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PMO Manager – Cheshire

Becoming a PMO Manager with DCC Smart Metering:

Location – Preston Brook Cheshire (Regular travel to other DCC sites would be required)

Competitive Salary and benefits

About the role:

Working with the Programme Leadership team, the PMO Manager will be accountable for the provision of all PMO services whilst delegating responsibility across their PMO team to achieve maximum effectiveness. To maintain an effective link to senior management the PMO Manager will report directly to the Portfolio Governance Director and work on a day to day basis with the Programme team.

What you will do:

The key accountabilities for a PMO Manager will be:

* Governance, Scope & Controls.

-Ensure Programmes adhere to CDM and CR processes, providing coaching on DCC Governance Standards.

-Organising and administering the governance timetable and achievement of stage gates, collating and quality assuring inputs to support, and providing “critical friend” challenge and coaching to appropriate members of the -Programme Team when inputs are insufficient.

-Ensure Assurance findings and recommendation are addressed by the Programme, and monitor future adherence ahead of future Assurance reviews.

-Collate Programme and Project level Inventory Data and feed into Portfolio Inventory Management processes.

-Own Configuration Management for supported Programme.

-Collates materials and provides the secretariat for intra-programme governance and toplevel meetings.

-Organising and administering the governance timetable – collating and quality assuring inputs to support successful meetings

* Stakeholder Engagement

-Works with Programme Managers and Project Managers to enable them to apply pragmatic governance to projects in line with DCC Governance Standards.

* Reporting & RAID Management

-Provide scrutiny, challenge and insight across the programme and review the programme level reporting and governance.

-Sufficiently understands the content to feed high level reports to the central PMO’s Reporting & Governance Lead.

-Provide scrutiny, challenge and insight across the programme and review the quality and accuracy of risk.

-Liaising with the Portfolio Office to ensure approach consistency and feed high level updates to Risk/Issues Lead for DCC collation.

-Managing the programme level Risk & Issues log, proactively chasing actions

* Planning

Programme planning, providing scrutiny, challenge and insight across the programme and review the accuracy of plans.

* Cost, Resource & Benefit Management

-Proactivity manage resource management process for the programme, reacting and coordinating responses to consolidated Programme level time records with the Portfolio office.

-Supporting Programme Managers and Project Managers and the Price Control team with the collation of information supporting the programmes’ Price Control submission to Ofgem.

Your experience will include:

* An individual who has operated as a PMO Manager providing insight, challenge and ensuring accuracy and quality across the Programme. Able to have the robust conversations with the Programme Director and adhere to governance and process.
* A broad experience of working in central government commercial digital implementation management programmes / PMO environments and managing PSOs who are utilising recognised Government PPM methodologies to plan, drive execution against that, manage risks and issues, and adhere to controls.
* Exceptional collaboration and relationship development/management skills including with the confidence to effectively challenge others where appropriate
* Excellent communication and drafting skills with an ability to filter/interpret technical programme updates and provide clear, concise reports for non-technical audiences
* Proficient use of MS applications including Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.
* Knowledge of MS SharePoint
* Experience of financial tracking and reporting against targets / budgets

About DCC Smart Metering

At DCC Smart Metering we’ve built the data and communications infrastructure that will support the mass roll out of smart electricity and gas meters to homes and small businesses across the country. The world’s most ambitious smart meter roll out will see over 53 million smart meters installed across the UK by 2020. Join us and you’ll be part of a team that is supporting the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure and sustainable energy supply for the future.

DCC Smart Metering are part of Capita Plc, the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers’ needs, we’ve helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day’s holiday (rising to 25 days after 2 years and to 27 after 5 years), a discretionary annual bonus, car allowance or company car, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. Located at our Preston Brook office, free parking available.

You’ll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country – the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential – whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

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