Core Asset Consulting
£1 per annum + Not Disclosed
10 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description: Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global financial services firm, is looking for a PMO Manager to join their team in Glasgow on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role is to lead the PMO in providing a stable framework to support all project teams and stakeholders to assure successful project delivery. The PMO Manager will be responsible for supporting the needs of senior management for governance and decision making. Core requirements: Solid PMO and project management experience in Financial Services Strong understanding of the project lifecycle Detailed knowledge of project, programme and portfolio management tasks Proficient in the use of standard project planning and measurement tools A strong influencer with exceptional people skills and the ability to challenge and inspire others Ability to deal with all levels of the organisation Strong numeracy skills, able to analyse, track and report complex budget information in a clear and consistent manner People management experience Core responsibilities: Provide processes to coordinate and control the portfolio of work across the department. Design and implement systems and put processes in place to assure accountability, make decisions and achieve objectives Provide leadership as part of the PMO function Provide support to Programme and Project Managers and senior management in the management of the programme Provide materials, input and facilitate senior level portfolio governance both internally and for clients Manage the project roadmap and pipeline and provide visibility to relevant stakeholders Drive methodology reviews, constantly ensuring that the methodology is valid and adhered to Monitor capacity planning, providing tools and support where needed and communicate resource allocation challenges Assist in all aspects of budget tracking from individual projects and change through to departmental view Participation and representation of our organisation at regular client meetings Dealing with all levels of the organisation from developers to senior sponsors Cultivate a Project Management community forum to share best practice Monitor budget and spend for projects Identify and implement opportunities to improve project delivery Assure that the key principles of improve, govern, control, assure are applied throughout the key areas Be a subject matter expert for PMO related items for team members Work with teams across multiple locations Job reference: 10066 To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland. INDFS