PMO Lead at, Aberdeen, £Contract Option

  • Contract Spy
  • Aberdeen, UK
  • Nov 19, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

About us is a managed IT services provider focusing on infrastructure, operational and project requirements across the corporate enterprise market. Our global office presence extends from Aberdeen and London in the UK to Houston, Calgary and Dubai. We have a workforce of +500 staff and contractors worldwide and continually have opportunities in challenging and rewarding roles. At prosource, we pride ourselves on being agile, accepting and embracing change and always doing the right thing for our Customers. Our team is built with vibrant, talented and dedicated individuals, who are committed to service excellence, are full of enthusiasm for their specialism and have a desire to keep their skillset current. Teamwork and a “can do/what will it take” attitude is key to working at prosource.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a PMO Lead to join us on a permanent or contract basis in Aberdeen. As PMO Lead you will have specialist knowledge in the provision of PMO support and a background of working within a structured Project Management Framework, hands on experience of programme coordination and managing projects or managing parts of the project lifecycle within structured PMO processes.

What to bring

  • Proven experience as a PMO ideally in Upstream Oil and Gas
  • A background of working within a structured Project Management Framework
  • Hands on experience of programme co-ordination and managing projects or managing parts of the project lifecycle within structured PMO processes
  • Prior experience of managing plans and analysis of planning data
  • Experience of performance management and preparing management information
  • Knowledge of project management tools and techniques
  • Experience of supporting the risk process
  • Understanding of the importance for detail and organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent analytical skills of key project data
  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills
  • Solid organisational skills, including prioritisation, multitasking and time-management
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills and ability to manage stakeholder groups
  • Experience in a complex and fast- moving environment
  • Flexible and autonomous approach to work
  • Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft packages including; Project, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Whilst not essential, it is preferable that candidates possess PRINCE2, PMP or P30 certification

What you’ll do

  • Track, monitor, update the status of programme deliverables
  • Define and maintain standards for project management
  • Track programme costs and monitor against approved budgets
  • Track, monitor and update the programme plan as required from various inputs
  • Carry out analysis of status of programme cost and plans, identifying any trends and recommendations for improvement
  • Prepare consolidated programme level reports and dashboards for planned reviews
  • Carry out assurance review processes as directed
  • Support the risk management process by managing the programme level risks and issues register
  • Support the change management process by ensuring that changes to programme and project deliverables including budget, plan and scope are approved and tracked
  • Prepare for and attend regular meetings, taking minutes as required
  • Manage open actions to completion
  • Manage programme level lessons learned repository and capture trends during a project lifecycle
  • Participate in the ongoing improvement of processes, standards and templates which are applied to projects
  • Implement standard processes and templates across all projects
  • Provide effective support to project managers in adherence to project processes and controls
  • Quality review of programme documentation
  • Actively participate in the development of best practice, policy and procedures