PMO Reporting Manager

Your new role

Here at National Highways, we have an exciting new opportunity for a PMO Reporting Manager to join the Regional Investment Programme (RIP) working within our Major Projects directorate.

The successful candidate will be based at either our Birmingham, Manchester or Leeds office with a combination of office and home-based working with the expectation of travel to Birmingham once per week for wider team meetings, if not based there.

In your role, you will support, develop and implement robust management and performance reporting for the Major Projects directorate to key internal and external stakeholders, provide accurate and timely performance reporting against business targets and provide flexible business support to ensure projects and work streams are delivered to time, quality, and cost, and compliant with National Highways governance frameworks.

What you’ll be leading on

  • Managing the preparation, critical analysis, and quality assurance of regular and ad-hoc Major Projects’ reporting to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Identifying and critically analysing Major Projects’ business and management information to ensure robust management and rigorous control of the directorate’s delivery against business targets and objectives. 
  • Building networking relationships and delivering proactive business support to key internal and external stakeholders to ensure on time, quality reporting requirements are met, and to enable projects and programmes to realise time, cost, quality, and efficiencies targets. 
  • Continuously developing and improving performance reports to act as the catalyst for effective continuous improvement in accuracy and consistency.
  • Driving the achievement, identification, collation and reporting of efficiencies within the Major Projects directorate through ensuring adherence to the corporate process, analysing collated data, and effectively reporting information to senior leadership. 
  • Support the management and development of resilient systems and processes to minimise risks and maximise efficiencies.

To be successful you’ll need

  • Experience working in a performance reporting role within a fast paced, results driven organisation and understanding of the benefits of a PMO team.
  • Experience of analysing, reporting, and understanding complex financial & project information by interrogating systems, with the ability to convey this effectively to a wide range of audiences.
  • Demonstrable evidence of successful engagement and effective communication skills with internal and external clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure to ensure delivery of high-quality results to tight timescales with skills in maintaining excellent customer service.
  • Evidence of working successfully to influence behaviours and activities both within and outside the immediate team, via personal and digital toolsets.

A bit about us

The Regional Investment Programme (RIP) develops and delivers junction improvements, bypasses, projects of National significance and major infrastructure projects. We deliver capital improvements that will help to grow the economy and deliver wider social benefits and improve infrastructure. RIP is part of the Major Projects Directorate within National Highways.

Want to know more?

Please email quoting reference #5294


Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers. 

So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.

A connected and sustainable working approach has been adopted across National Highways. For some roles, this means being able to work in a hybrid way spending up to 60% of time working from a remote location such as home.

Please wait until the interview stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what is possible.

Our benefits package

  • Our total reward package includes basic salary, the potential for a performance related bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Annual Leave starting at 26 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year up to 31 days (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Flexible hours and an approach driven by connected and sustainable working which includes hybrid working
  • Life assurance of 4 times annual salary
  • Health and wellbeing support, including an Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders. Plus access to a wellbeing app to enhance your self-care 24/7, Occupational health service and flu vaccines
  • A cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
  • Significant investment in your career development, through learning and development, talent management, coaching, mentoring and on job experience

And we are

  • Family friendly with enhanced maternity leave and pay, paternity leave (15 days), shared parental leave, adoption leave. Plus access to financial support for holiday play schemes and paid special leave (up to 5 days pa), eg for caring responsibilities
  • Money friendly with access to a discounts platform including over 3000 discounts for supermarkets, eating out, leisure, holidays. Alongside a financial wellbeing programme
  • Community friendly – offering paid leave to volunteer, 3 days basic/year

If you are successful, it is key to know all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks which include:       

  • Right to work check
  • 3 year employment history references
  • DBS criminal record check
  • Social media and adverse journalism check
  • Driving licence check (if applicable)
  • Fit to work questionnaire (for all), followed by a medical check (if applicable)
  • Qualifications and/or professional membership check (if applicable)

And finally 

We reserve the right to close before the advertisement expires.

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