EY GDS (Global Delivery Services) means 40.000 specialists providing globally IT, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms. In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world. The opportunity: The selected candidate will: Provides project management expertise and manages the delivery of part of a large project or a small to medium project, acting independently to deliver project to schedule, budget and scopeMaintains project plans, monitor costs, manages project risks and creates clear and attainable milestones, adjusting the project plan as required to successfully deliver project objectivesEnsures the project follows established client and specific processes including Statement of Work (SoW), Installation Guides, Staging Guides, etc.Supports the Senior Project Manager on project deliverables and ensures project deliverables are signed off by Program Manager and/or Director
Your key responsibilities: Manages the delivery of a small project or part of a larger project, including defining the project scope with support from the Senior Project Manager, and manages a small team, milestones, cost and profitability.Assigns responsibilities to team members and monitors progress against cost and scheduleDevelops project objectives and identifies potential risks and issues, incorporating risk, issue and change management measures to keep the project on trackBuilds in and follows a cost risk management approach for the project (i.e., accounting for non-billable, project overtime requirements, etc.)Makes recommendations on strategies for improvement from the initial project engagement through to financial closeMeets with Senior Project Manager regularly to review burn analysis and recommendations and works with Senior Project Manager to update cost projections to properly reflect current project statusResponsible for reviewing of billing requirements and may make recommendations for improved cash management, revenue enhancement opportunities and cost recovery opportunities.Monitors costs, timescales, resources and allocations, taking action where variances from the plan occurDevelops relationships with internal and external stakeholders and facilitates the relationship between stakeholders and project team to ensure accuracy of functional requirements/specifications
Skills and attributes for success: Strong knowledge of Project Management Processes/ Project ControlsAbility to create tools/ independent spreadsheets to help analyze burn rate/ earned value/ earnings variances and cash projections
To qualify for the role, you must have: Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, IT, Science, or other Technical qualification 5-7 years in a corporate IT environmentCertified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) / PMBOK / PRINCE 2 / Project Management Professional (PMP)Experience creating, executing and amending project plansExperience applying formal project management methodologies and disciplines to manage small projectsProven experience using, interpreting and making recommendations from financial dataMay have experience working as a scrum master
Ideally, you’ll also have: Certified Scrum Master (CSM)Program Management Professional (PgMP)6 sigma certification
What we look for: A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion
What working at EY offers:
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues aroundOpportunities to develop new skills and progress your careerThe freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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