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A leading premium automotive business that are leading the transition towards electric autonomous vehicles.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The role sits within the Vehicle Connected Services (VCS) arm of the New Business Models organisation where you will be responsible for running a complete PMO end to end process in this new and dynamic business area. You will have the opportunity to influence the development of the PMO capability in VCS and help deliver projects which are at the heart of Jaguar Land Rover's Reimagine strategy for connected experiences for our customers.
The purpose of this role is to lead the PMO capability within the VCS organisation and to align delivery governance with cross-functional stakeholders. You will play a key role in transforming the ways of working withing VCS to one which embraces Agile practices and culture.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Lead the PMO capability within VCS
Continuously improve the current E2E governance processes for project delivery
Prepare and present portfolio status reporting to the VCS leadership team
Work with the VCS finance partner to obtain regular updates and interrogate reports to extract relevant information of financial performance and forecasts
Implement and support lessons learnt reviews, developing and monitoring actions to improve
Utilise project management tools to support smooth project delivery
Manage the escalation of risks and issues from projects to the correct forum for resolution
Identify opportunities to improve processes and ways of working on programmes across the area and define best practices
Collaborate with PMO teams across the business to share best practice and process improvements to ensure efficiency of project management tools
Support the interaction between the Strategy Squad and PMO to facilitate priorities for project delivery through the annual and quarterly planning processes
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Very competent and experienced in using JIRA and Confluence tools from Atlassian
Some experience of leading a portfolio management capability
Strong experience of planning, monitoring and controlling programmes/projects, including risk management
Some transformation and change management experience
Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation
Credibility and ability to influence others at all levels
Good experience of using portfolio management tools
Experience of working in an Agile project delivery environment
Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred
Experience of working in an Automotive or comparable industry