appropriate and repeatable technology solutions to support high quality, efficient outcomes
Development and preparation of project reports including status reports and Management Information (MI)
Driving open and controlled leadership through clear risk and issue management
Ensuring the right things are being done in the right way and at the right time
Engaging the right people and providing the right information at the right times
Utilising cutting edge data process analytics, benchmarking and best practice sharing
Requirements of the role
Previous experience of PMO roles or junior project management roles
Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Highly analytical and ability to develop solutions to technical problems
Excellent project planning skills and experience of using project management and planning tools such as MS-Project
Good knowledge of the MS Office Suite, in particular strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Professionally sceptical mind-set
Undergraduate degree (e.g. BA, BSc, BEng)
Previous experience of working in a regulatory driven change environment, a banking, technology or manufacturing environment or IT enabled change environment
Any relevant professional qualifications such as PRINCE2, APMP, PMP, Agile, Scrum
What is in it for you?
You will join a new, dynamic PMO team that is fully focused on maximising the potential of every individual, utilising technology and standardised methodologies and processes, to ensure we provide our clients with a superior PMO offering. As we are 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 are also 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:
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