Head of PMO

Full Time Amersham Buckinghamshire IT Job Pro UK

Job Description

Position Title: Head of PMO (Project Management Office)

Reports To: Project Management

Remuneration: £52,000 – £70,000, 10% pension, bonus ++

Main Purpose:

To establish the role of a PMO within the Professional Consulting division of a UK consulting organization. Engineering. The role will design, develop and control a Project Management Office to support the needs of both internal Project Managers and Clients. The role will provide a continuously improving PMO service offering to major projects including an element of constructive challenge to ensure the quality and timeliness of its key deliverables.

Candidates should be hard working, looking to learn with an exceptional eye for detail. Key attributes for this role will also include a positive ‘can do’ attitude, excellent interpersonal skills and strong numeric capability.

The PMO is a key value add player in the project management cycle.

Specific Responsibilities:

Establishing a smooth transition from Sales to Professional Consulting.

Creating a gold standard baseline project within the corporate systems.

Timely management of documents contributing costs and revenue to projects

Timesheet Management

Expense Management


Change note management

Resource Management to ensure appropriately skilled resources are available at the right time within projects

Assigning resources

Resolving resource conflicts

Reporting utilisation statistics

Skills Management

Establish robust control in terms of regular reporting (Internal and client facing), variance analysis, forecasts and financial reporting

Management of a project Document Controls System

Enable the handover from Professional Consulting to Support / BAU

Manage a robust Lessons Learnt process

Person Specification

Skills & Personal Qualities


Minimum 2 years PMO or similar experience

Knowledge of project management tools and techniques

Highly efficient in resource planning and tasks assignment

Excellent computer skills (all core Microsoft Office products)

Strong prioritisation skills

Good interpersonal and multi-tasking skills

Exemplary written/oral communication skills

Excellent written and spoken English is a prerequisite for the position.

Personal Qualities

Personable, pro-active, professional and able to demonstrate full commitment to exceptional customer care and service in all activities.

Strong and demonstrated ability to build lasting relationships with team members

Ability to competently mediate disagreements and negotiate agreeable resolutions

Act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration

Must possess the ability to maintain a professional demeanour in times of high stress and the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and foster client relationships.

Good analysis and critical thinking experience

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to work to deadlines

Organising efficiently and actively plan own priorities

Pursue excellence in all aspects of business

Determination to deliver good service and value to our clients.

Ability to empathise with multiple views and to help our clients and our Project Managers succeed

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