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Associate Project & Program management - Commerciële sector - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

As Associate in our Portfolio- and Project management team in PwC Advisory you will be continuously challenged to support our clients in the fast changing and digital environment and to prepare them for today and for tomorrow. We do this by driving and enabling our clients to bring their strategy into execution. We build capabilities to define & prioritize the right projects and interventions for their strategy and deliver these transformations. We also provide guidance when clients need help in stabilizing critical programs or support clients to re-initiate them to create speed for sustainable delivery.

The Project & Program Management (PPM)  team focuses on the commercial and industrial sector. We are a diverse, international and ambitious team that is passionate about delivering sustained outcomes and trust to our clients. You will be exposed to different industries, client challenges and there will be extensive attention to your personal and professional growth. You will get a coach that will support you in your development and will start in a Consulting traineeship with colleagues from other competence teams to follow a distinct learning & development curriculum. We will be there for you tand are curious to get to know and work with you!

What does your work look like?

As an Associate in the PPM CIPS team, you will:  

  • Gain experience on a wide variety of projects that make a difference for our clients;

  • Be part of a larger PwC project team and deliver cross-competency client engagements by using a broad range of hard and soft skills to deliver value in a highly collaborative, agile and accelerated manner;

  • Work as of day 1 on transformations varying from ‘tech-enabled’ (ERP implementation such as SAP, Salesforce & Oracle, to more ‘business-enabled’ (such as design & implementation of a new operating model, cost reductions, improvement programs) or more specific PPM challenges (such as design & implementation of strategic portfolio mgt);

  • Play an active role in het PPM CIPS team with team meetings, recruitment, learning & development, team and proposition development;

  • Support senior management in the pursuit of new business opportunities by sharing your knowledge and expertise.

Who are you?

You are a starting professional who recently graduated from the University and is looking for a job to kick-start his or her career: 

  • You recently graduated and have a Masters-degree in a field such as Business Administration, Economics, Management & Organisation, also other master studies are welcome in our team as long as you have a passion to kick-start your career in Consulting; 

  • You have good academic results and/or relevant extracurricular activities on your resume;

  •  You are proactive, analytically and eager to learn. Furthermore, you should be curious by nature, be interested in developments in the program- and project management field and have a critical attitude;

  • You are a strong team player, with a healthy drive & strong communication skills;

  • You like to analyze new issues and find solutions in a practical and creative way;

  • You take ownership, work structured autonomously and show interpersonal skills to work with a variety of stakeholders;

  • You pay attention to the big picture and have an eye for detail;

  • You have the ambition to do projects in The Netherlands and abroad and you are able to work in Dutch and in English.

What do we offer you?

Your career is yours: you decide. We offer you the opportunities for challenging work that matters. To get the most out of yourself, to help build trust in society and to contribute to solving important problems. You will receive hands-on guidance and support, and there is plenty of room for your ambitions and personal choices. We offer varied work with leading clients. You have access to a global network and will share your knowledge, ideas and questions with the best professionals in your field and in other disciplines. You are appreciated for who you are and for what you do. In an inspiring, inclusive and respectful working environment with inspiring colleagues. 

If you start working at PwC, you are assured of extensive terms and conditions of employment that facilitate your growth and flexible working and living:

  • You get extensive training and development opportunities;

  • You join the PwC EMEA New Joiners week to get to know your international colleagues;

  • You are assigned a personal coach who guides you and gives you the space to achieve your goals;

  • You get excellent primary and secondary employment conditions, including a car scheme, 32 vacation days, a laptop, phone and well-being budget which is a personal budget of €1000,- per year that you can use for your own health (e.g. mindfulness, sport, coaching a second screen to work from home)

  • We have a program that gives the opportunity to actively participate in Corporate Responsibility projects that have a clear social impact;

  • You will be part of a diverse, international and dynamic team of dedicated consultants and actively participate in team meetings, events and to enjoy a good coffee at the office;

  • You are assured of various activities, inspiring colleagues and competitive compensation.

We especially appreciate:

  • Flexibility: we are a fast-growing organisation and are constantly on the move. This calls for flexibility on the part of our employees, but also means that we offer a wide range of flexible employment schemes.

  • Development: PwC offers a global framework that supports the development of result-oriented and value-driven employees. We refer to this as the PwC Professional.

  • Diversity: we believe that diversity makes us stronger as a company. This puts us in a better position to solve important issues and deliver more value to our customers. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are given what they need to get the best out of themselves.

  • Sustainability: your work has a direct impact on society and you act accordingly. You like to contribute to solving social issues; corporate sustainability (CS) is an indispensable part of your service and your approach to work.

Apply now!

Are you interested, do you recognize yourself in our purpose and values and do you match the profile? We would like to receive the following documents:

  • Your CV;

  • A cover letter with your motivation and Why PwC? 

  • Your bachelor and master grade lists.

We will be in touch within two weeks to report on your application's progress. Do you still have questions in the meantime? Then switch with Shirley Esotu our recruiter via


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24 november 2021
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