ePMO Analyst

M&G plc.
Stirling, United Kingdom
20 May 2022
04 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

What you can expect from us:
We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

How do we support our employees:
All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.

PMO Reporting Analyst - 2U1237

Job Description Summary

The ePMO Reporting analyst role sits within the Enterprise PMO, as part of M&G's Transformation Office and will have responsibility for preparing monthly reporting artefacts to enable governance to be administered towards successful delivery of the Change and Transformation Programme (c. 50 Programmes of Change across the organisation). An ePMO Reporting Analyst will be self-motivated and able to organise and prioritise their workload efficiently, interacting across all areas of the Transformation Office (TO). They will have strong communication and analytical skills across complex numeric and non-numeric data. In addition they will be expected to engage and liaise with a full range of business/ programme stakeholders, not only providing accurate, well written and professionally formatted reports, but also to advise, challenge and offer recommendations and solutions, ensuring key governance deadlines are met to required quality and control standards.

Purpose statements:
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues and take personal accountability to maintain and enhance controls you are responsible for to support improvement of the overall control environment, customers outcomes and a reduction in M&G Plc operational risk.
  • To co-ordinate inputs from Change Programmes and other TO functions to deliver overall monthly reporting data.
  • To provide ongoing communication and liaison with project and programme teams to ensure they are clear on what is required by when, and ensuring they know how to use our tools, and understand and are aligned to our governance processes and controls.
  • Operate a range of ePMO related governance controls and quality / assurance analysis across Programme inputs to TO (status, plans, RAID, change control etc.) providing challenge and feedback where required, identifying gaps, trends, key messaging, and exceptions for escalation.
  • Work in collaboration with the wider TO team to ensure all key reporting outcomes are achieved to a high standard and within the required deadlines.

Knowledge statements:
  • Detailed knowledge of project methodologies, planning processes and techniques
  • Detailed knowledge of analytical and modelling tools and techniques
  • Working knowledge of industry best practice, good network/links with external bodies and individuals on the same field.
  • Understanding of the Statements of Principle and Code of Practice
  • Working knowledge of Investment business and life and pensions products, markets and competitors
  • Working knowledge of financial services regulatory and legislatory frameworks

Experience statements:
  • Strong experience in producing high quality output using the MS Office suite (primarily Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint)
  • Experience assuring change delivery documentation, spotting key issues and trends and communicating these clearly to stakeholders
  • Significant experience of MI and reporting within ePMO, programme and project environments
  • Project tooling experience e.g. ServiceNow (desirable)

Personal attribute/skills:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Accurate and keen attention to detail
  • Logical and analytical mindset
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise and juggle a demanding workload
Recruiter - Martyn Jack

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things
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