PMO Manager – Financial Services

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PMO Manager – Financial Services



€70,000 -€75,000

Ref: E3689NL

Job Description

PMO Manager required for Permanent Role with Top Financial Services Company in Co.Dublin.

The main purpose of the PMO role is to support the Head of Change with the ongoing management of the change portfolio, ensuring effective management of change through appropriate control mechanisms and reporting and assisting in the establishment and maintenance of a fit-for-purpose Change Management Framework.  Ensuring adherence to the Framework at all times and providing technical guidance to other PMO Change Professionals within the Group are also key aspects of the role.

Responsibilities of the PMO Manager

  • Whereas previous project management experience is not a pre-requisite, this role requires an excellent understanding of Project Management Methodologies and all the associated toolkits plus a comprehensive understanding of what makes for effective and practical control in the identification, mobilisation and execution of projects.
  • Meaningful, concise and timely M.I. on the Group’s change agenda is crucial in order to effect proper control over its execution. This is a highly demanding aspect of the role, requiring experience and a certain degree of financial acumen, as well as fluency with Microsoft Office, with particular emphasis on Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Influence, communication and diplomacy skills are essential, as well as attention to detail.
  • Track and report on portfolio delivery, through liaising with Project Managers to report on project Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
  • Review, enhance and optimise KPI tracking methodologies to ensure efficiency and accuracy.
  • Build up a repository of project templates to ensure best practice. Continue to improve the processes and templates throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Produce portfolio reports for clients on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Manage, improve and optimise the portfolio resource, budget and capacity planning process.
  • Monitor projects to ensure agreed project management methodologies and standards are used consistently.
  • Track the portfolio benefits, to ensure adequate benefits management is in place at project level.
  • Support Project Managers in tracking and reporting at a project level

Skills of the PMO Manager

  • Technology/Business degree or similar relevant qualification.
  • PMO experience – An ability to build out a PMO function in line with the Change Management Framework for the organisation
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint/Word skills
  • Excellent numerical, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Financial Services experience is desirable.
  • Time will be divided between the Navan and the Dublin Office.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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