Head of PMO
9d ago


Head of Portfolio Governance Office Reading Who we are An award-winning bank here to help Britain’s go-getters. More about us In 2009, Aldermore set out to be the bank helping those with ideas, big and small, to realise their dreams and to seek and seize opportunity in their personal and professional lives.

We call it banking for the bold. Today, we’re an award winning bank that has helped fund the growth of Britain’s small businesses through a range of business finance solutions, specialist mortgages and savings accounts that provides our customers with the support they need to make things happen.

Join us if you want to find yourself at the heart of a dynamic, growing organisation where our employees are empowered to grow their expertise and build their careers.

Our Chief Operating Office (COO) at Aldermore are part of the team that enables everyone across the business to deliver the award-

  • winning service our customers have come to expect. The engine room of the blank and the department that drives success and growth, COO includes;
  • CIO,. Transformation and Change; Digital; Data; Customer Operations; Business Services, Sourcing and Supplier Management;
  • Incident Management and Business Continuity, joining us here offers all the scope you need to build a diverse and dynamic career.

    The Role The Portfolio Governance Office is responsible for the governance of all investment projects within Aldermore. Working closely with all Business lines and CIO, the Head of Portfolio Governance will be responsible for enhancing, planning and directing the successful management of the PGO function as well as leading the Bank’s pipeline prioritisation activities and project benefits review post-

    delivery. They will be responsible for managing, motivating and developing the Portfolio Governance Office team that governs project delivery and will need to ensure that effective oversight is consistently applied to the delivery of all projects within Aldermore.

    In addition the PGO is responsible reporting on the overall change portfolio of the Bank. As a member of the Business Services leadership team, they will have direct input into how the function evolves. The Person

  • Regulatory and / or Finance experience
  • Empathetic, concise and clear communication at all levels, up to and including the Executive Committee, demonstrating gravitas and credibility.
  • Attention to detail is critical.
  • Proven track record of embedding delivery framework and proposition development processes within complicated and fast moving organisations.
  • Previous project governance experience, having performed similar PMO / quality assurance roles in other financial organisations.
  • Project finance controls, evidence of budgetary responsibility and control processes.
  • Experience in managing teams sourced from multiple departments / disciplines.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to interact and communicate with all levels.
  • Experienced in Senior Management Reporting
  • Highly motivated and able to drive results
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Innovative ideas and approach to all types of situations.
  • Highly credible, with great impact and influencing skills at all levels.
  • Ability to motivate key stakeholders, colleagues and direct team.
  • The Rewards As you would expect, this opportunity offers a competitive basic salary and reward package, and you’ll also benefit from our commitment to investing in your professional development.

    Agencies Paragraph We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by Aldermore will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee.

    PSL agencies should only send CVs if authorised to do so by HR.Where a DBS check or CIFAS check is identified as necessary, all application forms, job adverts and recruitment briefs will contain a statement that an application for a DBS certificate or a CIFAS check will be submitted in the event of the individual being offered the position.

    Aldermore is an equal opportunities employer

    Work Locations

    Reading4th floor Block DApex PlazaReadingRG1 0AB

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    Jan 8, 2019, 1 : 33 : 24 PM

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