Lead PMO / Senior Project Manager

Programme Manager

Ref: 1283Tuesday 28 February 2023

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Lead PMO/Senior Project Manager

  • Central belt Scotland, Hybrid role
  • Excellent package on offer

This is a new opportunity for a Lead Senior Project Manager who has led global large scale programmes and budgets.  Must also have not only managed but delivered also and in line with the framework and best practice.  These programmes will be a mix of Software Development, Infrastructure and Business related programmes which would also include security iniatitives.  Management of a small team of Project Managers, and must have experience of full project management life cycle.  Support the definition & implementation of the Global IT Strategy with responsibility for the management of the group function PMO, reporting and project governance.

Key responsibilities; 

  • Manage team financials ensuring:  budgets and 5 year plans are properly defined,  spend is maintained and tracked within budget and all necessary capital expenditure is submitted for approval.
  • Support the definition and delivery of IT policies, procedures and infrastructure standards in line with best practice
  • Manage the IT technical delivery programme, establishing and agreeing business priorities to deliver globally aligned benefits and services
  • Establish successful stakeholder relationships, managing expectations in the delivery, support and enhancements of IT Services, including leading Steering Group Meetings and Global Forums
  • Ensure delivery of compliant services through rationalisation and alignment with the company global technical blue print



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Extensive experience managing the delivery, support and maintenance of business and technology solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of multiple business applications and reporting services
  • Skilled in building relationships and delivering for a multi-site or international environment
  • Knowledge of Industry best practice methodologies including Software Development Lifecycles, Technical Infrastructure, and IT Service Management.
  • Proven track record of implementing, enhancing and supporting core business applications that are key to business success
  • Effective in commercial and 3rd party vendor management with major service contracts
  • Knowledge and understanding of formal project management and continuous improvement/Lean practices
  •   Ability to engage and influence senior stakeholders
  • Strategic thinker who can manage the detail and drive towards implementation success
  • Individually driven to deliver results, with the ability to drive solutions through to completion across any boundaries