PMO Consultant

Kinect Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

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Technology & New Media
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PMO Consultant

Location: Bristol

Salary: flexible depending on experience

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting Portfolios, Programmes and Projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you - from reduced weeks or compressed hours, to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

In your role you will be working with our clients, suppliers and teams to enable and achieve maximum benefits from digital transformation and innovative operations. You will provide advice and assistance to support adherence to portfolio, programme and project processes, using influence to work with a range of stakeholders to agree appropriate governance, alongside the following:

* Leading in knowledge sharing activities with a view to developing continuous improvement to services that provide to their clients

* Providing advice and guidance to the client in the appropriate delivery approach and its application

* Advice and support to Planning, including development and updates to Schedules

* Financial management

* Risk and Issue lifecycle management and maintenance

* Project controls implementation and assurance

* Communications planning, delivery and maintenance

* Reporting and key management information assurance

* Mentoring and Coaching to other staff

* Team leadership/ Line management experience is desirable

Your purpose

The successful candidate will excel at working alongside clients, affecting change and delivering to a high standard in their environments. It is essential you possess well developed written and verbal communication skills and can demonstrate strong stakeholder skills or have consultancy experience. At times you may have competing priorities therefore good time management and prioritisation skills are essential.

We are looking for someone who has experience of the following:

* Working in a project delivery environment or PMO with a good understanding of structured and agile frameworks & methodologies (e.g. APMP, PRINCE2, SAFe, MSP)

* Ability to identify and analyse problems to recommend actions to clients, communicating both to key stakeholders and presenting information through reports, dashboards and slides as appropriate

* Ability to build relationships with immediate contacts

* Agile awareness and a solid understanding and experience of one or more project and programme management methodologies (e.g. Planning Increments, SCRUM, Kanban)

* Project planning, Scheduling, monitoring and reporting, with P6, Microsoft Project or JIRA experience desirable

* Risk and Issue management

* Project Controls

* Requirements management

* Working knowledge of commercial and financial processes and ability to report financial data would be advantageous

* Governance/ process design and implementation based on client requirements


This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

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