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Workday Project Manager, Global Technology

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_217027WD

A career in Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. You'll focus on being the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing information technology including hardware, software, and networks that enhances security of internal information and protect our firms intellectual assets.
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 Manager, 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Description Summary:

A career in Information Technology, within internal firm services (IFS), will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You'll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the firm to drive strategic business growth. Our Technology Project Management team collaborates with PwC practice leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions. We provide project management oversight and collaborate with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and satisfaction is achieved. Simply put, you'll solve business problems using technology, work with multiple teams concurrently, and be able to take pride in end to end ownership of a project.

Job Description - Responsibilities:
  • The PwC Technology Workday Project Manager leads and manages assigned PwC Technology projects in the Workday product area and across HC Talent services and applications. The Project Manager has overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution/implementation, monitoring, controlling and completion of the project.
  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients and projects, while reporting to Senior Managers and Directors. This specific position reports into the Global People Technology Programme Delivery Lead and may also have accountability to Product Leads for assigned projects.
  • Lead and monitor the project team responsible for achieving the project objectives. Be the project point person and responsible for the day-to-day running of the project and the project team.
  • Be in charge of schedules, budgets, resources, scope, and deliverables for assigned projects. Lead and perform standard project management activities including project planning, coordination of project resources, risk management, issues management, scope management, project communications, and status reporting,
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients and projects
  • Be actively involved in and/or lead discovery activities to help identify, research and scope opportunities on new/existing clients and projects.
  • Assist in the management and delivery of large projects and programmes.
  • Collaborate and work closely with Product Leads, the business, other key stakeholders and IT team members throughout the lifecycle of the project.
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff and other resources assigned to the project team
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Additional Job Description - Requirements:
  • Proven and extensive project management expertise, with demonstrated handle on project management tools and processes.
  • Prior experience in delivering complex technology projects in global deployment environments
  • Workday project delivery preferred, including product expertise with Workday HCM, Talent Management, Recruiting and Technical/Integrations
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Extreme ownership and follow-through, proactive with a strong sense of urgency (while calm under pressure)
  • Strong collaboration and extensive team management experience
  • Superior decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Discipline and personal organization, with keen attention to detail
  • Action-oriented; persistence to drive activities and open items to closure
  • Experience working with team members and stakeholders, including non-native English speakers, in other countries (global experience)
  • Flexibility with work schedules to allow for calls with territories around the globe and in other time zones

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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.

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