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PMO/Release Manager (Service Implementation/Applications)

Job Title: PMO/Release Manager (Service Implementation/Applications)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 5 Months
REF: FJS_PP-CB-C-L-PMO_1647421628
Contact Name: Cassie Butcher
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

PMO/Release Manager (Service Implementation/Service Management/Application Delivery/Program & Project Support Office) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Company for an initial 5 months rolling contract, to be based in London, UK.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • The primary role of the Program & Project Support Office (PMO) Generalist is to apply effective PMO control to support successful project delivery.
  • PMO experience within Service Implementation/Service Management.
  • Someone who has worked in a Large Application Delivery Programme or where Comms is a key part of Current role.
  • Excellent communications with Internal & External Stakeholders & able to work in a pressured environment.
  • The PMO Generalist will apply PMO resource management alongside a consistent set of Project Management methods and processes.
  • Provides the day-to-day support across all PMO services aligned to the current assignment or business area
  • Effective management of the Project / Program & Portfolio Management Office Budget
  • Attends and contributes to regular meetings with other specialist areas such as subject champions and brings knowledge to their assignment
  • Controls and manages the resolution of any potential problems within any of the PMO services escalating issues as required to the appropriate Project or Program team members
  • Ensures own objectives are aligned to the Project or Program objectives
  • Actively supports the Program or Project in order to comply with any associated policies
  • Adheres to and supports the maintenance of the Portfolio Management Office Best Practice standards
  • Release & Environments Workstream
  • Develop a Comms Plan targeted to key activities/events within the Workstream - including releases to different environments on the route to live, releases/deployments relating to stores (new/cutover). Identifying the various activities/events that require proactive comms. The relevance of the activity/event to the stakeholders, including the business impact, risk, etc. Issue Communications as required in line with the agreed Plan

This is an urgent requirement; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered.

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world. Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.

Project People and our clients are fully committed to developing an inclusive workforce. Applications are always fully considered, irrespective of race, gender, faith, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or part-time status.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.