PMO Analyst

Location: Dorset, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Technology, Defence, Electronics Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Zak Mendoza

PMO Analyst


PMO Analyst needed for a multinational Defence organisation based in Dorset who are looking to employ an experienced PMO Analyst with an in-depth knowledge of creating Integrated Master Schedules in MS Project and drawing information out of key stakeholders to populate key project documents e.g. the plan, RAID and reporting.

The successful PMO Analyst will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 4x your annual salary in life assurance
  • Flexible benefits package (car scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, ability to buy or sell annual leave and more!)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sports and Social club

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the PMO Analyst will include:

Planning, Reporting & Control

  • Create and administer the Programme schedule as required using management reports and the outcomes of project and board level meetings and workshops
  • Prepare consolidated material from project reports for monthly review
  • Complete and distribute monthly Steering Committee and Board level reports
  • Manage the Programme-level benefits register, ensuring that all benefits are identified, monitored and benefits realisation is tracked
  • Track and report project costs against agreed budget
  • Monitor and report on Programme resourcing through the production and interpretation of resource allocation reports
  • Production of financial and non-financial management information including core KPIs as agreed with key stakeholders


  • Maintain the Programme level risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies (RAID) register
  • Carry out assurance review processes as required by key stakeholders
  • Project/Programme Support
  • Support the Programme Manager and Programme Leadership Team in the delivery of the Programme
  • Ensure project plans and project documentation are complete and up-to-date, as well as the Programme plan
  • Provide regular project/programme status updates
  • Draw out project/programme risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions

What you need to be the successful PMO Analyst:

In order to be the successful PMO Analyst and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • PRINCE2 or P3O Practitioner or equivalent

Experience Essential

  • Analytical approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Expert level skills in creating Integrated Master Schedules in MS Project
  • Able to draw information out of key stakeholders to populate key project documents e.g. the plan, RAID and reporting
  • Collaborative and supportive approach to getting the job done
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Able to hit the ground running
  • Proactive and able to work unsupervised on your own initiative
  • Confident and able to challenge where required
  • Previous experience in a similar role in a large organisation


  • Experience in implementing document management systems/processes
  • HRIS Project experience
  • Able to bring best practice examples from previous roles
  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a PMO Analyst to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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