Senior Consultant (Programme Management Office)

  • Job Reference: 0261
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2021
  • Employer: Gleeds
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  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

About The Role
About this opportunity
Based in the Nottingham office you will be responsible for managing the delivery of programme management office (PMO) services.  Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience of managing programmes in the public sector.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Partner with the existing team to deliver a top class PMO function
  • Responsible for the management of large scale, complex projects or programmes as part of a PMO / portfolio within the public sector. Opportunities may also arise in the private sector.
  • Implementation of recognized project and programme management methodologies, processes and procedures
  • Ensuring appropriate governance and assurance processes are established, monitoring, and reporting of progress, risks, and issues.
  • Build effective relationships with stakeholders and external parties to ensure dependencies are effectively managed.
  • Establish change control procedures and monitor adherence.
  • Track progress against agreed delivery milestones to ensure alignment with agreed strategy / plan
  • Capture lessons learnt as part of our commitment to continuous improvement
  • Supporting Business Unit Directors in delivering business objectives
  • Positively engaging with clients and developing, growing and maintaining client relationships
  • Delivering high quality services and deliverables ensuring that services meet our Client’s requirements.
  • Managing projects and/or programmes to deliver high quality services and deliverables in accordance with the business procedures
  • Producing and presenting to clients
  • Identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the business unit activities
  • Managing service delivery for profit.
As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to:
  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • Generous holiday plus option to purchase additional days through the holiday purchase scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our global travel scholarship programme
  • Flexible working arrangements

About The Candidate
Who we’re looking for:

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills
  • Sound project management and/or programme management experience post qualification.
  • Sound knowledge and practiced experience of project management techniques
  • Strong proven foundation in robust governance, quality assurance and benefits realisation
  • Clear understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts.
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written.
  • Methodical way of thinking and approach to work.
  • Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily.
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiating, financial and numeracy skills
  • Sound ICT skills, with a high proficiency in MS Outlook, Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work as part of a hard-working and ambitious team.
  • MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) or
  • MAPM (Member of the Association of Project Managers)

About The Company
Be part of the extraordinary
Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:
  • We’re committed to our clients and our people
  • We’re creative and realistic
  • We combine professionalism with personality
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender.

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a gold standard investor in people employer.