PMO Analyst

2 weeks ago(1/11/2018 10:51 AM)
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# Positions
Information Technology

Posting Summary

Purpose of the Job.

Reporting to the IT Director – Portfolio Delivery & M3 Centre of Excellence, the PMO Analyst will be joining a newly created Project & Portfolio delivery team supporting IT project managers in the governance and coordination of IT projects, following the ACCO Global IT Project delivery methodology


An ideal role for a graduate with a career interest in IT and Project Management, the PMO Analyst will be ‘mentored’ and learn from the PM’s that they will be supporting and working with on a regular basis. The PMO Analyst will play a key support role within the project delivery teams, supporting project managers in project meetings and general project housekeeping activities (status reporting, risk management, meeting and workshop organization) to ensure the IT projects adhere to the methodology governance principles and remain on track in terms of budget, scope and timeline.


The PMO Analyst will be expected to quickly learn the governance side of the project ‘life cycle’, making sure the methodologies and SLA’s are being adhered to and cost savings are being made where possible.

This role will also cover important IT admin duties (this will be 25% of the role) such as raising Purchase Orders and managing Supply spends required to support the wider IT Function.


Principal Accountabilities and Key Tasks.

  • Administrative support to the IT project managers in areas such as
    • Status reporting
    • Project meetings (scheduling, coordinating etc.)
    • Risk & Issue management
    • Preparation for Stakeholder & Steering Board reporting submissions
  • Data analysis and project budgetary reporting
  • Alignment to Global PMO Methodology, support the PM’s and ensuring compliance at all times
  • Portfolio reporting and dashboards
  • In conjunction with the PMO Manager, the creation and reporting of project performance indicators for reporting into the IT Leadership Team
  • Approximately 25% of this role will be allocated to provide general administrative support to the UK IT Team:
    • Purchase Order creation and management
    • IT stock level coordination and supply
    • IT workshop and meeting organization
  • As a US-owned global company, adherence to SOX & ITGC compliance standards at all times is expected

Posting Qualifications

  1. Competencies required (include standards where appropriate).


  • This role is ideal for a Graduate trainee who is looking to forge a career in IT and Project management and progress their career within a global organisation
  • A degree in Computer sciences or a relevant business area
  • Good knowledge of IT industry working practices based upon SOX, ITIL and Project Management Methodologies
  • Excellent collaborative and team working skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels across the organisation and the matrix.
  • A desire and enthusiasm to learn with a can-do attitude is essential
  • A willingness to work in a fast paced and exciting IT environment

Company Overview

ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products. We market products in more than 100 countries through our own sales force and distribution networks. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation, and we're focused on delivering exceptional value for our shareholders and customers by providing unique, leading-edge, branded office products.


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