Job description


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


We are looking for an experienced project manager with experience in process design and technology implementation to sit within our Business Travel Risk Team.
The opportunity
Our Business Travel Risk Team which is part of People Advisory Services (PAS) that delivers technology enabled global compliance and reporting solutions to our clients including Short Term Business Visitor (STBV) solutions
You will be part of the multi-disciplinary team that transforms how tax compliance has been done, with a key project management role
You will have the exposure to some of the biggest technology/system implementation at a global scale as a project manager
You will at the same time be given a more creative role too, to be part of the solution team that design and deliver the client tailored solution and be the key contact on the engagements
You will be supported by the immediate team, wider PAS capability and our offshore talent pool, so that you will be able to focus on what you are good at
You will have the opportunity and support to build up the PAS project management capability and eventually lead the team you build

Your key responsibilities
Manage the successful delivery of PAS technology enabled projects, ensuring a practical and business driven approach
Responsible for programme planning, including resourcing and finances
Develop and update the project plan, Risk log and the RAID documentations
Keep the project (and team) on time and on budget
Oversee progress of the project and its workstreams and escalate to Senior Managers where appropriate
Closely liaise with the client’s PMO and EY stakeholders
Propose ideas and design processes in building new solution(s) and/or enhancing current solutions
Have sufficient knowledge to advice the clients and internal stakeholders with regard to service and project status, risks and controls needed, and potential issues and solutions
Maintain exceptional relationships with clients and provide high standard of client service
Skills and attributes for success
Project management skills and track records of successful project delivery (3 to 5 years experience)
Process mapping and ability to facilitate process re-design from a PMO role
The ability to plan and prioritize work and commitment to meet deadlines
Logic and analytical thinking skills, especially in relation to process design
Experience in leading tax or technology projects either in a consulting/big 4 firm or in an operational role in industry – or, ideally, a mixture of both.
A solid understand of Quality and Risk aspects of professional services (ideally in a Big 4 setting)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
To qualify for the role you must have
Ability to learn quickly and to keep abreast with relevant technology development
Six Sigma, or Lean Six Sigma trained, or equivalent
Proficiency in using processing mapping and project planning software (Visio, BlueWorks, MSPM etc.)
Experience implementing tax technology or other compliance technology
Experience working around some of the more ‘unusual’ problems encountered during such projects Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team in and outside tax
Able to ‘translate’ IT speak into accessible language (and vice versa)
2:1 degree from a reputable university or equivalent experience
Ideally, you’ll also have
Advanced ability in data manipulation and analysis (including in data analysis using Excel, Alteryx Power BI, Spotfire, MS Acess,  or any other tools)
Candidates with business development experience will be considered favourably
What we look for
Team player and the ability to integrate with new teams quickly
Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral
Change orientated with flexible approach
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility

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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