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PMO Analyst

PMO Analyst
by Admin on 05-01-2024 at 2:13 pm

Website Pragmatic

Based within the Programme Management Office, we are looking for an experienced PMO Analyst (or Programme Coordinator) to support a wide portfolio of projects, involving internal and external customers.

We are seeking an organised and service-focused individual who is driven to provide quality information and documentation that supports the business strategic objectives.

This position will be located at the Cambridge headquarters and report into the Senior Director of PMO.

Key Tasks

Working closely with the Senior Director (PMO), you will be expected to support the Programme Management Office with the following strategic functions:

• Project Delivery – ensuring we have the right PMO resources in the right place at the right time for each project and programme, managing the career ladder and competence framework, training and continuing professional development of all PMO staff, forecasting and recruiting, some line management, organising the programme of team meetings and development seminars, providing coaching and mentoring to PMO staff.

• Centre of Excellence – ensuring that we have processes that are fit for purpose, management of templates and records, management of the project assurance function, knowledge management for risks and lessons learned, guidance on use of tools and techniques (e.g. MS Project, SharePoint, etc), project governance.

• Portfolio Management – ensure we have consistent, efficient and effective reporting for projects, ensuring that the senior leaders in the business have the right information in the right format to make informed decisions on prioritisation of project work, contribute to the investment appraisal decisions for new work, management of benefits and value delivered from project outputs.

In addition to this, you will also be expected to play an active role in the success of the PMO. This could include acting as project assurance for other projects, running or contributing to the programme of development seminars and deputising for more senior staff as required.

Qualifications & Training (Desirable)

• APM – PMQ/PFQ,

• MSP Practitioner

• Prince2 Practitioner

• Management of Risk Practitioner

Skills & Experience

Essential

• Experience in a similar PMO Analyst or Programme Coordinator related role for a technology organisation. Alternatively, you may be an experienced project manager looking to move to project support role.

• You will have knowledge on the competences involved in project management and the support systems required to enable them. You will understand how to organise systems for efficiency and effectiveness, keeping things simple where possible.

• A degree (or equivalent) ideally in a technical subject.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable supervising others and delivering effective presentations. Your documentation will be exemplary.

• Competent in using a range of IT systems at an advanced level, e.g. MS Office and Project, Atlassian JIRA and Confluence, ERPs, etc.

Desirable

• Knowledge of using Agile / Scrum for delivering work packages

• Experience of working within an ISO 9001 Quality Management System

• A formal Project Management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2, MSP, PMQ, etc)

Apply for job

To view the job application please visit talent.pragmaticsemi.com.

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