PMO Lead - 6 month contract - £550 pd Inside IR35

PMO Lead - 6 month contract - £550 pd Inside IR35
  • £500 - £550 per Day
  • Contract
  • Reading, Berkshire, England, UK Reading Berkshire GBR RG1 3JH
Job Ref: BBBH135109
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 12 September 2023

PMO Lead

6 month contract

£550 per day, inside IR35


Hybrid role - occasional travel to the office depending on workshops etc.

The PMO Lead role combines specific Programme Management Office delivery responsibility with the management and development of planning, reporting, change control, document management & resource demand management.

Skills / Experience

* Be familiar with structured project management methodologies and a good understanding of the end-to-end project delivery lifecycle. * Be able to effectively and accurately track a high number of projects simultaneously. * Have a good working knowledge of key project processes, including status reporting, budgeting and estimating, planning, dependency management, risk and issue management, quality gates and change management. * Excellent time management skills; able to effectively plans own and others' time. * Demonstrate a strong technical knowledge encompassing processes, tools and techniques. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project. * Excellent personal effectiveness, managing own workload and that of junior staff. * Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial. * Have a flexible approach with the ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines and/or changing priorities. * Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating, with the ability to create a high-performance environment. * Demonstrate a positive, flexible approach towards the implementation of new initiatives. * Excellent organisational skills. * Strong written and oral communication skills. * Be highly motivated and able to work on own initiative. * Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Key Accountabilities * Assisting in the development of project management methods, systems, tools and techniques Implementation of support processes for PMO. * Accountable for the submission of consolidated progress reports into governance boards to agreed reporting timetable. * Monitor the portfolio of projects and programmes from inception to closure, ensuring that the delivery is on time, within budget, minimising potential risks and assessing to make sure it meets all strategic objectives. * Highlight any deviation from baselined milestones or agreed budget. * Proactive risk and issue management, including escalation of cross-programme and operational risks. * Capacity management * Oversees the development and performance management of the PMO team in line with the goals of the PMO manager. * Supports and coaches Project and Programme Managers with all aspects of project and programme delivery, including planning and forecasting, risk and issue management, dependency management, and reporting. * Coaching and mentoring the PMO team. * Leads project end-of-stage reviews. * Delegates for the PMO Manager when required.

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12/10/2023 08:25:20
GBP 500 550 Day
Contact Consultant:
Nikki Deakin

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