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EY Project Management Office - Senior Manager in Ireland

Project Management Office - Senior Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # IRE002CJ

Post Date Feb 28, 2019

Project Management Office – Senior Manager

At EY, we are experiencing phenomenal growth and expansion across all our practices from Advisory, Assurance, to Tax and Transactional Advisory Services. We are seeking to recruit high achieving individuals to be part of our programme management office (PMO) to guide and support strategic initiatives across the business.

The opportunity

We are seeking individuals with project and programme delivery experience within large recognised organisations and a demonstrated track record of success.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate management of large scale business transformation specifically those with a strong background in working in a programme management office.

Individuals must have an ability to influence at senior leadership and be adept at relationship management to deliver successful change management programmes across the organisation.

Your key responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring all levels of staffs

  • Be responsible for your own self development;

  • Contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff

  • Contribute to people initiatives such as recruiting, retaining and training Project/Programme professionals

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills

  • Understand, follow and communicate workplace policies and procedures to all levels of staff

Skills and attributes for success

  • Participate in the management of strategic initiatives across UKI

  • Drive progress across programmes while managing risk.

  • Manage and oversee the PMO support team in all areas

  • Solve project and programme issues through collaboration and teaming

  • Manage all reporting aspects of project engagements and communicate significant issues and risks to the PMO team

  • Manage all communications and collaboration channels

  • Build strong internal relationships across all service lines and CBS

To qualify for the role you must have

  • You should have excellent project management skills and ability to build a governance and operations structure around the strategic programmes:

  • Manage and execute the design and running of projects/programmes of work which meet senior leadership team expectations

  • Oversee and manage all regular status reporting, KPI, issue/risk logs, and communications on the programmes/projects to head of PMO and senior leadership team

  • You will be responsible for regular reports on all projects and programmes

  • Have a proven track record of outstanding performance and display a high level of people skills as well as C-level stakeholder engagement and influencing skills

  • You will help to build valued relationships with internal peers and teams across Core Business Services and our service lines;

  • You will create clear, concise, high-quality work products and assist the Head of PMO in the day-to-day management of all programmes and projectswithin ourremit

  • Be confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues and risks from the programmes and projects

  • You are experienced in raising and mitigating any risks or issues

  • Focus on achieving project / programme goals and objectives

  • Have experience of full project lifecycle from concept through to implementation

  • You will have strong focus on quality and risk management

  • You should possess an innovative mindset and look to improve processes on projects

  • Identify areas of opportunity and generate ideas and solutions

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a business or project related area

  • Experience of working within an agile, flexible professional services environment

  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Ability to lead C-level discussions

  • Display highest level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality

  • Prince II, PMP or equivalent

What we look for

A strong background in managing large scale transformation programmes, providing advice and guidance on project and programmes, managing and working in a PMO environment

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance.Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being , insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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