PMO Manager

British Gas
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus bonus
09 Aug 2017
13 Sep 2017
Overview The PMO Manager manages and delivers consistently best practice Programme/Project management support throughout the project life-cycle and/or supports governance activities across a wide portfolio of change The Role Responsibilities: To maintain and improve the consistency, predictability and efficiency of delivery performance through monitoring project progress and alerting stakeholders to delays, conflicts/issues and non-conformance, and by pursuing speedy, effective resolution To continually look for opportunities to improve PMO support and Portfolio Governance processes and the Change Delivery Model and implement changes as required To ensure project costs are closely monitored and benefits realisation tracked such that deviations and performance issues are reported, escalated and resolved To support development of consolidated project plans (work schedules, testing, risk, training, communications etc.) as required To prepare/collate high quality project status updates with appropriate contents for Steering Groups and Programme boards To manage all aspects of project tracking, RAID management, and monitor completed work, milestones achieved, remaining work and key dependencies, supporting the project team to deliver To define the process and MI for populating and timely issue of strategic and operational dashboard reports for designated projects, including post go- live benefit tracking To define /agree metrics and KPIs (to monitor cost, time, resource and risk) To ensure that the programme/project deliverables/realisable benefits/ milestones /progress are accurately captured and reflected with the broader change portfolio To ensure that all project/ programme information (including benefits, spend, Stage Gate dates etc.) are captured accurately in all systems (incl. Clarity) and portfolio documentation To ensure that sufficient controls are in place to manage/assess impact of key risks & issues (and that mitigating actions are understood) To track monthly project / programme spend vs forecast / draw down approval, escalating when action is needed To support required document creation through including training and communications messages To act as point of contact for all project-related information / documentation and conducts document management for the team Ensure operational and regulatory risks are managed and escalated as appropriate You will be provided with work on an assignment basis – timescales of which may vary depending on the nature of the assignment/project. Assignments could be within any of the change disciplines within British Gas The Role Skills and Experience: Solid understanding and experience in risk and issue management Skilled at producing high quality output documents incl. Word and PowerPoint Proven project planning tools and techniques and program planning Good analytical and numerical skills – confident with MI/statistics and their presentation Proven prioritisation and coordination skills with the ability to work to multiple deadlines under pressure Be logical and methodical paying attention to detail Possesses ability to produce clear, concise reporting Strong team player Delivery and support orientation Good organisational skills ensuring delivered projects meet design specifications and quality standards and get completed in a timely manner Good interpersonal skills and able to negotiate and deal with conflict effectively Comfortable working at a rapid pace with changing priorities Able to work in a high pressure, performance focussed environment Salary: £30,000 - £40,000, dependent on experience, plus bonus and benefits PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document. Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button. Agencies: This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team, NO agency contact is required. Centrica operates a preferred supplier list and when required, will source candidates through these agencies This job was originally posted as

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