Programme and Project Assurance Manager – West and Wales
About The Team
Our 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 Role
PwC’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.
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
Scrum master / product owner or other agile certification
Project management certification PRINCE2, APM Practitioner etc.
An audit or risk management qualification desirable