PMO / Portfolio Office / Programme office support

Recruiter
Reed Technology
Location
Kidlington
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PMO / Portfolio Office / Programme office support required for a prestigious organisation with offices in Oxfordshire. You will work alongside the PMO manager and provide a strategic overview of the IT portfolio to support the improvement of the planning and delivery processes, by proactively promoting programme and project methods and standards.

Key Accountability's:
* To develop and maintain the allocated Programme/Project Artefacts and ensure that they are complete, accurate, timely and comply with Best Practice
* Working across IT Department, and potentially other departments, to ensure that the programme/projects fit with the approved structure, are secure and can be operated managed and supported in a cost effective manner.
* To develop and implement plans, reports, documentation and other designated artefacts to collect and maintain consistent data, as requested by the PMO Manager. Implement agreed regular progress reporting mechanisms for all projects and thereby monitor the routine progress of projects, and assist the programme/project manager in the preparation of status reports
* Responsible for ensuring the quality of all artefacts within the programme/project. Carry out health checks on programmes and projects at any time during the lifecycle, as requested/directed by the PMO manager
* Provide direction to IT project resource, ensuring that the staff are valued and have the information they need to perform their roles effectively to support IT's delivery to the business.
* Develop & publish agreed specific and measurable project success criteria with the key programme stakeholders, as directed by the PMO Manager.

Skills required
* Good working knowledge of IT Project Management having worked within an IT project using an industry recognised approach such as PRINCE 2, including the following range of knowledge and skills:
* Knowledge in Budgets - Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the preparation and monitoring of budgets to minimise costs and ensure cost-effectiveness.
* Understanding in Programme Management - Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of a programme of projects and related activities through to the successful achievement of planned business benefits.
* Knowledge in Resource Allocation - The effective and efficient deployment of resources, including reassessment and reallocation in a dynamic multi-project environment, to achieve optimum results.
* Project Risk Management - The effective and efficient deployment of resources, including reassessment and reallocation in a dynamic multi-project environment, to achieve optimum results.
* Experience of PRINCE 2 project management methodology or equivalent methodologies.

If this role would be of interest to you, please apply with your most up-to-date CV and I will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.



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