Senior PMO Analyst Senior PMO Analyst …

McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 21
£450 -£490 per day
McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 21
£450 -£490 per day
Posted by:
Georgia Waters • Recruiter
Posted by:
Georgia Waters
Recruiter
McCabe & Barton are working with a leading consultancy currently undergoing a Talent Acquisition transformation. This role will be focused on the technical side of the transformation and suit candidates with experience in large corproations. The role is remote with occasional travel to London and offers a 6-month Inside IR35 contract. Only candidates with valid Right to Work in the UK will be considered.

The Senior PMO Analyst will work with the PMO Manager, and the Programme Directors to deliver value to the firm in accordance with the Project mandate. This project is the company's transformation of the Talent Acquisition core platform using a mix of SuccessFactors, ServiceNow and DocuSign technology.

The Senior PMO Analyst will support the delivery of the programme through management of resource sourcing, allocation and leverage; development and ongoing maintenance of the project plan; project reporting; maintenance of the project financial plans and proactive management of the RAIDD log.

Responsibilities 

  • Work with the internal PMO Manager to track, monitor and assure project activity
  • Monitor and track the programmes spend and make recommendations to drive efficiency of spend
  • Work with finance, procurement and Group Technology to track all internal and external costs
  • Monitor the progress of project tasks against timelines advising the PMO Manager and Programme Managers where activities are behind schedule
  • Support the PMO Manager in budget and resource management. Establish and manage a central view of the programme
  • Leverage PMO capability, methods and resources as appropriate and ensure that the programme complies with internal standards
  • Schedule, support and prepare papers for governance forums
  • Lead and act as the single point of contact on the resourcing of the programme; identifying and managing resource conflicts
  • Work with workstream leads to ensure forums are streamlined with clear terms of reference
  • Engage with stakeholders across projects ensuring they meet governance requirements
  • Escalate potential issues with proposed controls, to effectively mitigate impact
  • Document governance meeting outcomes and actions, holding senior stakeholders to account as required
  • Update and maintain the Programme Risk Log, Action Log, Decisions & Dependencies Log, and Issue Register (RAIDD)
  • Track financial reporting whilst ensuring that the programme adheres to the corporate financial processes
  • Define and provide an independent assurance role
  • Oversee project closure to distil good practice and ensure lessons learned are logged and applied
  • Prepare regular status reporting to all levels of the business

Requirements: 

  • Experience in maintaining and facilitating programme or large complex project-level governance forums
  • An ability to engage at all levels, including senior executive level
  • Proficient at producing and presenting senior executive level reports
  • Able to handle complex programme dynamics
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise in order to meet deadlines
  • Experience working in a large and politically complex organisation
  • Proven track record for planning, executing, controlling and closing projects with minimal supervision
  • Experience within the PMO of complex projects
  • Experience in managing the complete lifecycle of a project
  • Experience in using AGILE or PRINCE2 methodology (or equivalent) for medium to large-sized projects
  • Strong skills in creating and maintaining project and programme plans, including risks, actions, issues, dependencies
  • Efficient in resource planning and tasks assignment
  • Highly proficient IT skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS project
  • Experience of working in virtual teams
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills for reports and presentations
  • Diplomatic ability to influence others
  • Ability to build lasting relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to escalate at an appropriate time to mediate disagreements
  • Experience in Programme and project level financial management
  • Experience of Jira
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