Interim Head Of PMO – Project Management

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Interim Head Of PMO - Project Management
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00060803

Posted: 5th August 2022 12:59
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £600 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • London
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Interim Head Of PMO -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00060803
Pay Rate: Up to £600 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

An Interim Head of PMO is needed to take on a multi-faceted role, dealing with internal stakeholders of all levels, managing an established experienced team, supporting the Deputy Director on numerous tasks and projects, managing governance on multiple projects and highlighting any issues.

The role will suit someone who is proactive, diligent, process orientated, comfortable working to deadlines and who thrives in an environment of change.

Key Skills:

  • Managed a team – Managing 3 or 4 people / Leadership skills
  • Good stakeholder management , including senior stakeholders
  • Ability to deal with contractors and 3rd party providers
  • Abel to work accurately and at pace
  • PMO Background – governance side of projects
  • PMO background
  • IT PMO Background
  • Leading on strategic / overall book of work /to  timescale


Key Accountabilities:

  • Strategic management on multiple issues and projects
  • Support Deputy Director on various tasks and projects
  • Highlighting and dealing with issues that arise
  • Managing governance across your sphere of influence
  • Design and establish governance processes, forums and supporting artefacts across Test Supply Chain.
  • Maintain governance and delivery cadence across the team, determining efficient inputs and outputs.
  • Lead governance forums within the team and appropriately challenge senior team members to help identify issues and blockers or affirm status.
  • High standard of reporting at both product and programme level, with overall aim of creating a flow of data to reduce time to produce
  • Implement effective change control process and tracking / storage of governance artefacts

Key Requirements:

  • Ability to articulate vision, engage stakeholders, and provide technical leadership to deliver the vision.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment, clarifying strategies and plans, giving a sense of direction and purpose for self and team.
  • Decision making by seeking constructive outcomes in discussions.
  • Setting direction and taking ownership for deliverables.
  • Proven experience of setting up and managing PMO processes (both in Agile and Waterfall environments) and implementing appropriate processes to support.
  • Advanced in-depth professional knowledge of PMO functions such as financial management, resourcing, RAID,
    Reporting, Change Control and Planning acquired through training and experience over an extended period.
  • Strong professional knowledge of traditional project, programme and product management methods and techniques (e.g., PRINCE2)
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft toolset and ability to create high quality outputs in Excel, PowerPoint and Word including advanced formulas

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“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim Head Of PMO - Project Management
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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