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PMO Specialist

  • Job reference DST/TP/4/10979
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Project & Programme Management
  • Location Basildon

We are currently looking to hire a PMO Specialist/Analyst to work in our Enterprise Change team. You will support the UK Funds and Enterprise Change PCMO in providing governance, portfolio, programme and project management control across the UK Funds Change Portfolio

Main Responsibilities

  • 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

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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