Job of the Week: Group Manager, Project/Program Management | BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon

Overview of the Role

This is a PMO Manager role working within a major financial services organisation, with the task of continually improving and running a PMO office.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable PMO management skills, and act as the bridge between the project delivery team and the business.  They will create the project management standards and measure against these, own and run the project reporting for management review and facilitate the departmental portfolio management processes (e.g. resource allocation & prioritisation).

The successful candidate should demonstrate a history of creating and running a PMO Office.

• Set the standards for how projects are run including governance tools & templates.

• Ensure project management standards are adhered to.  Develop and maintain a set of KPI’s and report against these.

• Production of portfolio wide project reporting & dashboards for senior management review.

• Create run & maintain the portfolio management processes including resource allocation, budget tracking and prioritisation.

• Be a centre of excellence for project management, provide coaching & guidance to the project management community.

• Provide Programme Level PMO services to strategic programmes including the set up and running of programme plans, governance & reporting, risk & issue management, budget tracking and programme reporting packs.

• Lead a team of PMO analysts.

A PMO manager will be able to lead of team of PMO analysts supporting the analysts to run and improve the PMO processes.  The PMO manager will have a key role to play in the development of the project managers, provide guidance, coaching and MI to support the overall development of the project management skills within Pershing.

Qualifications

Technical Knowledge:

Mandatory

• Proven track record in PMO management.

• Ability to build a common set of practices, principles and templates for managing projects.

• Ability to set up metrics that measure project performance and report against these to ensure all projects adhere to the company’s baselined Quality Governance process guidelines.

• Support & assess project and programme business cases.

• Prepare, analyse and produce enterprise wide reports and dashboards to the senior management team of key information (Budget tracking, Progress against Plan, Risk and Issues).

• Set up run & continually improve PMO processes including project prioritisation, resource allocation & tracking, departmental budget management and quarterly budgeting process.

• Use a variety of techniques to facilitate improvements to the project conduct & management process, including guidance, individual coaching and team based training sessions.

• Conduct project audits.

• Programme PMO skills including set up and maintenance of governance, and project management artefacts for large programmes ($15m+).

• Leadership skills and experience, both within a project structure and line managing teams.

• Effective communication skills when dealing with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation including the delivery of presentations to audiences of varied sizes.

• Ability to multi-task, working alone, and as part of a team.

Preferable:

• Working experience and solid of knowledge of various SDLC   methodologies (waterfall, RUP, iterative, scrum and agile)

• Experience with programme coordination across IT suppliers, including risk, quality, change management, schedule, and financial management

• Track record in leading the implementation of agile development is preferred

• Experience of annual budget and planning round

In return, we will:

• Provide you with interesting and complex technologies problems for you to solve

• Provide an interesting, challenging and varied experience

• Offer and organise training, support and peer mentoring

• Build a career path specifically for you

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world’s financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It’s the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and ’40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers’ growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world’s financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It’s the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and ’40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers’ growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

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