Job Description & Summary
The opportunity A career within Enterprise Digital services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organizations implement large scale software solutions and use extensive technology capabilities to solve critical challenges.
We focus on designing and implementing technology enabled solutions, designing the best architecture, selecting the appropriate products and components, and overall utilize technology and innovation to help our customers implement next generation strategies and win the market.
We invest in Technology and we are transforming our practice into an agile software house, delivering end to end solutions for public and private sector and we are now recruiting a Head for our IT Project Management Office.
The role entails : Lead and coach the Project Management team which delivers complex and multi-industry software implementation and integration projects Prepare monthly progress reports by generating dashboards for the relevant projects in collaboration with the Project Managers.
Ensure Project Managers provide on time accurate data. Follow-up on budget progress and provide accurate financial forecasts.
Organize regular meetings with Project Managers to ensure project resources plan is accurate. Assist Project Managers with resources booking end consciously optimize internal processes to monitor and ensure that staff is being utilized efficiently.
Monitor the preparation of the monthly billing and follow-up on invoices generation. Understand the content of the relevant client agreements (License, Maintenance, Services) and be aware of the key contractual elements (payment terms, milestones, agreed expenses, deliverables etc.
Ensure that PwC policies are followed by all Project Managers and that all required documents are accurate for tracking and audit purposes.
Monitor the timesheet submission process and provide end of month reconciliation reports for demand vs supply comparison Manage projects from a technical perspective with top-down oversight throughout entire execution (from the formulation of its Business Case to its final rollout to production) to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope and timelines Coordinate with software development teams to estimate the resources to achieve project goals Coordinate with technical leads to set delivery tasks and priorities Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path tasks, as well as plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools Review proposed modifications on project plans, initiate meetings with stakeholders to approve and implement beneficial changes Participate in project meetings held on a regular basis, acting as the primary point of contact for technical matters that are initiated by the Commercial team or the clients (i.
e. new features, change requests, incident reports) The successful candidate should have : Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field.
Excellent skills on planning, strong oral and written communication skills in Greek and English. At least 6 years of Project Management experience on IT projects preferably in the Financial Services / Banking and / or Insurance Sector Experience on building Project Management best practices and coach Project Managers on day-to-day work Knowledge of Agile methodologies e.
g. Scrum / Kanban will be considered a strong plus Experience of dealing with large amounts of data and producing meaningful reports.
Capability to analyze and interpret monthly variances and trends between budgets, actual and prior results (budget vs actuals, cost variances etc.
Ability to work within project constrains to ensure that milestones and delivery dates are met. Project forecasting Team spirit, knowledge sharing and ability to work autonomously within a team with a positive attitude PMP or Prince2 certification will be considered a strong plus Creativity and analytical thinking to solve complex problems Self motivation for continued learning and development Commitment to providing excellent quality work and building client relationships What’s in it for you PwC is all about people, encouraging high performance and quality.
At PwC, you will have : Continuous training and career development opportunities whilst learning from a wide range of top professionals The chance to handle different projects for big clients Access to a global network of firms and global mobility opportunities Compensation package, rewarded based on performance, life and medical plan, rewards and recognition schemes, flexible working program, bus service etc.
Who we are PwC in Greece is the largest professional services firm in the country, with premises in Athens and Thessaloniki and approximately 1200 employees.
More than 250,000 people in 158 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.
This enables us to provide top-quality industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to our clients. Education (if blank, degree and / or field of study not specified)Degrees / Field of Study required : Degrees / Field of Study preferred : Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified) Required Skills Optional Skills Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified) Travel Requirements0% Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
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