PMO Manager

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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PMO Manager required to ensure programme plan execution and to ensure that the projects perform according to plans and schedules, within project budgets and satisfying operational objectives by implementation, improvement and governance of PM processes.

The PMO Manager integrates program data and provides the Project Manager with a "look forward" and Estimates at Completion (EACs), visibility of project performance to plan, issues, risks and opportunities.

The PMO Manager has key interfaces with the Programme Manager, Project Managers, Work Package Managers, Chief Engineer and the Sourcing Manager.

The PMO Manager leads the Project Management Office in day-day activities, which encompasses the following areas :

‒ Robust Project Planning & Scope Management

‒ Monitoring, Control & Reporting of Project Performance

‒ Resource Management (global view of needed skills, capacity, etc.)

‒ Contract Management, delegated to the Contract Manager

‒ Financial Management, delegated to Project Controllers in each country

‒ Project Scheduling, delegated to the Project Scheduler

‒ Project Governance (Internal Gates, Process / Policy Adherence, etc.)

‒ Project Level Quality Assurance & Process Improvement

‒ Issues Management

‒ Management of Project Risk & Opportunity, delegated to Risk and Opportunity Manager

The PMO manager is responsible for compiling the regular reporting packs for internal and external stakeholders.

The role is based in Newport but there will be regular travel within the first few months to various European locations, France, Germany, Norway, Romania, etc. Travel will usually be within the normal working week and all travel expenses will be covered.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.