Program & Portfolio Management- TMT in San Jose, California | DiversityInc Careers
 

Program & Portfolio Management- TMT

A career within Project Portfolio Management services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations balance long term strategies and short term imperatives to optimise their investments and strategic activity required to achieve the organisation’s business objectives. We help enhance organisations project and programme performance by identifying alternative project approaches, consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy, setting the tone and pace of programmes from the outset, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from agile programme delivery.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Train and lead staff
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients 
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Preferred skills

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 
3 year(s) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Degree Preferred: 
Master Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 

Job Requirements and Preferences

Basic Qualifications

Minimum Degree Required

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience

3 year(s) 

Preferred Qualifications

Degree Preferred

Master Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and understanding of clients and providing program effectiveness in the following four primary areas: 

- Enterprise Program Management - assisting in the assessment of client needs and capabilities, providing tools/methodologies and guidance to establish or improve client program management organizations; 

- Program Management Office - supporting program planning, scoping, dependency/risk management, resources deployment, quality control and reporting; 

- Program Strategy, Governance and Management - supporting the team in providing advice and oversight to client in evaluation of program alternatives and assisting in structuring a plan and mobilizing resources to deliver results; 

- Project Reviews - supporting the risk assessment through evaluation of programs and provide recommendations for program effectiveness.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and record of success in a role in at least two of the following areas: financial management, accounting, risk management, process improvement, IT effectiveness, ERP implementation, business transformation. 

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities with developing program strategies including scope, program approach, resource requirements, timeline, risks and dependencies to address a variety of client business, IT and/or compliance issues; advising clients on the best course of action while considering cost, effort, risk and potential outcomes; facilitating agreement on approach, methodologies and tools to promote alignment with client's business requirements; establishing plan to increase project governance structure, roles and responsibilities. 

Demonstrated proven thorough abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues. 

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.Advertisement
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