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Head of PMO – Financial Service, Group Programme Management

Head of PMO – Financial Service, Group Programme Management

Head of PMO – Financial Service, Group Programme Management

Harrington Starr have partnered with a leading Financial Institution who are going through enormous amounts of growth, this year their portfolio of change is around £220million across 425 projects.

We are looking for a Head of PMO to report straight to the Head of Group Programmes whilst being a peer to 5 change portfolio managers across the group. You will be responsible across Governance and Risk Management, Financial Management, Communications and Functional Management. This is a very large role, and we are looking for a career accomplished Head of PMO to be able to add value from day 1.

My client offers the opportunity to be part of a truly special organisation where you’ll be continually challenged and asked to push your own boundaries!

Experience/skills required:

  • Very strong planning, organisational and leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams and set a true direction and working approach
  • Excellent personal skills with the ability to influence at board and C-level when required, with a successful track record of managing a complex network of stakeholders within Financial Services and ideally Financial Services Investment Banking
  • Successful career PMO experience (10+ years) across large-scale Financial Change having led, built and sculpted PMO processes from the ground up
  • Willingness and ability to challenge stakeholders
  • Expert knowledge of risk management, standards and policies
  • Experience knowledge in organisational change management (including financial management)
  • Successful track record in project management, governance formulation and team management
  • Experience managing co-located PMO teams, offshored and in the UK
  • Track record of large-scale global change programmes within a Financial Services environment

If this sounds like the role for you, please contact Michael Paterson at Harrington Starr for more information.

Head of PMO – Financial Service, Group Programme Management