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Lead PMO Analyst

  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 03/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89518

Lead PMO Analyst - Large Transformation / Change management experience, Stakeholder Management, Project Management

We have an opportunity for a Lead PMO Analyst to join Experis on a permanent basis. You will be working as part of our Employed Consultant team, on site with a multi-national technology company based in Central London. This is a chance to be part of an award-winning organisation whose key priority is investing in its people.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Team Overview

The Program Management Office (PMO) team supports our goals by creating and maintaining a clear view of progress on our deployment of the new customer engagement model and organisational structure globally. The PMO also provides actionable intelligence upon which to make decisions. It establishes the core processes and frameworks for operating and reporting within GTM. The team works in partnership with other business units across GTM, including Human Resources and Finance partners, to achieve this aim.

The PMO plays a central role in determining GTM Transformation programme health and deployment success, as well as managing governance and delivery frameworks.

Role Summary:

The role will report to the Global GTM Transformation Programme Lead, and work in close partnership with the Global Head of GTM Transformation using their knowledge and skills to help manage the overall portfolio demand, transparency on delivery, risk and issue profiling, benefits management and resource management.

As a member of the team, you will need to partner with the regional stakeholders within the GTM Transformation core team and regional Change Networks to ensure the overall planning is managed on a weekly basis and resources are aligned to the priorities. In addition, ensure adherence to programme governance, delivery frameworks, tooling and overall transparency of the programme.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Analyse portfolio and project performance
  • Ensure delivery prioritization of initiatives aligns to business priorities for the investment portfolio
  • Management of the projects/portfolio risk with macro level planning and change management controls
  • Ensure delivery of planning on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Management of overall portfolio health
  • Contribute throughout the operating rhythm, reporting and planning activities
  • Partner strongly with Business Operations Business Partners and Portfolio Directors to ensure alignment
  • Drive transparency and clarity of information
  • Support business planning in collaboration with other Technology functions and stakeholders
  • Drive efficiencies and effectiveness in the overall delivery framework
  • Drive resource and demand planning for the overall portfolio
  • Drive KPI and benefits tracking, risk and issue reporting and management

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • Positive presence and good influencing skills
  • Strong on execution to deliver high quality information to demanding deadlines
  • Highly analytical with attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build close relationships and interact with colleagues at various levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize information and present succinctly
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities with partners and stakeholders in a professional manner
  • Creativity and innovation: Continuously maintain an innovative mindset whist operating with a set of defined internal and external communication processes
  • Reporting and data analysis; able to visually represent data and processes in an easy to understand manner
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience working on a transformation or change management programme

It is essential that the candidate has prior PMO experience, and possibly business operations experience gained through a similar role, preferably within Technology delivery, and that they can work autonomously.

Desired Skills/Experience Required:

  • Experience of Portfolio & Project Management (PPM) Tools, and preferably Workfront
  • Prior experience in supporting C-level executives
  • Current experience in reviewing and transforming processes in a complex environment
  • Previous experience in Project Management, methodology and governance an asset
  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters
  • Strong Technical background
  • Prior experience of JIRA tools

Education/ Certifications:

  • PMP or Prince2 preferred

Suitable Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance.

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