PMO Manager Global FMCG Business

Recruiter
Investigo
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1196629885
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PMO Manager

Our client is a London based FTSE 100 organisation that currently are seeking to appoint a PMO Manager

with experience of working on business transformation projects.

This role has been newly created due to a high number of change projects the transformation team are currently supporting the business with.

The PMO Manager will report into the Business Change Programme Director and will lead the overall programme management activities for the UK&I Change programmes and projects to ensure successful delivery of the change agenda through best practice, quality assurance and driving control within the change methodologies and framework.

As the PMO Manager, you will deliver on the following:
  • Lead the establishment and sustainability of a programme governance framework to ensure that all investments in change activity are agreed with the appropriate people/forums and that the delivery programme remains aligned with the strategic objectives and ambitions of the business
  • Lead the implementation of suitable change methodologies and drive 'best practise, and adoption across the business change and broader programme teams
  • Ownership and full understanding of in-programme and cross-programme dependencies and work with the programme managers to minimise the risk of these causing delays
  • Accountable for the ongoing management of the resourcing pipeline and staffing process for internal, external and contract/consultant recruitment and deployment
  • Working collaboratively with Finance to ensure there is independent and transparent allocation and reporting of business investment, spend and benefits realisation
  • Effectively report and communicate progress in delivering the programmes of change to internal stakeholders
  • Develop high performing teams, with strong knowledge management, who work in collaboration with the business to effectively realise its strategic ambitions

To be successful in the role you will have the following experience:
  • Similar experience (Portfolio, Programme & Project Management) gained within a major FTSE 250 organisation or comparable organisation or has experience of delivering the requirements of this role across multiple clients as a member of a top tier professional services (consulting) firm.
  • Ideally a background of working within a fast-paced, consumer focused organisation.
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) or Prince2 or Project Management Professional (PMP) Qualification - desirable
  • Strong influencing and communication skills
  • Excellent Stakeholder management & networking skills, across multiple functions, business units, external stakeholders

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