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  • Posted: Aug 13, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • PwC - Biggest provider of audit, accounting and tax services to the companies listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Also provides internal audit, forensic audit, corporate finance, corporate governance services, sustainable assurance services and others.
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    Project Manager

    Job Description & Summary

    A career in our Experience Technology practice, within Experience Consulting services, will provide you with a unique opportunity to help our clients change customer behaviours through the experience journey starting with a strategy, then through design, and eventually implementation. You’ll focus on bringing interactive tools in the form of mobile apps, websites, or other digital platforms to ensure our clients fully integrate customer and user experiences into their organisation.

    We help our clients enhance their customer strategies by providing innovative technology solutions that address gaps in the consumer experience. You’ll work alongside the other PwC experience teams to develop technology that fosters positive customer experiences and enhances our clients approach to market.

    To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

    As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

    • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

    • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

    • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

    • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

    • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

    • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

    • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

    • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

    • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

    • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    Role Summary:

    • Project manager is responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget.
    • Project manager needs to take charge for the planning and designation of project resources, prepare budgets/costs, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way.
    • As our project manager, the main job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time and produce over and above the desired results.
    • PM will generally be the go-to person for everything involving each project’s organization, resource and timeline.

     

    Qualifications / Certifications required:

    • PMP, Prince 2 or MPM

     

    Responsibilities of role:

    • Build and maintain Client relationship

    • Understand project scope and objectives

    • Once project scope is understood, plan/predict which resources/teams will be needed to reach objectives and manage resources

    • Keep an overview of team finances

    • Track project timelines and schedules

    • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders

    • Prioritise internal team relationships

    • Be able to scope and identify further opportunities from clients

    • Be the go – to relationship holder for clients going forward.

    • Be trustworthy

    • Understand the creative process and working with creative teams

     

    Skill sets required:

    • Communication.

    • Collaboration.

    • Time management.

    • Problem solving. ...

    • Adaptability.

     

    * Industry experience required:

    • Cross Industry

     

    Add-on to job advert:

    Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by PwC’s Talent Acquisition team. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners in the rare instance we require additional talent options. Any speculative or unsolicited CV’s received will be treated as a direct application.  Your respect for this process is appreciated.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PwC on pwc.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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