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Senior PMO UK Wide UK Wide GB Job at Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.


The opportunity


This is an exciting opportunity to take on the PMO lead role in a 12 strong Programme management team, as we start the mobilisation phase of a two-year implementation and transition programme that will deliver a new BPO Operation in the Financial Services industry.  During the implementation and transition phase there will be upwards of 500 people involved in designing and delivering a cloud-based suite of applications and the subsequent Run phase will involve c.100 contact centre (onshore), c.400 back-office (offshore) and c.400 IT support and maintenance staff (offshore)​.  Although the design and delivery team will be based in Edinburgh and the governance team in London, this role can potentially be delivered remotely, but candidates should be able to undertake UK wide travel as required, and be fluent in business English.


Your day-to-day responsibilities include:


  • Managing a small onshore and offshore PMO team (3-6 FTEs)

  • Ensuring that the PMO service meets agreed contractual/Atos standards, liaising with the Program Director, Account Team and Client Team to maintain effective relationships.

  • Ensuring the project is closely following the applicable methodologies, including guiding project team members to ensure right standards are being used.

  • Organising program meetings (internally and externally) and ensuring actions are rigorously managed, facilitating problem solving and decision making.

  • Contributing to the set-up of a structured reporting mechanism (clear ownership, due dates, expected content & quality). Pursues quality and accuracy in all reports.

  • Reporting on the status of most critical project areas (risks & issues, finances, resources, planning & landmarks, deliverables & signoffs). Triggers actions & ensures the Project Managers / Stream Leads correctly run their own area of responsibility.

  • Setting up and maintaining a trusted Program Repository, with a clear structure, with proper access management (Internal & external) and naming conventions.

  • Handling & storage/archiving of project documents, all maintained in a structured CI record of all program artefacts & versioning.

  • Constantly looking to improve processes within the project team.

  • Managing the process for Program team staffing: resource creation & requests approvals for all project roles, including close collaboration with WFM local & global organization and Resource tracker maintenance.

  • Onboarding & Offboarding, following a well-defined process including induction and access management (repositories/tools/physical sites)

  • Financial management including ensuring Change Control and Forecasting processes are understood and followed

  • Communication support: including management of distribution list.


Signs of success


To be successful in this role, you’ll need a rich combination of experience, proven skills and personal attributes. See below to find out if you’re the person we’re looking for.


Skills we can’t do without:


  • Typically educated to university level (e.g. Bachelor or Master). Otherwise, may hold a relevant professional qualification.

  • 5+ years prior (IT related) project experience, preferably PMO experience, with a comprehensive knowledge of relevant development lifecycles & related processes

  • Has a proven record of realistic estimation and demonstrates the financial/cost awareness along with the customer facing and behavioural skills to take ownership for coordinating efforts across medium-large programs

  • Advanced knowledge or Experience in working with MS Office (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint) as well as with Microsoft Project

  • Has a validated structured thinking / understanding of how to run a process, with experience or awareness in terms of process definition, documentation, roll-out, implementation follow-up & process improvement

  • Has an advanced level (Atos University) of English to support a contract (negotiation, day to day project).


Skills we’d like:


  • Has a proven record of delivery within the FS&I sector and awareness of financial regulatory requirements.

  • Experience in international assignments/working internationally

  • Experience of Agile and / or Cloud based projects

  • Experience of creating reporting dashboards including use of tooling such as DOMO


More reasons to join us


In addition to joining a global leader in digital transformation, you can also expect a fantastic range of benefits. These include: a rewarding salary, 25 days’ annual leave, private medical insurance, an attractive stakeholder pension scheme plus many more. We also operate a flexible benefits scheme, allowing you to purchase discounted products and services.


What’s more, we really value your progress and it’s a top priority to engage, inspire and develop you to help you maximise your potential. In fact, we have comprehensive training and development programmes in place demonstrating our commitment to developing your career.


Getting to know Atos

You can look forward to joining a global powerhouse in digital transformation. We have 120,000 employees in 73 countries and an annual revenue of €13 billion. We are also number one in Europe regarding Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, providing end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business applications and Digital Workplace solutions through our Digital Transformation Factory. Additionally, we provide transactional services through Worldline, Europe’s leader in the payment industry. Our group is also the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and operate under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline.


How to apply

Confident this sounds like you? Please click below to complete our online application form and attach your CV in either Word, rtf or text format.


Atos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation. All recruitment decisions are based solely on qualifications, skills, knowledge, experience and relevant business requirements.


We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the application process for people with disabilities.

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.

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We are a leading international IT services company with a client base of international blue-chip companies across all industry sectors. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future.

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