PMO Analyst

Job summary
We’re recruiting a PMO Analyst.

Nexus is a four-year programme to replace our core exams processing systems, ready for the summer 2020 examination series. This new technology solution will provide colleagues and external users (including associates and exam officers) with a better quality experience.

You will be a dynamic PMO Analyst who will relish the challenge of being part of a fast paced transformation programme. You’ll enjoy playing a pivotal part in the forming and maturing processes that underpin the successful delivery of our Nexus programme.

What we’re looking for

•experienced in working on IT programme PMO type role
•willingness to bring your expertise to a fresh challenge
•experienced in creating and running a resource management process
•passion for good quality output and materials to facilitate decision making
•an understanding of best practice PMO and programme processes
•knowledge of standard risk identification techniques is essential
•proven track record in planning and using MS Project effectively
•ability to distil data and detail to meaningful summaries and metrics
•ability to communicate tactfully with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
•adept at negotiating especially when introducing changes to ways of working
•PRINCE2, P30 – Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Offices

We’re an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in schools and colleges. We set and mark papers for around half of all GCSEs and A-levels, and nearly one and a half million students sit our exams every year.

How to apply

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter including your current and expected salary as one document via our website. Closing date for applications: 10:00am Tuesday 19 March 2019. However, applications will be reviewed as we receive them and if a suitable candidate is identified, we reserve the right to close our adverts sooner. No agencies, thank you.

What’s in it for you

An opportunity to work at the heart of the education system for an organisation committed to its people, providing development opportunities to help them grow, innovate and make a real difference.

We recognise the contribution our people make, and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package, including:

•a competitive salary
•a standard 35 hour working week
•25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
•5 paid days per year for voluntary service
•a contributory pension scheme
•an enhanced maternity/paternity and sick pay scheme.

AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.