PMO Lead

Huxley Associates
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
My client, one of the largest insurers in the UK and worldwide, are looking for a PMO Manager/ Lead with a strong IT background to join their London office.
The role of a PMO Manager/ Lead will ential the responsibility to manage and lead all the IT Change team activities. To deliver a portfolio of complex projects via a team of project managers, supported by a PMO and small change delivery function.
The ideal candidiate will have a mixture of the following:

Experience of leading and managing a team in a structured project management framework.
Experience of supporting a portfolio of projects and dealing with prioritisation and dependency management
Proven experience of leading in change portfolio environment and applying problem solving/analytical skills
Project management skills with experience of delivering projects in waterfall and agile environments
Excellent communication and organisational skills with an ability to manage large volumes of work
Excellent interpersonal skills, especially in regards to stakeholders
A track record of successfully delivering business critical projects or programmes, and a relevant project management qualification (PMP, PRINCE2, etc) or equivalent experience.
Experience managing the full project lifecycle.
Experience in managing the people and cultural aspects associated with major business transformation projects

A Financial Services background with a knowledge of specialist insurance broking and underwriting is highly desirable
Background in IT; infrastructure, software development, software deployment, vendor selection, etc.
Good understanding of financial reporting/cost analysis and controls
Resource management experience in a matrix setting

If this role is of interest or you know someone who is suitable for the role, please do not hesitate to call me on ##### ######.
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