Job Description

PMO/Junior PM

Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne (working from home until further notice) a PMO/Junior PM is required on a contract basis to support an exciting Programme working within Financial Services.

Candidates can work need to work through an Umbrella company for this role .

Key Responsibilities:

  • An advocate for best practice ensuring the programmes are adhering to Change Methodology Policy Standards (CMPS), procedures (including EPM) and governance.
  • Ensuring effective communication with all stakeholders, specifically Change Project Managers/ Programme Managers and CIO Leads regarding the delivery status of the assigned programme.
  • Proactively reporting and providing appropriate challenge, clearly articulating and/or escalating risks and issues ensuring the appropriate actions are taken and sufficient levels of control are in place.
  • Supporting PCBs, which may include preparing inputs, documenting outputs and facilitating progress of actions.
  • Providing assurance and reporting on:
    • Visibility and availability of mandatory artefacts.
    • Consistency and weekly maintenance of plans, including milestones, deliverables & dependencies through exception and control reports.
    • Maintenance of project risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies (RAID).
    • Programme financials with emphasis on accuracy of forecasting and monitoring risks and opportunities against budget and any ongoing challenge.
    • Ensuring adherence of change control monitoring impact to scope, schedule and cost of the project/programme to ensure continued alignment to Business Case.
  • Delivering continuous process improvement initiatives.

Skills and experience required:

  • Financial Services experience is essential for this role.
  • Experience in Project Management delivery frameworks and methodologies.
  • Experience working in PMO and/or Project Management
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Appropriate Skills in Microsoft Office Products and any project delivery toolkits

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