• PMO Systems Lead

    Job Locations UK-London
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    The PMO Systems Lead works as part of the Global PMO.  The Global PMO is responsible for working with the senior leadership team to understand their requirements for measuring the Global Project Portfolio progress and success.  This involves: determining the type, frequency and method of data collection; facilitating the collection of project data; collecting data about data quality and timeliness and escalating where appropriate; determining the analytical process to transform the data into useful management information and presenting the management information back to the leadership team to track the performance of the business and guide business decision.  The PMO also facilitates and reports adherence to the FNZ Governance processes ensuring robust financial management and control is in place for our project process.

    The successful candidate will need to be able to work and communicate with people across all our global locations and at all levels of the organisation including senior executives.


    The PMO Systems Lead is responsible for managing the data systems that are owned by the Global PMO.  The PMO Systems Lead will have primary responsibility for some key areas, but will need to provide cover during absences for other members of the team:

    Primary Responsibility

    • Ownership of the Smartsheet, PPM and Jira, tools used by FNZ to track delivery and project progress and success.
    • Designing and implementing new process in the systems to meet the business requirements.  E.g. in order to collect new data required for analysis.
    • Solve business problems by defining the process of data collection and generating appropriate output to analytical process.
    • Continuous improvement of existing process and solutions, including the implementation of new systems if required.
    • Systems expertise including managing issue resolution.
    • Ensuring that the project teams maintain project delivery data covering all current (internal and customer) projects, tracking key project milestones and facilitating regular updates from project and delivery managers via data collection systems e.g. Smartsheet, PPM and Jira.
    • Provide other FNZ Teams with management information per the reporting timetable e.g. Finance, HR, and the SLT

    Experience Required

    We are looking for people with some relevant experience, either in a project delivery environment or a PMO.  Our minimum requirements are:

    • Technical Degree or equivalent;
    • Technically confident.
    • Experience with SQL coding and database management preferable;
    • Knowledge of Smartsheet, Microfocus PPM or Jira preferable;
    • Expert knowledge of Excel, including advanced formula use;
    • Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic fast-paced industry;
    • Enjoy working as part of a high performance team;
    • Knowledge of project management methodologies including Agile preferable;
    • Excellent communication skills, confident in dealing with stakeholders including senior executives;
    • Proactive, self-driven approach;
    • High attention to detail;
    • Superior analytical thinking and problem solving abilities;
    • Excellent organizational/administration skills.
    • Completer finisher.
    • Fluent in English

    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global FinTech firm, transforming the way financial institutions serve their wealth management customers.  We partner with banks, insurers and asset managers to help consumers better achieve their financial goals.  The business has grown rapidly in recent years, as its institutional customers have used FNZ’s platform to improve transparency, choice and drive down long-term costs for consumers of wealth management products across all segments: from mass-market workplace pensions to mass-affluent and high-net-worth clients.


    Today, FNZ is responsible for over £330 billion in assets under administration (AuA) held by around 5 million customers of some of the world’s largest financial institutions, including Standard Aberdeen, Santander, Lloyds Bank, Vanguard, Generali, Barclays, Quilter, UOB, Aviva, Zurich, UBS, BNZ, Findex and FNZC. In total, FNZ partners with over 60 financial institutions across the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.  The company has over 1,400 employees in the UK, Czech Republic, Shanghai, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.


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