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PMO Manager

PIB Group
Gloucester, UK
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29 Nov 2020

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PMO Manager

We are currently recruiting for a PMO Manager to join our Business Change Delivery team based in Gloucester. This stand-alone, flexible working role would suit an all-rounded PMO Manager from a financial services background (insurance preferably). You will have excellent MS Excel skills, being able to create pivot tables, macros, charts and graphs.

As a PMO specialist, you will be very knowledgeable leading the governance and controls for a portfolio of system migrations and product launches- developing senior management board packs, creating and maintaining project life cycle templates and logs, managing and tracking project methodologies, covering project delivery updates, budgets, resource, risks and issues, quality and benefits.

You will have adept experience around portfolio finance, resource and capacity planning, being able to implement the correct resource to deliver multiple projects within timeframes.

As the business goes through an exciting growth period, there will be many opportunities to get involved in other exciting projects.

Location: Based in the centre of town, close to bus routes and Gloucester Train Station is just a 10-minute walk away.

About us:

As a company, PIB is a successful growing group of businesses across different elements of the insurance sector. The Group is growing rapidly both through acquisitions and by employing outstanding individuals with a wealth of knowledge and experience across the insurance market. For context, as a Group we have grown from £15m turnover in 2016 to over £120m in 2019 and we continue to expand from a wholly UK base to mainland Europe with trade reaching to Latin America.

This is an exciting time to join the PIB Group. Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that working together as one team across the Group is better for our customers, our businesses, and our employees.


You will be designing and implementing a PMO strategy to deliver a robust governance and controls framework,
You will create and maintain project lifecycle templates and logs,
You will be training and coaching of Business Change team, Project PMO and wider PIB employees to comply with governance framework,
You will provide quality assurance, monitoring compliance with the defined governance framework and challenge project PMO deliverables,
You will provide capacity planning and resource tracking across the portfolio of projects,
You will be budget cost tracking, forecasts and actuals, working with the designated Project Accountant,
You will develop senior management Board packs covering project delivery updates, budgets, resource, risks & issues, quality and benefits realisation,
You will manage Status Update reporting across all projects, reviewing submissions and providing guidance as required,
You will maintain portfolio level RAID and monitor completion of project level logs,
Promote and embed Project Request Process across the business divisions and support wider learning of document completion (Scope, ROI),
You will oversee project closure activities and maintain a centralised lesson learned log,
Monitor and report on benefits realisation post implementation as defined in the business case,


You will have a robust all-rounded experience as a PMO, with experience of every area within a PMO function,
You will be at an advanced level with MS Excel , with ability to produce pivot tables, macros charts and graphs and more,
You will have strong experience in managing budgets,
You will have financial services experience, ideally within insurance markets
Dealing with internal directors and seniors of the business, you will have highly effective communication and engagement skills at all levels, including C-Level Executives and will have a natural level of presence, influence and assertiveness,
You will be self-sufficient without the need to manage people but yourself,

Full Job Description available on request.

Further information
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that working together as one team across the Group is better for our customers, our businesses, and our employees, we offer excellent rates of pay, fantastic benefits and excellent career opportunities.

Our employee's success isn't measured on time spent in the office, so please talk to us about your flexible working needs. We have many sites across the UK, so whether this be working from home, logging on from another office or working part time then we would love to hear from you!

PIB Group is an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your application will be treated in the strictest confidence.

You may have experience of the following: PMO Manager, Project Manager, Portfolio Management, Business Information, Programme Management Office, PMO Lead, Financial Services etc
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