The Project Management Office (PMO) sits across the Arm business to support successful delivery of projects. We are responsible for evolving a strong governance framework, robust project delivery process, training and development to evolve our people, the tools to enable successful projects and the data and reporting to understand delivery status and to support decision-making.
You will lead a team of forward-thinking people providing consultancy, mentoring, training, good practice and support in all things Project, Agile and Program management. You will be taking a key role in leading our Governance and Assurance strategy, working closely with our customers to maintain our delivery standards.
You’ll also be working to ensure that we have the right capabilities in place within the PMO to support the business as it evolves. Being close to our customers, understanding their challenges and developing different services as appropriate to support.
We are based in Cambridge, UK and this is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and driven team.
What will I be accountable for?
Governance and Assurance
Being a champion for delivery standards and policies, working with the community to maintain their relevance
Working with business intelligence to determine trends that help the business to be more effective and spot at risk delivery.
Leading the Delivery Lifecycle Management process that defines the framework that Arm undertakes the management and control of projects and programs.
A proactive dialogue with internal customers to; understand, agree and prioritise their operational needs; develop and manage expectations on delivery schedule; engage appropriately to sensitively deliver agreed requirements; ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
Support & Guidance
Support the team to provide training, mentoring and mentorship to help address specific challenges the organisation may have with delivery.
Developing common understanding of problems, utilising both internal and external knowledge/data sources to illustrate problems and solutions. Socialising ‘white papers’ that encapsulate research findings and engage A community around a better future.
Work management, setting delivery objectives, management of work pipeline, allocation of work and monitoring and reporting on delivery progress.
Line management of the team, setting development objectives, providing stretching work opportunities, considering succession planning and undertaking the annual review process.
We are looking for someone with a driven,‘can-do’ attitude and a strong sense of ownership that enables you to get the job done in a practical and pragmatic fashion.