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PMO Lead

  1. Hove
  2. Full-time
  3. IT & Change

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Company Description

Helping over ten million people around the world manage their savings, retirement plans and life insurance requires a lot of people behind-the-scenes.  It’s up to us in L&G Group functions – which includes our tech and digital teams, Group Finance, HR, Risk and Corporate Comms to provide the essential support services that all areas of the business need, here in the UK and overseas. Simply put, we enable everyone at Legal & General to do what they do best. That means we’re helping to improve our customers’ lives, and contributing to the success of the business every day.


Job Description

We now have an exciting 12 month Fixed- Term opportunity for a highly experienced Lead PMO to join our Group Technology functions Portfolio Office. The key purpose of this role is to support with the definition of portfolio/programme governance and to manage finance and budgetary controls and processes and data.

As the lead you will manage the Group Technology Portfolio office, including line managing the other PMO analysts and ensuring we have oversight and control of all key project governance areas

including:

  • Portfolio cost tracking, Business case tracking and drawn down approvals processes
  • Coordination of monthly reporting cycle, including collation of monthly PSRs and production of Portfolio reporting packs
  • Maintenance and ownership of PPM tool (Keyedin), including error corrections, creation of data views and reports, set up of Portfolio/Programme/Project structure
  • Quality assurance including Project and Process health checks, feedback, along with analysis of findings and insights reporting
  • Overseeing the Programme PMO community of practice, skills development, and training

Qualifications

  • Detailed knowledge of Project Management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile and the appropriate application of these methods.
  • Strong knowledge of project management processes, tools, performance measurement and metrics · Highly numerate and analytical.
  • Knowledge and experience of budget development
  • Exposure to financial/analytical activities and being able to contextualise financial data to support the viability of Projects.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and deploying and running Portfolio, Programme and Project Management processes.
  • Completion of project portfolio reports and analysis accurately, on time and within cost to the required quality parameters
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels across the Group

Additional Information

Please note that due to the nature of this role, it will require 2 working days in our Hove office as part of our hybrid working policy. 

Legal & General is a leading financial services organisation, named Britain’s Most Admired Company in 2023, for the second year running. Rated top in our sector and top for inspirational leadership, we have a strong heritage and an exciting future.  

We’re one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurers. Connecting to form a unique business model which drives value for our customers and society. And enabling our people to create impact through work that is meaningful and valued.  

If you join us, you’ll be part of a welcoming, inclusive culture, with opportunities to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds, views, and experiences. Guided by leaders with integrity who care about your future and wellbeing. Empowered through initiatives which support people to develop their careers and excel.  

We strive to be open, mindful, and inclusive, so are always willing to discussing flexible working arrangements and reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs. It doesn’t matter if you don’t meet every single criterion in this advert. Instead, think about what you excel at and what else you can bring in terms of strengths, potential and connection to our purpose. 

If you’re open to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.

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