EY Project Manager (f/m/d) in All, Germany

Project Manager (f/m/d)

Core Business Services

Requisition # ALL002I5

Post Date Jan 10, 2019

Working together to develop future-proof solutions for tomorrow’s business world: that’s our goal, along with our 10,000 colleagues across 20 locations throughout Germany. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly lead our clients into the future. Our Core Business Services offer employees a variety of internal structures and services that contribute to the implementation of our global corporate strategy. If you’re looking to develop your individual skills whilst working in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, come join us!

Business Technology is a GSA (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) Enablement Function with the purpose to establish a strategic technology foundation in our Region. This technology foundation will help GSA to leverage technology as a game changer and enabler for businesses in the digital age and boost our own transformation capacity.

Project manager is responsible for delivering IT projects to schedule, budget and quality. The role requires excellent technical knowledge of the project management inter-related process stages and the supporting processes. Awareness of and compliance with portfolio management, project management methods and tools and quality assurance is also required. Project manager must have proficient stakeholder relationship management skills to successfully lead and manage the project team and project stakeholders.

Your tasks - to help you progress

  • Successfully execute the project to agreed schedule, budget and scope

  • Plan the project based on a defined need – results in detailed scope/budget/schedule baseline

  • Monitor and control the work to ensure that the project remains on track and in control

  • Plan for and manage change

  • Interface and communicate with project team, management and stakeholders

  • Delivery of projects aligned to overall business and technology strategies and architectures

  • Work within defined governance processes

  • Support development of business cases with the customer team including leading on the solutions estimate

  • Develop objectives, phasing and content of the project to deliver on the business case benefits, budget and timescales

  • Act independently to deliver project to schedule, budget and scope; support provided as required and requested

  • Lead project teams consisting of cross functional, global, and virtual groups; directly supervises staff; assigns responsibility to members; monitors progress

  • Monitor and manage project baseline to ensure activities are occurring as planned - scope, budget and schedule

  • Proactively identify risks and issues on projects - leading team to develop risk management and issues management plans

  • Anticipate problems before they occur; defines the problem or risk; identifies possible causes; work with team to identify solutions; select and implement most appropriate solution

Your profile - to help us progress together

  • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience

  • Ideally at least 5 to 10 years job experience in a corporate IT environment

  • Ideally at least 3 to 5 years’ experience in project management or related technical field (application development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure)

  • Work experience in a professional services industry, preferred

  • Experience of managing IT projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for projects typically up to $200k in value and 6 months in duration

  • Knowledge of project management methodology, tools and templates (includes project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management)

  • Track record of customer focus, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises

  • Experience across packaged and bespoke systems and infrastructure, ideally on an international basis

  • Management skills to manage a number of projects simultaneously

  • 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

  • Analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in German and English both verbally and in writing

  • National and international travel may be required

More opportunities for your development

Do you have ambitious plans? Achieve your goals with us. Shape your career at EY: in a culture that promotes diversity and training. And in an environment that rewards enthusiasm and creates a family/work balance.

For more information to our Core Business Services please click here at http://www.ey.com/DE/de/Careers/Experienced/Support-Services .

We look forward to receiving your application

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