IT PMO Manager

Location
England, London, Finchley
Salary
£57,000 - £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
25 May 2018
Ref
13913347/001
Contact
Tom Ferguson
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

IT PMO Manager

This role works in the Governance Team within the IT Department and its purpose is to administer change programmes and monitor projects such that cost, quality, plan, time, and benefits realisation are controlled and achieved.

The PMO Manager develops and implements best practices to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of IT and business change projects to stakeholders across the business.

Client Details

Leading multinational retail business

Description

The IT PMO Manager develops and implements best practices to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of IT and business change projects to stakeholders across the business.

PMO Manager Key Skills:

  • Ensure the successful implementation of the PMO's strategy, responsibilities, services and deliverables
  • Monitor, manage and refine / update funded services for project support
  • Manage the service of contractor timesheets and processing cross project recharges. Own and manage the related service account
  • Monitor Programme reporting and assist the Head of Project Portfolios in reporting to Senior Management
  • Establish frameworks and standards for Portfolio and Project Management
  • Manage and compile Portfolio related financial and KPI information
  • Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses to support business case development and the implementation of projects
  • Provide and maintain a capacity planning and resource tracking service across the Programme
  • Update and maintain the Risk Log, Action Log, Decisions Log, and Issue Register
  • Ensure the appropriate project benefits are identified, quantified and their realisation measured
  • Track financial reporting whilst ensuring that the programme and projects adhere to the corporate financial processes
  • Ensure cross-project dependencies are managed and the dependency log is accurately maintained
  • Provide a quality assurance role in line with defined Programme Management Office process
  • Line Manage PMO staff
  • Deputise for the Head of Governance when require
  • Provide Project planning, Milestone management, Scope management, Resource forecasting; Financial Management; Change Management across the project portfolio
  • Prepare regular status reporting to all levels of the business
  • Ensure efficient change control methods and process are utilised

Profile

The IT PMO Manager develops and implements best practices to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of IT and business change projects to stakeholders across the business.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Clarizen PPM, or implementation of a PPM tool
  • Experience of setting up & managing a PMO office
  • Experience of managing the complete lifecycle of a project with project teams of 2 to 15 people
  • Experience of project management using AGILE or PRINCE2 methodology (or equivalent) for medium to large sized projects
  • Strong skills in creating and maintaining project and programme plans, including risks, actions, issues, dependencies
  • Highly efficient in resource planning and tasks assignment
  • Knowledge of benefits and dependency mapping, risk management and resource planning
  • Highly proficient IT skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS project
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills for reports and presentations
  • Diplomatic ability to influence others at all levels of the business
  • Strong and demonstrated ability to build lasting relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience of Programme and project level financial management
  • Experience of defining and delivering benefits realisation for projects and programme
  • Training and coaching of Project Managers and PMO staff
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in efficient Change Management methods

Job Offer

60k to 65k + benefits

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