Enterprise PMO Analyst

  • The Co-operative Bank
  • Manchester, UK
  • Mar 04, 2020
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In the position of PMO Analyst, you will be required to support the central PMO team to manage the Bank’s Change Investment Portfolio. You will continuously improve processes and embed best practice across IT & Change. You will undertake analysis into MI produced by the projects and programmes across the Portfolio and produce reports into the relevant governance meetings and to the regulators.

Key accountabilities 

  • Lead training and coaching for programme and project teams on the Bank’s Change methodologies, processes, toolkits and templates

  • Support the Leads in the central Portfolio PMO team in providing appropriate management controls for the aggregate portfolio, including:

    • L0 / L1 Milestone delivery and timescales tracking

    • Quality assurance controls

    • Investment Spend (tracking FY budget, monitor cost governance, support quarterly / annual prioritisation)
    • Strategic Plan Benefits (tracking, both hard and soft)
    • Portfolio level Risks & Issues Management (tracking and escalations)
    • Portfolio level Interdependency management
    • Portfolio Change control
    • Stakeholder mapping and Portfolio communications
    • Governance & Regulatory Reporting

Knowledge, skills and experience required 

  • Good understanding of project controls and standards.

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to assimilate and interpret information from many different sources.

  • Expert in project planning and dependency management

  • Senior level stakeholder engagement skills up to Exec.

  • Highly organised, with an eye for detail.

  • Advanced skills in MS office applications – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MSProject.

  • Proven presentation skills, both written and verbal to senior level audiences

  • Industry knowledge of change methodologies both Agile and Waterfall

  • Good understanding of Business strategy, design and planning

  • Proficient in cost & benefits management, reporting & tracking 

Why us?

We are the Bank for People with Purpose 

We are the bank for people with purpose. The only bank born from the co-operative movement 145 years ago. We believe in the power of 'we' and putting values and ethics first. We are looking for talented individuals who want to make their next career move in a bank that celebrates co-operative spirit. And did we mention we are award winning? Year on year award winners for our products, our customer service and our commitment to communities. What's not to love! 

What you can expect from us  

  • 27 days holiday at start, rising to 30 days
  • Agile working including opportunity to work from home.
  • Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance
  • 2 paid days for volunteering per year
  • Positive working environment in contemporary offices centrally located in Manchester.
  • Strong career path within Financial Services
  • Family friendly policies and supportive working environment
  • Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success
  • Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.


Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate