EY Senior Consultant/Manager PPM, Infrastructure - Auckland, Wellington in Auckland, New Zealand

Senior Consultant/Manager PPM, Infrastructure - Auckland, Wellington


Requisition # AUC000TU

Post Date Nov 29, 2018

The nature of work is evolving rapidly due to changes in technology, the environment, society, and human behaviour. Businesses and governments are being disrupted in this digital age requiring different capabilities to deliver on their purpose to customers and citizens. EY understands that to keep pace with this rapid change, infrastructure investment and development is a top priority for governments globally. We’re actively partnering with them to reduce poverty, drive social progress and fuel inclusive economic growth. There’s an immediate need to become more innovative, agile, responsive and adaptable to change.

That's where EY comes in.

Our Why

Be part of our leading Advisory practice joining a global network of professionals revolutionising the future of work, bringing the best of NZ to the world and supporting our government to improve New Zealanders’ wellbeing through insight. We are passionate about making a difference and in building a better working world to make a positive impact on everyday kiwis.

The Opportunity

As part of our growing Advisory business, and specifically our Portfolio and Program Management (PPM) practice, you will be part of a team that advises on the development and management practices required to support the successful outcomes of our client’s complex programmes in order to achieve their strategic objectives; making the business better and enhancing controls and process.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in some of NZ’s most complex capital programs spanning the entire lifecycle - from concept, feasibility, through planning & design, into procurement, construction & development, commissioning & operational readiness

  • Support business development activities, sales and client account management

  • Build relationship networks within the firm and work collaboratively across Advisory and other service lines

  • Mentor, coach and develop staff

  • Actively contribute to PPM practice management activities

Skills and Attributes for success:

  • You have a process thinking mind-set

  • Being able to deal with ambiguity through leading and working on more than one project in a collaborative and result-oriented way

  • Able to present insights succinctly, informed by team's structured problem solving

  • Able to enhance client thinking with a natural curiosity to adapt to new ways of working

  • Willing to go the extra mile to meet and surpass client needs and expectations

  • Advanced written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation communication ability

  • Strong project and time management ability, able to manage high quality output against tight deadlines

  • Able to adapt and flex with changing needs

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • 3 to 8 years + experience in positions including strategy, project management/engineering, risk management/project controls, commercial, legal and/or regulatory compliance.

  • You will have ' hands on' experience on major capital projects/business change programs as client/owner or part of contractor teams

  • Sound analytical and problem-solving ability

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Management consulting experience gained through a Big 4 or boutique consulting firm

  • A degree qualification in engineering, science, law, accounting, economics, business and/or finance

  • Project management accreditation or qualification by a reputable institution

  • Proven experience in running and delivering project management services to large scale programs

What's in it for you?

  • Flexible working arrangements, subsidised onsite gym and banking and insurance discounts

  • Join a leading Asia Pacific (and Global) Advisory practice with the opportunity to travel domestically and internationally

  • Work for a leading employer who has been ranked as the #1 professional services employer in Universum’s “Most Attractive Employer’s” annual ranking

About EY

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Join us in building a better working world - apply now!

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