You’ll work within the Group Transformation function as a key member of the Enterprise PMO team. You’ll support the delivery and enhancement of the PMO Service Catalogue assurance, governance and support services to the projects and programs across the JD change portfolio. You’ll work at portfolio level across the full delivery lifecycle to support the implementation of effective processes that will drive improvements

·       Job Title – PMO Analyst

·       Location – BL9 8RR

·       Working rota – Monday Friday

·       Working hours –  40

 

What You'll Be Doing:

 

As a PMO Analyst, you'll be doing the following: 

  • Perform governance, assurance and support activities at portfolio level 
  • Work with Enterprise PMO colleagues to drive increased maturity in PMO and project delivery process across JD  
  • Possess excellent attention to detail and have the ability to write and review documentation to ensure that high-quality standards are being met. 
  • Work collaboratively with Group Transformation Delivery team members, establishing effective working relationships with them, supporting and educating them in the production of quality outputs to adhere to PMO standards.
  • Support the Enterprise PMO Service Catalogue of portfolio governance, assurance and support services to the JD change portfolio.
  • Provide support to Group Transformation Leadership and develop and maintain performance information creating reports to show portfolio performance.
  • Support the operation of portfolio processes within the Group Transformation change portfolio.
  • Support portfolio governance, inputs and action tracking.
  • Support portfolio health checks to assess overall health.
  • Support portfolio level risks and issues and assessments to identify themes to support upward reporting.
  • Support the administration of the Group Transformation new project demand backlog and prioritisation process.
  • Support the maintenance of central list of proposed, active and completed projects across Enterprise PMO as required.
  • Respond to information requests, ensuring that stakeholders have accurate and timely information.
  • Assist with the operation and running of defined governance forums and routines. Assists in the production of content for Exec level portfolio governance meetings. Able to document decisions and key actions.
  • Coordinate, collect and summarise portfolio reporting ensuring that updates are received on a regular and timely basis.
  • Assist in ensuring that portfolio reporting follows a consistent and standardised approach and conforms to the PMO’s high standards

 

What We're Looking For:

 

  • 2+ years’ PMO Analyst/ Project Support experience within a portfolio office
  • Experience of working with project management tools and methodologies to identify improvement opportunities
  • Experience of applying portfolio level governance methodologies
  • Experience of preparing comprehensive and consistent project documentation, and the need to follow processes

 

The Company:

 

The JD Group is a leading omnichannel retailer of Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues over 3,400 stores across several retail fascia's in over 30 markets around the world.

We are an equal opportunities employer who embraces and values differences. We recognise the importance of an inclusive workplace culture in which everyone can thrive irrespective of their background or identity.

To be a part of this successful and continuously growing company, you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people first, a digital leader and customer focused organisation which provides operational excellence and is continuous with identifying new areas of growth into our day-to-day.

 

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount on qualifying purchases across Group retail stores and online
  • Exclusive Colleague Bike Discount scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work
  • Access to Apprenticeships and accredited qualifications

 

Interested?

 

If you are interested in this position, then press the Apply Now button.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of your application, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.

 

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