PMO Manager

James Fisher Marine Services
Lowestoft, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Who We Are

James Fisher and Sons Plc is a leading provider of innovative marine solutions and specialised engineering services worldwide in: oil and gas, nuclear, construction, defence, renewable energy and more.
James Fisher Marine Services, part of James Fisher & Sons Plc, combine in-house marine expertise, innovation and established commercial best practice to deliver integrated solutions for our customers.
JFMS specialises in project management, engineering and consultancy services for the marine renewable energy industry. Our experienced team of analysts, engineers, naval architects and master mariners we have built a successful track record supporting multiple high profile projects in offshore wind, wave and tidal energy.

Our Vacancy

The PMO Manager is accountable for the delivery of all project control functions & processes to support projects & business delivery. Measures of success are Value added strong base of Project managers to meet the business delivery, rationalisation & standardisation of processes & reporting, forecast scheduling and resource management to meet project requirements, live cost management to clearly understand performance against budgets, fully integrated document control system, internal & external customer satisfaction.

PMO Manager provides
  • Working with bid teams to provide costs & schedule for projects and determine requirements, including exclusions and assumptions.
  • Owning the project controls process to ensure that robust cost estimates are included in as-sold models.
  • Reviewing margin and cash flow analysis.
  • Validating project schedules to meet the requirements of the tender.
  • Developing project risk matrices.
  • Develop planning resource requirements, project milestones and deliverables as agreed with Project Managers.
  • Translating as-sold cost models into viable project budgets and developing a cost base for the project as agreed with Project Managers.
  • Input into key planning documents such as Project Execution Plans, Risk Register, Delivery Schedule, etc.
  • Generating resourced and costed schedules of work as agreed with Project Managers.
  • Risk assessment and mitigation plans.
  • Develop document control processes and MDR's to support the overall scheduling key milestones and delivery
  • Support Project Managers in tracking and controlling of the project.
  • Provide mentoring and support training to develop Project Managers & co-ordinators
  • Controlling project costs through cost engineering and accounts
  • Reporting internally on project performance.
  • Tracking and reporting internally on the financial performance of the project including spend profiles, budgeted and earned values, forecasted cost to completion (and review with customers).
  • Management of payment certificates / Applications for Payment and invoices to allow for positive cash performance.
  • Manage change control throughout the project including Variation Orders.
  • Managing the project team.
  • Risk management of the projects
  • Key customer interface for the project including contractual change control, customer reporting and progress meetings.
  • Planning/managing contract close-out review meetings with Project Managers.
  • Devolvement of Lessons Learned related to Project to allow for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure all key Lessons Learnt are feed back into the business teams
  • Ensuring compliance with company HSE & Quality Policy and procedures.
  • Flow-down of quality requirements to external suppliers.
  • Preparation of Quality Plans.
  • Ensuring Lifetime Quality Records are complete and archived.

Skills & Competencies
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience of managing complex, high value and/or high risk projects, preferably within the marine, oil & gas or highly regulated industry.
  • Senior experience in a marine, engineering or construction environment.
  • Proven experience in contract change management.
  • Extensive risk management experience.
  • Substantial contractual understanding, particularly FIDIC / NEC3 / LOGIC.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Commercially focused and financially literate.
  • Proven team leadership and motivational skills.
  • Excellent written, numerical and communication skills.

  • Tertiary engineering/technical qualification such as HNC, degree or equivalent experience.
UK driving licence.
Contract Type - Permanent / full-time

Our Rewards & Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and excellent rewards, for what our employees consider to be really rewarding work.
This includes a number of core and voluntary benefits such as: 23 days annual leave, increasing to 25 after 5 years' service, plus 8 bank holidays, pension scheme, life assurance, share save scheme, Simplyhealth plan, eyesight tests and cycle to work scheme.

James Fisher and Sons plc and all subsidiary businesses are committed to creating a diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. For further information on the James Fisher group please visit .

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