Deloitte Audit Evolution and Enablement - Project Manager Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Audit Evolution and Enablement - Project Manager Jobs in South Africa


Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 220,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters.

In South Africa, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations, specialising in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Corporate Finance services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business, energy, mining and manufacturing, tourism and the public sector, and we provide powerful business solutions to some of the world's most well-known and respected companies, including more than 80 percent of the Fortune 100.

Our professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities.

Our talented professionals and our clients understand the link between a strong learning and development programme and the ability for Deloitte to deliver on its promise of consistent, high-quality service delivery worldwide.

About the Division

Our Assurance services go beyond merely meeting statutory requirements. We help our clients perform better and achieve their business objectives. We listen to their needs, think about the business implications and tailor our approach accordingly. In today's changing global economy, businesses need trusted advisors. Because Assurance professionals at Deloitte take the time to understand our clients' business as well as the industries in which they operate, we can help
them identify major risks and opportunities over and above performance of the traditional financial reporting function. Our services include:
  • Audit
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Financial Institutions Services Team
  • Capital Markets Team
  • Actuarial & Insurance Solutions

    Job Description

    Job Outline


    This project manager role (PMO Lead) is responsible for planning and directing the partners, associated directors, managers and managers of the Audit Evolution and Enablement division (AE&E) while they fulfil their responsibilities across Deloitte Africa. The PMO Lead will monitor the AE&E team’s work and take corrective action when activities do not happen according to agreed project plans.

    The PMO Lead will be responsible to guide the partners of the AE&E to ensure appropriate risk identification and
    risk mitigation plans are in place and actioned. In addition, the PMO Lead will oversee the various work streams and direct the team members to ensure work streams have appropriate deployment plans in place and action tasks according to these agreed plans.

    The PMO Lead will also be responsible for overseeing the communication and service delivery of the hosted audit IT infrastructure and associated services supplied to Deloitte Middle East member firm.

    The PMO Lead will manage the seven central PMO office staff as well as the six regional project managers.

    Responsibilities:

    General

  • Provide project management guidance to the AE&E team which comprises of partners, associated directors, managers, managers and staff within Deloitte Africa.
  • Ensuring clarity around priorities and goals for each of the functional areas that make up the Audit Transformation initiative within Deloitte Africa.
  • Work with peers of others disciplines such as Risk Advisory and Information Technology Services, to ensure collaboration so as to successfully achieve shared goals and objectives.
  • Regular interaction with management and report on progress when required.
  • Work with management and other peers to develop strategies and the execution of these strategies.
  • Manage and provide technical guidance to the AE&E Project Management Office team that currently comprises:
  • Six Project Managers – one in each of the member firms of Deloitte Africa;
  • Three Project Managers;
  • One Learning Coordinator;
  • One Demand Planner;
  • One Communications and Change Manager; and
  • One Financial Manager.
  • Facilitate the creation of goal-driven initiatives that address the requirements for timely deployments of AE&E’s strategies.
  • Work with all levels of management to ensure programme/project goals and objectives cascade down to all team members throughout Deloitte Africa.
  • Accountable for the development of Project Charters that include the definition, measurement capabilities and ensuring the delivery of project objectives and benefits, including critical success factors for each project initiated by AE&E.

    Initiation and planning
    Executing, Monitoring and Controlling
    Project Closure
    Competencies

    Requirements

    Minimum technical experience requirements

  • Client facing project manager experiences running a number of medium to large projects simultaneously.
  • Relevant qualification.
  • A proven track record of at least five years “hands-on” business leadership and project management involvement.
  • Auditing background preferable, but not necessary
  • Sound working knowledge of:

  • SAP
  • Microsoft Office
  • MS Power Point
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Visio
  • MS Project and
  • MS Teams

    Behavioural competencies


    Application deadline 3rd October 2019

    For more information and job applications details, see; Deloitte Jobs in South Africa

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