IT PMO Manager

Location: Woking, GB

Purpose of Role

The PMO manager is responsible for ensuring the appropriate quality, cost and schedule targets are adhered to by the IT department. 

This role will require strong stakeholder engagement, influencing skills, clear communication skills, and the ability to positively define project KPIs and mentoring on an ongoing basis 

The PMO Manager will support projects within a portfolio or programme providing professional PMO services. The PMO Manager will lead and own the operating model including identifying and delivering continuous improvement.

The PMO Manager will own the Project Management community of practice; ensuring the team are adequately trained to facilitate various projects of different sizes.

Scope of Role

  • Close liaison with the delivery teams, and stakeholders
  • Resource planning with IT managers, Business teams and Vendors for project resourcing
  • Support and guiding project pipeline planning incorporating suitable prioritisation methodologies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Process improvement and standards development via a community of practice
  • Resource management across the IT department
  • Assess, control and manage the risks to the project office, prepare mitigation and contingency plans and have responsibility for project administration, record keeping and status reporting.
  • Seek and obtain financial and deliverable approvals from the business.
  • Assurance that project documentation creation and quality for all projects meets internal quality standards
  • Ensure projects is delivered in line with the McLaren project delivery methodology & standards.
  • Build close working relationships with key internal users, senior managers and external suppliers.
  • Follow and promote the McLaren project delivery methodology, driving and endorsing the adoption of pragmatic, value-adding delivery processes across the business and IT functions.

 

McLaren Values & Behaviours

As a member of the IT Leadership team, this role requires ongoing role modelling of McLaren values and behaviours at the following levels:

Value

Behaviour

Managing Self

Managing Others

Leading Teams

We Win

Strives for excellence

 

X

 

Results Focused

 

X

 

We Make Things Happen

Innovative & Creative

X

 

 

Seeks the challenge

 

X

 

We take it Personally

Personal Ownership

 

X

 

Adapts to change

X

 

 

We enjoy what we do

Learns & Shares

X

 

 

Recognises Achievement

X

 

 

We work together

Collaborates with others

 

X

 

Manages Relationships

 

X

 

 

Technical Competencies

This role requires demonstrated technical competencies at the following levels: 

 

Technical Competency Level

 

Basic

Proficient

Advanced

Expert

Relationship Management

 

 

X

 

Financial & Partner Management

 

X

 

 

Transformation & Project Management

 

 

X

 

Strategy & Architecture

 

X

 

 

Solution Design & Development

 

X

 

 

Solution Support & Lifecycle Management

 

X

 

 

Operations & Service Management

 

X

 

 

Risk & Security Assurance

 

X