Our client based in central London is looking to appoint an Interim PMO with direct, hands-on experience of running an Portfolio Management team and of project and programme delivery to lead the central PMO.
This person will manage a small PMO team responsible for ensuring that portfolio planning, governance and execution is effective.
They will be responsible for ensure projects across the portfolio comply with the PMO standards and procedures and providing insight to senior management to help make strategic decisions around project priorities, risk, issues, resource management and corrective action plans.
The role will help to drive the bedding-in of new project and portfolio management processes and tools and will manage against agreed KPIs to ensure that this is being done effectively. The post holder will be responsible for driving performance improvement across the key processes within the PMO; e.g. planning & estimating, demand management & prioritization, resource management, financial management, risk management, resource management.
Whilst the role is not directly responsible for the delivery of projects or the line management of project managers, the PMO Manager will need to actively work with project and programme managers to ensure robust project management practices are being followed, aligned to the governance lifecycle and portfolio assurance processes, to support consistent, high-quality project delivery.
This assignment is set for an initial period of 3 months with a likely extension thereafter and the pay rate is £320/day. If you feel that you have the relevant experience and would like to find out more then please get in touch.