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Project Office Cost & Project Control (PMO Project Management / Service Delivery) – London

Project Office Cost & Project Control (PMO Project Management / Service Delivery) – London


About Project Office Cost & Project Control (PMO Project Management / Service Delivery) – London

Project Office Cost & Project Control (PMO Project Management / Service Delivery) – London

*Immediate Interviews

*Flexible Working

Languages: ENGLISH only.

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable track record of working in a project role.
  • Demonstrable evidence of project controls reporting and analysis in a similar role.
  • Proven track record of designing and maintaining Project Control related reports, for example Dashboards and contributing to wider corporate reporting.
  • Strong practical organisational skills, able to ensure progress is maintained within project timelines and milestones are met.
  • A track record of reviewing and recording detailed information quickly and accurately.
  • Evidence of ability to deliver against tight deadlines.
  • Provide meaningful guidance and support to colleagues in different disciplines.
  • Track record of developing effective working relationships up to senior level.
  • High level of competency in using Microsoft Excel as an analytics tool; fluency in other Microsoft Office suite products (Word, PowerPoint, and ideally Access), along with familiarity of document management and cost management systems (ideally PRISM).
  • Ability to analyse data and present as meaningful metrics.
  • Draw on industry best practice in the development and maintenance of the cost systems to ensure consistent best in class approaches and decision making across all directorates.


  • Awareness of all aspects of cost management within a project lifecycle.
  • An understanding of cost control principles and demonstrable experience of delivering project controls on a large scale programme / project.
  • A good understanding of cost management tools and systems, including work breakdown, cost breakdown, and delivery structures and their impact and / or integration with change management.


  • Demonstrable experience undertaking administrative and strategic tasks simultaneously contributing to wider delivery.
  • Proven track record of working on high profile, public sector projects.
  • Experience of working with internal cost and change management systems.
  • Experience with project software packages.

Description of work:

  • As a Cost Manager (Phase 2a Hybrid Bill) at you will be a key part of a small team supporting the management of the Phase 2a delivery programme. This will include governance arrangements, process development and implementation, management of cost and change control activities, performance reporting and stakeholder engagement, to assist the Phase 2a Hybrid Bill Delivery Directorate achieve Royal Assent. The role will work very closely with the Change Manager to ensure programme cost changes are accurately reflected in Project Controls systems.
  • Manage the overall hybrid Bill budget, ensure it remains in-line with associated financial KPIs.
  • Manage the annual hybrid Bill quarterly budget re-forecasting exercise, provide robust comparative analysis and impacts on the original budget.
  • Manage the cost inputs to the annual hybrid Bill business planning cycle, ensure resource requirements are captured to support future hybrid Bill business requirements.
  • Assist in preparation and submission of monthly corporate performance reports for all programme costs to enable prompt decision-making, approvals and financial authorisations.
  • Provide detailed and summary analysis on cost matters, including, but not limited to: root cause of variance against cost budgets and baselines; viability and variance of cost forecasts and corrective action recommendations.
  • Monitor, review and report to the Phase 2a Hybrid Bill Head of Project Controls on the quality of cost proposals submitted for inclusion against baseline. Provide guidance and corrective actions to functional departmental staffs in order to improve quality of cost control information.
  • Ensure costs of all approved programme changes are correctly attributed in PRISM and incorporated into, planned schedules of activity, costs models and estimates, and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Represent hybrid Bill at Phase 2a monthly supplier programme Dashboard review meetings, monitoring supplier performance providing required level of challenge on actual and forecast costs.
  • Support ongoing development and implementation of the programme cost processes using PRISM change module and / or Client Change Tool, ensure they are fit for purpose for current and future needs as the programme, directorates and component projects progress through the lifecycle.
  • Provide user feedback and support ongoing development of requirements, design improvements, user testing, training and implementation of programme change module in PRISM and / or change management system Client Change Tool (CCT).
  • Support hybrid Bill creating all Purchase Orders and providing the timely receipt all supplier invoices in Enterprise Resource Planning system.

Please send your CV to Rebecca and call to discuss further.

We are an equal opportunities employment agency and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Country: United Kingdom
Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
(Job Expires: 23 Apr 2018)
Industries: IT & Telecommunications
Start Date: ASAP
Rate/Salary: £50,000 per Annum + 15% Flex Fund on top

Application Information

Contact Name: Rebecca
Telephone: 020 7627 3358
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