Head of PMO

Head of PMO

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search

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  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + car allowance + bonus

  • Contact:

    Ryan Fountain

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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GRG Executive Search have been appointed by a Global organisation to find a first-class Head of PMO to join them based at their Birmingham based Head office. This role will support the senior leadership team in the effective and efficient delivery of projects & programmes across the UK business.

As the Head of PMO you will support a wide range of portfolio projects in a diverse business and must be comfortable in driving the project agenda within an ambitious and transforming organisation and be passionate about project delivery and governance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the established Programme Governance & Delivery Framework.
  • Support the team and Business in successful delivery of the Project Portfolio.
  • Management of interdependencies, dependencies and change impacts across multiple portfolio projects.
  • Stakeholder management and comms, ensuring relationships are developed and maintained.
  • Controlling the key programmes: Manage the established integrated delivery schedule/Plan and associated Plan views: deliverables, resourcing, conflicting demands and tracking of benefits specified within the Business Case.
  • Risk Management: Manage programme, Risks, and Issues, escalating where required to Programme Leads and Sponsors.
  • Driving and adhering to the agreed controls, structure and R&R as set within the Delivery & Governance Framework, providing improvements where applicable.

Essential Experience:

  • Significant experience within a similar role in programme delivery.
  • In depth knowledge of creating and implementing new processes, handoffs, and dependencies, including process improvement cycles.
  • Effective Stakeholder Management and engagement.
  • Previous experience working within an Engineering or Manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
  • Experience of managing transformational change across an organisation.
  • Experience in programme delivery, such as Prince2 practitioner, MSP practitioner, APM or similar.
  • Excellent Communication, Influencing and Negotiating skills.

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