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PMO Lead

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    London, England

  • Sector:

    Agile, Change & Product

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £90000 per annum

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    Rick Seivewright

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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PMO Lead / PMO Manager - London - Insurance - £70k - £90k + Package - Fixed Term Contract

Role Profile

An insurance client of Pioneer Search is looking to hire an experienced PMO Lead / PMO Manager to lead and co-ordinate PMO activity for a major strategic IT Transformation programme. The successful candidate will lead the PMO strategy for the programme which will result in a major overhaul of the IT systems for the client. The programme is expected to last between 2 and 3 years.


  • Define and deliver PMO strategy
  • Monitor reporting across the programme
  • Assist programme team to ensure successful delivery
  • Establish frameworks and standards for the the programme
  • Compile programme related financial and KPI information
  • Ensure budget is managed efficiently
  • Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses to support business case development and project implementation
  • Update and maintain the RAID log
  • Track financial reporting across various workstreams
  • Define and embed project control and governance
  • Provide project planning, milestone management, scope management, resource forecasting and relay to relevant stakeholders
  • Prepare status reporting to all relevant stakeholders

Requisite Experience

  • Setting up a PMO function from scratch within a financial services organisation
  • Delivering on a transformation programme with a clear fixed goal but challenging deadlines