Barclays Corporate - B5 - PMO (Payments) GPU - London
Full-time, Contract

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Barclays Corporate Bank is currently recruiting for a Project Management Office (PMO) Manager (B5 Level) within Global Payments Unit (GPU) to join the team based in Canary Wharf, London.

Who are We?

2010 is an exciting year for all those involved with Barclays Corporate Bank as the business embarks on a significant change programme. The GPU Project Management team is at the heart of that operation and is currently looking to recruit additional an additional PMO Manager to compliment an already outstanding team. The role will be responsible for Managing the effective execution of the core processes across a project, programme or portfolio of large projects within Barclays Corporate.

What will the role involve?

The GPU Programme is a Group Board-sponsored large project which spans across 5 UK Barclays clusters. The programme is a full-time hybrid team between the Commercial Bank Technology Office (CBTO) and Global Payments which sits in various UK and India locations

This candidate will be part of the PMO team, reporting directly into the PMO Head, and will be directly responsible for both the definition as well as execution of key PMO processes, procedures, tools & techniques for the programme.

Responsibility will also include the direct or indirect leadership and management various internal & external stakeholder groups, including GPU area, delivery, and programme-level leads in both technology and operations, as well as coordinating with other business areas.

What will you need?

Skills in the following areas:
Project office

Strong stakeholder relationship management

Delivery and Project management

People Development

Team Working

Excellent communication

Articulate and persuasive communicator with excellent verbal and written communication

Expresses self in a knowledgeable, coherent and confident manner in a variety of situations

Customer focus

Understands basic concepts and practices of service delivery
What will be expected of you?

You will own and manage a significant Programme Management process, governance, standards and tools on behalf of the GPU PMO Head and GPU end-to-end Delivery Leads and Release Managers.

This will involve:
The use of project management software

The development, production and maintenance of time, resource, cost and exception plans

The tracking and reporting of progress and performance of projects, including those performed by third parties under contract

The maintenance of programme and/or project files.

The servicing of project control boards, project assurance teams and quality review meetings.

The analysis of performance and the maintenance of metric data and estimating models.

The administration of project change control, including use of configuration management systems.

Uses recommended project control solutions for planning, scheduling and tracking projects.

Sets up project files, compiles and distributes reports.

Provides administrative services to project control boards, project assurance teams and quality review meetings.

Provides guidance on project management software, procedures, processes, tools and techniques.
What will you get in return?

In addition to being part of an outstanding team working on heavyweight projects you'll be joining a business that takes you and your career seriously. Training and career development come as standard with highly competitive salary, bonus, pension and holiday entitlement