Advisory Senior Associates | Portfolio and Programme Management Dublin

Functional areas

Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

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.

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.

Preferred skills

  • Strategic and analytical thinking: Identifies issues and practical recommendations through sound analysis and application of business, commercial technical programme / project management acumen
  • Innovative: Contributes, promotes, and adopts new ideas and approaches
  • Teamwork and leadership: Creates, communicates and supports a common vision and direction
  • Planning and organisation: Displays initiative and manages up. Demonstrates the ability to prioritise tasks. Has the ability to multi task. Well organised, plans in advance
  • Goal orientation: Persistence, drive and energy directed to the achievement of well-defined goals
  • Industry knowledge: Exhibits and applies knowledge and thought leadership of the PPM field, and issues of a given industry
  • Client relationships: Builds and constantly fosters an internal and external network of clients built on a trusted advisor foundation

Minimum years experience required

  • 3+ years in a PPM role (consistent track record in Professional Service Consulting / Management Consulting is preferable)
  • Extensive experience of operating within a transformation / programme / project management life-cycle methodology /models with associated governance and processes
  • Experience of working in and / or with large scale organisations in a programme / project management role
  • Experience in a working in programme / project / PMO delivery (such as a project / lead, PMO support or business analyst role)
  • Excellent understanding of commercial aspects of a professional services business
  • Comprehensive commercial and business acumen
  • Excellent leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Polished presentation attributes / skills essential
  • Proven track record of effective client and stakeholder communication and management

Additional application instructions

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Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin



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