Project Management Officer (Insurance)

to GBP40000 plus bens
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
A new position has become available for a PMO to be based within the Insurance Technology and Change department of a leading Insurance Company. The primary purpose is to support the change programme and associated portfolios, programmes and projects to deliver the required benefits to the organisation.

This is a varied role and the following specification is an indication as to the duties entailed, although this will vary depending upon the experience offered and applications are welcome from candidates offering upwards of 12 months PM related skills gained within the Insurance industry.

Key accountabilities & tasks for the team are:

Portfolio/Programme Support - aid the Portfolio/Programme Manager with day to day activities (financial analysis and reporting, resource planning, project reporting, facilitate risk sessions etc.)
Resource Management - this will include the input of data, analysis of conflicts, skills management etc.
Finance Reporting - amalgamation of all project and non project activities building up into a historical and forward looking finance plan. A large amount of management reporting and analysis is required in this area.
Time Recording - administration of the time recording systems.
Practice Groups - to facilitate an improvement programme across groups, so the organisation can demonstrate continuous improvement.
Governance - accountability for defining, adherence and reporting of project governance, helping to ensure projects are delivered on time, to defined quality criteria and to cost.
Benefits Management - recording and monitoring of project benefits.
Project Audits - Prince style audits of projects.
Internal Audits - responsible for coordinating audits with process audits (including suppliers).
Risk and Issue Management - across operational and project areas.
Purchase Orders - creation and tracking of all purchase orders.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications necessary:

You will need to demonstrate experience working in the PMO or Project Management field.
You will need to demonstrate competency in some of the activities above.
You will need to be a good communicator, both written and verbal. The role will require interaction and reporting to senior members of the organisation.

Qualifications required:

Educated to a Degree level
Microsoft Office Advanced
Microsoft Excel
Analysing data
Excellent Communicator
Problem solving
Demonstrate personal commitment
Able to plan and prioritise