• Cork

R.T. Lane Recruitment

Initial 12-month contract role.

Summary

This role will involve supporting the deployment, integration and management of PMO (Project Management Office) processes, supporting business planning strategies, prioritization, facilitating business performance updates and leading standardization across the business portfolio.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementation of governance processes related to the reporting of project finances, resource management, schedule adherence and risk management.
  • Planning and facilitation of regular portfolio update meetings.
  • Preparation and facilitation of interactive planning and prioritisation sessions.
  • Qualitative analysis of project performance metrics to enable data-driven decision making.
  • Support resource management requirements across the portfolio of active and pipeline projects.
  • Support innovations and strategies that promote the digitalization of portfolio management content.
  • Identify training needs of staff and opportunities /assignments for development to maximize their potential.
  • Utilization and promotion of best practices to promote idea generation and prioritisation within a portfolio of projects.
  • Development and management of standardized tools, templates and methodologies.
  • Collaborating with partners across the global network of sites
  • Training, coaching and mentoring fellow employees in areas pertaining to the job responsibilities.
  • Participates in and understands all compliance related activities pertaining to the role.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • Degree level 8 educated (accredited institution) in one of these fields or similar: Business Systems, Engineering, Production / Supply Chain Management, Lean Operations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Office).
  • Working knowledge of Project Management methodologies.
  • Project Management qualification/certification preferred.
  • Previous experience in a regulated industry preferred.
  • Experience in a project management or portfolio management role preferred.
  • Experience of Planisware or similar PPM applications.
  • Experience of Qlik Sense or similar data visualization and analytics applications.
  • Strong influencing skills – excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Problem Solving skills – to assist in maintaining project progress.

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