Project Management Office Lead Specialist Job at BT | The Dots
Job Expired
2 months ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Project Manager
  • Type Full Time
  • Location United Kingdom

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Closing date: 17-Oct-2020

Our mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join us today and release yours.

About this role
The role is responsible for leading PMO services to complex customer contracts within Enterprise – either on one programme/contract or a portfolio. It helps reduce risk to BT, improve the probability of a successful delivery, improve customer satisfaction and supports senior Programme & Project managers. It ensures that we provide a mature set of services, including governance, reporting, risk and issue, dependency and obligation management.
You'll have the following responsibilities
  • Lead a team of PMO Professionals on a large complex customer programme/contract or on a portfolio of deliveries. Typically, you may join the programme/contract senior management team and adopt a leadership role.
  • Decide, in collaboration with stakeholders within Client Services, which PMO services should be deployed. Use different data points to decide which services should be used and launch new services where required.
  • Operate the PMO services to the very best quality, in line with the expectations of BT and Client Services and in line with any contractual obligations.
  • Use your understanding of outside of BT, to improve our services.
  • Continually improve the service offering. Introduce digital and automation tools that remove the need for PMO intervention.
  • Ensure compliance with and help shape the community wide methodology. Ensure compliance with any BT-wide mandated methods, e.g. Project Cooper controls. For examples of PMO services, refer to the Delivery PMO Professional JD. Connected leaders behaviours
  • Team coach
  • Commercial thinker
  • Solution focused achiever
You'll have the following skills & experience
  • Able to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders (at C/Director level) to carry out the functions of the role. Maintain close liaison and strong relationships with key stakeholders  in the operation of project delivery.
  • Ability to lead a team of PMO professionals and coach for great performance.
  • Great attention to detail and willingness to work within a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. Microsoft Project skills also desirable but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Programme and Project Management, Service Management and Design.
  • An externally recognised qualification, such as PRINCE2 or equivalent would be normally expected.
  • Maintain high standards of quality of work, personal conduct and punctuality at all times.

Experience you would be expected to have
  • Experience of working within a matrix environment
  • Experience working in a PMO or Project Environment where you have gained experience of delivering PMO services.
  • Experience of working within a project management, service management or design environment

Additional Info - Some Security Clearances and NPPV clearance would be desirable.

What we can offer you At BT, we entertain, educate and empower millions of people every single day. We’re a brand built on connecting people – whether that’s friends, family, businesses or communities. Working here, you’ll receive an attractive salary and a range of competitive benefits, but – more than that – you’ll be joining an ambitious organisation with a culture of togetherness, collaboration and inclusivity, that takes a genuine and proactive interest in your progress and development. Benefits of working for BT include:
  • Competitive salary and on-target bonus plan
  • World-class training and development opportunities
  • 25 days’ annual leave (not including bank holidays)
  • Discounted broadband, mobile and TV packages
  • Car allowance (dependent on your role)
  • Share option and pension scheme programmes
  • Flexible benefits to fit around you
BT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re working hard to create an inclusive working environment, where people from all backgrounds can succeed. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there’s any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.

About BT
BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT
How to Apply
It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!

Skills Required

  • Project Management
  • Collaborative Working

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