PMO Manager


Operations and External Affairs
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time
Information Services

17 February 2019 23:55

26 February 2019
£45,603 - £61,213

As an enthusiastic and driven PMO Manager you will provide leadership and direction for a growing PMO team and help continue its development. You will establish best practice, guidance, assurance and standards to enable effective support and delivery for the busy projects and programmes team.  


The University of The Arts London (UAL) is one of the top 6 universities in the world for art and design and comprises of 6 globally renowned Colleges. It is a highly desirable and varied place to work and requires an innovative, high performing IT service to deliver to this highly creative community.  

UAL supports around 20,000 students and 5,000 staff based across 14 sites in the heart of London. The University is currently going through a period of ambitious change and redevelopment, in line with the 2015-2022 strategy, and the Programmes and Projects Team within IT Services is growing to meet the ambitions of the University. As a result, this is an exciting time to join an expanding team that is tasked with delivering a wide range of high-profile strategic projects. 

As an employer of choice, the University of the Arts London offers an extensive benefits package including: 

  • Competitive salary package £dependent on experience 

  • 35 days annual leave plus public holidays 

  • Competitive pension package 

  • A healthy work-life balance for all employees 

Your profile 

  • Experience of leading and motivating PMO and support teams, setting direction and improving best practice in large complex environments 

  • Experience of developing effective reports and dashboards so that change is understood, open and transparent enabling informed decision making 

  • Experience of implementing PMO guidance, standards, reporting, managing budgets and resources 

  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to form strong working relationships with stakeholders across the University at all levels 

  • Programme and Project Management qualifications such as MSP/P3O/PRINCE2 or Agile are desirable but not essential 



  • You will be a driven and dynamic individual who is capable of engaging, challenging, negotiating and influencing at all levels both internally and externally 

  • High level, proven inter-personal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to lead, motivate and inspire a team of PMO and administrative professionals 

Please note that the recruitment for this role is being managed by our IT recruitment partner Hays – to apply for this role click on the following link and submit your details and CV via the Hays UAL IT opportunities microsite:

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.