Practice Lead PMO


This role has come about through restructure and growth and as a result, we are in the market for a client in the IT Services industry to take on the Practice Lead for the Program Management Office (PMO).  Our client is passionate about delivering innovative technology solutions to its clients.   The role is Melbourne based on the city fringe and will manage upwards of 25 people with direct reports in that mix.

This role will be responsible for leading the PMO team and developing project management capability within the organization that is aligned with business plans in achieving sustainable and profitable outcomes.  The role will be leading program and project management practices providing enhanced visibility and capability around program governance and project delivery capability.  The role manages and mentors program/project managers coordinates with customers, sales, delivery and support teams (stakeholders), defines program and project management practices (process), and develops project delivery strategies for projects to ensure efficient and risk mitigated project delivery (strategy).
To be considered this role it is essential to have the following expertise:  

  • Minimum of 10 years experience with project management in a technology environment
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with program governance in a technology environment
  • Experience managing a PMO of at least 10 staff
  • Experience in IT professional services delivery

Additional competencies required for this role will include:  

  • Excellent strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer relationship skills
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • Effective change management skills
  • Solid knowledge of SDLC
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience working with PPM tools
  • Experience with agile and lean methodologies
  • Experience in facilitation of workshops

  Qualifications are further essential to the role with ideally:

  • PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree in an IT discipline
  • PMI certified Program Management Professional (PgMP) or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in an IT related discipline

If you have proven expertise managing a PMO practice, driving and motivating a team of project and program managers to deliver best practice and have the passion and drive to do this in an expanding organisation please apply or if you would like a chat please email queries to [email protected] .

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