Establishing PMO function for public sector department

Project status
Project start date
Not specified
Project posted
31 Aug 2016 13:43
Project duration (approx.)
4.0 Months
Budget (approx.)
£449.6 / day
Public Sector
Area of expertise
Programme / Project Management
Consultant location
United Kingdom

Objectives and Key Deliverables

To assist with establishing the PMO function across a large scale portfolio, using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. Reporting directly to senior management, you will have experience of defining and rolling out PMO best practices and process, with Clarity as the toolset to support the process.

Define and roll out PMO practices and function across Portfolio, including multiple Portfolios, Programmes and Projects working with specialist resources where appropriate and complying with mandatory, departmental standards and practices.
• Support Senior Management team with the provision of appropriate reporting MI, KPIs and governance structures.
• Roll out Clarity tool across the Portfolio, initially focusing on planning. • Provide management support and direction for Business Support Unit function team.
• Provide expert advice and guidance to the Head of PMO within a PMO function

6 years experience as a minimum working in a PMO environment
Demonstrable experience of establishing PMO functions for Projects, Programmes and Portfolios in multiple environments and business domains, tailoring existing standard and in house methodologies where necessary
Experience of use of the Clarity toolset in supporting the planning process and roadmap definition across a Programme and Portfolio
Demonstrable experience of managing a PMO team that supports both Agile and Waterfall delivery methods and techniques
Demonstrable experience of managing a PMO in a scaled environment, including multiple large scale programmes running along side large scale independent projects
Knowledge and experience of Management Information, including statistical modelling, KPI definition, dashboarding and reporting
Ability and demonstrable experience of defining and enforcing appropriate governance models across stakeholder groups
Planning experience from high level, strategic roadmaps to detailed project plans

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