My client urgently requires a PMO Manager to work at the client site in the North East.
Responsibilities *Provides visibility to the Transition and Transformation Lead on the T&T health using standard reporting tools *Assures and governs that any NoDs issued by leadership are adhered to by the T&T Lead and everyone within the T1 and T2 programs. Non-compliance to be flagged *Supports Transition and Transformation Lead with information in order to make decisions and take corrective actions *Escalates to Transition and Transformation Lead in case of program/projects slippage, conflicts/overlaps and identifies projects in trouble and assists with recovery and go to green plans *Directs T&T Lead, Project/Program managers to the project management lifecycle, processes, procedures and tools in line with TTM/Edge that support Program PMO and delivery *Provides support where required for the T&T Lead aligned to the PMO SOW *Ensure that each PMO member is trained/coached in every PM knowledge area e.g. risk management, schedule management etc., in order that each member can provide coverage for each other during vacation periods *Ensures regular weekly project review processes are in place and supports T&T governance covering: internal/external reports, Schedule status (including consolidated program schedule, critical path), top issues/risks and dependencies, deliverables, and financial status and change requests *Ensure that go to green actions are managed for any tasks/activities which are behind schedule (Amber/Red) using the BRAG in the schedule to drive this *Reviews the customer reporting with the T1/T2 Program Management team prior to distribution *Coordinates PMO activities with the PMO team and holds regular team meetings and status reviews
Key Professional Competencies *More than 5 years of experience in program/project management and leading teams - Expert Level and PMP Certified *Outstanding organizational and prioritization skills *Sound judgment in identifying value-adds through initiatives and relating this to customer needs *Management by influence and remote management skills (Ability to involve the relevant people, set the relevant goals, coordinate, motivate and influence a broad array of people from different organizations to achieve results) *Able to take new ideas through from concept to application with a sound understanding of the processes in between *Good at analysing complex issues and taking decisive action *Outstanding communication (both oral and written), negotiation skills across all levels of management (customer and in-house), with the ability to bring strong working relationships with internal/external stakeholders, but also able to manage conflict effectively *Ability to work effectively in diverse, foreign and multi-cultural environments *Ability to cope with peak workloads, short deadlines, and significant pressure *Experience of project analysis and structuring *Fluent in English (oral and written)
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
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