Head of PMO

Head of PMO

Permanent

Job Reference: 21-00119

£70,000 - £74,000 Per Year


Head of PMO. 
 
  This is a rare opportunity to joining an organisation with a social purpose. This thriving organisation is recognised in its sector as forward-thinking in its approach and that has a sense of purpose and can provide you with a challenging and varied Head of PMO role. No two days will be the same! 
 
THE ROLE.  As the Head of PMO you will support the Director of Programmes, Business Change in managing a change portfolio delivering agreed business priorities ensuring appropriate controls, tracking and reporting frameworks are in place to reduce risk, manage quality and maximise benefits realisation.   

Working with Project and Programme Managers and other key stakeholders you will ensure change delivery standards are understood and adhered to, while developing best practices to ensure change delivery frameworks adapt to business needs. 
 
You will manage and compile Portfolio related financial and KPI information to ensure finances are well managed within Programmes and work with Finance teams to prepare and present cost-benefit analysis to support business case development and the implementation of projects.  
 
You will provide and maintain a capacity planning and resource tracking service across the Portfolio and update and maintain the Portfolio Risk, Action, Decisions Logs, and Issue Register. If that wasn’t enough you will define and embed project control and governance and provide portfolio-level planning, milestone management, scope management, resource forecasting, financial management, change management as well! 
 
Title:                        Head of PMO. 
Location:                  West Midlands / Remote Working. 
Salary:                     c£70,000 pa + benefits.  
Duration:                  Permanent. 
Start Date:                ASAP. 
 
ABOUT YOU.  You will need proven experience of managing a PMO, proactively working as part of the team with experience of developing and embedding change management methodologies (embracing Agile & PRiNCE 2), including governance processes for projects. You will use your practical knowledge of benefits management including experience in embedding and delivering benefits realisation for projects and programmes. 
 
With a proven track record for lifecycle management of projects within the portfolio – effective start, controls during delivery and controlled close down of projects, you will need experience of financial management and processes at all levels including Capex and Opex, budget setting and management
 
It is a given you will have experience of successfully delivered projects (small/medium/large) and excellent written/oral communication skills, able to communicate at all levels and can demonstrate the ability to build lasting relationships with key stakeholders and to influence at all levels. 
 
NEXT STEPS. Interested? To learn about this exciting role in a dynamic organisation that will offer a challenge in a supportive environment, please call Simon or Laura on 01566 776 888 or email [email protected]
 
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