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PMO Financial Services Project Manager - Sr. Associate

Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Not Applicable
Managed Services
Management Level
Senior Associate
Job Description & Summary
A career in our Managed Services team will provide you an opportunity to collaborate with a wide array of teams to help our clients implement and operate new capabilities, achieve operational efficiencies, and harness the power of technology.
Our Strategic Program Management Office Sourcing practice will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations balance long term strategies and short term imperatives to optimise their investments and strategic activity required to achieve the organisation's business objectives. We help enhance organisations project and program performance by identifying alternative project approaches, consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy, setting the tone and pace of programmes from the outset, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations and extracting value from agile program delivery. Our team's roles focus on project portfolio management for both people and client management. Additionally our team processes services such as portfolio, program, and project management which require a diverse range of skill sets needed and growth opportunities for new and experienced team members.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Job Requirements and Preferences:
    Basic Qualifications:
    Minimum Degree Required:
    Bachelor Degree
    Minimum Years of Experience:
    3 year(s)
    Certification(s) Required:
    CAPM or PMP
    Required Knowledge and Skills:
    Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader including:
    • Applying skills in project management (e.g. project governance, project management controls, complex schedule analytics, performance metrics and reporting);
    • Implementing risk and control frameworks within Financial Services;
    • Reading situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships; and,
    • Using straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others. Preferred Qualifications:
      Degree Preferred:
      Master Degree
      Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
      Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs:
      • Assisting Enterprise Program Management in the assessment of client needs and capabilities, providing tools/methodologies and guidance to establish or improve client program management organizations;
      • Supporting Program Management Office planning, scoping, dependency/risk management, resources deployment, quality control and reporting;
      • Supporting Program Strategy, Governance and Management in providing advice and oversight to client in evaluation of program alternatives and assisting in structuring a plan and mobilizing resources to deliver results;
      • Supporting the risk assessment through evaluation of programs and provide recommendations for program effectiveness;
      • Possessing experience in a role in at least two of the following areas: financial management, accounting, risk management, process improvement, IT effectiveness, ERP implementation, business transformation;
      • Developing program strategies including scope, program approach, resource requirements, timeline, risks and dependencies to address a variety of client business, IT and/or compliance issues;
      • Advising clients on the best course of action while considering cost, effort, risk and potential outcomes;
      • Facilitating agreement on approach, methodologies and tools to promote alignment with client's business requirements;
      • Establishing plan to increase project governance structure, roles and responsibilities;
      • Actively participating in client discussions and meetings;
      • Communicating a broad range of Firm services;
      • Managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues;
      • Creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; and,
      • Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.
        Travel Requirements
        Up to 60%
        Job Posting End Date
        Learn more about how we work:
        PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:
        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
        For positions in Albany (NY), California, Colorado, Nevada, New York City, Washington State, or Westchester County (NY), please visit the following link for pay range information:

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