Head of PMO

Gregory Martin International Limited
Christchurch, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of PMO

Our client is recruiting for a PMO Director / Head of PMO to be accountable for and the development of the PMO function including governance, planning, reporting, change control, quality, risk management, project initiation, resource management and key performance indicators. This position reports directly into the General Manager and has roughly 8 direct reports. Ideally the candidate should have MOD program experience and / or Aerospace Engineering. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team working to drive effective decision-making, accountability and oversight across the portfolio of projects/programmes is essential along with embedding robust standards and developing and maturing the portfolio through performance management and continuous improvement. You will have responsibility for the provision of an effective function serving the broad needs of the business, across the scope of service delivery contract programmes, business change projects, and green belt continuous improvement projects. You will ensure mandated corporate policies and governance processes are effectively applied across the business. The role will be based at Christchurch but will be require occasional travel to other business locations. The salary is very competitive plus bonus and excellent benefits

As a PMO Director your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Experience of project managing bids and mobilisation of new contracts.

Accredited Programme or Project Management qualification (e.g. PMP/PgMP, MSP)

Demonstrable experience leading a Project Management Office - ideally in a defence, aerospace, engineering or manufacturing business.

Developing Planners and wider project support function (e.g. Risk Management) for Project/Program managers.

Highly process oriented and Continuous Improvement methodology (Lean Six) highly desirable.

Strong background in Project Management with demonstrable background in managing high value, complex projects.

Demonstrable leadership and staff development background

Keywords: PMO, Project Management, MOD, Defence, Aerospace, PMP, PgMP, MSP, Bids, Contracts, Quality, Risk, planning, Reporting, Change

Head of PMO

Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Salary: very competitive plus bonus and excellent benefits

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