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PMO Associate

London / United Kingdom


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Your Opportunity

Main Purpose:

  • To provide professional and consistent support for portfolio management and secondly the wider BPC organization;
  • To be responsible for a number of key activities including project start-up, management information gathering and distribution
  • To provide review and assurance across the portfolio
  • To contribute to the management of the portfolio management office
  • To contribute toward the portfolio’s resource management reviews and reporting

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for maintaining best practices and guides for the portfolio team
  • Controller of standard BPC project and presales templates and communications
  • To collate, govern and distribute project highlight reports for all active projects
  • Contribute to the governance review against project stage gate acceptance
  • Accountable for the management and control of portfolio changes
  • Contribute towards the creation and review portfolio MI in order to track all projects within the portfolio
  • Management of small projects or work packages
  • Undertaking project start-up review and procedures to ensure a consistent approach
  • Management of portfolio lessons learned logs
  • Provide project assurance to all project managers across the portfolio
  • Management and contribution to support the BPC Knowledge Support Process
  • Management and coordination of effort against BPC pre-sales activities
  • Review and maintaining portfolio resource management plans
  • Management of portfolio risks and issues
  • Providing guidance to the project team, and building and managing meaningful and supportive relationships across the organisation
  • Contribution to a suitable governance framework in order to deliver the necessary portfolio management improvements, road map and business objectives
  • Contribution to a consistent and effective approach to portfolio management

Key Working Relationships:

  • Project Board
  • Project Managers
  • Head of Projects
  • Heads of Department
  • Project Stakeholders
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Our Ideal Candidate

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 year experience in project governance and portfolio support management role
  • Experience within a PMO
  • Experience of working with Project Online/Project Server (desirable)
  • Experience with PRINCE2/ Agile methodologies
  • Experience of working with Power BI (desirable)
  • Experience of professional service project delivery (desirable)

Education:

  • Qualified to a degree level (desirable)
  • Relevant Project Management and/or PMO certification

Competencies:

  • A proven communicator with stakeholders at all levels
  • An experienced project professional with a background in project assurance, governance and methodology
  • Organised and able to drive to achieve objectives and targets
  • Strong documentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong reporting and stakeholder management skills
  • Attention to detail and workload prioritisation
  • Effective presentation of management and control
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Additional Information

  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Private medical scheme
  • Employee share scheme
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours

No one candidate will be a 100% perfect match to our description, so if you thrive in an intellectually-charged environment and have similar experience to what we are looking for, we encourage you to apply.

Blue Prism Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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