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PMO Specialist

Job Introduction

To support the UK Funds PCMO in:

  • providing governance, portfolio, programme and project management control across the UK Funds Change Portfolio

Role Responsibility

  • Own delivery metrics and identify opportunities to enhance metrics to improve decision making across the end to end delivery cycle including post live reporting
  • Carry out ad hoc analysis of metrics as required; providing insights/trends and recommendations
  • Run Quality Gate Reviews, Lessons Learned and Post Implementation Reviews (PIRs)
  • Develop, drive and implement continuous improvement plans to achieve realisation of benefits; lead change initiatives as required
  • Across the department provide coaching, mentoring and training on PMO controls, DST’s Enterprise Change Framework and Project Management practices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve risks and issues as required
  • Review and validate content of DST’s Enterprise Change Framework artefacts recommending changes as required
  • Ensure consistency of governance, reporting and control disciplines across UK Funds Change Management
  • Lead workshops and meetings to drive required outcomes
  • Carry out stakeholder management across portfolio and wider stakeholders within DST
     

The Ideal Candidate

  • Understands and has practical experience of projects 
  • Confident, assertive with the ability to influence those who are not direct reports
  • Experience of working in business and IT environments or have demonstrably transferable skills
  • Demonstrable ability to work in a pressurised and challenging environment
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to produce first draft of governance packs
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Project and Visio

Nice to have

  • Experience/qualification of PRINCE2 and/or other Project Management methodologies
  • Experience of working in the Financial Services Industry
  • Good analytical and process-mapping skills

 

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