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EY

Senior Project Manager

EY Global Delivery Services means 40.000 specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms. In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world.

Job Summary

Project manager is responsible for delivering IT projects to schedule, budget and quality. The role requires mastery of the technical knowledge of project management inter-related process stages i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management. Also project manager must have excellent stakeholder relationship management skills to successfully lead and manage the project team and project stakeholders, and have expertise recognized and requested by customers.

Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and manages project baseline to ensure activities are occurring as planned - scope, budget and schedule - manages variances
  • Proactively identify risks and issues on projects - leading team to develop risk management and issues management plans
  • Identifies potential points of contention for missed deliverables; creates and implements strategy to mitigate shortfalls in timeline and budget
  • Anticipates problems before they occur; defines the problem or risk; identifies possible causes; works with team to identify solutions; selects and implements most appropriate solution
  • Analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously
  • Demonstrate business analytics to manage and meet sponsor and customer needs


Skills Requirements
  • Proficient in project management methodology, tools and templates (includes project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management)
  • IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all project phases - plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.
  • Knowledge and use of industry-standard project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication
  • Experience in managing project using Agile
  • Strong team working skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (includes negotiation) and Organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
  • Operate with minimal supervision

Education

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Experiences
  • 8 + years in a corporate IT environment
  • 3 to 5 years of experience managing projects as project manager
  • Other relevant experience in a related technical field (Transition activities, deployment/implementation and application development)
  • Experience working with off-shore teams is preferred
  • Experience working on a virtual/global team is preferred
  • Strong team-working skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams

Certification Requirements
  • A relevant project management qualification (e.g. Prince Practitioner, CAPM, PMP) is preferred
  • Familiarity with ITIL v2 is advantageous

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

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