PMO Manager 2IC

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1810-10997
Salary: Competitive Daily Rate
Contact Name: Leanne Hewes
Contact Email: lhewes@launchrecruitment.com.au
2IC - PMO Manager

Our client is a large utility provider and is currently running a major three year technology transformation program. As a result they require an experienced PMO manager that can confidently perform CIO duties when required.

Key responsibilities:
Reporting to the CIO, this role will be responsible for overall management and performance of the PMO team.
  • Analyse and report on feedback from quality assurance reviews (stage-gate, health checks, post project, audits etc.).
  • Chair the Change Control Board or equivalent, for decisions regarding change requests.
  • Co-ordinate internal program communications according to the agreed communication plan.
  • Co-ordinate quality reviews of program deliverables.
  • Drive Risk and Issues management
  • Define and implement project management standards and methods - reporting, information requirements, financial standards, accountability, escalation as required.
  • Define planning processes and templates.
  • Define planning standards to enable ease of roll up of milestones and dependencies across the Transformation programs.
  • Define stakeholder and communication planning processes and templates.
  • Develop and maintain good practice repository and case study material of relevance to the delivery teams and stakeholders.
  • Develop and run post program reviews; collate and analyse lessons learned for production support team's future projects.
  • Develop, implement and promote a quality strategy, standards and methods for staff to use including guidance on quality criteria and sign off authorities.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain a central change request register.
  • Facilitate lessons learned workshops at the end of each phase.
  • Facilitate post-implementation reviews.
  • Liaise with internal or financial audit functions.
  • Liaise with the Procurement team to agree purchasing and contract management standards for each program.
  • Maintain program stakeholder matrix.
  • Monitor compliance with standards/good practice.
  • Monitor the quality of status reports and foster continual improvement.
  • Produce program level reporting and analysis regarding program and workstream status, program level risk and issue analysis and change control.
  • Produce tailored reporting dashboards for governance bodies.
  • Record decisions from steering committee meetings in the decision register.
  • Support closure processes for each program - collect lessons learned, add to information repository and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
  • Support Governance bodies by co-ordinating and distributing presentation materials, agenda and minutes and following-up action items.
  • Track changes to benefits for duration of program including the impact arising from approved change requests and issues.
Key Deliverables produced:
  • Steering committee presentations, minutes and action items
  • Program Management Plan
  • Program Handbook (for program controls and standards)
  • Program status reports
  • Benefits Register

What the person in this role MUST do:
Deliver independent and accurate reporting and advice to the program's Executive Sponsor and provide effective, easy-to-use processes, tools and standards for program control.

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