PMO Analyst

  • Location:

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits

  • Job ref:

    BBBH112027_1570705215

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Start date:

    ASAP

PMO Analyst

Location: Telford

We have an opportunity for a 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 Sheffield. 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.

The Role

A PMO Analyst is critical player in the project management cycle who works closely with Engagement Managers. The PMO Analyst role is to support the EM to ensure that projects/services stay on track and on budget, taking appropriate action to overcome difficulties. A key aspect is to analyse data and project information to identify issues, trends and opportunities to help guide decision-making.

Tasks

  • RAID: knowledge of Risks, Assumptions, Issues & Dependencies management on engagements. Be able to identify RAID items and take appropriate mitigations/actions.
  • Finance: support the EMs through the month end process. Help with Actuals, Forecasts & Budgets using a variety of tools, techniques & reports with an emphasis on attention to detail. Understand the basic commercials that underpin the project/service.
  • Quality: support the EM in delivering customer requirements to Blue Book & UPM standards (eg. providing input/review of Project Governance Plans (PGP), audit support and conducting project reviews) Produce and analyse various reports/dashboards adhering to account standards and deadlines.
  • Change Management: understand and participate in Change Control activity (eg. receipt, distribution & pricing of Change Requests, Proposals and associated impacts)
  • Capacity Planning: support resource allocation between projects. Provide intelligent insights and support the process of Capacity Planning for various teams.
  • Planning: work with other team members to ensure appropriate project plans are created and maintained. Contribute to project progress meetings, providing inputs and where appropriate capturing actions.
  • Community: be an active member and contribute to the success of your PMO community. This could be identifying improvement opportunities, sharing knowledge and/or developing other community members.

Technical Skills

  • ISEB Programme & Project Support Office (PPSO) Foundation or equivalent (or willingness to study for same)
  • Stakeholder Management
  • competent user of MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint & Outlook.
  • Proficient user of N2K, GFS, EM Portal, CBOS SelfService & Resource Register.
  • Business Objects, JIRA, OWB & MS Project (desirable)
  • Have an understanding of Project Management methodologies and associated tools knowledge (eg project finances & planning)

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. For more information, please contact Gemma Grayson via

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