Assurance Manager - PMO

Posted 04 March 2024
Salary £65000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Sectors InfrastructureAviation
Contact NameRob Hobdell

Job description

Very attractive role that will find you driving continuous improvement across a £1bn+ construction programme.

A major and high profile asset owner, maintainer and operator is looking to recruit an Assurance Manager to join their PMO team.

Reporting into the Process and Systems Manager, you will be empowered to develop, maintain and operate robust and efficient project governance frameworks along with an ISO9001:2015-certified quality management system. You will drive best practice across all Construction programmes that they are currently developing and delivering in house.

This is a HYBRID position with a home two day / office three day split. Core hours are 8:30 - 16:30 and there is additional flexibility offered.

Typical responsibilities will include:
  • Lead project process assurance across all construction activities. You will manage the pre-gateway assurance for all projects seeking approval to progress through the project lifecycle
  • You will identify gaps in compliance and provide advice to project teams on how to correct them
  • Develop and implement key performance metrics to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery process
  • Develop and maintain assurance metrics to track compliance with project processes and contractual requirements
  • Perform scheduled internal audits and audits of external contractors and suppliers to ensure compliance. Report on audit findings, issues, and trends to project teams and leadership
  • Manage periodic external benchmarking of system and process performance. Incorporate learning from external benchmarking where necessary
  • Develop and implement comprehensive technical procedures across all elements of the project delivery process.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement of procedures to enhance EH&S, cost, schedule, and quality outcomes of projects.
  • Identify opportunities for process efficiency and automation, leading the development or enhancement of tools and systems to drive cost savings in project delivery.

To be successful in this position, it is thought that you will:
  • Be educated to Degree/Post-Grad level or equivalent in a relevant technical or business subject
  • Be a practitioner level in project management (e.g. hold APM Project Management Qualification or be a PRINCE2 Practitioner)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of quality management systems (e.g., ISO 9001:2015), industry codes, and standards
  • Have experience of working in the construction or Civil Engineering industries
  • In an ideal world, you would also be a registered ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor and a Six-Sigma Black Belt. But please note, that this is NOT essential so don't be put off in applying if you don't hold these qualifications.

You will receive a salary of around 65,000 per annum, a 20% annual bonus, 4,800 cash allowance, private medical, 25 days holiday (increases with service) and an enhanced employer contribution pension.

Interested in applying? Please feel free to give us a call on 0203 998 767 or drop us an email with a CV (it doesn’t have to be up to date)

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