PMO Analyst - Crawley

PMO Analyst Jobs

Large projects can become incredibly complex, and with complexity comes confusion and a tendency to let inefficiencies creep in. That’s why the project management office (PMO) analyst is brought in. He or she is tasked with monitoring the data flowing through the process and identifying weak spots, inefficiencies and other problems that are causing unnecessary costs to mount up. Often, the PMO analyst is required to audit a process and come up with a set of standards that become the goal of those involved in the process, and then he or she will ensure these standards are met.

The PMO analyst usually oversees the project support officer and they collectively support and maintain the project management, and often report to a project manager or director who should act on the PMO analyst’s recommendations. PMO analysts can be on short–medium-term contracts as they oversee a particular change or transformation, or they could be full-time employees imposing constant improvement and efficiencies on an ongoing process.

The skills required

Depending on the role and the industry, some companies demand experience in industry-standard methodologies like PRINCE2 or similar as a basic qualification, whereas others will be happy with a proven record of process improvement through analysis. The handling of data is the PMO analyst’s most important individual task. You should know how to collect process data accurately and to maintain it clearly and accessibly. You also need to understand how to interpret the data so that you can start putting reparative measures in place.

You probably won’t be sitting looking at dials and graphs all day – you will be getting out into the workplace and talking to people about their processes and problems and thus identifying issues. This can be more telling than any raw performance data. Experience in the same industry as the business will be of great assistance if you are to quickly get up to speed with how it works.

Find PMO Analyst Jobs with Cast UK

If you’re a PMO analyst looking for a fresh start or coming to the end of your contract, call Cast UK today on 0333 121 3345 so we can help find you a great position. Because we specialize in change and transformation at manager and director level, we always have companies coming to us looking for experts just like you.

Cast UK has built its reputation on supplying companies with talented individuals who fit the requirements precisely. Our consultants go to great lengths to ensure candidates are fully qualified, willing and able to do any job before we recommend them for interview. So make that call, send us your CV and let’s get started.

PMO Analyst Jobs in Crawley

Located between Brighton and the capital, Crawley is a West Sussex town about 28 miles south of London Charing Cross. It's a great spot for those seeking PMO Analyst vacancies and the town also serves as a commuter hub.

With a history dating back to the Stone Age, Crawley was an important location during the Roman Period, serving as a centre for ironworking and then becoming a market town during the 13th century.

During the Victorian era, the railway came to Crawley. This helped the region to grow and engineering and manufacturing became more prominent - something that continues today.

Indeed, just some of the businesses with factories or other facilities in Crawley include BOC Edwards, Unilever, APV Vent Axia and Thales, a manufacturer of flight simulators.

Crawley is a centre for finance, home to a number of banking, insurance and credit companies such as Deloitte & Touche and B & CE Benefit Schemes. It's also an important location for the transport and communication industry - such as First Choice Holidays, William Reed Group and Metrobus.

What's more, Gatwick Airport, one of the busiest airports in the UK, is situated on the edge of town. Not only does it see more than 30 million passengers pass through its gates every year, it is also a major cargo handler, dealing with freight shipments from around the world.

Cast UK - helping you search for new roles

If you're ready to take the next step in your career, why not start searching for PMO Analyst vacancies with help from Cast UK?

Our team of recruitment consultants have significant experience in the supply chain, procurement and logistics sectors and we will work with you to find the right job for your requirements.

In addition, our regional specialists can provide insight about your particular area of interest - something that can be very useful in the hunt for a new position.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Crawley or source a new job in Crawley then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.