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PMO Manager

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS05986
  • Closing date: 24 September 2017
  • Contract type: Fixed Term / Secondment
  • Salary: £44,054 - £46,477


Transport, Economy, Environment are recruiting for a PMO Manager to lead a highly effective Project Management Office.

About us

Our vision is simple. To make a real difference to the people and communities we serve. Now, and for the future. This means safeguarding the vulnerable, creating opportunities, building self-reliance and keeping Buckinghamshire thriving and attractive. All whilst ensuring that we’re delivering value for money.

Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they really rely on the work we do. Whether it’s new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, what we do touches the lives of everyone in Buckinghamshire. Take a look at our Strategic Plan which sets out our aims and priorities until 2020.

About the role

In this brand new role you’ll define, develop, plan and manage the creation and delivery of a highly proficient Project Management Office (PMO) service for Transport, Economy, Environment (TEE) from an existing PMO charter. You will be responsible for ensuring that the new and existing projects, programmes and portfolios are initiated and delivered in an appropriate and cost efficient manner.

You’ll select, develop and assess the suitability of ways of working with key customers and stakeholders in TEE, to meet outcomes expected from a successful PMO, as well as develop, implement and continuously review the PMO Charter.

Leading on the development of project practices, governance, reporting and standards, you’ll ensure that PMO processes and procedures are defined, developed and implemented effectively.

For more information about this role, please see the job summary below.

About you

An experienced PMO manager with a detailed understanding of project management standards, principles and methodologies, you’ll have an excellent understanding of emerging developments within the PMO and project areas.

You’ll have a strong track record of ensuring the development and delivery of continuous improvement and transformation, experience of co-ordinating project resources, as well as establishing and leading a PMO, and managing it against a strategy or charter.

Experience of using Project Management systems such as (but not limited to) PRINCE2 is essential to this role.

For more information about the skills, knowledge, and experience required for this role, please see the job summary below.

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Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. Everything from a good work-life balance and flexible working to discounted public transport and sports centre membership. Find out more

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