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SAP / PMO / Programme / Management / Office / Lead

I'm looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking SAP PMO to join a leading international consultancy. The Programme Management Office (PMO) defines, implements and enables the programme management environment. I am looking for a SAP PMO who will be critical to the success of the PMO function and the programme overall by supplying the expertise and support on programme governance, audit and assurance tracking of deliverables.

Reporting directly to the Leadership Team member responsible for PMO, you will be on top of the Governance and Assurance focus, this role also encompasses daily operational collaboration with the wider PMO team- co-ordinating activity other functional managers within PMO.

Responsible for:

  • Working with the Programme Managers to manage and control the programme scope, budget and quality

  • Act as the focal point for all programme governance related information:

  • Maintenance of Programme Governance structures including terms of reference for key meetings.

  • Coordination/production of Steering Committee material and other Governed meetings / Boards (working closely with Head of PMO)

  • Tracking of assurance activities on the programme and point of contact with Audit

  • Develop and maintain the mechanism to ensure all reporting can be summarised to a programme level

  • Working collaboratively with PMO colleagues to ensure alignment across:

  • Planning and controls

  • Status reporting, risks and issues (and any escalations)

  • Financial controls and status

  • Resource Management

  • Benefits realisation tracking

  • Communication related to PMO processes in scope of the role

  • Ensure deliverables progress through the proper reviews (Quality Gates) in a timely manner as defined in the plan

  • Point of contact with the Strategic Business Planning function to ensure alignment and development of change standards where possible

Key experience:

  • Experience in the establishment and / operation of a programme based SAP PMO function

  • Solid understanding of SAP PMO process, standards and governance; experience of operational management within a PMO function

  • Experience of planning and co-ordinating major SAP programmes for technology change

  • Experience of driving change using delivery methodologies