Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Wellington


Join an award-winning organisation recognised for its D&I initiatives
Lead a diverse, highly motivated and collaborative team
Connect locally and globally from anywhere using our advanced technology solutions
About EY

The opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager within the Portfolio & Programme Management team in our Wellington office. This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis.

Your key responsibilities
Take a leadership role to develop a portfolio of client assignments that are driven by a need to change and improve the ways of working, often enabled by emerging
technology and analytics
Build valuable relationships with external clients and internal peers by focusing on high impact opportunities that leverage your experience and networks
Lead business development activity and proposals using a variety of medium depending on the client and situation
Manage teams to develop project findings into clear, concise, high-quality deliverables
Lead stakeholders and clients and also across the EY network (in New Zealand and internationally)
Act as a subject matter resource on a number of services (depending on your experience, interests and education)
Skills and attributes for success
Ability to take a ‘big picture’ strategic view as well as being able to work at a detailed level across a broad range of areas and technologies
Comfortable working and engaging across multiple levels of organisations and governments, including chief executives and ministers
Willing to stretch and challenge client thinking with a natural curiosity to adapt to new ways of working
Able to shift between both business development and delivery responsibilities
Adept at leading multiple projects and groups of clients and consultants in a collaborative and result-oriented way
Strong project, financial and time management ability, ensuring delivery of client outcomes against committed deadlines and budgets, including Advanced written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation communication ability
Ideally, you’ll also have
A relevant Project Management qualification
8+ years in a relevant industry/consulting role developing your professional service and leadership experience
Proven team and client leadership and coaching experience
Able to demonstrate how you would help EY build a better
working world

Who are Advisory?

Our Advisory service line focuses on helping clients to improve their performance and manage their risks more effectively. From an improved finance function, enhanced supply chain, or superior customer experience, EY teams are able to offer added value and turn our client’s strategy into reality! This is why Advisory is the fastest-growing service line and an energetic, fast-paced environment. Learn more about Advisory here -

What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes:
formal or informal flexible working options e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times -
career and learning development e.g. EY badges (
), career mentoring
an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salary packaging, parental leave and support, health checks
Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer (
) offering a vast range of internal networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via
or +61 1800 017 666.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now!
Applications close Friday 14th June

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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