PMO Manager

PMO Manager

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Location
London, United Kingdom.
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Reports to:  Heathrow Project Execution Lead

Location: London Heathrow

Introduction to role

As a PMO Manager, reporting into the PMO Lead and Project Execution Lead, you will be responsible for planning all project activities. In a project execution environment, the PMO manager plays a pivotal role. They oversee the project portfolio, standardise processes, analyse data, and ensure alignment with business objectives. Their expertise ensures efficient project delivery, informed decision-making, and strategic alignment across the organisation.

Role Responsibilities

The PMO manager will acts as a bridge between project teams and senior leadership. They facilitate communication, ensuring that project progress, risks, and resource needs are transparently conveyed to decision-makers. By aligning projects with strategic objectives, the PMO manager guides resource allocation, monitors performance, and fosters collaboration. Their role extends beyond administrative tasks; they empower project success by providing insights, resolving bottlenecks, and promoting best practices.

Your responsibilities and activities will include:

  • Schedule PMS (monthly performance report) pre-review meetings and do integrity checks
  • Ensure PMS submission on time
  • Take meeting minutes and actions at internal and external reviews
  • Follow up the actions taken at the PMS reviews
  • Ensuring scope, cost, risk and schedule integration and alignment, and
  • Assuring the quality, accuracy, and integrity of the monthly reporting output
  • Schedule finance board meeting
  • Maintain finance board report
  • Ensure lessons learned data base is kept updated
  • Facilitate risk and issues management process
  • Schedule project board meetings, log meeting minutes
  • Ensure CER are correctly populated prior to board meetings
  • Follow up the actions from the Project Board meetings-
  • Maintain reporting calendar
  • Maintain project execution RACI
  • Support PMO Lead to implement effective governance and assurance processes
  • Produce various reports to analyse performance data
  • Support project teams to use correct tools and processes

Role Qualification and Skills

  • Experience in the application of reporting, planning (ideally P6), cost estimation, risk and change management
  • Experience in managing Stakeholders.
  • Expert in using MS office tools (Proficiency in Excel is desirable)
  • Knowledge of PowerBI
  • Effective communicator, ability to work with a wide project/portfolio teams and client
  • Ability to deliver to strict deadlines as required, self starter and quick thinker
  • Reliable with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

What we offer

  • 28 days of annual leave (excluding public holidays)
  • Bupa Medical Cover
  • YuLife – Wellbeing membership with fast access to GP appointments, promotion of health and wellbeing along with daily quests to gain Yucoins that can be swapped for shopping vouchers
  • A challenging work environment with lots of opportunities of career progression.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension with Aviva
  • Achievers – Employee Recognition Platform and discount of everyday shopping!

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualifies applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age marital status or disability status. If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, we are always happy to discuss or explore, any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application.

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