Project Management Office (PMO) Lead

Recruiter
Capita
Location
Croydon, UK
Salary
Salary 40000 - 45000 SALARY
Posted
02 Nov 2020
Closes
30 Nov 2020
Contact
Sonita Ram
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Permanent

Join us as a PMO Governance and Planning Lead with the Home Office ??? SEO Level

(Croydon, Full-time, Permanent)



About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever ??? and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.



Why Join Home Office?

This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.



The Role of a PMO Governance and Planning Lead

Reporting to the Head of PMO, the PMO Governance and Planning lead, is responsible for the management of PMO services such as Planning, Project Controls and reporting and governance.



Essential skills and experience

???                    Overall highly experienced in PMO processes

???                    Experience of previously setting up a PMO

???                    Evidence of Supporting a Team in a PMO environment

???                    Experience PMO ??? needed to lead the team

???                    Risk management

???                    Governance

???                    Planning experience

???                    Stakeholder management

???                    Hit the ground running with initiative

???                    Support the HEO???s and wider team



Main responsibilities

???                    Monitoring and Reporting

???                    Establish and maintain project controls, keeping the project manager aware of the project status.

???                    Prepare project performance reports, presenting statistics and researching new information.

???                    Escalate issues as appropriate to the PMO lead and PM

???                    Manage professional relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, and act as lead point of contact for some external parties. 

???                    Report on project spend and contribute to the compilation of budgets and the development of the business case. 

???                    Report on key project and programme risks, escalating as appropriate

???                    Provide papers to the governance forums and deliver the wider reporting requirements.

???                    Produce clear guidance and processes and then embed demand management best practice.

???                    Work flexibly within the PMO team as and when required, covering other roles when necessary.



We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.


Please note successful applicants will be required to go through vetting and Security Clearance.


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