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PMO Coordinator

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
IT
Location
Cardiff
External Closing Date
29/03/2019
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Job Purpose

The IT PMO is the information hub for projects and programmes within the portfolio and involves tracking/reporting, assurance/quality control, information management, financial tracking, risk/issue tracking, change control, support and knowledge management and learning from experience.

The Project Management Office Co-ordinator will assist in the definition and maintenance of the project management standards and documentation, as well as provide governance and support to the Programme and Project Managers within the IT department.

Main Duties

  • Review and maintenance of standard Project Documentation according to Admiral Project Management Guidelines
  • Provide support and identify ways to further improve the Project Delivery Framework
  • Produce and track project or programme timelines/schedules/resource
  • Assistance with gathering of programme and project data, such as performance metrics, time and money spent and project estimates
  • Communication and management of Milestone Plans, Risks, Issues, Dependencies and Actions
  • Attendance at project and programme meetings, taking minutes and actions where necessary
  • Central point for communication of change and general knowledge of the IT projects
  • Promote and uphold Project Quality:
    • Define governance, auditing framework and audit planning
    • Carry out audits (dip checks, end-stage audits and agile compliance)
    • Auditing across both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Post Implementation: organise and chair post-implementation reviews and lessons learned meetings for all projects
  • Central point for communication of change and general knowledge of the IT projects

This is not a full definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success.

Experience and Qualifications Required

Essential:

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Working understanding of PMO procedures
  • Experience of project lifecycles and methodologies
  • Experience of project resource planning and reporting
  • Previous experience of report creation, documentation and quality controls
  • Excellent time management skills and working to deadlines

Desirable:

  • Commercially aware
  • Experience of working in team environments
  • Experience of working with budgets
  • Experience of project planning
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, Powerpoint and MS Project

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Laura Pengilly. If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to drop her an email laura.pengilly@admiralgroup.co.uk or give her a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask your Recruitment Officer, Laura Pengilly, for more information. 

 

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