PMO Resource Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 25/05/2024

PMO Resource Manager

Welwyn Garden City

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About the role

We are now looking to recruit a PMO Resource Manager to support the Head of PMO Enabling Functions and Finance Change Portfolio. The PMO Resource Manager is responsible for resource planning and forecasting, linked to the Enabling Functions resource demand view generated from Business Cases across Technology, Finance Change, Property and Legal Portfolios. The role ensures the right balance of internal and external resources are supplied to meet the Portfolio demand, delivering to the correct time, quality, and cost. Working with the Enabling Functions PMO team and Stakeholders across Enabling Functions, Technology, People and Finance Change, this role assesses the overall capacity, provides ongoing central visibility, and delivers the appropriate resourcing strategy to support the Enabling Functions strategy.

You will be responsible for

Providing support to the Head of PMO Enabling Functions and Finance Change Portfolio in:

  • Working with the Enabling Functions project stakeholders and Heads of Departments to forward plan key resources (within projects and BAU)
  • Continually review the hiring process to ensure the best candidates are placed via approved suppliers in the most cost-effective way, using approved Rate Cards, where appropriate
  • Forecasting future resource needs based on programme and project plans / resource profiles and the demand pipeline
  • Developing processes to maintain a clear and accurate view of resource demand from both pipeline and inflight projects
  • Providing accurate and timely Resource management information to the Programme Director and EFLT, and feeding into various stakeholder reports and meeting packs.
  • Highlighting any resource conflicts, pinch points, skillset gaps and key person dependencies and highlight to Enabling Functions project stakeholders
  • Continually reviewing and streamline the 'Joiners, Movers, Leavers' process
  • Acting as a point of escalation for Resourcing issues between Hiring Managers, Procurement, MSP and Suppliers
  • Managing the On/Off boarding process for New Starters and Leavers
  • Ensuring all resourcing Risks and Issues are communicated and shared on the Risk log
  • Managing the process for renewing Contractors or services
  • Managing and chairing the Resource Board with Stakeholders. Setting, agreeing and ensuring the terms of reference for Resource Board are upheld.
  • Ensuring the Resourcing profile is seamlessly linked to the finances
  • Working with our MSP to source appropriate candidates and manage any escalations through to resolution
  • Ensuring all other monthly reporting activities are completed on time

You will need

We are seeking candidates with logical, analytical and numerical skills paired with the structured thinking required to understand root causes of issues and translate into solutions together with the ability and vision to seek out and drive opportunities for continuous improvements.

Specifically, the role calls for:

  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously
  • Proven track record of working and liaising effectively with business users at all levels of seniority and influencing in a matrix structure (including Exec team)
  • Excellent attention to detail and comfortable working with large amounts of data
  • Ability to juggle moving priorities
  • Understanding of Capacity Management
  • Good knowledge and user of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, Teams and other collaboration tools
  • Decision-making, Financial acumen and Organisation skills (including time management)
  • Data analysis and report preparation with support from the Data Analytics and Reporting Manager
  • Results-oriented and customer-focused, able to interact and communicate at all levels Experience of large corporate financial budgeting and planning processes would be an advantage but not essential
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering projects within or outside of Tesco
  • Experience of large scale recruitment drives

The role will be based at our office at Welwyn Garden City, UK, with an element of homeworking; some flexibility regarding travel is required.

What’s in it for you

We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving. And helps make every day a little better for you and your family. These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 20% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Buy holiday salary sacrifice scheme (for salaried roles)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • Free 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the full range of benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you.  We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working.  Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  If you are applying internally, please speak to the Hiring Manager about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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