Advanced PMO

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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PMO experience: must have worked in a project environment, supporting engineering departments ideally, taking over day-to-day PM tasks like reporting, scheduling, costing, financial forecasting etc, understanding/assessing risk etc. - Office: Hot on Excel (Pivots/V-lookups), MS Dynamics or SAP would be a bonus, MS Project - They'll be working on Aero-rotatives projects for Tier 1 companies


  • To support the management of a portfolio of project activity through effective use of project control processes
  • Provide project coordination and support through all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Maintain financial control on all aspects of the portfolio including actual costs incurred and forecast spend
  • Manage all financial claims with HVMC central or other funding bodies
  • Create the overall programme management portfolio of reporting for the management board
  • Coordinate all inputs from the Programmes team for the S&OP reporting cycle


  • Responsible for the budget management of a large and complex portfolio of projects on an annual basis; including:
  1. WBS level budget management
  2. Project level budget management
  3. Funding allocation across core, reach and plus
  4. Capital & revenue allocation
  • Produce status reports for weekly management meetings and team meetings to facilitate fact-based decision making for TPMs
  • Carry out general administration activities to support the TPM, PSM or HofP including meeting coordination, quarterly review preparation,
  • Maintain an active portfolio of internal pipeline projects in the Bsuiness register (wish list)
  • Provide information to internal and external meetings as required, understanding who the stakeholders are and actively engage and communicate with them.
  • Work with PMs to establish FCTC and FCAC for all catapult projects

Finance Control

  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting requirements including;
  1. Project Financial Status reports
  2. Sales and Operations planning forecasts through plans
  3. Resource plans
  • Support and prepare quarterly claims to HVMC central
  • Maintain all WINMAN project data including Sales Order Values, FCTC, Project completion dates, percentage complete
  • Setup job codes to capture project costs under correct revenue streams
  • Raise all project related purchase orders
  • Create all member statements both monthly and annual statements

Process Improvements

  • Champion PM best practice and lead by example in implementation of existing and new PMO processes and procedures
  • Act as the senior PMO within the programmes team to provide guidance on process development and adherence
  • Act as the lead PMO in improvement projects as part of the continuous improvement cycle or BPR programme


  • Act as a training support to other PMOs and administration support the Business on WINMAN activities
  • Support the financial team in the production of project related data
  • Support nominated ECM in general administration tasks including PO creation, training logs, booking number identification and meeting creation.




  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent industrial experience
  • Extensive experience of working within a project management team
  • Extensive experience in the use of MS Office; particularly Excel, Project and PowerPoint
  • Proven experience managing large amounts of project financial data in a complex environment.
  • Experience of working in a major engineering OEM



  • Project Management qualification; preferably APMP fundamentals
  • Experience of working in a multi-stakeholder environment.
  • LEAN process improvement