Sunday , February 5 2023

Argos Recruitment – Senior PMO Analyst

Website Argos

Job Description:

At Sainsbury’s Bank, we’re re-imagining our Technology and Change teams. Our mission is to a build a change capability that allows our Sainsbury’s Bank and Argos Financial Services brands to deliver in their objective to be an agile, capital and cost-efficient provider of simple, mobile-led financial services for loyal Sainsbury’s and Argos shoppers. We want to create an environment where technology and change professionals can flourish and grow, with real opportunities for development and progression.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and tracking Domain Portfolio and project finances, including actual expenditure and future forecast against approved budget, highlighting any risks or opportunities.
  • Developing your expert knowledge on our Delivery Framework & becoming the SME within the Portfolio Domain.
  • Embracing a culture of continuous improvement to identify and develop improvements to our Delivery Framework.
  • Ensuring that management have all the MI, data and content to provide transparent visibility on delivery progress and risks/issues/assumptions/dependencies to governance forums.
  • Supporting management in maintaining the roadmap of prioritised and early-stage shaped initiatives, with supporting business cases, constructively challenging and proactively considering any impacts to the wider portfolio.
  • Preparing and co-ordinating the agenda and papers for the Domain Portfolio management boards, ensuring clear key messages and actions needed.
  • Managing and supporting a couple of PMO Analysts to ensure Delivery PMO services are provided efficiently and effectively.
  • Contributing to the creation and running of the Portfolio and project governance structure, ensuring the Delivery Framework is fully embedded and utilised throughout the Domain Portfolio projects.
  • Utilising your Change experience to constructively challenge Project Managers on the project status, prognosis and risk profile.
  • Maintaining and tracking the project plans against a known level of uncertainty via regular updates from Project Managers, constructively reviewing quality of input.
  • Collating and compiling project reports, utilising your Change experience to provide valuable insight to management.

Job Requirements:

  • Highly skilled user across MS PowerPoint, Excel and Project applications.
  • Excellent written communication with a proven track record in creating business and project reports, including for Executive consumption.
  • Excellent planning skills and able to manage competing priorities, working effectively under pressure.
  • The ability to pose questions to colleagues in a collaborative and constructive manner.
  • Significant experience in a PMO Lead role with a strong background in providing PMO services to complex Change programmes/portfolios within a financial services organisation.
  • Experienced at coaching and guiding less experienced colleagues.
  • Experience of creating and managing the programme/portfolio performance across multiple measures including delivery against plan, financial performance, risk profile and resource supply and demand.
  • Experience in both Waterfall frameworks and Agile methods.
  • Proven track record of working on own initiative, with the ability to introduce fresh thinking to the role and the wider team.
  • Professionally qualified in Project Management or PMO.
  • Resilience and ability to deal effectively with ambiguity.

Job Details:

Company: Argos

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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