PMO Analyst

Posted 7 months ago

PMO Analyst 

My client, who is listed in The Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for in the UK along with being awarded gold investors of people, are looking for a PMO Analayst to join their team at their Halifax based office. The successful PMO Analyst will enjoy a competitive salary, flexible working, bonus scheme, pension scheme and many other flexi benefits my client offers.


As a PMO analyst you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting medium to large scale projects using appropriate agile project management techniques.
  • Work closely with stakeholders and delivery teams to support the agile methodology
  • Implement effective governance structures, ensuring decision making at the appropriate level, enabling projects to be responsive to change.
  • Work with delivery teams and stakeholders to produce release plans/delivery schedules.
  • Track and report progress against the plan, managing expectations on project status, risks and issues.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting of risks, impediments and drive to resolution
  • Facilitate the production of business cases and project plans, including benefits identification and realisation, and support appropriate revisions to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Conduct and coordinate risk assessments and business impact assessments.
  • Ensure budget and resources are appropriately allocated and controlled.
  • Manage day-to-day support and governance aspects of projects.
  • Review and give value add to project status reports for stakeholders.
  • Facilitate lessons learnt reviews and actively support continuous improvement.
  • Assisting in the day to day management of IT projects and products, working with the Lead Portfolio Analyst, Product Owners and Agile Delivery Leads to ensure that each individual project/product is well governed in line with change operating model

The ideal PMO analyst should have the following skills:

  • Provide a portfolio management service to the IT team, provide support to the head of PMO
  • Maintain our on-line filing system, updating where required and ensure team members are contributing to this where appropriate
  • Attend, facilitate and support all portfolio governance meetings (including specific project and programme boards where necessary
  • Supporting the collation of new product/project proposals ahead of each review meeting and ensuring all relevant processes are adhered to
  • Manage the update and release of new version(s) of the portfolio tracker, initiation templates, and project status reporting templates as needed on a periodic basis including its communication and roll out
  • Assist in keeping various portfolio and governance reference documents accurate and up-to-date
  • Assist in the preparation of presentation packs for governance meetings when required
  • Support quality reviews of proposals and projects within the portfolio ensuring the information is accurate and robust
  • Support in the delivery of activities relating to the IT communication plan
  • Ensure that projects/teams comply with the portfolio/project governance processes and standards
  • Co-ordinate and capture suggested changes and improvement recommendations to governance processes as they are being used
  • Support in maintaining and releasing new versions of the governance process
  • Gather reporting metrics that provide a clear picture on the progress of the IT portfolio
  • Support with the IT communication plan

If you are interested in the PMO analyst please apply and I will call you back.


PMO Analyst

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