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The Role Responsibilities
This is a new role and will report to the Head of PMO , Information and Cyber Security ("ICS") Transformation and Remediation Portfolio ("TRP"). The ICS TRP brings together all material ICS improvement activities, prioritises ICS investments to maximise risk reduction and capability improvement, while meeting compliance obligations and minimising client impact. The Portfolio provides a single end-to-end view of investment and improvement activities with regular tracking and reporting.The PMO will work with the Head of PMO, providing support to the Portfolio Director as required on Portfolio Management related processes including ensuring compliance with the Project Governance Policy and the Portfolio Management Standards, and ensuring staff working in Programmes and Projects within the Portfolio are aware and comply.The PMO is pivotal in establishing an operating rhythm across the Portfolio which is efficient and effective and responsible for the upkeeping of Clarity data and Project Plans. The PMO will support the ICS TRP Portfolio Review Committee ("PRC") with the preparation of quality materials to enable tracking delivery of objectives plus effective decision making.
Maintain traceability of commitments made by the ICS TRP to the deliverables across Programmes which will achieve them, commitments include capability, coverage, risk, compliance and legal
Maximise the use and effectiveness of Clarity and automated reporting tools
The PMO will maintain highly effective working relationships with Programmes and their PMOs across the portfolio, and Programmes outside of the portfolio where required. Ensure submissions to the ICS TRP committee (PED, Red packs, Closure Reports, Benefit Reports etc.) are of the right quality and are timely.
He or she will also support the Head of PMO and Portfolio Director to:
Oversee that Programmes and Projects within the Portfolio comply with the Project Governance Policy, Programme and Project Management Standards and System Delivery Framework
Ensure data in Clarity is accurate across the Portfolio and working with Programme and Project Managers to address data quality issues
Set the operating rhythm and supporting the Head of PMO with the training for PMOs across the Portfolio
Support the tracking of benefits against risk reduction targets, audit findings, regulatory requirements and monthly reporting to ICS TRP PRC
Implement and uphold Portfolio controls
Ability to draft DOIs, SOPs, Guidance Notes, Training Materials, Bridge updates
Facilitate ICS TRP Working Groups where required
Ensure proper financial, cost, vendor and resource management
Upkeep of the Project Document Repository and project artefacts
Review programme / project reports to escalate risks, issues and delays, execution challenges and benefit realisation delays
Ensure regular engagement and communication across stakeholders on delivery plan and any potential red flags that may impact delivery
Prioritise the work to be done against capacity and capability of the tea
Maintain strong stakeholder engagement
Escalate appropriately to ensure necessary decisions are made in a timely manner
Provide support for the running of the ICS TRP PRC and other governance forums as appropriate
Ensure Programmes and Projects within the Portfolio are meeting standards per the PMS
People & Talent
Exercise good people management in the areas of resourcing, talent development, performance management, learning and development and engagement
Closely tracking timeline commitments for provision of information and action plans, and for validation of actions taken
Regulatory and Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values, Valued Behaviours, and Code of Conduct
Take responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct within direct teams
Achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate, and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters
AE, ICS TRP
Portfolio Director, ICS TRP
Head of PMO, ICS TRP
Programme and Project Directors / Managers within the Portfolio and their PMOs
Functional Partners in Finance, OR, SCM, IT, Compliance, ePMO
Our Ideal Candidate
Excellent English language and Critical thinking skills. E.g. Ability to critically review text for SMARTness or give precise and concise feedback where Portfolio Controls are not being met
Organised, diligent and detail orientated.
Proven PMO experience in a complex, multi-year programme by driving collaboration and participation
Change and programme experience, ideally gained in the financial industry
Recognised qualifications/certifications in PMO, Project and/or Change Management
Strong knowledge of the businesses, markets and operations of Standard Chartered Bank and relevant policies, procedures, and processes
Ability to foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders at appropriate level ensuring open cooperative environment
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