We have an exciting opportunity for a driven individual to join our busy Live Sites team as a PMO Manager on a permanent basis. 

Working as part of an evolving Project Management team within the Ocado Logistics, This is a unique opportunity to contribute to our progressive development towards project management maturity. You will be a professional PMO manager with the ability to create, develop and drive a PMO function within Ocado Logistics.

You will work closely with the Senior Business Project Managers, Project Managers and managers across Ocado logistics departments to determine the best approach for a project based on scale, complexity and risk and then monitor and report on the project delivery.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Working closely with the finance department you will provide financial monitoring and control, including financial analysis and reporting across both small and multi-million pound projects
  • Creating and managing Project dashboards
  • Monitoring project budgets and schedules, providing updates for Project Managers
  • Identifying programme risks and assess the potential impact to the critical path
  • You will oversee the Resource Pool allocation to projects ensuring that all projects are adequately resourced according to priority
  • Work with other departments to identify, manage and maintain the project pipeline opportunities
  • Participate in ongoing management of project & programme plans through regular planning meetings/workshops across programmes. Be a point of contact for all streams and stakeholders for the project programme
  • Promote process compliance, standardisation and continuous improvement and providing project governance  #

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Ability to create, maintain and report on integrated project programmes across complex large scale projects
  • Ability to maintain multiple programme views for different audiences
  • Excellent numeric and Excel skills
  • Extensive experience within a fast-paced highly pressurised office environment
  • Deep project background with more than 5 years in programme and project management
  • Demonstrable experience of PMO management of multiple projects from concept through to operational use
  • Previous experience of managing large portfolios of work, not just single Projects or Programmes.
  • Qualified to higher education standard

Benefits 

Ocado employee experience is very important to us. As well as keeping a smile on your face with weekly massages, a games room, coffee shop, weekly food samples and amazing food hall to satisfy your daily breakfast and lunchtime taste buds. All Ocado employees are offered a benefits package of - 25 days holiday + the option to buy an additional 3 via salary sacrifice, 15% discount on your weekly Ocado shop, pension, share options, discounts on gym memberships and much much more….

Our values: we’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and it takes its obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 very seriously. We treat all our employees fairly and equally, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, pregnancy and maternity, trade union membership or offending background, or the fact that they are a part-time worker or a fixed-term employee. Our employees and applicants for employment shall not be disadvantaged by any policies or conditions of service which cannot be justified as necessary for operational purposes.

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