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PMO Analyst - - Financial Services - Birmingham

  • Location: Birmingham
  • £ Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Kristen Rafferty
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 07 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -122022-475960

Hydrogen Group are currently looking to recruit several PMO analysts for our large Financial Services client based in Birmingham/Central Belt Scotland. This role offers a competitive salary and good bonus scheme. Our client operates a hybrid working pattern, 2 days onsite per week (Birmingham or Central Belt Scotland).

The successful candidate must be confident PMO Analyst, working closely with the Project Management team in supporting the successful delivery of one or more projects or programmes, to time, cost and quality targets throughout the project lifecycle. The PMO Analyst will ensure there is robust set up and maintenance of project governance and controls in line with the Company's Change Management Framework standards. The successful candidate will be experienced in all or most aspects of project delivery control area's e.g. reporting and governance submissions, financials, resource management, RAID management, Change Controls.

Key Responsibilities
- To understand and communicate the Change portfolio, and help identify conflicts and synergies across the portfolio
- Support the identification and monitoring of risks ensuring standards are adopted for their effective management, as well as challenging accuracy and completeness
- Support the operation of a resource management strategy ensuring resource plans are maintained and resource gaps escalated to the Project Manager
- Proactively manage project costs, through accurate forecasting and review of monthly spend, including payment of invoices, where appropriate
- Set up and maintain appropriate Documentation/Configuration Management systems following the necessary framework standards
- Support the integration of project and programme information, facilitating identification, awareness and monitoring of key dependencies (both internal and external), assumptions and constraints impacting the project, referring any risks or issues to the Project Manager
- Facilitate and support project planning, including development of robust project plans, identification of key milestones, dependencies, critical path, risks and assumptions, ensuring planning standards are followed
- Managing conflicting priorities at all times, and communicating clearly across the project and sub-portfolio where priorities and interests may be in conflict
- Ensuring Governance and controls are put in place and maintained through all stages of delivery
- Experience of supporting projects or programmes or portfolios from inception to closedown.

Skills:
- Relevant experience in PMO or specialised areas i.e. resource management, financial control/budgeting

- Experience within Financial Services would be desirable

- P30 qualification or a Project Management qualification (e.g. APM, PMI) would be desirable

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