City, London , £competitive plus bonus plus benefits
Reference: RC6690

IT PMO Lead 
City, London 
£competitive plus bonus plus benefits 

IT PMO is required by highly prestigious City based Investment organisation. This role will see you tasked with establishing this new IT PMO function to ensure the smooth and predictable delivery of IT change projects. There will be an initial focus on IT Infrastructure change. 

You will be expected to add a new level of rigor and control to Group IT Projects that are delivered both by in-house IT teams as their Global IT Outsourcing partner. As well as governing IT led projects, your function will also play a vital role in co-ordinating and governing Business lead functions that have IT dimensions. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish IT PMO function and resources
  • Align and consolidate existing PM functions & resources
  • Design operating process and governance and reporting forums
  • Build requirements for PMO methodology, tooling and resourcing
  • Own the Quality Assurance of all Project Management deliveries for your function
  • Act as a point of escalation and provide support and guidance to all Project Coordinators, Project Managers and Programme Managers
  • Ensure rigour is applied in meeting the requirements of each project gate (initiation, delivery and closure)
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert in Project Management in the creation on proposals, solutions and service offerings that have a significant Project Management element
  • Be responsible for allocation of work to project team members

Key Requirements:

  • 3+ years of managing and mentoring a PMO team, and defining\improving PMO processes
  • 10+ years Project Management experience
  • Active PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent project management methodology certification
  • Experience of owning and delivering medium - large scale IT projects over £500k in value
  • Excellent MS Project skills and the ability to create robust project schedules with a traceable critical path
  • French would be an advantage

For a full consultation on this highly pivotal role please email your CV to Arc IT Recruitment

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