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PMO Project Manager

Job Summary

The PMO project manager offers a comprehensive suite of services ranging from facilitation and process building to project execution support, mentoring, training, and dedicated account management. This broad range of services allows them to meet the diverse needs of clients across various project types and scales, from medium projects to strategic and even global projects.
The PMO Project Manager will ensure effectively planning and successful execution and delivery of projects while ensuring the agreed-upon objectives, timelines, and quality standards are met.

Job Responsibilities

1. Project Initiation & Valorisation: 

  • Identify and engage key stakeholders who will be impacted by or have an influence on the project. Conduct stakeholder analysis to understand their needs, interests, and expectations.
  • Assemble the project team, including key resources and stakeholders. Define roles and responsibilities, establish reporting structures, and foster a collaborative and productive team environment.
  • Take the lead in coaching the business in defining project scope, goals, and deliverables. Collaborate with the project team to create detailed project plans, including timelines, tasks, and resource allocation.
  • Support the business in articulating requirements and ensure that project objectives and deliverables align with the overall business strategy.
  • Take the lead in creating cost-benefit analyses and developing business cases to get appropriate buy-in and approval by concerned parties.
  • Identify, assess, and manage potential risks and uncertainties associated with the project. 
  • 2. Project Delivery: 

  • Own the implementation of the project plan and manage day-to-day activities to achieve project objectives and deliverables. Ensure effective coordination, communication, and control to keep the project on track and deliver successful outcomes.
  • Ensure that all team members understand and acknowledge their roles and responsibilities throughout the project. 
  • Ensure project deliverables meet quality standards and adhere to project requirements.
  • Manage and monitor the project budgets and resources, including tracking project expenses, and optimizing resource allocation. 
  • Monitor risks, implement risk mitigation strategies, and communicate any changes or updates to stakeholders. 
  • Manage project changes and execute effective escalations to the attention of higher-level management or stakeholders who have the authority and resources to address them effectively.
  • Make necessary adjustments to the project plan, revise schedules, reallocate resources, update budgets, or modify scope as required.
  • Systematically track and assess the project's performance and status using appropriate tools. Ensure that the project is on track, identify any deviations or risks, and take appropriate actions to keep the project aligned with its objectives.
  • Ensure regular and transparent communication with team members, stakeholders, and sponsors via status meetings, steering committees, and progress reports.
  • 3. Project team collaboration: 

  • Work closely with local, regional, and global teams, including senior management, developers, designers, testers, and other project stakeholders. 
  • Foster effective communication, facilitate meetings, and ensure that everyone is aligned with project objectives.
  • Create an environment of trust and open communication to share information, provide updates, ask questions, and seek clarification.
  • Foster shared understanding of the project's goals, vision, and desired outcomes.
  • 4. Project compliance

  • Adhere to industry-specific regulations and ensure the project activities meet regulatory standards.
  • Comply with internal policies, procedures, and governance frameworks.
  • Ensure proper reporting and quality assurance.
  • Identify and establishing appropriate controls, conducting regular audits, and monitoring project activities to detect and address any non-compliance issues.
  • 5. Project closure:

  • Manage and document the project end report and lessons learned. Ensure follow-up actions are identified and assigned in case needed.
  • Profile Description

  • Bachelor or Master's degree, preferably in economics, finance, engineering or IT or relevant experience
  • Successful track record in project management
  • A strong foundation in project management methodologies, techniques, and best practices is crucial. Familiarity with frameworks like PRINCE2, Scaled Agile, etc. is advantageous
  • Experience in R&D and Design control preferably in the medical devices is advantageous
  • Able to work independently and enjoy working in a multicultural project team.
  • Hands on and pro-active attitude
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing project requirements.
  • Offer

    We offer you an exciting position as a PMO Project Manager in an international medical devices company.

    You'll join a passionate PMO & Internal Audit team, with colleagues who will guide you to further develop your skills.

    We offer an environment that values quality products and care for patients and health care professionals at its heart, together with a competitive salary and benefit package.

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