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PMO Manager

Job Title:PMO Manager

Location:Remote, United Kingdom based (with expectation of working based on UK/US hours)

Contract type:1-year fixed term contract, full time

Salary:up to £53,000 + Benefits

Reports to:Head of PMO

We have a great opportunity for a PMO Manager to work on a 1-year fixed term contract with an internationally renowned charity. The charity is currently undergoing a digital transformation and has high ambitions of defining and maintaining the standards of their portfolio management to deliver a greater impact.

The successful hire will be a key member of the Portfolio Management Office team and the PMO business partner for a sub-set of the projects within the Transformation Portfolio. This will be across 60 Country and Regional offices and 29 Member organisations.

Responsibilities will include driving development and adoption of good practice, coaching in the application of the Transformation Delivery Lifecycle and the oversight of project's delivery status, risk and issues.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5-6+ years' of PMO experience in a Senior Analyst/Manager role

  • Experience with driving development and adoption of good practice, coaching and oversight of project's delivery status, risk and issues.

  • Experience working with global stakeholders or stakeholders across different levels

  • PMP, Prince2 or P3O qualifications is highly desirable

  • Nice to have - French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic as a second language.


PMO Manager

Role: PMO Lead

We are currently recruiting for a PMO Lead to join an exciting Not-for-Profit financial institution with a unique mission to drive sustainable growth and prosperity across the UK. Their aim is to enable the transition to a net zero economy, by supporting access to finance for smaller businesses.

As a PMO Lead you will play a key role in establishing a best in class PMO and then managing the change portfolio controls and processes, including monitoring and reporting on progress against the annual portfolio plan, long range planning, capacity, financial and resource planning. An outline of the roles & responsibilities:

Role & Requirements:

  • Experience managing a PMO/change portfolio

  • Experienced in resource planning and capacity management

  • Develop appropriate central frameworks and governance models

  • Understanding of the project lifecycle, with experience delivering projects end-to-end

  • Monitor and report on progress against the annual portfolio plan, long range planning, capacity, financial and resource planning

  • Lead on maintaining cross portfolio benefits tracking and realisation

  • Identify and escalate change risks, conflicts and synergies, driving improved efficiency and risk reduction

  • Solid governance standards to ensure adequate project management documentation, reporting and plans are in place.

  • Support the wider team to establish best practise and governance into the PMO

  • Significant experience of Change Portfolio management and control processes, including cross portfolio planning

  • Strong experience of project portfolio management tools and methodologies

  • Project management qualifications: Prince 2, P3O, Prosci


PMO Manager


The PMO Manager is a key programme delivery leadership role. The individual will be assigned to a large portfolio or programme and will work alongside the Portfolio / Programme Manager and other colleagues in ensuring effective planning, oversight and execution, including that tools and controls accurately reflect the status of delivery activities. The PMO manager adds value by ensuring delivery teams have robust project plans, identifying concerns and key insights, and interrogating and challenging information received from projects.


Essential

  • Significant experience in driving large complex programme and project delivery in a multi-vendor environment

  • Excellent understanding of PMO processes e.g. P3O or equivalent standard

  • Experience of influencing and managing Exec and SLT stakeholders and third party vendors

  • Ability to produce content suitable for Exec level meetings

  • Experience of managing a PMO and/or experience of managing small to medium and preferably large scale change projects in a fast changing business environment

Desirable

  • Experience and knowledge of Healthcare sector either public or private

  • Good understanding of Logistics, Supply Chain and eRetailer organisations


PMO Manager

My client is one of the most recognisable organisations in the UK and they are now actively seeking a PMO Manager to join their team on a 3 month contract.

The PMO Manager will be responsible for managing current processes/procedures

The PMO Manager must have experience in the below…

  • Experience embedding best practices & advocating our governance frameworks (and coordinating all PMO processes to ensure they are happening when they need to be)

  • Working with business areas to understand change requirements and requests (And managing demand mgt process)

  • Experience with providing guidance and support to junior team members, and coordinating their activities so there is consistency in PMO support

  • Board level reporting

  • PPM tool mgt experience - ensure that the tool is fit for purpose and implement necessary changes to enhance its capability

  • Great communications skills - someone who will work with the delivery teams and quickly help with any blockers/help they may need​

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