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Financial Services Operating Group serve the largest financial services companies from the banking, insurance and capital market sectors. They help clients to achieve high performance to deliver quality products at low cost, enabling market differentiation trough Digitalization and back-office automation.
 
Employees in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. 
 
 Job Description
 
The PMO Manager will lead large programs within the Program Management Office in defining as well as overall oversight to the standards of project / program / enterprise portfolio management, progress tracking, reporting, processes and governance.
 
The role is expected to be very hands-on, largely an individual contributor who can navigate ambiguities with minimal supervision.  In addition, collaboration within the PMO team members as well as other Programs / Projects Manager and their respective PMO resources are vital to the success of the role.  He/she is expected to build a reasonably broad knowledge across the various programs while having the ability to deep-dive into detailed information when necessary.  Maintain pro-active oversight of the Programs under management with provision of meaningful information and action plans to Senior Program Stakeholders is crucial
 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for the definition and maintenance of the standards of project management and process.
  • Prepare presentation packs and minutes of meetings for various senior stakeholders and/or forums with updates on the overall program's delivery and underlying issues / risks
  • Proactively monitor and track progress of schedules / deliverables against baseline
  • Ensure the overall program adherence to the agreed governance, process and standards
  • Work with stakeholders / other PMO to ensure the necessary updates into a selected PMO Tool (i.e. Status Report, Issues, Risks, Workplan, Milestones, Dependency, Decisions, Change requests, financials, resource management)
  • Escalates Issues / Risks / Dependencies and challenges the adequacy of action plans provided
  • Advising Program Managers / Project Managers / PMOs on the best use of project management disciplines / approaches and act as the first point of contact for any program management queries
  • Track and maintain the overall financial as well as resource management
  • Develop document standards and manage the deployment and adoption across projects / programs / Enterprise portfolio
  • Recommend actions to manage interfaces and critical dependencies between the projects / programs / Enterprise portfolio
  • Assist projects / programs / Enterprise portfolio community on creation, tracking and timely delivery of key program artefacts - regular Program Status Reports, Issue & Risk Registers, financials. Benefit Realisation Reports etc
  • Conduct independent project health assessments to ensure adherence to standards for projects / programs / Enterprise portfolio management.
  • Perform quality assurance of various projects / programs / Enterprise portfolio  management deliverables as required
  • Act as liaison for both external / internal / regulatory audits when required
  • Exceptional stakeholders management, communication and influencing skills
  • Coach and mentor project / program / enterprise portfolio teams on leadership, methodology, tools and people skills
  • Provide Thought Leadership in the Project / Program / Enterprise Portfolio Management function

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, IT, MIS or other Business related fields
  • At least 5 to 15 years' experience in Enterprise Portfolio Management Office / Program Management Office / Project Management Office within Financial Services

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Broad working experience across Banking and Investment in diverse culture
  • Proficient in Microsoft office tools: Visio, word and Power point presentations
  • Certified PMI, Prince, Agile Scrum Master (preferred)
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
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