Portfolio & Progamme Management - Senior Manager - Government & Health

Recruiter
PWC-1
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who we are looking forPwC has a global team of Portfolio and Programme Management (PPM) professionals who specialise in designing and delivering complex transformational programmes. In the UK we have circa 130 PPM staff who help clients across a variety of public and private sector organisations.

PPM provides this through 3 main service offerings :
?? Establishing and governing change portfolios
?? Programme leadership and delivery
?? Intelligent programme and portfolio office management

We currently have several exciting opportunities to join our growing Public Sector team, bringing industry expertise combined with technical skills to help develop our practice, service offerings and industry reach.

About the teamAs a Senior Manager in the PPM team, you can expect the following:

  • Being a key and integral PwC engagement team member, producing high quality deliverables and taking responsibility for overseeing the management of various elements of the programme and/or engagement in challenging circumstances and environments.

  • Exposure to a variety of clients across the Government & heathcare industries, where being agile in responding to and performing against our clients' differing business contexts and industry-specific environments is paramount.

  • An opportunity to further develop deep technical expertise in complex portfolio or programme environments and to further broader your programme management expertise in delivery workstreams, including in an international context

  • Leading large PwC engagements on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the engagement lead, managing the team and taking responsibility for delivery, risk and quality, contractor relationships and client relationships

  • Taking a significant role in leading elements of PPM competency and people development, business development activities and supporting the growth of our priority industry sectors.

  • Supporting the development of others both on your engagements and across the PPM team

  • Bringing your depth of industry experience to bear through the provision of trusted advice to clients and colleagues alike.

  • Opportunities for international travel

  • Requirements:Essential skills needed for the role:

  • Demonstrable experience of portfolio, programme or project management and delivery

  • External Consulting or Professional services experience including business development

  • Demonstrable experience of working in public sector/healthcare industry or pharmaceuticals programmes and / or international development programmes in the UK or abroad;

  • Excellent relationship management skills and proven ability to liaise effectively with key client personnel to achieve results;

  • Constructing business cases for transformation;

  • Demonstrable experience of preparing and reviewing programme reports and deliverables;

  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and team leadership skills;

  • Experience of the full project lifecycle and an understanding of how the identification of strategic objectives translates into planning and executing complex programmes of work;

  • Experience of setting up and managing programme and project governance at executive, strategic and operational levels;

  • Experience of defining programme scope and managing and controlling change;

  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and flex style appropriately to achieve the right outcomes;

  • Excellent client networks that you can utilise within the firm for business development and potential client work;

  • Experience of managing large teams and supporting the development of people's performance;

  • Ability to be flexible - a large proportion of your time could be spent out of country.

  • Desirable skills sought for the role

  • Experience of IT programme management and methodologies.

  • Financial programme management experience (cost management and reduction)

  • Fluent French, both spoken and written;

  • APMP, PRINCE2, P3O, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Management of Portfolios (MoP), Management of Risk (MoR), or PMI qualification

  • Location
    London


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