miltonkeynes

Programme Management Office – Analyst

Project management
Permanent

Objectives: As a PMO Analyst, reporting to the PMO Manager, your contribution to the effective delivery of projects is key and your ability to work with multiple teams and stakeholders is essential to the company success.

Description of the role

  • Management and Control of the White Clarke Group project methodology
  • Support of the project staff and introduction of new employees into the general Programme/Project methodology and working practices
  • Exercise good Stakeholder and Relationship management across multiple Programme/Projects both for internal and external resources
  • Ability to manage and support 3rd party relationships including service providers as well as international teams
  • Implement White Clarke Group project governance standards
  • Complete tracking and monitoring of project status, escalating exceptions where required
  • Manage Project/Programme level  lessons learned, maintaining the information repository and supporting Project Managers where required
  • Facilitate Stage Gate reviews
  • Complete periodic project health checks
  • Collate review, challenge and distribute weekly timesheet reports using the company preferred software & MS Excel
  • Maintain Time recording tool, provide support and coaching of resources on the use of the tool for timesheet management
  • Support the Board of Management (BOM) by providing key project reporting monthly and as required
  • Capture and report team capacity and resource gaps for project utilisation
  • Support the resource planning process and maintain the tool used through PMO
  • Manage resource requests and track progress of recruitment to project resource gaps
  • Work with Project Managers and project teams to ensure accurate reporting is achieved weekly/monthly
  • Supporting audit process to ensure compliance is evident and provided in a timely fashion
  • Collate and report on KPI’s for PMO
  • Report key risks as identified to the BOM via agreed reporting method  (working with the UK PMO)
  • Maintain the standard suite of templates (working Globally but within the UK PMO)

Requirements of the role

  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • High degree of flexibility and adaptability, customer-oriented acting and thinking
  • P30 qualification desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Prince2 project management methodology is desirable
  • Ability to converse and correspond effectively
  • Attention to detail, and high quality standards
  • Experienced in project Governance and Control
  • Willingness to travel within Europe
  • Experienced in the use of MS Tools but specifically MS Project and Excel

Person specification

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in isolation and within a team showing excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Structured and methodical approach and professional demeanor
  • Organised and accurate with good time management techniques
  • Reliability and good social skills along with resilience and flexibility
  • Strong customer orientation and communication skills

Benefits

  • Private medical healthcare on completion of probation period
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Free onsite parking
  • Corporate gym membership options
  • Associate car purchasing discounts – available with selected manufacturers
  • 23 days holiday per year with the option to buy & sell 3 days
  • Additional holiday entitlement increases with length of service
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Assistance with eye tests
  • Professional Association subscriptions fee assistance
  • Social Committee – events throughout the year
  • Support with professional qualifications