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Junior PMO Manager

  • Salary: £180 - £220 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 14/03/2017
  • Job reference: J363351A
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client, a leading Insurance organisation, is looking for a Junior PMO Manager to join their team.

This is a contract position based in Bolton running for an initial 3 months.

Main responsibilities:

  • Provide project management and administrative support to the Programme Manager, Functional Lead and Workstream leads / SMEs.
  • Create and maintain detailed Programme work plan (MS Project) identifying and sequencing activities needed for project completion
  • Tracking and periodic review / adjustments of the programme schedule with work stream leads for successful completion
  • Develop and maintain Programme documentation (Programme RAID Log, MoM, management reports, etc.)
  • Help enforce the established Programme governance
  • Support the budget tracking process by monitoring actual project spend against forecast
  • Maintain close relationship with programme managers, project managers and SMEs to provide project Planning and Governance support
  • Ensure good documentation storage and provide version control for all project documents
  • Liaise with the various workstreams and the PMO team to ensure clear visibility of plans and dependencies known to all parties
  • Collate project updates from all parties for reporting purposes
  • Facilitate and coordinate programme meetings

Key Skills:

  • Change management
  • Resource planning / forecasting and management
  • Delivery focussed
  • Stakeholder management
  • Vendor management
  • Governance processes and best practices
  • Reporting and RAID management
  • Budget tracking

Methodologies:

Agile, Prince2, Waterfall

Technical Skills:

Strong MS Project, Strong PowerPoint , Strong documentation and administrative skills

Desirable:

Understanding of Cloud Technology, HR Transformation

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. For more information please contact Gemma Grayson on 0161 924 3949.

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