Junior IT Project Manager - Technology Manchester

  • PwC
  • Manchester, UK
  • Jun 13, 2019
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As an Senior Associate grade member of staff, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive project management and industry experience, helping the firm solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of projects, while reporting to senior project managers and programme leads

  • Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Manage and deliver projects by developing the project team, assessing risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team

  • Tracking progress of projects against the plan and reporting status

  • Be involved in the financial management of projects

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities 


PwC’s strategy is to be the leading technology-enabled professional services firm which means that technology is at the heart of everything we do. 

The UK technology team (UK IT) are integral to this strategy. We are a group of over 200 technologists and commercial thinkers embedding digital into the heart of the firm. Collectively we are building relationships and facilitating new IT solutions across the business which allows us to deliver products and services that are changing the way we work as a firm. 

The project delivery team within UK IT are at the forefront of this journey, and it is within this team that we need to recruit a series of Project Managers/coordinators to help us drive the delivery of these new solutions. 

The role 

Our Project Managers are responsible for leading teams to deliver complex IT project(s). These teams can be a combination of UK IT teams, 3rd party vendors and contacts within the business. You would be responsible for managing resources, schedules, financials, risks and issues and scope in order to deliver against project priorities. We use a range of project management techniques and you would be responsible also for determining the appropriate methodology for the projects you are leading. 

Required skills 

  • A mindset that challenges rather than simply understands and accepts
  • Passionate about technology, innovative, inspirational
  • Previous experience as a project coordinator/PMO support working with project managers delivering IT services, software development and infrastructure.
  • Ability to integrate well into a team and build relationships well with stakeholders
  • Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work, tracking finances, schedule and quality
  • Technically competent with software including but not limited to Google G-Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Projects
  • Ability to blend and deliver either Agile and waterfall techniques as appropriate to the project. 


  • Relevant professional qualifications such as PRINCE2, PMP, MSP, DSDM, ScrumMaster, ITIL
  • Experience of ServiceNow, Azure DevOps/VSTS
  • Previous experience of delivering projects in a regulatory driven IT change environment, (ISO27001) 


Manchester, with some travel to our London offices

About PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.


We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.


Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate