Senior PMO Analyst (12 month Fixed Term Contract)
- Role Type
- Fixed Term Contract (inc Secondee)
- Up to £60,000
- Closing Date
- Company Info
Working here is about being there for our customers; we’re available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it’s also about you –how you develop and what you can achieve. We’ll help your talent thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.
- Department Info
With around one million customers, our retail business helps turn customers’ pension savings into lifelong retirement income and our corporate business looks after our defined benefit pension schemes ensuring they are effectively managed to protect against risk and achieve their maximum potential.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
- Job Duties
Identify transformation opportunities through stakeholder relationships, shaping ideas, creating and promoting solutions and gaining senior management buy-in.
Works with the most senior stakeholders (e.g. Transformation Director, IT Director, Heads of Pillar) to define PMO functions and services which will have a measurable impact on the profitability and effectiveness of the Portfolio whilst ensuring alignment to LGR’s strategic objectives.
Collaborates with Transformation Director, IT Director, Head of Governance & Controls, Heads of Pillar and other Change Management professionals to leverage financial insight, assess affordability to drive executive decision making in respect of the change agenda and roadmap.
Leads the creation of key MI such as portfolio plans and forecasts to deliver the short term and long term strategic objectives. Ensures sufficient frequency, granularity and accuracy whilst tailoring analysis, insight and sharing of information to drive effective decision making.
Critically reviews and evaluates and improves proposals for PMO activity by staying abreast of best practice and guidance and identifying fit with the agreed Target Operating Model, challenging stakeholders where conflicts and contention exist so that the integrity of the function is maintained.
Defines, develops and delivers PMO functions and services to ensure a consistent and excellent level of service that means customer expectations are met and consistent with what is communicated.
Allocates PMO tasks within the team to more junior PMO staff as required, and takes the lead in all matters with regards to the management of relevant employees providing coaching and mentoring services to all levels of PMO team and take full responsibility to ensure work is delivered to the required standard. Ensuring he area follows the Group’s policies and procedures including the Partnership Agreement to maximise business performance
Understands the principles of Business Transformation and is able to translate the principles into business/people change activities and PMO outcomes.
Ensure that the principles of Conduct Risk and Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) are embedded into your day to day operations to deliver good customer outcomes at all times. Ensure that all business processes and internal controls within your role are designed and performed in a way that delivers good customer outcomes and demonstrates effective management of Conduct Risk.
- Skills Required
Ideally, degree level qualification or equivalent
Required - P3O Foundation and Practitioner
Required - MoP Foundation and Practitioner
Preferred - MoR Foundation and Practitioner
Preferred - MoV Foundation and Practitioner
Demonstrated experience in delivering best practice PMO functions and services
Experience of using Portfolio Management tools
Experience of creating and defining a SLDC
Detailed understanding and use of Microsoft Office and SharePoint
Experience in delivering process changes
Management and coaching of staff
Line management experience is essential
Detailed knowledge of PMO/P3O functions and services
Understanding of process improvement models
Understanding of Risk Management processes
Understanding of Benefits Realisation planning and monitoring
Understanding of Project Accounting principles and approaches
Strong collaboration skills including working with Programme/Project Managers
Willingness to embrace new technologies and influence other parts of the business to adopt
Ability to support and benefit from virtual meetings, with limited reliance on face-to-face meetings
Willingness and ability to work without the constraints of a fixed office or desk location, focusing on outcomes and benefits, rather than tasks and measures
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday (plus one day after two years), an annual supplement for private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
This role is suitable for agile working. This means we would consider a more flexible working arrangement, where your hours and work location are managed according to business, customer and personal needs. For this role, you would be based in our Hove office, but you could work in other Legal & General offices or at home, as necessary, provided this meets business needs.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries. Please note that we do not accept CVs directly via email.