EY Advisory Services Senior - Performance Improvement - Program Management in New York, New York

Title: Advisory Services Senior - Performance Improvement - Program Management

Location: US-NY-New York

Job Number: NEW00IGN

All organizations globally are in a constant state of change. The frequency of change required is increasing and the turnaround time to achieve the necessary outcomes is decreasing exponentially. The more successful a company is in implementing and managing this change, the more it will pull away from its competitors and achieve market dominance. As a program management practitioner at EY, you will help organizations deliver successful outcomes for some of the world's largest and most complex programs, be it in Information Technology, Business Transformation or Capital Investment. Working in a globally integrated team, you can also work in a variety of industry sectors.

The opportunity to shape your career is yours - whether your passion lies in helping a Government organization to successfully build a power plant or in working with an Investment Bank to implement an organization-wide Enterprise Resource Planning system. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Job Summary:

A successful Program Management Senior will work with our clients to establish a PMO or EPMO infrastructure to mobilize and manage programs by applying a proven PMO framework and methodology based on industry recognized global standards. You will team with engagement leadership to design, establish and operate day to day program and governance structures tracking performance, status and benefit realization across workstreams. You will support a knowledgeable team with experience in planning, controlling and executing complex programs and PMO's.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels

  • Consistently deliver quality client services

  • Monitor progress, manage risk and confirm key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge

  • Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge

  • Possess good business acumen

  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience; A degree with an emphasis in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Computer Systems, Engineering and/or Business; MBA, CPA and/or PMP are not required; however is a plus

  • Approximately 1 years of experience as a team lead on large scale complex programs:

  • Note: One is required, however more are preferred

  • PMO Support/Analyst (Involvement with PMO setup and day-to-day support activities for a large complex program)

  • Project Management (Variety of integrated planning and risk management experiences)

  • Development (Waterfall, Spiral, Iterative and Incremental, Agile)

  • Testing (includes test strategy, plan, procedure, scenario, case, and step creation and execution as well as defect identification, tracking and resolution)

  • Business Requirements Analyst, System Analyst and/or Technical Requirements

  • Quality Assurance (may be for a specific program or end-to-end QA function across a portfolio of programs)

  • Experience creating, executing and maintaining integrated project workplans and risk logs

  • End-to-end PPM exposure either through implementation or end user use of Planview, MS Project, Clarity, Niku HP, Primavera or MS Project Server

  • Team lead experience within a technical workstream on a large ERP implementation (designed and maintained technical project documentation, architectural design, data modelling or writing technical specifications)

  • Collaborated with senior management and sales teams on project development, pre-sales meetings with clients and pursuit efforts; excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness to travel to meet client needs and ability to travel internationally; travel is estimated at 80%

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.