PROGRAMME/PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE MANAGER-HIGH VOLTAGE ENGINEERING
The PMO Manager will develop and maintain the definition of the standards of project management and process within the Programmes. Strive to standardise and introduce economies in the execution of projects. Act as the source of documentation, guidance and metrics on the practice of project management and execution to deliver the assurance of compliance with the programme Governance requirements. Support the successful delivery of programmes undertaken by the Programme and the wider team through effective facilitation, tracking and reporting. Assist with advising managers and teams on the best use of project management disciplines and approaches and act as the first point of contact for any programme management queries. Assist in the management of key initiatives and programmes supporting the strategic objectives of the organisation. Coordinate internal, external and management reporting activities.
Proven PMO/Project Analyst or Coordinator experience and detailed knowledge of project management.
In depth understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project management from a client perspective.
Proven experience in establishing a PMO, and embedding new processes and procedures.
Proven experience in providing service to internal stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes. In depth understanding of project delivery and acceptance processes within a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, sound judgment, assertiveness.
Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills with ability to conduct presentations comfortably to large groups.
Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills.
Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and presentation skills to communicate effectively.
Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures within specialty area.
Full driving license. Relevant tertiary qualification preferred. Project management certification e.g. PMP, APM, PRINCE 2 essential. Preference for APM or P30 qualified candidates.
Travel: This post may require travel as required.
Other Duties: Specialist projects as agreed with the line Manager to support the business requirements of the organisation. In addition, will be prepared to carry out any other reasonable duties.
Successful administration of programme management framework, processes, and tools. Collation of status reporting across multiple programmes and business functions.
Effective tracking and communication of programme and project status and metrics Support the creation, documentation and improvement of processes, procedures, and tools.
Assist and advise leaders, managers, and teams to the best use of project management disciplines and approaches within a fast-paced, high tech environment.
Act as a reference point for PMO queries and information and an advocate for best practices in project management.
Maintain processes to ensure programme and project management documentation, reports and plans are relevant, accurate and complete.
Track and report on portfolio, programme and project performance, providing a real-time, comprehensive, and prioritised view.
Develop and update the programme management framework and disciplines necessary to support a PMO.
Develop positive relationships with managers and staff to enable the PMO to provide support including facilitation, tracking and reporting on programmes, projects, and training.
Establish an effective PMO stakeholder management plan and implementation of the communication framework.
Share lessons learned and best practices across programmes, building relationships with stakeholders and brokering relationships at all levels.
Understand the deliverables of internal and external PMO customers and contribute to success through cooperative and collegial processes.
Develop and maintain a basic understanding of customer policies and procedures as relevant to processes.
£55-80,000 Depending on experience.
There are no specialist Health & Safety issues related to this role.
Permanent (unless otherwise stated in the job title above).
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