PMO Manager

East Midlands Region
£45000 - £55000 Per Annum
03 Sep 2014
01 Oct 2014
James Kirk
Job Level
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is currently looking for a PMO Manager to work in Crawley. The successful PMO Manager must have experience of setting up a PMO from scratch.

The PMO Manager will also have experience of implementing process improvements and ensure all governance is adhered to.

Job purpose
As Programme Office Manager this role will be responsible for the provision of support services to AGL projects and programmes and to provide guidance on portfolio, programme and project management processes, procedures, tools and documentation.

Key role responsibilities;

Project Standards
Recommend and implement project control solutions and templates for planning, scheduling and tracking projects
Provide guidance on project procedures, processes, tools and techniques.
Ensure standard project processes and procedures are followed by performing regular assessments of projects.

Track and report the status of all projects in the organisation based on updates from the project managers.
Standardise the way this information is compiled and reported to management
Provide a cross programme view on status, finance and change management.
Provide the capability to maintain and run reporting for Timetracker, the internal time sheet tracking system for BC&T

Project/Programme Support
Provide administrative support for programme or project control boards, project assurance teams and quality review meetings
Provide advice on the development, production and maintenance of all standard and non standard project documentation.
Facilitate the capturing of project requests (Project Briefs) and ensuring each request has sufficient information to assess the project.
Keeping an up-to-date repository of projects underway and requests pending review.
Provide process support to the project scoring and prioritisation process. Manage a BC&T resource capacity plan & resource forecast to help understand resource availability for projects
Provide support to manage the PO and invoicing process for Change & Delivery Team resources.

Team Responsibilities
To manage the Programme Office Support Team
To build the capability of the Programme Office Team
Involvement in development and improvement of the BC&T department

Skills, qualifications, expertise and experience
Experience of managing a Programme Office with sound understanding of a project lifecycle
Ideally trained in Project Management (Prince 2 Practitioner) although practical experience of managing projects highly valued.
Very strong planning, reporting and analysis skills required to systematically document and create useful tools that enable effective decision making.
Skilled and appropriate communicator at all levels being able to move easily between producing succinct and targeted written reports for Senior Managers to collaborative and supportive working with members of all wider teams to build common understanding and skills
Good people management skills with the ability to develop others and to impart knowledge and experience in an accessible and clear manner.
Demonstrable ability to create, implement and maintain best practice processes
MS Project, MS Office and Visio

Please apply for details.

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