PMO Project Manager Outside IR35 at Public Sector Resourcing, Remote, £500 per day

£500 per day
  • Outside Spy
  • Sep 14, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

  • Location*: Remote
  • Duration: *6 months
  • Contracting Authority: *Defra
  • Were looking for a PMO Project Manager for a 6-month remote working role with Defra.*
Defra Group Commercial (DgC) Programme Office is responsible for a Portfolio of circa 10 significant programmes and projects. As PMO Project Manager, you will be central to the delivery of these.

This role will provide you with an interesting and vibrant application of governance and project procedures, activities, tools and techniques. You will assist in maintaining the standards for project management within DgC, and this includes the implementation and ongoing application of PMO governance.

The role will cover a diverse range of activities to support the Portfolio Office, providing support in enabling the smooth running of the programmes and projects by the following:
  • Draft guidance documents and provide project management advice when needed
  • Support the project leads through the delivery processes, including risk review processes, dependency management and milestone tracking.
  • Take on projects for delivery
  • As PMO Project Manager you will: *
  • Support the project review meetings, risk reviews and work with the PMO lead on reporting documents required for the senior management team.
  • Lead on potential key risk areas, escalating as appropriate.
  • Manage and engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Arrange any workshops and meetings as required by the Portfolio office, providing secretariat where appropriate. General Project Administration including scheduling of meetings, production of agenda, issuing comprehensive minutes, maintaining action logs.
  • Assist the project manager in maintaining project and workstream delivery plans up to date where possible capturing any actions in meetings and ensuring the action log is up to date and concise.
  • Responsible for project file management in SharePoint, using robust version control and provide very good excel skills
  • Youll have: *
  • The ability to build strong relationships across the Directorate, and not be reticent in influencing and managing key Stakeholders.
  • The ability to work flexibly, and be comfortable working within a remote team, with possible remote management.
  • Experience of working with in an environment with a range of stakeholders and building trusting working relationships.
  • Ability to work to tight and competing deadlines
  • Ability to flex in an everchanging environment.
  • Experience of successfully supporting projects and working with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver results within fixed timeframes with limited resource.
  • Experience of organising teams, establishing processes and working to deadlines.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office tools confidently, and MS Project (desirable)
  • Commercial knowledge (desirable)
Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £500.00 per day

  • Work from home
  • Monday to Friday
  • PMO/Project Management: 2 years (Required)
Flexible Working Options Available:
  • Work from home
Work remotely:
  • Yes