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PMO Lead

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: Up to £70000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Change & Transformation
  • Contact: Nathan Cumine
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  • Start Date: 06/09/2023
  • Expiry Date: 06 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013317_1693988036

Job Title: Snr Global Platform Manager (PMO)

Location: London, UK (Hybrid)

Salary: £70,000

Job Summary:

Are you a seasoned project management professional with a track record of successfully leading medium to large-scale projects? Do you thrive in a dynamic, cross-functional environment? If so, we invite you to join our client's Finance Innovation Office (FIO) / Transformation Office as a PMO Lead. In this role, you will take on the challenge of planning, leading, and executing global, cross-functional projects with a significant impact on our Finance organisation. Your ability to think critically, collaborate effectively, and provide leadership will be essential to drive project success. Join our client and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our finance operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Leadership: Manage medium to large-scale projects, ensuring on-time delivery and quality while proactively managing and escalating risks and issues.
  • Project Planning: Plan, initiate, and execute projects, adhering to project management processes. You will adopt project management methodologies, including risk and issue management and status reporting.
  • Infrastructure Setup: Establish project infrastructure, including project plans, dashboard reporting, milestone tracking, and risk logs using Smartsheet, our chosen tool. Prepare detailed status updates and executive summaries as required.
  • Document Management: Ensure proper document storage following project methodology and best practices. This role requires hands-on involvement in administrative tasks such as meeting invitations and taking meeting notes.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders, including Compliance, Internal Audit, Change Management, and Communications, to create detailed project plans integrated into overall project reporting artifacts.
  • Requirements Clarification: Consult with business partners to clarify and define complex project requirements, budgets, and business cases aligned with strategic objectives.
  • Platform Coordination: Act as a key point of contact in coordinating project planning and tracking activities.
  • Other Duties: Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree (BA/BSc) in a related field with a minimum of 7 years' experience in project management.
  • Agile Experience: Practical experience in delivering projects using agile methods, including SCRUM, Kanban, and Lean XP.
  • Agile Tools: Proficiency in agile tools, ideally Azure DevOps, Jira, or Confluence.
  • Certifications: PMP or Agile certification is essential.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong organisational and analytical abilities.
  • Financial Knowledge: Strong knowledge of financial terms, concepts, and accounting principles.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to analyse and interpret complex financial information, problem-solve independently and as part of a team, with strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Other Skills: Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Knowledge of Smartsheet, DevOps, or similar tools is an advantage, with full training provided.

How to Apply:

If you are a highly motivated and experienced Senior PMO with a passion for driving finance transformation, we encourage you to apply.