IT PMO Analyst

  • Job Reference: NNL/TP/34863/1532
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: National Nuclear Laboratory
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: £33,570
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary starting at £33,570
  • Sector: Engineering, Science
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Job Description for IT PMO Analyst:

There's never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you'll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career.

We're an organisation that's here to experiment and push the limits of what's possible. So, if you're keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

The Portfolio Management Office Analyst role ensures company standard governance and change practices and approaches are followed and applied whilst supporting the Portfolio Manager and PMO Lead in planning and managing the portfolio.

Main Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities for IT PMO Analyst:

  • Supports the PMO Lead and Portfolio Manager in Portfolio Planning and scenario planning.
  • Supports the PMO Lead in defining the appropriate standards by which projects are managed.
  • Responsible for implementing PMO Governance and Assurance Standards.
  • Manages Key-Stakeholder relationships at Senior Leadership level.
  • Responsible for monitoring of Programme reporting, managing and compiling programme related MI and Board Packs.
  • Act as PMO representative at Executive Change Boards, facilitating programme governance.
  • Supporting Delivery Teams to ensure projects are delivered within agreed timescales, budget and project objectives..
  • Supporting the Project/Programme Managers to ensure effective delivery is achieved by implementing RAID management, change control, planning and generation of management information.
  • Undertake a quality assurance audit role in line with defined PMO process.
  • Providing support and guidance to Delivery Teams.
  • Supports T&DC Portfolio Manager and Demand & Release Manager in the management of the end to end Demand and Delivery process.

Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for IT PMO Analyst:

  • Excellent MS Project and Excel skills, with emphasis on portfolio planning/scenario modelling.
  • Good analytical skills with a focus on attention to detail.
  • Ability to design and implement typical project and programme governance processes.
  • Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies.
  • Ability to create and manage project plans.
  • Ability to critically evaluate project outputs and challenge project and programme managers whilst maintaining good relationships throughout the team.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to clearly illustrate processes through business process mapping.
  • Familiarity of software development methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and customer focused with excellent organisational skills.
  • Demonstrable blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain SC level security clearance (this includes but is not limited to identity, employment, financial and criminal record checks plus 5 years' worth of UK residency).

Desirable Criteria for IT PMO Analyst:

  • Have demonstrable previous PMO Analyst experience.
  • Comfortable managing small scale projects to time and budget, if required.