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 Business Change division. This is an area that support the delivery of their business change roadmap and who, as a team directly manage the delivery of strategic programme & projects and provide central support for the broad change portfolio.
As one of the PMO Managers, you will support the planning, governance, and control of their Transformation Portfolio, a multi-year, wide-ranging set of projects to ultimately transform the operating model and simplify architecture. Key aspects of this role involve working with stakeholders to ensure the governance framework is appropriate and effective, including coordinating and preparing for senior decision-making forums. This will involve working closely with many areas of the business including Operations, Technology and Propositions, as well as driving forward the broader communication across the business to provide updates on key initiatives. Furthermore, you will fully responsible for:
- Defining and embedding project & programme management processes and standards across the transformation portfolio, and making sure projects comply with company-wide standards/change management framework
- Providing services such as planning, scheduling, quality management, resourcing, risk assessment and project/ programme reporting.
- Providing support for resourcing and prioritisation decision-making and building relationships with colleagues to facilitate the achievement of programme/ project goals
- Supporting the Programme Management in managing the programme’s goals, finances and resources, as well as with wider programme communications
Due to the nature of the role, there is an expectation that you possess proven experience in a PMO role, together with proven Change Management experience, as well a knowledge of project methodologies including Agile & Waterfall type project/ programme management and control tasks and further experience that includes project planning, project reporting and the active management of project risks and issues, and quality management
This is a very brief description and 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.