Senior IT Project Manager (Software Development Projects)
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Wrocław, , PL
4 d. temu


EY Global Delivery Services means 29.500 specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms.

In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world. Cyber Security is one of the most important risks facing businesses today.

Systems and processes are becoming increasingly interconnected and automated and many organizations are increasingly reliant upon technology to drive business strategy and growth.

EY Technology :

Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently.

We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day.

Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients.

Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

Job Summary :

Project manager is responsible for delivering IT projects to schedule, budget and quality. The role requires mastery technical knowledge of project management inter-

related process stages i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management.

Proficiency in related processes such as portfolio management, program management, methods and tools and quality assurance is also required.

Project manager must have excellent stakeholder relationship management skills to successfully lead and manage the project team and project stakeholders, and have expertise recognized and requested by customers.

Essential Functions of the Job :

Successfullyexecute the project to agreed schedule, budget and scope

Perform the relevantproject management processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor andcontrol and close, and the supporting processes e.

g. scope, cost, time, issue,risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management

Plan theproject based on a defined need results in detailed scope / budget / schedulebaseline

Monitor andcontrol the work to ensure that the project remains on track and in control

Plan for andmanage change

Reports onvariances to the approved project baseline

Close theproject to formalize acceptance of the project result and release projectresources

Interface andcommunicate with project team, management and stakeholders

Manage projectwork and resources to enable successful and timely completion of the project

Performs gatereviews and quality assurance reviews with all aspects of IT organization andbusiness sponsors

Delivery ofprojects aligned to overall business and technology strategies andarchitectures

Work withindefined governance processes

Manageexternal contracts and suppliers where required

Supportdevelopment of business cases with the customer team including leading on thesolutions estimate

Lead thedevelopment of the project charter and scope, and ensure delivery of thesolution to schedule, budget and scope

Developobjectives, phasing and content of the project to deliver on the business casebenefits, budget and timescales

Manage to theobjectives and plan by thorough risk, issue and change management across bothbusiness and IT parts of the project

Ensures that quality project standards are met as prescribed by IT Services through the effective implementation or use of approved processes, methodologies and deliverables

Analytical / Decision Making Responsibilities :

Monitors andmanages project baseline to ensure activities are occurring as planned - scope,budget and schedule manages variances

Proactivelyidentify risks and issues on projects - leading team to develop risk managementand issues management plans

Identifiespotential points of contention for missed deliverables; creates and implementsstrategy to mitigate shortfalls in timeline and budget

  • Anticipatesproblems before they occur; defines the problem or risk; identifies possiblecauses; works with team to identify solutions;
  • selects and implements mostappropriate solution

    Develop and manageplans to address project strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

    Ability tobalance both the "science" of how to perform project management andthe "art" of project management, which is learned through experienceand skill training / application

    Analyticalskills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on aproject simultaneously

    Demonstrate business analytics to manage and meet sponsor and customer needs

    Knowledge andSkills Requirements :

    Experience ofmanaging Software Development IT projects with personal accountability for delivering to time andcost for large, complex projects typically up to $5m in value and 12 to 18months in duration

    Mastery in projectmanagement methodologies, tools and templates (includes project planning, scheduledevelopment, scope management and cost management)

    Track recordof customer focus, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises

    Extensive experienceof delivery that includes the use of supplier and off-shore resources

    Experienced inmanaging to contract; ensuring clients and suppliers alike perform inaccordance with original agreement

    Experienceacross packaged and bespoke systems and infrastructure, ideally on aninternational basis

    Managementskills to manage one or more large, complex projects simultaneously

    IT backgroundwith experience across the systems development life cycle with experience inall project phases plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.

    Knowledge anduse of industry-standard project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS,budget, communication

    Strong teamworking skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersedvirtual teams

    Strongcommunication and interpersonal skills (includes negotiation)

    Excellentwritten and verbal communication skills must be able to communicate fluentlyin English both verbally and in writing

    Leader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for project management

    Supervision Responsibilities :

    Directsupervision provided by an experienced Program Leader / Manager; frequency on aweekly or as needed basis

    Projectmanager is expected to act independently to deliver project to schedule, budgetand scope; support provided as required and requested, and is self-driven andmotivated

  • Projectmanager leads project teams consisting of cross functional, global, and virtualgroups; directly supervises staff;
  • assigns responsibility to members; monitorsprogress

    Project manager coaches, mentors and supports less experienced project managers as well as other project resources as needed

    Other Requirements :

    Extended andunsociable hours may be required to meet target schedule dates

    Due to the nature of the Global organization, national and / or international travel may be required

    Education :

    A degree inComputer Science or in a related discipline; or equivalent work experience

    One or moreprofessional certificates to supplement formal education / experience in supportof Project Management

    Experience :

    7 to 10 yearsin a corporate IT environment

    5 to 10 yearsexperience in project management

    Other relevantexperience in a related technical field (application development,deployment / implementation and infrastructure)

    Workexperience in a professional services industry, preferred

    Certification Requirements :

    Projectmanagement certification is preferred (PMI / CAPM or PMP, PRINCE2)

    Familiarity with ITIL v2 or 3 would be advantageous

    What working atEY GDS offers?

    In EY GDS you can count on stable employment and upgrading yourcareer. You will meet people and gain important knowledge and insights thatwill stay with you throughout your professional life.

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