Head of Portfolio Management Office (PMO)

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06 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Portfolio Management Office (PMO)

Closing Date: 25 June 2019 at 12 Noon

This post is full time and permanent

Durham University has an ambitious strategy that will build on our world-leading research, education, and wider student experience. Over the next ten years we will be investing in our people, estate, and IT infrastructure to ensure that we remain one of the World’s great Universities.

The Strategy Delivery Unit is focussed on co-ordinating and facilitating the implementation of the University’s ambitious strategic plans. The Portfolio Management Office (PMO) sits within this unit and its purpose is to ensure that the University’s investment in change is aligned to its strategy whilst defining and maintaining the standards of programme and project management.

The purpose of the role is to lead the PMO team and proactively develop services to support the effective delivery of the University’s programmes and projects. It will provide an integrated approach to identifying, prioritising and delivering change. This includes: speeding up the time to decision cycle; the prioritisation of projects to create a structured pipeline; improving resource allocation; increasing programme and project management capability; and tracking and reporting.

The post holder will work across the University and will liaise with programme and project offices embedded in other professional service departments.

How to apply

We prefer to receive applications online.

What you are required to submit

1. A CV;

2. A covering letter which details your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set out above;

3. The person specification and Realising Your Potential Approach grids.  Please copy and paste the grids from the job description into a separate Microsoft Word document, complete the evidence columns and submit this alongside your other application material.

Please ensure that you submit all documentation listed above or your application cannot proceed to the next stage.

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