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Bicester   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • pmo manager, it projects
  • pmo, project manager

About Our Client

Leading professional organisation

Job Description

PMO Manager IT Projects job summary.

The PMO Manager is a member of the IT Projects and Governance Team. The PMO Manager will pre-dominantly focus on manging the overall programme portfolio, ensuring governance & control over the project & programmes plans, overall programme reporting, RAID assessment and preparing steering group packs.

The PMO Manager will provide support & guidance to the project management team and IT Senior Leadership team and will ensure that:

  • The multi-million pound Transformation programme is properly governed
  • Projects observe the appropriate project management standards and levels of consistency
  • Standards / processes are established across the entire Project and Programme Management discipline

The PMO Manager will be the SME in this area, supporting the IT Team with queries or any required training to ensure standards are understood, followed and quality is consistently high.

Key Skills PMO Manager-

Project Management Certification (PMP, P3O, APM or Prince 2), with competency / experience in the following areas:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience working in an IT PMO role
  • Possesses good understanding of all the main areas of PMO management, project management, and programme management
  • Experience in transformational / change management projects
  • Experience working with cross functional teams
  • Ability to effectively chair team meetings, subcommittees / task-forces of Project Teams
  • An ability to map out and understand complex, interdependent issues
  • Demonstrated management skills including prioritisation and delegation of Project Team-related activities
  • Demonstrated effective communications skills both written and oral coupled with the ability to tailor to any one of a wide variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated soft skills in effectively delivering tasks in a matrix environment, ability to influence and effectively progress/chase specific project related issues
  • Ability to work with Project Team to identify creative solutions to specific project-related issues
  • Supreme attention to detail including tenacity to follow up/follow through on actions and deliverables
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills including MS Powerpoint, MS Project, MS Excel and MS Visio applications

The Successful Applicant

PMO Manager - IT Projects

  • Highly motivated with excellent communication skills, able to integrate well at all levels
  • A professional and flexible attitude while multi-tasking at an extremely fast pace
  • High levels of personal energy and an ability to energise others
  • A strong customer led, work ethic and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Maintain complete confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to promote IT services to the end customer
  • Ability to anticipate and manage conflicts
  • Seeks to understand and support change

What's on Offer

45k to 50k

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