Project Co-Ordinator (PMO) at Roc Technologies, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Aug 05, 2022
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Purpose of role

To undertake key Project Management Office activities to support the successful delivery of the firm's technology projects portfolio (approx. 35 projects and annual budget of £8m). Key responsibilities include:

- To support and actively contribute towards a diverse team of Project Managers by ensuring that Project Managers follow the Linklaters' defined project management methodology (for example use appropriate project templates, have the right documentation in place) and provide guidance where needed (e.g. for new joiners)

- Ensuring the timely submission of project documentation, i.e. status reports, gateway documents

- Reviewing status reports to determine project status, being proactive in seeking clarifications from Project Managers and escalating issues / concerns to PMO manager or Head of Project Management as needed.

- Generating portfolio information, including portfolio tracker, deployment plans, dashboard, TLT presentations.

- Supporting the successful running of the technology projects governance group (Portfolio Management Board) by preparing the agenda, board papers and submissions as well as following up on any actions.

- Moderation of project finances, including accruals and transaction reports.

- Undertaking ad hoc analysis/activities as needed. For example, end of year analysis on number of projects delivered, performance against key metrics such as time and cost.

- Preparing for and running a project deep dives schedule to support quality assurance activities in the portfolio.

- Attendance at ORB and ensuring project managers adhere to Service Transition processes.

- Maintaining and updating project portfolio pipeline.

- Working with Innovation and Strategy portfolios / PMOs to ensure alignment of processes, templates and knowledge.

Characteristics, skills and experience

Positive and proactive attitude

Strong written and verbal communication - ability to clearly articulate issues

Highly organised and able to manage own workload and prioritise tasks

Confident with numbers and financial information

Excellent attention to detail and diligence to see tasks through

Ability to build good relationships and work with others

Can offer challenge to others when needed

Willingness to learn and develop in the role

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Some knowledge of Project Management / experience of working in project-like environments desirable.

Job Types: Temporary contract, Full-time
Contract length: 6 months

Salary: £108.82- £280.00 per day

Flexible language requirement:

  • English not required

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Project Management: 1 year (preferred)

Reference ID: pmo
Expected start date: 22/08/2022