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$1200 - $1300 per day
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Julie Cooper
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about 2 months ago
Ethos Beathchapman in partnership with one of our key financial services clients is current seeking a PMO Program Manager to manage the high profile program visability, frameworks and reporting of a mulit million dollar portfolio of work.   This long term contract position will start in July and commence as an inital 12 month engagement.

The focus of the role will see you establish, monitor and coordinate project visibility including reporting  and structures for governance, workplans, overseeing scehedules, risk related change and responsibility of running the steer co's.  

About the role

The Program Manager/PMO Lead to be involved in ensuring success for a multi million dollar of work. You’ll build great networks and add value to our programs by helping set them up for success and ensuring our programs are excellently delivered. You’ll be responsible for a portfolio of high profile programs, and oversee governance, risk, finance and perform ongoing health checks and governance reviews to ensure programs are on track.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build relationships across the banks project delivery teams to help drive the consistent application of best practice delivery capability development.
  • Influence, push back and have difficult conversations with senior stakeholders whilst building rapport and maintaining relationships.
  • Provide counsel to the Senior Manager Portfolio Engagement & Support. 
  • Implement the necessary frameworks to measure and drive the required business outcomes.
  • Facilitate 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. 
About you:
  • Past experience working in a Project Office or Project Management role, with your most recent experience being in a PMO Lead position working across multiple IT & Business transformation programs - ideally in a banking due to its highly regulated environment.
  • Detailed understanding and significant experience of Portfolio Management and Delivery
  • Ability to influence, push back and have difficult conversations with 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, you will have have experience as a Program Manage in a PMO or operational  compliance function.
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