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PMO Analyst

Employer
Burberry
Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Function
Technology
Level
Manager

Job Details

Job Description

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to be a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

Job Purpose

The PMO Analyst will be a key member of the ICS Portfolio Delivery team, responsible for supporting the PMO Manager in delivering project management and governance frameworks across the portfolio. This role will require a highly organised individual with strong analytical skills, who is able to manage and analyse data to provide accurate, timely, and relevant information to support the decision-making process.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the implementation and maintenance of portfolio and project management tools, templates, and processes. This includes managing and maintaining accurate project and portfolio data, providing regular reporting on project performance, risks, and issues to the PMO Manager and project teams, and supporting the development and delivery of project management training and awareness-raising initiatives across the ICS Portfolio Delivery team.

The PMO Analyst will work closely with project teams to develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets, ensuring alignment with the portfolio roadmap and objectives. They will also facilitate regular project reviews and assurance activities, including milestone reviews, gateway reviews, and benefits realisation reviews.

In addition, the PMO Analyst will provide general administrative support to the PMO Manager, including meeting scheduling, agenda preparation, and minutes taking. They will work collaboratively with other members of the ICS PMO team to ensure that project management and governance processes are consistently applied across the portfolio.

Overall, the PMO Analyst plays a critical role in supporting the delivery of the portfolio in line with the agreed-upon objectives, within budget, and on time. This requires an individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, who is able to work collaboratively with project teams and stakeholders, prioritise and manage multiple tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment, and is proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Experience in using project management and governance tools such as Microsoft Project is preferred.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist the PMO Manager in maintaining and updating project management and governance frameworks, processes, and templates.
  • Provide support in the implementation and maintenance of portfolio and project management tools, templates, and processes.
  • Manage and maintain accurate project and portfolio data, providing regular reporting on project performance, risks, and issues to the PMO Manager and project teams.
  • Support the development and delivery of project management training and awareness-raising initiatives across the ICS Portfolio Delivery team.
  • Facilitate regular project reviews and assurance activities, including milestone reviews, gateway reviews, and benefits realisation reviews.
  • Work with project teams to develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets, ensuring alignment with the portfolio roadmap and objectives.
  • Provide general administrative support to the PMO Manager, including meeting scheduling, agenda preparation, and minutes taking.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the PMO team to ensure that project management and governance processes are consistently applied across the portfolio.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Business Administration, Project Management, or Information Technology.
  • Certification in project management (such as PMP, Prince2, or AgilePM) is desirable but not essential.

Skills:
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to manage and analyse data to provide accurate, timely, and relevant information to support the decision-making process.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with project teams and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Experience in using project management and governance tools such as Microsoft Project . is preferred.
  • Ability to facilitate and lead project meetings, including preparing agendas and taking minutes.
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to identify and mitigate project risks and issues.

Experience:
  • 2-3 years of experience in a project management or PMO role, preferably within a large, complex organisation.
  • Experience in using project management and governance frameworks such as PRINCE2, Agile, or Waterfall.
  • Experience in project scheduling, planning, and budgeting.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining project management and governance tools, templates, and processes.
  • Experience in facilitating project reviews and assurance activities, such as milestone reviews, gateway reviews, and benefits realisation reviews.
  • Experience in developing and delivering project management training and awareness-raising initiatives.

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