Programme and Project Assurance Manager – West and Wales

Recruiter
PWC 1
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
04 Dec 2017
Closes
12 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About The TeamOur team in West and Wales have over 1000 employees working in Bristol, Plymouth, Cardiff and Swansea. You’ll work with a diverse range of clients at local, national and global level which is great way to develop your career. Our region is an important part of the UK economy, with some of the UK’s most successful companies being represented here – we also have an active base of smaller businesses who thrive under an entrepreneurial spirit. We have a great team spirit and you’ll be invited to take part in many social activities as work in the local community too. You’ll feel right at home.About the RolePwC’s strength is our ability to work with our clients on the key issues that impact their business and utilise industry leading techniques and approaches as part of excellence in client delivery.
We require a risk focused individual of manager grade who has programme and project delivery experience, in particular with experience of managing Agile delivery teams and projects, both public and private sector experience would be considered.Responsibilities

Leading and conducting reviews over clients’ IT programmes and projects, identifying risks and issues and developing pragmatic recommendations.

Managing colleagues to provide advisory services ranging from strategy to functional transformation;

Assisting clients through the use of collaborative workshops, or other methods to provide best in class project and programme management advice;

Providing insight to clients related to the integrity of their control environment, the efficiency of processes and the insightfulness of management information.

Developing opportunities with new and prospective clients through consultation and by designing innovative assurance activities that address their business needs.

Essential skills and experience

Managing software development projects, either as delivery manager or scrum master

Experience of working within or leading Agile methodologies within a technology environment

Experience of managing change within Agile project environments

General project management experience

Software Development Lifecycle

Experience of working within DevOps environments

Strong analytical skills and organisational abilities

Great communication skills

The ability to develop strong client relationships

Clear, articulate and confident written and verbal communication skills

Qualifications

Scrum master / product owner or other agile certification

Project management certification PRINCE2, APM Practitioner etc.

An audit or risk management qualification desirable

Location
Bristol, Cardiff


Assurance


Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It’s work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.


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


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, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.


Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity