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Senior PMO Specialist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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, IFDS’s Enterprise Change Framework and Project Management practices
     
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex risks and issues as required
  • Review and validate content of IFDS’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 IFDS
  • Lead change initiatives and carry out ad hoc tasks as required
  • Manage Portfolio Support Officer(s) as required, ensuring they follow control discipline requirements when providing support across portfolio/programme/project(s) and across UK Funds PCMO
  • Deputise for the Associate Director PCMO, UK Funds Change Management as required
     

The Ideal Candidate

  • Understands and has practical experience of both running projects, and supporting programmes/projects in a PMO capacity 
  • Experience in combining delivering business as usual activities with defining and delivering transformation activities
  • Confident, assertive with the ability to influence those who are not direct reports
  • Experience of working in business and IT environments in Financial Services 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 

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