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Head of PMO - Edinburgh/Glasgow - 6 months

Job Title: Head of PMO - Edinburgh/Glasgow - 6 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57161_1523958844
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: April 17, 2018 10:54

Job Description

Head of Programme Management Office

Edinburgh/Glasgow - 6 months

Experienced Head of PMO required for an initial 6 month contract based between sites in Edinburgh and Glasgow on a full time basis, with an ASAP start date.

You will lead a growing Programme Management Office that provides support, expertise, guidance and assurance across a large, complex Programme of transformational change. The PMO currently has responsibility for Quality and Assurance, Change Management, Risk Management, Resource Management, Release Management, Target Operating Model, Business Case development and Measurable Improvements.

Essential requirements/skills include but are not limited to -

  • Project management qualification
  • Understanding of change management principals.
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a senior project manager or senior programme/portfolio manager in complex environments.
  • Ability to influence others to manage their projects in accordance with project management best practice and meeting Programme guidelines and processes.
  • Ability to quickly develop an understanding of complex projects and situations across all areas of the organisation Drive, energy and determination to move a project forward.
  • Managing financial, capital and human resources in accordance with best practice and the organisation's policies, procedures and delegations.

Applicants MUST have a Basic Disclosure Scotland Certificate dated within the last 12 months.

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