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PMO Manager - London

Type: Fixed Term Contract Full-Time
Duration: 6 Months
Salary: £70,000 to £75,000 pa
Benefits: DoA
Job Ref: LC2463
A global publishing company are looking for a talented and experienced PMO Manager. As a PMO Manager you will supporting a diverse group of projects and programmers in the portfolio. The successful PMO Manager will be repowering into the Head of Business Improvement and operating as part of a wider business team.
Role and Responsibilities
As the PMO Manager your responsibilities include:

• Monitor the risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies
• Ensure projects are effectively planned, controlled and managed to agreed time and budget
• Provide an assurance role for the larger, strategic programmes
• Leading the PMO hub to provide reporting and support to projects / programmes across the portfolio
• Have an understanding of the objectives of all programmes and projects in the portfolio
• Act as a champion for the programme / project standards, lifecycle governance and gating
• Ensure the PMO is constantly updating its tools, templates, governance and reporting so that the maturity of service offered continues to build within the organisation
• Provide pastoral care, line management support and cultural development for the small PMO team

Skill Set
Essential skills for the PMO Manager:

• Proven ability to priorities workload effectively in line with business priorities and possessing a “Can do” attitude – willing to turn a hand to whatever task is required
• In depth knowledge and experience of the project lifecycles / governance and best practice such as P30, Prince 2, MSP
• Project reporting, risks and issues reporting, dependency management
• Proficient use of excel spreadsheets including; SUM, COUNT, IF, VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, insert list, standard excel charts
• Expert SharePoint user with extensive experience using and manipulating lists for the management of large amounts of data and analysis and reporting from this
• Competent in other Microsoft tools
• Excellent communicator and able to build relationships by communicating, influencing and negotiating effectively with business heads, senior managers, third party consultants and technical experts across the business
• Work to a high degree of accuracy with very good attention to detail and an analytical yet pragmatic approach to problem solving
• Delivery focused with the ability to quickly understand the requirements of the task in hand and produce a quality result first time
• Team player and showing a dynamic approach to working and supporting the team and contributing to the portfolio office team discussions
• Organised and proactive with a track record of taking the initiative and seeing ideas through to successful delivery

Apply below or to find out more information about the PMO Manager job, contact Louis Collins on louis.collins@opiliorecruitment.co.uk or call 020 7183 7145 quoting the reference LC2463.

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Louis Collins

Louis Collins

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Louis specialises in: Desktop Migration, Data Analysts, Infrastructure, Technical Support, Test Engineers, Technical Sales & Account Management

E: louis.collins@opiliorecruitment.co.uk
T: 020 7183 7145

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