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PMO Lead

Job Description

We're hiring a PMO Lead, whose role is multi-faceted, dealing with internal stakeholders of all levels, managing an established experienced team, governance on multiple projects and highlighting issues.

The role will suit someone who is proactive, diligent, process orientated, comfortable working to deadlines and who thrives in an environment of change.

Your responsibilities:

  • Management on multiple issues and projects

  • Support Head of PMO on various tasks and projects

  • Design and establish governance processes, forums and supporting artefacts across Test Supply Chain

  • Maintain governance and delivery cadence across the team, determining efficient inputs and outputs

  • Attend governance forums within the team and appropriately challenge senior team members to help identify issues and blockers or affirm status

  • High standard of reporting at both product and programme level, with overall aim of creating a flow of data to reduce time to produce

  • Implement effective change control process and tracking / storage of governance artefacts

You'll need:

  • Leadership qualities, people manager and relationship builder.

  • Proven experience of setting up and managing PMO processes (both in Agile and Waterfall environments) and implementing appropriate processes to support.

  • Advanced in-depth professional knowledge of PMO functions such as financial management, resourcing, RAID, Reporting, Change Control and Planning acquired through training and experience over an extended period.

  • Strong professional knowledge of traditional project, programme and product management methods and techniques (e.g., PRINCE2)

  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft toolset and ability to create high quality outputs in Excel, PowerPoint and Word including advanced formulas.

  • Extensive analytical skills

  • Excellent communication & influencing skills

  • Ability to articulate vision, engage stakeholders, and provide technical leadership.

  • Setting direction and taking ownership for deliverables.