PMO Manager

Posted 18 July by Dimensions Specialist Recruitment
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Even during these unprecedented times, my client a global leading financial services organisation is still very much "business as usual". Staff already had the option to work on more of a flexible/remote basis prior to Covid and this is something that will carry on when office restrictions are lifted.

Due to ongoing developments they are now seeking a PMO Manager within their Change and Business Management team. This is an area that thinks and acts strategically, using data-driven insights to provide support for a large portfolio of change programmes. This is a varied role that will require you to have the ability to think outside the predefined box, you will have a global focus that will require collaboration with Portfolio Directors and all areas of the Business including Operations, Finance, Compliance, Risk and other functions.

As one of the PMO Managers, you will be expected to own PMO activities for a number of change programmes that will involve:

  • Working with the Programme Manager and senior leaders to ensure the programme’s governance framework is fit for purpose, including planning key meetings and workshops
  • Coordinating and/or delivering agendas and supporting materials for senior forums, including the programme’s Steering Committee
  • Assisting workstream leads & project managers across the area of business using and adhering to the governance framework
  • Driving regular, concise and high-quality reporting on the programme
  • Providing support for resourcing and prioritisation decision-making, as well as for the management of programme level risks and issues and further supporting the identification and management of dependencies between the programme and other initiatives
  • Supporting the Programme Manager in managing the programme’s goals, finances and resources

Due to the nature of the role, there is an expectation that you possess at a proven understanding of the fundamentals that make up a PMO, including overall governance, quality assurance, reporting, risk management and resource tracking and experience in creating management information at executive and programme level, including experience of preparing papers at steering committee level and above.

Additionally is also essential you possess excellent stakeholder management/communication skills, a high degree of proficiency in MS PowerPoint and Excel including ability to develop clear, concise & compelling story lines, an analytical approach and problem solving skills - ability to analyse data (qualitative & quantitative) and whose experience also includes working with cross cultural teams across the globe in project based environment

Full details including the remuneration and benefits package that includes bonus potential, non-contributory pensions and free parking (when in office) are available on application.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Governance
  • Steering
  • PMO
  • Change Programmes

Reference: 43000880

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