PMO Manager

Last updated 6 days ago
Location:Hampshire
Job Type:Full Time

Position Description:

This role manages the day-to-day activities in the Lenovo Project Management
Office (PMO), providing guidance and mentorship on policies and processes,
overseeing project managers, project coordinators and Technical Field Services
Engineers. This role reports into the local geo Delivery Leader and has
accountability to the Project Management Practice Lead.

This role defines the value proposition, work plans, resource needs and
project allocation within timeline and budget for projects. They may also be
responsible for coordinating multiple project managers dedicated to a common
project or a small number of large/highly complex customer
projects/deliverables.

You will be reporting to Senior Professional Services Manager sitting in
Bratislava.

Responsibilities:

  • Management of the day to day activities of the PMO, and ensuring alignment
    to the global PMO strategy
  • Champions project management standards and overall value internally and
    externally and ensures the team is working within the framework of standard
    project management methodology processes, tools, and documentation throughout
    the project lifecycle as aligned to the Lenovo Project Management Framework
    (LPMF).
  • Ensuring Quality Project outcomes are planned and delivered on projects,
    meeting all agreed requirements and ensuring high customer satisfaction.
  • Resource Management including recruiting, mentoring Project staff
  • Ensure effective project management standards are used, including setting
    deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various
    deliverables.
  • Facilitate Global governance processes
  • Analyse Project related data such as Utilization, Budget vs Actuals, Risks
    and Resource Allocations and provide financial reports and outlines to the
    leadership team
  • A moderate to high level of engagement will be expected to support the sales
    of services.

Position Requirements:

Key Competencies Needed:

  • Previous management of a large PMO team with demonstrated experience in
    leadership, team building, and governance
  • In-depth disciplinary knowledge; leverages business acumen and subject
    matter expertise.
  • Provides deep subject matter expertise, advice and program delivery.
  • Contributes to the development of new techniques and plans, process
    improvements within area of expertise.
  • Thorough understanding and management of customer business needs and
    expectations.
  • People management, especially of delivery staff such as project managers,
    etc and ensures efficient program execution.
  • Works on abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible
    variables.
  • Cost/benefit and Opportunity/risk analyses
  • Anticipates operational, program, and implementation issues and develops
    preventative measures.
  • Adapts projects, programs or methods based on customer or business partner
    feedback.

What Lenovo can offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking
    IT companies
  • Opportunities for career development & growth
  • Access to trainings for personal development
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity
  • Attractive compensation package and Performance based rewards

About Lenovo
Lenovo is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and leader in providing
innovative consumer, commercial and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of
high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs, workstations, servers,
storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones, tablets
and apps. Everyone here at Lenovo is an integral part of the company, working
together, across continents, cultures and innovations, all comprised in a
friendly, fast-paced, work environment that focuses on one common goal: to be
known as the best in what we do.

Lenovo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

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employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
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