Job Details

Ref 10694
Closing Date
Contract FULL TIME
Salary 73000
Benefits Bonus and flexible working
Location Cumbria | Flexible Working
Head Office Town Calderbridge
Head Office Postcode CA20 1DB
Country UK

Nuclear Waste Services has a vacancy for a Senior PMO Delivery Lead to join its busy team at Pelham House in Cumbria.

As a member of EPMO SLT, you will provide leadership for the Delivery of EPMO services into Transformation and Functions and be responsible for implementation of the strategy and vision for EPMO as determined by the Head of EPMO.

You will also be responsible for delivery of all EPMO processes, ensuring the demand signals of the projects and programmes are met, independent governance and assurance of our key programmes is called upon when required and adherence to all central EPMO procedures is undertaken within the respective business area.

You will also provide leadership and direction to project teams to support effective deployment of NWS project and programme delivery lifecycle, and day to day tasking of all EPMO resources.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop appropriate processes and systems for the management of reporting against progress, milestones and targets to key boards and other forums; ensuring programme and project costs and financial projections are accurately managed; corporate and programme risk registers and sub-registers are maintained, validated, escalated/de-escalated and managed.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, report and manage issues against programme and project management controls.  Report to groups and boards as appropriate.
  • Evaluate current reports and information and develop a ‘produce once, use many times’ approach to a standardised reporting pack which can be adapted with maximum impact and minimum effort for reporting groups and organisations.
  • Establish, maintain and support an efficient system for management of board meetings, preparations, attendances and papers including preparation and approval of agendas and papers.
  • Maintaining appropriate records of decisions and actions, under configuration management, as part of programme documentation and governance.
  • Working with Programme and Project Managers to ensure that adequate and experienced PMO support is provided, from the PMO on a ‘hub and spoke’ basis, to programmes within RWM and the GDF Programme.
  • Undertake gate reviews and provide advice to the Programme Boards and NWS Sanction Committee on sanction submissions.
  • Own the development and maintenance of NWS’s Portfolio, Programme and Project Management processes, procedures and systems.
  • Lead the implementation of best practice throughout the company’s Programme and Project Management activities and share LfE across NWS.
  • Manage the risks within your scope of work in compliance with the company risk management procedures.
  • To consider ED&I in all conversations and interactions, ensuring you treat all individuals equally, respectfully and in line with LLWR’s ED&I principles
Experience Required
  • Demonstrated delivery of PMO or programme delivery in complex programmes in a nuclear or Infrastructure setting.
  • Degree or other higher education standard in an appropriate science, technical or programme discipline
  • Excellent communication skills, accomplished at building long term relationships with a wide network of regulators and stakeholders.
  • Experience of having worked closely with regulators, supply chain and public.
  • Collaborative and influencing skills demonstrated in working through ambiguity to reach an outcome.
  • Credible reputation in an external environment representing company and sector in public
  • Shown thought leadership externally in a PMO and project management environment, recognised
  • Experienced in setting strategy and developing approaches for implementation
What is in it for you
  • On appointment to NWS you will receive 25.5 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and you can accrue up to 13 extra days leave
  • Rewarding performance (annual bonus scheme)
  • We offer a generous pension scheme through CNNP
  • Learning and development support
  • Payment of relevant annual professional subscriptions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Financial advice assistance
  • Flexible working
  • Extended family-friendly policies
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • We welcome flexible and agile working practices
  • Flexible working requests can be submitted from day 1 of employment