PMO Analyst

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    Project Services

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Abbie Levens

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    almost 2 years ago

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PMO Analyst
Please note: You will need to be eligible and willing to go ahead with a Developed vetting clearance
Farnborough - Approx. 3 days on site 2 days Remote
Perm - full time

We are looking for a PMO Analyst to work collaboratively with colleagues and our customer on an exciting and critical system, delivering technical services in a dynamic environment This role fits within the Defence business in the UK. Working in the Land, Air and Maritime domains, this role is expected to predominantly support on delivery programmes but may also support some Bid activities.

Specific Job Description:
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a PMO Analyst to work alongside the Senior Programme Manager for our Government client supporting a multi-functional team and to manage the project processes for delivery, change and new business. This position is also available as a 6-month contract but you will have to hold an active DV Clearance in order to start.

Responsibility for managing Project activities and providing strategic direction and corrective actions to ensure that milestones achieve their acceptance criteria on time and within budget

  • Ensure that robust Programme Processes are followed, maintained, and applied in accordance with industry best practice
  • Reviewing and approving risk management process recommendations and ensuring the impact of risks is eliminated or significantly mitigated. Expediting matters as necessary to secure efficient completion of the overall Programme
  • Supporting contract management and development activities so completion is not delayed supporting the programme (in consultation the Procurement, Finance and Legal)

Required Skills:

  • Proven track record in successfully supporting projects or task work packages.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in Project Controller role.
  • Good interpersonal skills and judgement for dealing with both internal and external stakeholders to develop strong working relations to support achieving objectives.
  • Ability to engage and work within a multi-functional programme team comprising both customer, supplier, and internal staff with an awareness of engineering principles.
  • Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of business, finance and personnel management techniques and the commercial aspects of projects.
  • The ability to communicate, negotiate and influence effectively.
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with good verbal communication
  • Excellent written communication using e-mail, presentations and reports

Desired Skills:

  • Experience of MS Project (eg. Gantt, Timeline, IMS, Reporting)
  • Experience of Agile development (e.g. SCRUM)
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management principles.
  • Defence knowledge would be highly advantageous