Project Coordinator

Lakemba, New South Wales, au
Company: PwC
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-08-05 19:19:07

Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

The Innovation Team is at the core of innovation and emerging technology development, discovery, deployment and support activity. Our team is leading the effort to digitally enable our business. Our mission is to develop disruptive & innovative technologies and products that drive the evolution of how we deliver our services now and in the future. The key technology domains we are currently focused on include business process automation, data curation, industrialized analytics, machine learning & AI and scalable delivery platform.

A career with Innovation Services will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' redesign, redefine, and redeploy their assurance and/or tax departments to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You'll focus on assisting clients as they incorporate increased automation, machine learning, data & analytics, Open Source technologies into their processes to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making.

Job Description & Summary

Looking for an exciting, diverse and challenging new role with a global impact? Join an innovation technology team in Australia's largest professional services firm that delivers cutting-edge digital products and automation solutions for our Assurance practice across four key work streams that form part of the program’s portfolio.

At PwC, we help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From improving healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting Australia’s start up industry, you’ll build trust in society and solve important problems.

Our Assurance business delivers a broad range of Financial Audit and Trust & Risk services. Our teams work with clients to help them protect and strengthen every aspect of their business, from people to performance, strategy to systems, and business plans to business resilience. 

What will you create?

As a Project Coordinator, your impact will be seen by supporting the Project Portfolio Management Office and our incubation teams to meet the key objectives for the programs in our portfolio. Success does stem from a positive attitude, hard work and going the extra mile, but that’s not all!

You will:

  • Be an integral part of managing the program’s portfolio, working together with the Portfolio Management Office Lead;

  • Support monitoring the progress of digital transformation and innovation projects against planned benefits, budgets and schedules;

  • Be involved and help lead planning and coordination of the integrated operating rhythm for the program teams involved and each stakeholder group, to ensure deadlines and milestones are met and interdependencies are managed;

  • Support management of communications and stakeholders for the projects you will be leading;

  • Support drafting and managing the quarterly reporting requirements to the Steering Committees and the Assurance Leadership Team;

  • Help draft and track issues, actions, risks and decisions for the programs of work you will be supporting;

  • Bring ideas for optimising and improving processes where necessary;

  • Management of several moving parts of the project/s within the constructs of the overall programs simultaneously with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Background and experience

    You have a solid background in project management and are capable of managing multiple elements of a complex project simultaneously. You’re passionate about getting the best out of the people and projects that you manage. Extensive experience working within the constructs of Agile project management and hybrid project delivery structures will be key to your success in the role. You thrive in a collaborative and innovative culture and want to join a firm that values problem solvers, the kind of people who reimagine the possible for their clients and key stakeholders. 

    Your colleagues can vouch that you: 

  • Act with integrity and show care for the people you work with;

  • Demonstrate an ability for effective communication and delivering the highest quality outcomes;

  • Show potential to challenge the status quo and try new things, innovate, test and learn from failure and have an open mind to ideas from others.

  • Life at PwC

    Our culture and benefits are something we’re proud of, and also the reason we’ve been named LinkedIn’s #1 Australian workplace. With PwC, you’ll belong to an inclusive community where differences are both embraced and the underlying driver in everything we create together. 

    We empower you with the technology, coaching, flexibility and trust needed to make a meaningful difference, while supporting you in bringing your whole self to work each day. We’re committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce because we know it’s only by working together that we can realise the potential of our people, clients and society around us.

    We’re living this commitment through initiatives including our Reconciliation Action Plan to increase Indigenous employment and employee-led diversity networks promoting cultural, disability, LGBTI and gender equality. At our core we’re a people business, which means you’ll be supported not just in your professional development but your personal growth as well. 

    Amanda Moore is the Recruitment Manager for the role. As the team experiences high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

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