Senior PMO Lead

  • BP Pulse
  • Remote (Milton Keynes, UK)
  • 14 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

BP Pulse operate in a hyper growth and highly dynamic market, we know how important it is for our business to match that pace of change but with the rigour and governance that enable rapid scaling and accurate business performance in parallel, this role is critical that purpose.

The Senior PMO Lead is accountable for driving the effective implementation and running of the Transformation Office governance & wider business performance governance; from embedding the cadence through to ensuring submissions from around the business are on time, on standard and aligned.

As a rapidly growing and dynamic business we are seeking an individual that can bring clarity and control but in a flexible and light touch way, we’re looking for a structured thinker with a great IQ & EQ balance as people are at the heart of how we win everyday, the role itself is very much open to definition and to be shaped and adapted to the successful applicant and the businesses evolving needs

With a deep seated purpose for enabling delivery through structure, clarity & control and experience of implementing and managing change in highly dynamic environments the Senior Programme Manager will be a key member of a high performing team, critical to future success of BP Pulse

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Responsible for continued implementation of Transformation Office Governance, a framework which spans all functions and markets within BP Pulse UK
  • Responsible for stakeholder management across BP Pulse and wider BP; as a highly matrixed organisation it is essential the role holder can build relationships and interlocks across functions in a collaborative manner
  • Development and management of governance templates – balancing the need for the right information at the right time with the need for consistency of inputs to minimise PMO overheads/rework
  • Definition of project / programme objectives and being on point to support stakeholders from across the business to develop business cases for new initiatives
  • Identification of synergies and duplication across projects and forums with the intention of streamlining where possible
  • Centre of Excellence / Role Model for all levels of Change Governance, able to facilitate Leadership team governance but also assist with coaching operational teams on best practise
  • Communication of programme status through governance, to ensure wider business stakeholders are aware of programme status, as well as any risks, issues or milestones requiring attention
  • The role is a critical part of the business strategy to ensure bp pulse and the broader electrification team delivers


Knowledge & Experience

  • Proven success managing and delivering complex, cross-functional projects / programmes  
  • Experience within Project or Transformation Offices
  • Experience working within Agile environment (preferable)
  • Experience in technical delivery or digital products
  • Self-starter mentality with drive and motivation whilst also being an exceptional communicator who works well within a multidisciplinary team, bringing colleagues with them on a journey 
  • Comfortable challenging all levels of the organisation to ensure the right information is available, whilst also being conscious of data availability  
  • Ability to provide structured and logical approach to complex problems, with excellent core problem solving ability 
  • Positive personality, with energetic leadership style and strong resilience 
  • A good balance of structured/holistic thinking with fast moving and pragmatic approach to ensure quick delivery
  • Proven track record of performing in high-intensity environments, operating within tight financial resources and meeting challenging deadlines 

Additional Information

Hybrid working - You will divide your time between home and our Milton Keynes offices.

With a competitive salary depending on experience, when you join bp Pulse you’ll also enjoy a range of benefits including, wellness days, training and development, EV leasing opportunities and much more!

As an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity and care about people. We would hope you will be like minded with a positive personality, energetic working style and for this role exceptional communicator who can work well within a multidisciplinary team.

You are a vital part of the electric future, start charging up your new career today!