PMO Manager

Job reference: 133388BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
PMO Manager

The PMO Manager is a central role within the Global Brands Strategic Planning and Programme Management team. The PMO Manager will support both the Programme Management and Strategic Planning teams in being the central hub for all core governance processes, documentation and best practice relating to programme management and delivery of the Global Brands strategic plan.

Key Responsibilities
• Best Practice - maintain the existing best practice library of tools and templates ensuring these are well utilized and developed across the teams. The PMO Manager will continue to evolve these documents in line with best practice and providing coaching on usage across the teams.
• Tracking and Reporting - ensure consistency of reporting, risk and issue and dependency identification and management and change control. Provide quality assurance and best practice adherence.
• Information management - the creation and management of the information management strategy and plan for all key documentation relating to business change programmes and strategic planning, ensuring correct storage and access are provided.
• Annual Calendar and Senior Leader meeting support - the maintenance of the annual planning and governance calendars ensuring key dates are scheduled in an appropriate cadence in relation to key senior forums and activity required in functional teams.
• Programme Assurance - support the programme management team by conducting independent health checks on programmes and usage of best practice tools and techniques.

A bit about you…
• A love for planning and ability to keep two or three steps ahead with a very strong organisational and sequencing ability
• Programme, planning or project management experience having completed either MSP practitioner or similar (e.g. APM practitioner)
• Good understanding and usage of systems and software, particularly for document management (Sharepoint and Teams)
• Inquisitive and tenacious in nature with the ability to confidently challenge to fully understand a situation, provide programme assurance and ensure that deadlines are met
• Great attention to detail and good written English with sound grammar, punctuation and articulation

A bit about us…
At Walgreens Boots Alliance – Global Brands, we believe in being PIONEERING, INSPIRATIONAL and CONNECTING with people. Our market leading brands such as No7, Liz Earle, Soap&Glory and YourGoodSkin touch the lives of millions all over the world. We put the consumer at the heart of everything we do using real time insights to activate brands and products on a global scale. With a passionate and innovative approach to Beauty and Healthcare, we are shaping the future of health and wellbeing for everyone. We are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in pharmacy-led retail with more than 18,500 stores globally, helping people live happier and healthier lives.

What we can offer you:
We offer the chance to work in a consumer led environment with the chance to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly entrepreneurial mind-set, we recognise the importance of a diverse workforce who work collaboratively with shared values and ambition. We invest in our people by challenging you and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including:

• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy – please contact mark.woodyatt@boots.co.uk
Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To learn more about our functions, explore our brands and find opportunities all over the globe please visit: https://globalbrandscareers.wba.com/.