Jarvis King

Senior Construction PMO Manager

> Senior Construction PMO Manager

> Manchester

> £82K - £92K + 15% Bonus

> 10% Pension + 10x Life Assurance + Excellent Benefits

> Agile working - Working remotely with site visits a few days a week

Fancy a leadership role in bringing change to one of the country's largest estates?

Do you have proven knowledge of governance & and compliance methods?

The Role in a Nutshell

This role requires someone from the Construction, Property, or Utilities sectors.

This is essential.

This role will suit someone from a corporate environment, with familiarity working with controls and governance.

Working within the construction, projects, property, and facilities directorate.

About the Business

Working client-side, the business owns over 8,000 buildings in the UK, making it one of the largest property portfolios in Europe.

With incredible opportunities to learn, develop, and grow your skills, they will invest in you, nurture your potential, and shape your future - whatever your background or experience.

With several thousand redeployment opportunities at any one time, this is a business where you will never sit still, (unless you want to of course)!


  • Successful leading of the PMO processes for projects from initiation to delivery including governance of the stage gate process ensuring it is a fit-for-purpose process that enables effective project delivery

  • Define the best practice approach for Programme Management and culturally embed it into the organisation, so that high-quality programme management processes are adopted widely across the business

  • Strategic lead for all aspects of reporting

  • Data accuracy and risk management

  • Providing and regularly reviewing honest, transparent assessment of the project status and RAID (risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies)

  • Cashflow analysis and forecasting

Project Governance, Control Stakeholder Management and Reporting

  • Establish a project governance, ensuring projects are approved and endorsed before being mobilised.

  • Identify, assess and align dependencies to optimise linkages and circumvent conflict

  • Manage the RAID log ensuring all sponsors are aware of any potential impact

  • Management and maintenance of all tools and templates at both the Project and Program levels -including ownership of the PMO playbook

  • Assurance that all process, procedure's, designs and technical requirements are incorporated within all projects

Budgeting and Capacity Planning

  • Analyse capacity planning across Programmes; assist functional units with resource planning, forecasting, and recruiting to align with requirements

  • Facilitate Stakeholder engagement throughout the intake process

  • Manage Project and Program resource forecasting

  • Coordinate the allocation of new projects with the PMO lead and delivery teams

  • Accountable for the utilization of benchmarking to drive value in the supply chain

  • Co-ordinate value management strategy correlation with Capital Investment Plan

  • PMO support in the collation of Project and Program reporting

  • PMO support in administration of governance meetings

  • Project delivery support through the inception phase, including the engagement with stakeholders and project definition

Contract management and control

  • Accountable for all Project and Program level performance reporting

  • Manage and monitor KPI and Quality Management processes and reporting

  • Stakeholder engagement: able to engage effectively with senior stakeholders to fully understand and meet their needs

  • Contract and supplier management: able to effectively drive strategic partners to deliver on our strategy in an ethical, commercially efficient and service-orientated way

  • Commercial awareness: the ability to convey this in a compelling and persuasive way

Leadership accountabilities Experience you'd be expected to have

  • Manage the Business Case(s) and lead the PMO from inception through to completion

  • Providing leadership and guidance to delivery teams across the directorate

  • Provides oversight of key projects ensuring consistency of approach - mentors and coaches as necessary

  • Experience in operating current FM, projects and property IT systems

  • Experience in analysing, interpreting and presenting key business data

  • Ability to design and implement various final systems and processes


  • 15% Bonus

  • 10% Pension

  • 10x Life assurance cover

  • Free annual shares

  • 25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays, and additional days for length of service

  • You'll enjoy access to 100s of instant discounts for restaurants, shops, and the cinema.

    These include money off your weekly shop and discounts on gift/shopping vouchers.

  • World-class training and development

keywords: 32297, PMO, construction, facilities, property, utilities, corporate, governance, projects, programme management

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £82000 - £92000 per annum + 15% Bonus, 10% Pension, 10x Life Assurance
  • Location: Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Jarvis King
  • Contact: Zoe Hamilton
  • Tel: 0131 370 3700
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-11-17 15:35:02 -

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