Tuesday , April 16 2024

Jobs at Selfridges – 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.

  • 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 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.
  • Maintain action logs for numerous projects and proactively chase for updates ensuring they are obtained ahead of due dates.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Producing/Maintaining RAID (Risks, Assumptions, Issues & Dependencies) logs on strategic projects where required.
  • To liaise with all internal and external stakeholders throughout project lifecycle
  • Progress management – Track and report on project/workstream/programme performance, providing a real-time, comprehensive, and prioritised view of all workstream/projects
  • 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
  • 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

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company: Selfridges

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Brentford, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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