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EY Program Manager in Wrocław, Poland

Program Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # WRO0033I

Post Date Sep 15, 2020

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

Fueled by strategic investment in technology and innovation, Client Technology seeks to drive growth opportunities and solve complex business problems for our clients through building a robust platform for business and powerful product engine that are vital to innovation at scale. As part of Client Technology, you’ll work with technologists and business experts, blending EY’s deep industry knowledge and innovative ideas with our platforms, capabilities, and technical expertise. As a catalyst for change and growth, you’ll be at the forefront of integrating emerging technologies from AI to Data Analytics into every corner of what we do at EY. That means more growth for you, exciting learning opportunities, career choices, and the chance to make a real impact.

The opportunity

The selected candidate will:

  • Responsible for the management,direction and leadership of a program, which consists of a group ofrelated projects, subprograms, and/or program activities, in alignmentwith strategy, commitments and goals

  • Oversees and manages theoverall design, building, and testing of IT programs, services andsolutions - on time, within budget, meeting client/business requirementsand in compliance with all relevant standards

  • Leads project teams consistingof cross-functional, global and virtual groups and directly supervisesstaff, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures,tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver the program and deliverexcellence

  • Delivers a scalable transitionprocess to support the deployment of services into production

  • Builds successful partnershipand persuades and influences internal and external stakeholders acrossdiverse disciplines to promote engagement with the program and getstakeholder buy-in

  • Proactively identifies risksand issues on programs and leads the team to develop risk management andissues management plans​

Your keyresponsibilities

  • Within large projects, definesand maintains realistic project plans, monitors progress against agreedquality and performance criteria and ensures programs of work arecorrectly allocated and resourced

  • Performs the relevant programmanagement processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and controland close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue,risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management

  • Presents projects plans, technicalroadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior business leaders within EYand with clients

  • Identifies scenarios,formulates specs for design and engineering to deliver on-time

  • Works with project managers toprovide support and guidance for the individual projects within a programof work and may manage people / teams​.

  • Leads the development andimprovement of project governance framework for use across programs ofwork

  • Builds long-term relationshipswith internal and external IT and business leaders, ensuring engagementand formal agreement from a diverse range of stakeholders throughout

  • Leads the development ofRFP/RFI process.

Skills and attributesfor success

  • Expert knowledge of ProjectManagement, IT governance formulation, and team management

  • Knowledge of IT riskmanagement, IT standards and policies formulation

  • Robust understanding of ITinfrastructure design and delivery

  • Strong financial acumenensuring financial metrics are met across multiple projects and revenueenhancement opportunities are modelled and implemented where applicable

To qualify for the role,you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in Business,Engineering, IT, Science, other Technical qualification or related fieldpreferred

  • More than 10 years in acorporate IT environment

  • Demonstrates understanding ofscope, schedule and planning; understanding of time management, resourcemanagement cost management. Possesses good project management skills.

  • Good experience inclient-facing roles

  • Experience of working withincomplex, matrixed multi-location teams

  • Experience of working in largeprograms of work

  • Proven experience instructuring and executing complex projects as a project manager

  • Experience applying formalproject management methodologies and disciplines for a program or multipleprojects

  • Managed the end-to-endlifecycle of an infrastructure transformation program

  • Experience establishinggovernance structures that facilitate and drive decision-making,trade-offs and escalation paths

Ideally, you’ll alsohave

  • 6 sigma certification

What we look for

  • A self-starter,independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion

What working at EYoffers

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 feedbackfrom some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop newskills and progress your career

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

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

If you can confidentlydemonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon aspossible.

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