Who we are
PwC Operate delivers operational and managed services solutions to clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. We bring together regulatory insight, highly skilled operational resource and an unrivalled technology offering to provide a high quality and cost effective solution to operational delivery challenges.
Our capabilities stretch across a number of business pillars including Financial Crime Operations, Compliance Operations, and Customer Management. We have almost 1,200 people located in our purpose built, secure delivery centre in Belfast; across our regional offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on a range of client sites.
About the role
We’re looking for experienced project professionals who will help us deliver best in class projects across our business and to our clients. We are particularly keen to attract people with project coordination/PMO experience from multiple sectors such as Financial services, Technology, IT, Construction and Manufacturing.
The role involves supporting the execution of transformation and change projects for our clients, who are predominantly within the financial services sector. This may include
Development and maintenance of project plans
Preparation of project reports including status reports, RAID logs and project dashboards, tracking and analysis of budgetary information across the full project portfolio
Production of presentations for senior management
Supporting the project management team with ad hoc requirements
Identifying risks, issues and discrepancies and taking action accordingly
Utilising appropriate and repeatable technology solutions to support high quality, efficient outcomes
Who we are looking for
Previous PMO or junior project management experience
Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Highly analytical and ability to develop solutions to technical problems
Excellent project planning skills and experience of using project management and planning tools such as MS-Project
Good knowledge of the MS Office Suite, in particular strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to engage not just on the how, but also on the why with the courage to challenge
Undergraduate degree (e.g. BA, BSc, BEng)
Previous experience of working in a regulatory driven change environment, a banking, technology or manufacturing environment or IT enabled change environment
Other relevant professional qualifications such as PRINCE2, APMP, PMP, Agile, Scrum
You will be based in Belfast, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.
What’s in it for you?
The role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients. We’re also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.
In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment
Our dedicated internal Careers Service.
Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related)
25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package
A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family’s) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.