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Job Details

Location
Salary
Competitive
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
BH-168524
Contact
Julie Cooper
Contact email
Email Julie
Posted
15 days ago
Ethos Beathchapman in partnership with one of our key financial services clients is current seeking a PMO Project Manager to help coordinate portfolio visibility, frameworks and reporting of a mulit million dollar technology portfolio of work.   This Sydney based contract position and will start in September 2021. The initial engagement is a 12 month engagement offering between $850-$870 + Super a day.
The focus of the role will see you monitor and coordinate project visability including reporting  and structures for governance, workplans, overseeing schedules, risk related change and responsibility of running the steer co's.  

About the role
The Project Manager/PMO Lead will be involved in ensuring success for a multi million dollar portfolio 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:

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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