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Location
Salary
Competitive
Job Type
Contract
Ref
BH-168469
Contact
Julie Cooper
Contact email
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Posted
13 days ago
Ethos Beathchapman in partnership with one of our key financial services clients is current seeking a PMO Lead who also enjoys delivery to support portfolio visibility, frameworks and reporting of a multi streamed/technology portfolio.   This Sydney based contract position and will start in September 2021. The initial engagement is a 12 month engagement offering an attractive daily rate.
The focus of the role will see you support project visibility including reporting  and structures for governance, workplans, overseeing scehedules, risk related change and responsibility of running the steer co's.    The position will also include project delivery (70% PMO -  30%  Project Delivery spilt)

About the role
The PMO Lead will be involved in ensuring success for a portfolio of work that runs across 7-10 streams. You’ll build great networks and add value to our programs by setting them up for compliance success and ensuring our programs are  delivered.

Responsibilities include:

Build relationships across the banks project delivery teams to help drive the consistent application of best practice delivery.
Oversee governance, risk, finance and perform ongoing health checks and governance reviews to ensure programs are on track
Champion the necessary frameworks to measure and drive the required business outcomes.
Status reporting and track outcomes across Programs and Projects.
Support the identification and management of issues and risks.
Ensure project budgets and forecasts are maintained and in line with finance policy and process. 
Identify dependencies/roadblocks and provide solutions and recommend project re-evaluation if required.
Work closely with Program Managers and other SME’s to ensure best practice delivery. 
Project delivery of small data and technology projects

About you:

Experience working in a delivery focused position,  ideally with your most recent experience as a PMO lead, working across multiple IT & Business or/and operational transformation programs
Detailed understanding and significant experience of Project Management and delivery.  Ideally in financial services due to its highly regulated environment
Ability to influence senior stakeholders whilst building rapport and maintaining relationships.
Ability to effectively influence across an organisation, analyse and articulate key messages to relevant audiences and identifying opportunities to streamline and create efficiencies while lifting the capability of enterprise-level reporting standards.
Knowledge of project tools, methodology and governance.
Experience with Agile/LEAN principles as well as Jira & confluence skills.
Demonstrated experience in creating enterprise level status projects to executive leadership teams, board and senior stakeholders covering lead and lag indicators including scope, schedule, costs, risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions
Experience in enabling continuous improvement in enterprise status reporting.
 
To be considered for this opportunity, ideally you have experience as a project Manager in a PMO or operational  compliance function.

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