PMO Lead PAS Programme at Tokio Marine HCC, London, 7 Months+, £Contractor Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Sep 11, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

  • ob Category:


  • Location:

    London, United Kingdom

  • Job Type:


  • Group:

    International Group



    Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Ireland, and other exciting locations. With the strength and stability that comes from being a member of the Tokio Marine group, and more than forty years of growth, profitability, and stability, we offer important insurance products that most people do not even know exist.


    Role Details:


    Programme – Policy Administration System Implementation


    Reporting to: PAS Programme Manager

    Responsible for: PAS Programme Management Office

    Contract Length: Minimum 7 months



    Start date - ASAP


    Role Purpose:

    This role works in the PAS Programme and its purpose is to monitor projects such that cost, quality, plan, time, and benefits realisation are controlled and achieved, through ensuring that all projects adhere to leading practices and standard approaches for project management.


    The PMO Lead will develop and implements leading programme relevant practices to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of business and IT change projects to stakeholders across the business.


    Key Accountabilities:

    • Ensure the successful implementation of the PAS PMO’s strategy, responsibilities, services and deliverables. Monitor programme reporting and assist the programme manager in reporting to senior management.
    • Establish frameworks and standards for Programme and Project Management and compile Programme related financial and KPI information
    • Oversee project costs and ensure finances are well managed
    • Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses to support business case development and the implementation of projects
    • Provide and maintain a capacity planning and resource tracking service across the Programme
    • Update and maintain the Risk Log, Action Log, Decisions Log, and Issue Register
    • Ensure the appropriate programme benefits are identified, quantified and their realisation planned
    • Track financial reporting whilst ensuring that the programme and projects adhere to the corporate financial processes
    • Ensure cross-programme dependencies are managed and the dependency log is accurately maintained.
    • Provide a quality assurance role in line with defined Programme Management Office process.
    • Coordinate project closure to distil good practice and ensure lessons learned are logged.
    • Build cohesion within the PMO team and motivate them to produce quality work.
    • Deputise for the Programme Manager when required
    • Define and embed project control and governance
    • Provide Project planning, Milestone management, Scope management, Resource forecasting; Financial Management; Change Management across the programme
    • Prepare regular status reporting to all levels of the business
    • Ensure efficient change control methods and process are utilised
    • Facilities Management for the programme
    • Contract Management for the programme
    • Support status meetings for team, eg Steering and Advisory Committees – facilities, agenda, minutes
    • Ensuring regulatory training for team members and keeping vacation schedules



    Skills and Knowledge


    • Experience of managing a Programme PMO
    • Strong skills in creating and maintaining project and programme plans, including risks, actions, issues, dependencies
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in efficient change management methods
    • Highly efficient in resource planning and tasks assignment
    • Knowledge of benefits and dependency mapping, risk management and resource planning
    • Highly proficient IT skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS project
    • Experience of project management using AGILE or PRINCE2 methodology (or equivalent) for medium to large sized projects
    • Excellent written/oral communication skills for reports and presentations
    • Diplomatic ability to influence others at all levels of the business
    • Strong and demonstrated ability to build lasting relationships with key stakeholders
    • Ability to competently mediate disagreements and negotiate agreeable resolutions
    • Experience of programme and project level financial management
    • Experience of defining and delivering benefits realisation for projects and programme
    • Training and coaching of project managers and PMO staff