Head of Project Management Office (PMO)

University of London


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Projects (Estates)
Location:  Egham

£55,487 to £67,712
per annum – including London Allowance
Appointment at the higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours GMT on Monday 13 March 2023
Reference:  0223-087

Full-Time, Permanent.

The Estates Department is in the process of further developing the Colleges historic estate to provide a 21st century campus and user experience that meets the increasingly contemporary needs of the people studying, working, and visiting here. The Estates Department is in the final stages of a post pandemic restructure and the Head of PMO role is a key enabling part of this new structure. Applications are therefore invited for the post of Head of PMO-Estates. 

This post, reporting through to the Deputy Director (Projects) will manage the Project Management Office (PMO) resources for the Estates Department. The PMO will ensure effective and timely alignment of project reporting and governance, supporting the Estates Senior Team, Principal, Deputy Principal and other Executive or Senior Managers in the delivery of the Colleges Estates Capital and Revenue Programmes.  In addition, the postholder will be required to adopt a College wide perspective and build relationships accordingly with a variety of professional and academic stakeholders, within and out with the University to facilitate the briefing, governance and delivery of all estates works and services. 

The successful candidate will have a positive and tested track record of working in a senior PMO role in an HEI or similar scale organisational professional service department and exhibit excellent organization, interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills with the ability to communicate with staff and stakeholders at all levels.  

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: [email protected]  

Please quote the reference: 0223-087

Closing Date: 23:59, 13 March 2023

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page .

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