Portfolio & Progamme Management - Senior Manager (Financial Services)
About the team
PwC 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 120 professionals in the Portfolio and Programme Management (PPM) competency who help our clients design, deliver and realise the benefits of complex transformations across a variety of public and private sector organisations.
Effective transformational change programmes are characterised by a programmatic approach to delivery and an intelligent, evidence based approach to decision making and governance.
PPM provides this through 3 main service offerings :
Establishing and governing change portfolios
Programme leadership and delivery
Intelligent programme and portfolio office management
We are seeking a Senior Manager to join our Financial Services team to meet our growing demand
As a Senior Manager in the Portfolio and Programme Management competency, you will be responsible for :
Delivering PPM technical expertise with industry credibility to our clients.
An opportunity to continue your technical and personal development through tailored training packages.
Managing transformational programmes or portfolios with or on behalf of our clients with multiple work streams or projects.
Leading PwC engagements or a significant work stream of a major engagement on a day-to-day basis on behalf of engagement lead, managing the PwC engagement team and taking responsibility for delivery, risk and quality and client relationships.
Playing a key internal leadership role in developing the PPM competency, our people and supporting the growth of an industry sector.
Supporting business development for the practice
Essential Skills & Experience
Experience of outcome-focused programme, portfolio or project management delivery within the Financial Services sector.
A substantive consulting/professional services track record gained from advisory roles.
Demonstrable commercial acumen and broad business awareness to enable a holistic view of how the programme or portfolio integrates with the rest of the client business and what the key enablers and potential blockers are to delivering programmes or projects.
Demonstrable track record of talent/people management and supporting the development of others.
Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and flex style appropriately to achieve the right outcomes.
Can demonstrate examples of the value that programme, portfolio, project management and PMOs can bring to large and/or complex engagements.
Desirable Skills & Experience
Experience of building or advising on the construction of transformational business cases.
Track record of generating new business and managing client relationships.
Portfolio management experience
IT-enabled programme management experience
Security Clearance APMP, PRINCE2, P3O, Managing Successful Programmes, Management of Portfolios, Management of Risk, or PMI qualification