(QTH-127) Project Manager - Market Activation – Canada Client

(QTH-127) Project Manager - Market Activation – Canada Client

10 jun

10 jun




Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

Industry / Sector

Not Applicable


IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in our Project Management practice, 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.

As part of our team, you’ll help our clients set the tone, pace, and point projects in the right direction from the outset.

You’ll help companies manage their projects by providing guidance, methodology, and tools needed to successfully complete a project lifecycle.

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 Manager, 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 :

- Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
- Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
- Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
- Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
- Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
- Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's / client's expectations.
- Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
- Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

- Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
- Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The Project Manager will lead and manage multiple, complex projects through to successful completion by following a structured project management methodology and approach that aligns with PMI and SCO standards.

Throughout the project life cycle, the Project Manager will work closely and collaboratively with sponsors, key stakeholders, vendors, outsourcers / offshore resources (where applicable) and project team members to ensure that the solution implemented fully meets the costs, time and quality expectations of the client.

To succeed in this position, he / she must be adaptable to change, an adept negotiator and facilitator, competent at relationship building and conflict resolution,

possessing superior communication skills and acting decisively at all times.

The project manager is responsible for the overall success of the project and producing the project deliverables. Key responsibilities include :

Defining the project scope, objectives, key deliverables, risks, budget, resources

- Developing, publishing and acquiring approvals on the project charter and securing the required approvals to proceed
- Working with business analysts to ensure that business requirements are accurately documented and approved by the business
- Applying agreed to change management strategy to deliver a structured approach to inform, involve and prepare people to adopt change positively and effectively
- Defining and monitoring work, time and costs estimates / forecasts

- Developing and managing the overall project plan including project dependencies
- Developing, managing and monitoring risks and issues and proactively addressing and escalating these to ensure timely resolution
- Managing sponsor and stakeholder expectations and regularly reporting progress to the sponsor, key stakeholders and Steering Committee

The Project Manager must be organized, disciplined and focused with the ability to effectively lead and manage a team of highly skilled technical and business people to produce the project deliverables.


- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business related discipline
- PMP certified is preferred


- At least 8 years hands-on project management experience preferably in the financial or banking industry or in a partnership based firm

- Ability and confidence to work closely with senior / C level executives
- Proven experience managing multiple medium to large sized complex projects (IT and business) from initiation through to implementation and hand-off to the operations and support organization
- Experience and / or understanding of organizational change management practices and processes that address an organization’s change readiness
- Extensive experience in waterfall project management with some proven experience using agile methodology
- Experience in coaching and / or mentoring team members
- Understand the importance of have a correct information management
- Knowledge of Information Security and Data Protection
- Correct Information Security Management

Education (if blank, degree and / or field of study not specified)

Degrees / Field of Study required :

Degrees / Field of Study preferred : Bachelor Degree

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)


Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

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