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Defence Division
01782 203040
£200 - £300 per day
13-01-2022 09:40 AM
PMO - 6 months - inside IR35 - Glasgow/Remote

Our client is looking for Project Management Officer responsible for providing PMO support services to complex customer contracts. It helps reduce risk, improve the probability of a successful delivery, improve customer satisfaction and supports senior Programme & Project managers. It ensures that we provide a mature set of services, including governance, reporting, risk and issue, dependency and obligation management.


* Set up or work with in existing governance structure for Risk and Issues, Planning Dependency and Milestone Management, Financial Management, Content and Documentation, reporting internal and external.

* Work closely with Project Managers to ensure that project reporting deadlines are met, and project documents are updated accurately, stored on the relevant public/team folders and reflect accurate status ensuring clear understanding of progress for open/live projects.

* Provision of reports to support the project management process, including status reports/updates to the customer

* Creation and ownership of the project RAID log.

* Creation and ownership of any other project or programme related trackers used for reporting to key stakeholders both internally and externally

* Follow up action logs where appropriate with project team members.

* Schedule delivery resource in line with agreed plans for implementation and provide clear work instructions to those resources (internal or external 3rd parties) to facilitate smooth delivery and minimise revisits or additional internal costs

* Provide accurate commercial forecasting using the designated reporting tools

* Track and monitor the progress and quality of work being performed by the assigned Project team to ensure projects delivered to time, cost and quality tolerances including the timely provision of any document deliverables.

* Use project scheduling and control tools to create and monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures for internal and external resource

* Keep the Project Manager (PM) and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations

* Participation in Gateway reviews including Project closure and lessons learnt review to determine any corrective actions that could be taken to improve future programme/project delivery in terms of cost, quality and customer satisfaction.

* Able to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders (at peer level) to carry out the functions of the role. Maintain close liaison and strong relationships with key stakeholders in the operation of project delivery

* Great attention to detail and willingness to work within a fast paced and demanding environment.

* Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. Microsoft Project skills also desirable but not essential.

* Knowledge of Programme and Project Management, Service Management and Design (desirable).

* An externally recognised qualification, such as PRINCE2 or equivalent would be desirable.

* Maintain high standards of quality of work, personal conduct and punctuality at all times.

Experience you would be expected to have:

Team coach
Commercial thinker
Solution focused achiever
Experience of working within a matrix environment
Experience of working within a project management, service management or design environment

Please send in an up-to-date CV

LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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