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​Transformation Design & Execution - IT Project Manager - Manager - East Region

Location:  New York
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 9, 2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  305362

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

 

 

EY's Transformation Design & Execution (TD&E) practice works across a variety of industries to help our clients successfully deliver business transformations by connecting strategy and execution. This career opportunity seeks individuals who not only understand the role technology plays in large scale transformations, but who have experience in designing and integrating technology and business processes to produce value driven solutions. 

 

The Opportunity

 

As a Manager TD&E IT Project Manager (PM), you will be part of a larger TD&E engagement team serving one client at a time.  You will lead projects that build on and/or enhance existing technology solutions. PMs provide the projects with agile or waterfall planning, execution management, governance, and reporting support. The PM is essential to facilitating meetings to connect stakeholders and reduce project delivery risks.

In the agile context, PMs may hold responsibilities for the planning, organization, and execution of agile scrum ceremonies. 

 

Your key responsibilities

 

Project Management responsibilities:

  • Support waterfall and agile project approaches/methodologies
  • Monitor and track milestones and schedules; inclusive of status, dependencies, achievements, and risks/issues
  • Organize and conduct escalation, blocker removal, and status meetings
  • Uncover, triage, and highlight impediments impacting an on-time project completion
  • Prepare content for steerco and quarterly divisional reviews
  • Coordinate across project stakeholders and assist with internal and external communication
  • Capture and maintain PM documentation
  • Capture, track, monitor, and maintain estimates for project labor hours (internal/external)
  • Organize and execute agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, demos, retrospectives as relevant to the project delivery methodology 

Project Manager deliverables:

    • Project documentation
    • Labor estimates
    • Project/sprint plans
    • Milestone status and updates
    • Quarterly status review content
    • Action tracking
    • Risk and issue tracking
    • Sprint demo documentation
    • Retrospective documentation 

Agile Scrum Master responsibilities:

    • Align delivery team ways-of-working to the standards and practices of clients
    • Manage agile ceremonies, monitor and manage sprint execution, dependency alignment, blocker chasing/resolution, etc.
    • Plan and execute delivery team activities in operations in an agile manner (e.g., via Jira, standard scrum or Kanban, with a focus on velocity measurement and improvement)
    • Capture, monitor, manage, and resolve cross-team/capability team dependencies and produce regular progress reporting (e.g., burndowns, velocity, demos) 

 

Skills & attributes for success

 

To become a successful TD&E consultant, you will need to be a self-starter who welcomes responsibility and accountability. Common characteristics include curiosity and willingness to learn quickly on the job, collaborate and innovate in a team setting and demonstrate a relentless focus on quality and attention to detail. 

 

To qualify for the role you must have

 

  • A bachelor's or master's degree
  • Approximately 5+ years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience leading business functions in at least one of the following areas:
    • Business or technology consulting, transformation/PMO/EPMO design, target operating model, process design and re-engineering, maturity assessment, capability roadmap development, strategy, and operations, change management, end-to-end technology implementation, data framework and automation & digital design and enablement.
  • Proven success in leading and developing a team of staff/senior consulting professionals
  • Experience in account and engagement management
  • Involvement driving business development efforts. Experience with the end-to-end RFP process (RFP, Response, Proposal, Client Presentation, SOW and Execution) and understanding of client procurement processes. Experience supervising proposal-writing and presenting during RFP process
  • Strong communication skills, especially around breaking down complex structures into digestible and relevant points for a diverse set of clients and colleagues, at all levels
  • Ability to formulate and articulate questions to facilitate a quick understanding of a client's business
  • Aptitude and desire to learn new technologies and willingness to learn how to configure them
  • Strong intellectual abilities and rigor balanced with practical sense of what works and what does not
  • Strive to lead themselves, their teams, and their communities, and who can foster effective teamwork to drive results
  • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization 

 

Ideally, you'll also have 

 

  • A bachelors or master's degree with an emphasis in Business, Computer Systems, Engineering and/or Economics
  • Potential certifications include:  Agile, LEAN Six Sigma, Prosci, CBPA
  • Sector experience in areas such as Life Sciences, Technology, Power and Utilities and Consumer Products
  • A valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated (60%)   

 

What we look for

 

We look for people who can develop and implement creative solutions to challenging problems and work well with teams to do it. We look for people with an entrepreneurial spirit: innovative by nature, always creating new approaches, products, services, and technologies. Helping clients solve tough problems and implement solutions requires strong intellectual abilities and rigor as well as a practical sense of what works and what does not. We seek people who strive to lead themselves, their teams, and their communities, and who can foster effective teamwork to drive results. Is this you?

What we offer


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

 

•    Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
•    Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
•    Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
•    Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

 

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EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

 

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