PMO, Project Office, PMO Analyst

IF Recruitment Ltd
Edinburgh Technopole
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client a market leader in their field is looking for PMO to work on their client site based in Edinburgh. This is a long term project and the initial contract will run until the end of the year.

The role:

This role focuses on providing support across a large transformational programme, ensuring adherence to corporate governance standards.

The programme is now entering a critical stage of the delivery where implementation is expected to ramp up to meet the commitments of the Statement of Work and there is a requirement for an experienced PMO Lead to manage the administration and governance of the programme and enable the project management team to focus on the successful delivery.


  • Update & Manage corporate Planview system for Risks, Issues, Milestones & Status Reporting

  • Ensure programme league table performance is improved or maintained

  • No dates passed without an update

  • Risks & Issues are compliant with governance guidelines & matrixes

  • Overall status report & RAG is updated every week by deadline specified

  • Facilitate weekly programme meetings (scheduling, invites, actions & minutes)

  • Internal RAID review

  • Customer Facing RAID review

  • Delivery Leads status checkpoint meetings

  • Facilitate fortnightly Client programme meetings

  • Project Control Committee

  • Technical Forum

  • Minutes produced and published within 1 day of each meeting

  • Document Management

  • Maintain audit of all project documents on the corporate SharePoint sites

  • Ensure current document templates are being used & version controlled

  • Able to provide an audit on document lifecycle upon request

Required Skills

  • Understand project / programme governance (Prince qualified) terminology

  • Good interpersonal skills and stakeholder management

  • Experience of working on large programmes

  • Planview experience

  • Identify and execute continuous process improvement

  • Able to prepare business documentation to a high standard

  • Demonstrable planning capability

  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills

  • Self-motivated and comfortable working under pressure to deadlines

  • Proficient in all MS Office applications - particularly Access and Excel

  • Comfortable presenting and facilitating meetings and workshops

Not Essential

  • Budget management experience

  • Previous experience working on IT infra-structure project(s) in financial services

  • Exposure to data centre infrastructure, data migrations and EMC product

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