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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Employee Type:
    Permanent
  • Department:
    IWI Technical Management
  • Division:
    Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Central PMO Analyst (4951)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £40 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future.

Right now we're a team of over 1400 dedicated professionals located across 14 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

What we're looking for

  • Our Projects team delivers a coherent and cohesive change portfolio which is driven by the firm's strategic business objectives. The team has a delivery capability and a strategic planning capability which together creates and maintains an achievable and affordable change portfolio for Wealth and Investment.
  • To support the Central PMO Lead we are looking for a strong team player in the gathering, consolidation, validation, reconciliation, formatting and distribution of project, programme and change portfolio data (cost, people, performance, RAID, status).
  • Help projects adhere to agreed standards, processes and policies through the provision of effective guidance and related artefacts templates and training materials
  • Help create a single version of the truth for the team, the broader IT team and its stakeholders - communicate effectively, ensuring coherence and clarity

Your role 

  • Collation of the change portfolio resource forecast
  • Maintenance of the change portfolio resource tracker i.e. including the collation and validation of data from senior stakeholders. In depth analysis to identify resource hotspots and report compilation / publishing
  • Produce monthly reporting packs for programme and portfolio governance forums
  • Production of weekly timekeeping reports
  • Liaising with Finance to produce financial budget reports
  • Maintenance of the projects teams SharePoint site
  • Collation and validation , maintenance of portfolio risks and issues
  • Fundamentally responsible for Driving efficiency and transparency across the Programme recommending changes or improvements in both working practices and processes.

What you bring to the table

  • Advanced Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Macros and VB Script
  • Effective communication skills – written and spoken
  • Change management experience is advantageous – organisational and planning skills are essential
  • Hands on experience of technology solutions
  • An understanding of Project Portfolio Management
  • Ability to articulate complex data in a easily digestible format
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies eg PRINCE2 and Agile/Scrum

Personal Attributes

  • Cast iron integrity in all dealings
  • Good stakeholder management & relationship building skills
  • Proactive & energetic personality
  • Creative, co-operative and collaborative
  • Pragmatic thinker
  • Excellent attention to detail, accurate and timely, underpinned by strong planning skills

 
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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Judica Theron

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance