The selected candidate will :
Be responsible for the day to day management of large projects defining and managing scope, budget, timelines and quality, with full responsibility and authority to complete the assigned project using traditional and agile methodologies.
Maintain project plans, anticipates, mitigates and manages project risks and creates and implements strategies to mitigate shortfalls in project timeline and budget
Lead project teams consisting of multi-functional, global and virtual groups and directly supervises staff, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver the plan and deliver excellence
Exhibit the behaviors of an Agile Leader with an Agile Approach
Facilitate Agile ceremonies such as the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, System Demos, and Iteration Retrospective.
Support the Product Owner to manage the backlog and guide the team in balancing the priorities and scope.
Ensure that the project follows established client and EY specific processes.
Defines project scope and leads the development, documentation and implementation of large-scale projects and change initiatives in line with organizational policies and strategies, defining and maintaining realistic project plans and monitoring progress against agreed quality and performance criteria in both traditional and Agile methodologies.
Reviews and ensures project financial management and reporting to relevant parties and makes recommendations for improved cash management, revenue improvement and cost recovery opportunities
Facilitates requirements gathering sessions and documents functional requirements / specifications to capture business needs and validates and obtains sign off from business representative.
Develops positive relationships across the business to facilitate open dialogue and identifies the communication needs of each interested party, ensuring engagement and obtaining formal agreement from relevant parties on scope, requirements and delivery
Skills and attributes for success
Excellent knowledge of Project Management Processes, Agile Methodologies
Demonstrable ability to use tools / independent spreadsheets to help analyze earn vs burn rate / earnings variances and other project financials.
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, IT, Science, or other Technical qualification with 10-15 years in a corporate IT environment
PRINCE 2 / Project Management Professional (PMP) / Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and / or SAFe-certified
Experience working in Software product development projects using traditional as well as Agile methodologies
Ideally, you’ll also have
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
Program Management Professional (PgMP)
Experience working with ADO
What we look for
A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion!
What we offer
As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, globally diverse team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward.
Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being.
Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer :
Continuous learning : You will develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you : We will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a significant impact, your way.
Transformative leadership : We will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture : You will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please contact us to request accommodations.
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer, and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.
While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.