Programme Office Manager

Cooper Lomaz Recruitment
Milton Keynes
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title- Programme Office Manager
Location- Milton Keynes
Salary- £50,000-£65,000

The Successful candidate will have experience supporting software projects and/or asset finance experience.

My client, a global leading software company are looking for an experienced Programme Office Manager to joining their team!

Requirements of the role;
Lead, motivate and manage the performance of the PMO team, to deliver a professional, customer focused and high performing service.
Line Manage the PMO Administrator.
Establish, maintain and continually improve PMO methods and standards across the Programme, ensuring effective buy-in of key stakeholders.
Define and implement quality management processes to the team s activities, e.g. ensuring processes, procedures, metrics etc are of high quality and fit for purpose.
Ensure that the company's project delivery methodology, standards, processes and tools are successfully implemented.
Ensure project milestones, risks and issues are monitored and reported on through the established processes and assist the COO in reporting to Senior Management.
Develop and maintain professional credible relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
Provide and maintain a capacity planning/ resource management and utilisation service across all projects/products.
Roll out the capacity planning, resource management & reporting and risks & issues reporting processes to our global offices.
Compile a monthly management report that provides executive/senior management with a consolidated view of project status, key metrics, KPIs, resource utilisation and capacity views/plans & other management information at a programme/project level as required.
Work with the WCG Quality Assurance Manager to report on Programme/Project Defects tracking.
Coordinate project closure to distil good practice and ensure lessons learned are logged.
Provide training and guidance to Programme in use of PMO procedures and best practices.
Continually review the service provided to Programme team to ensure it meets the team s requirements and is fit for purpose, facilitating their daily workload.
Assist the Programme Management Administrator in the administration of a number of our tools, e.g. Financial Tracking, Professional Development, Sharepoint.

Skill Requirements;
Excellent Communication Skills- Verbal and Written
Demonstrable Project Management experience- possible supported by PRINCE2 Foundation
Experience of working in a PMO office.
Knowledge of project management using PRINCE2 methodology (or equivalent) of medium to large sized projects.
Expertise in resource management and capacity planning.
Knowledge of issue and risk management.
Strong team player with excellent relationship building skills working with all levels of programme team and executive committee.
Outstanding attention to detail.
IT skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint, MS Project (or other planning tool)

This is an urgent requirement, suitable candidates should apply immediately for consideration!