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Project Coordinator PMO

Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Closes: 11 Dec 2020
Belfast, Northern Ireland Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_44018BR

Job description

Project Coordinator PMO
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 and excel based management information for senior management/stakeholders
  • Supporting the project management team with ad hoc requirements
  • Identifying risks, issues and dependencies and taking action accordingly
  • Working directly with our internal stakeholders and external clients to ensure effective project delivery
  • Utilising appropriate and repeatable technology solutions to support high quality, efficient outcomes

The ideal candidate will have the ability to engage not just on the how, but also on the why with the courage to challenge.

Who we are looking for

Essential
  • 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 and/or GSuite, in particular strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated flexible approach to assignments.

Desirable
  • 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

Location


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.
Not the role for you?

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The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
Diversity

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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