Saturday , April 13 2024

Selfridges Application – PMO Project Manager

Website Selfridges

Job Description:

Are you looking for a new challenge that gives you the chance to get creative and use your knowledge of the business to take PMO to the next level?  Looking for a company that wants to help further your career in Project Management, as well as provide you with an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work?

Job Responsibilities:

As a PMO Project Manager, you will support the Head of PMO by providing clear project planning support and direction to ensure that timescales and key deliverables are met with throughout the Masterplan life cycle.

This role is critical to the success of Masterplan projects across Selfridges and is responsible for assisting in the delivery of projects from initial brief and through to delivery making sure everything runs smoothly against the agreed plans. Working closely with the Masterplan project team, this role provides structure and direction.

  • Support administration support to the PMO function with a focus on accuracy, chasing for updates, maintaining information and taking action in various workstream meetings & Steering meetings. Support coordination of PMO related meetings & updating of notes and actions as necessary.
  • To show a clear understanding for Masterplan projects. Collate and review key project information for all Masterplan projects ensuring the right level of detail is captured for monthly exec reporting.
  • Maintain action logs for numerous projects and proactively chase for updates ensuring they are obtained ahead of due dates.
  • Producing/Maintaining RAID (Risks, Assumptions, Issues & Dependencies) logs on strategic projects where required.
  • Planning and tracking – ensure all projects/workstreams are set up for success which will include checking they have met the set-up requirements (e.g. they are appropriately resourced & planned) and that they are then tracked.
  • Progress management – Track and report on project/workstream/programme performance, providing a real-time, comprehensive, and prioritised view of all workstream/projects
  • Decision support – effectively highlight cross-project/workstream interdependencies, risks and issues supporting the Business Project
  • Director and Steer Co with decision making and issue resolution
  • Support preparation of materials – accountable for the preparation of necessary information/materials (to include board packs and senior stakeholder communications) for various forums and audiences to enable their effective decision-making and programme updates
  • Document control – Maintain and continuously review processes to ensure project management documentation, reports and plans are relevant, accurate and complete. This will include reviewing and updated the programme handbook and templates
  • To liaise with all internal and external stakeholders throughout project lifecycle
  • Monitor and review time targets and to report project progress and any issues back to the Senior Programme Manager
  • Meeting governance – setting up and facilitation of coordinate meetings, workshops etc. and provide meeting support as applicable to reinforce buy-in and sponsorship.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to influence internal stakeholders
  • An eye for detail, reliable and well organised
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written); well-constructed emails, PowerPoint presentations, and able to clearly capture and relay information both internally and to the client
  • Management of multiple tasks simultaneously, respond to work with urgency and understanding of deadlines
  • Working in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining high standards
  • Comfortable leading and managing cross-functional, often complex, work streams
  • Experienced with MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, adaptable environment
  • Professional attitude and pride in quality of work
  • Experience with Indesign would be a plus
  • Previous experience working in client facing or service led roles
  • A team player with the ability to work independently when required
  • Personal interest and understanding of the fashion, technology or similar creative industry is desirable
  • Excellent planning and scheduling skills; ability to manage and improve complex workflows and teams

Job Details:

Company: Selfridges

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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