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European PMO Manager

Posted: 13th June, 2024
Title: European PMO Manager
Department: Product Development
Location: European



The purpose of this role is to provide governance and to ensure that the correct standards are applied though the lifecycle of project workstreams. The postholder will provide strong leadership in a matrix environment to promote best practices in managing interrelated projects and programmes to ensure successful delivery. S/he will ensure appropriate project resources are in place and that all relevant staff are trained and equipped to deliver successfully


  • Manage a range of project types and complex business initiatives and change programmes
  • Ownership of the organisation’s project management and delivery approach, its implementation, establishment and iteration
  • Input into the organisations business and budget planning processes
  • Act as a business partner within the organisation and ensure that relationships are managed to best serve delivery of the objectives.
  • Drive the prioritisation of projects and workstreams to ensure high value and high-quality outcomes are achieved that are sustainable in the business.
  • Provide timely, accurate and relevant project and portfolio reporting as agreed
  • Responsible for resource planning against the prioritised portfolio of projects and ability to work with the and business to
  • manage project resource need
  • Provide detailed tracking of all projects and ensure that lessons are learned, and best practices shared within the organisation to aid constantly
    improving project delivery
  • Report performance on project budgets and delivery through all levels of the organisation
  • Mentor and coach on the PMO approach across the wider business to effectively implement the project management and delivery approach
  • Act as a thought leader with a view to creating a viable PMO service and supporting pragmatic delivery of projects

Education and Qualifications:

  • 3rd Level Qualification in relevant discipline
  • Recognised formal project management qualification (PMP/APMP/Prince2/P30 or equivalent) is desirable
  • Advanced IT skills; Word, PowerPoint, Excel and MS Project or other project tools

 Competencies & Attributes:

  • Financially Astute
  • Open-minded/‘can-do’ attitude which encourages innovation, embraces change and displays resilience
  • Team player; building an atmosphere of openness, honesty, respect, cooperation and fun
  • Visible, approachable, accountable and available
  • Inspire and empower others by demonstrating trust, openly valuing their expertise and clarity of expectations
  • Excellent written & spoken English essential
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and direction
  • Strong interpersonal, time management, problem-solving skills and financial acumen
  • Excellent attention to detail, both written and numerical, and commitment to quality
  • Comfortable with coordinating and collaborating with business teams to drive required decisions and outcomes
  • Cross functional relationship building; be able to successfully work with and influence individuals not directly under their control and at all levels in the
    organisation, with ability to challenge
  • Ability to be flexible by adapting quickly to changing priorities
  • Good understanding of performance management frameworks and tools in the delivery of business objectives

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, please state the job title applying for and any other relevant material for the candidacy to Thank you!

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