Skill Band: Projects Location: United Kingdom - London
Type: FTC Date Posted: 14 May 2019 PMO Analyst - FTC One Lime Street, London About Us All roles within Lloyd's have an integral part to play in the achievement of the Strategy and Vision 2025 and will contribute overtly to: Lloyd's becoming a brand that is globally admired and recognised and respected for its reputation as the world's specialist centre for (re)insurance. Lloyd's will be known around the world for its integrity and will be a place where talented, diverse and socially responsible employees feel proud to work. This leadership role will practice and promote the principles of inclusiveness and respect the value of diversity. The purpose of the Strategic PMO and Project Management team is:
To optimise the decision making and delivery of the entire change portfolio and maximise return on investment within risk appetite
To be a high performing team adding value Corporation-wide through the delivery of strategically-aligned-best-in-class Project and Programme Management Activities
As part of the newly formed Business transformation function, the developing Strategic Programme Management Office is critical to support the Corporation manage change more effectively. The c...
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The correct methodologies, procedures and governance controls need to be developed and embedded to enhance the ability to measure project performance, ensure projects deliver on time and within scope, project objectives are delivered and the defined cost/benefits are achieved. The Role To provide Portfolio, Programme and Project support, whilst working towards a best in class PMO in line with Lloyd's Project Management methodology". To ensure that the Lloyd's project methodologies, procedures and controls put in place are followed to measure project performance, achievement of project objectives and delivery of the defined cost/benefit cases agreed with the relevant Sponsors. Working with and supporting Programme, Project Managers and those running projects to ensure adherence to Lloyd's project governance, whilst providing guidance on best practice. Liaising with a wide range of stakeholders at different levels within the organistion to provide counsel on project management governance. What Will You Do? PortfolioProgrammeProject Support
Support identified Programmes and Projects in day to day activities to include meeting management, minutes, pack production, report writing and sharepoint.
Support Programme and Project Managers in day to day operations including planning, milestone reporting, RAIDs, resource management, finances and benefits realisation.
Provide guidance and advice on project best practice and provide training and support to Programme and Project Managers in the Project framework and also support the completion of completing and review of project documentation
Working with finance, procurement and IT to track all internal and external costs for the programme
Collate, review and QA the monthly project progress reports
Provide guidance and support the quality assurance of individual project reports. This includes developing the capability of project managers / stakeholders through coaching them on ExecView.
Where required, compile the consolidated departmental reports including CEO, Strategy & Business Planning and KPI report.
Maintain the QA reviews for projects and programmes to ensure best practice; maintain project templates and training materials and monitor project compliance with methodology.
Identify and manage inter project dependencies, ensuring all relevant parties across the corporation are aware of possible impacts, highlighting risks, issues and opportunities.
Maintain awareness of other change initiatives across the corporation and the impact they might have on each other in relation to change management and dependencies
Provide analysis of the Change portfolio at multiple levels to assess change performance which can be used to inform decision making improvements
Perform portfolio / Programme / project level risk QA and reporting, working with project managers to understand effective RAID log monitoring.
Portfolio / programme / programme support
Support identified programmes and projects in day to day activities to include meeting management, minutes, pack production, report writing and SharePoint administration.
Responsible for the relevant project, or programme Sharepoint site, ensuring that information is kept up to date and project documentation is stored following agreed standards
What You'll Need
Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise in order to meet deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong problem solving and analytical ability.
Very good attention to detail.
Fully proficient in using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and familiar with MS Project and Visio.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, across all levels within the business
Ability to work across a range of different business functions building effective and lasting relationships
Self-motivated with the ability to operate independently, using own initiative
Ability to identify opportunities for improvement, or share good practice with a continuous improvement mind-set
Expert knowledge of project management including reporting and controls.
Understanding of Risk Management including maintaining risks and issues registers.
An understanding of Lloyd's, the London insurance or other commercial lines insurance is highly desirable.
Administrator level Execview knowledge an advantage.
Previously worked within a project/programme support role.
Experience of working within insurance is preferred
Experience in developing and deploying best practices, policies and procedures across change portfolios
Experience in coaching and training others
Evidence of high degree of project governance and quality controls, including reporting, documentation, audit trails planning and controlling
Experience of technology and standard desktop packages: MS/Excel, MS/Word, MS/Project, MS/PowerPoint, MS/Visio.