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EY Senior Project Manager in Wrocław, Poland

Senior Project Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # WRO0033M

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 day to day management oflarge projects defining and managing scope, budget, timelines and quality,with full responsibility and authority to complete the assigned project

  • Maintains project plans, anticipates, mitigatesand manages project risks and creates and implements strategies tomitigate shortfalls in project timeline and budget

  • Leads project teams consisting ofcross-functional, global and virtual groups and directly supervises staff,ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools andresponsibilities are in place to deliver the plan and deliver excellence

  • Delivers a scalable transition process to supportthe deployment of services into production

  • Ensures the project follows established clientand specific processes including Statement of Work (SoW), InstallationGuides, Staging Guides, etc.

Your keyresponsibilities

  • Defines project scopeand leads the development, documentation and implementation of large-scaleprojects and change initiatives in line with organizational policies andstrategies, defining and maintaining realistic project plans and monitoringprogress against agreed quality and performance criteria

  • Reviews and ensures billingrequirements, other financials and/or reports flow down appropriately to subconsultants/other partners and makes recommendations for improved cashmanagement, revenue enhancement and cost recovery opportunities

  • Makes recommendationson strategies for improvement from the initial project engagement through tofinancial close and looks for growth / on sell opportunities on the engagement

  • Works withcontracting/delivery managers and/or project managers to facilitate theinternal review processes of project agreements and work-at-risk documentation

  • Facilitatesrequirements gathering sessions and documents functional requirements /specifications to capture business needs and validates and obtains sign offfrom business representative.

  • Develops trusted relationshipsacross the business to facilitate open dialogue and identifies thecommunication needs of each stakeholder group, ensuring engagement andobtaining formal agreement from relevant stakeholders on scope, requirementsand delivery

  • Ensures appropriateinvolvement of external teams such as other vendor providers / partners on theproject

  • Participates in thedevelopment of RFP/RFI process.

Skills andattributes for success

  • Excellent knowledge ofProject Management Processes/ Project Controls

  • Knowledge of ITgovernance formulation, and team management

  • Some knowledge of ITrisk management, IT standards and policies formulation

  • Strong ability tocreate tools/ independent spreadsheets to help analyze burn rate/ earned value/earnings variances and cash projections

To qualifyfor the role, you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, IT, Science, or otherTechnical qualification

  • 7-10 years in a corporate IT environment

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

  • Good experience in client-facing roles

  • Experience of working within complex, matrixed multi-location teams

  • Experience of working in large programs of work

  • Experience creating, executing and amending project plans for large,complex projects

  • Experience applying formal project management methodologies anddisciplines to manage large, complex projects

  • Proven experience delivering effective change management strategiesand implementing scalable transitions

  • May have experience working as a scrum master

Ideally,you’ll also have

  • Program Management Professional (PgMP)

  • 6 sigma certification

What welook for

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

Whatworking at EY offers

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 feedback fromsome of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skillsand progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handleyour 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.

better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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

Join us in building a better working world.

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