PMO Programme Manager

Posted Mar 12, 2024
Project ID: BCLYJP00041812
London, Greater London, Hybrid
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Location: London 

Hybrid: 2 days a week in the office (Mon & Thurs are anchor days) and 3 days a week WFH

Length: 6 months 

PAYE only 

Overall purpose of the role:

The role holder will support the Legacy Repair Team in all aspects of Programme Management across Legacy Repair Programme, Barclays Partner Finance. 

You will be working on remediation focussed projects.  

The role is responsible for the management of risks associated with change effectively, deliver on our Programme strategy and satisfy all our stakeholders, we must deliver our initiatives consistently and transparently.

PM role will ensure initiative delivery is managed in line with the relevant Policies and Standards, using standard processes and tooling to improve the level and likelihood of successful outcomes; and ensure all stakeholders are aware of initiative progress and have the information they need to make the right decisions in a timely manner.

Key Accountabilities:

PMs ensure initiative delivery is managed efficiently and effectively, in line with relevant policies and standards. 

  • Maintaining and actively managing initiative documentation, facilitating key governance fora, reinforcing the accountabilities of key stakeholders, helping to ensure that decisions are made by the right people and based on the right information. This includes ensuring that the Accountable Executive and other key stakeholders / fora (e.g. Project or Programme Forum, Portfolio Governance Board) have relevant and timely initiative MI (including status and any relevant risks or issues)

  • Safeguarding effective change control processes, ensuring the business case is updated and managed through appropriate governance

  • Supporting the Programme and / or Project Managers in determining, monitoring and managing programme progress, drawing insights from available information to inform daily delivery – such as challenging progress, prioritisation of resources or stop/start/continue decisions; tracking benefits and costs, driving budget efficiency

  • Supporting the Programme and / or Project Managers in assessing the risks from the change, including the tracking of thematic issues, early identification and management of RAIDs; and completing a Change Risk Impact Assessment (CRIA) where required

  • Supporting the Programme and / or Project Managers in in tracking outcomes, ensuring that planned outputs deliver the agreed outcomes and that the outcomes remain relevant; also enabled through provision of timely MI and estimating, scheduling and planning activity

Key Skills: 

  • Experience in providing PM services for large scale transformation programmes

  • You will need to also be comfortable in being involved in the day to day activities of the team, not just reporting on them

  • Experience in working with multiple stakeholders across Business, Technology and other areas

  • Excellent understanding and experience on project lifecycle, Project Management & PMO methodologies/ tools and reporting/data analysis requirement

  • Strong background and proven track record in providing assurance and oversight

  • Data experience using MS Excel - able to use pivots, vlookups and basic formulas

Essential experience highlights:

  • Hands-on experience with the ability to do admin and reporting 

  • Programme Management 

  • PMO experience

  • Data Analysis - you must have a good understanding of data and reporting

About Barclays 

Barclays is a British universal bank. It is diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Barclays businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by its service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group. 


Everything Barclays does is shaped by its five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. The Barclays values inform the foundations of its relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how Barclays measure and reward the performance of colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it. 


Barclays aims to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to Barclays vision and goals. 


At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

Your Benefits 

As a contract employee of Randstad Sourceright, you’ll receive a wide range of financial and personal benefits. There’s enrolment in a pension plan (after 12 weeks on assignment) and holiday pay. You’ll also get 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme, designed to help you deal with any problems that could be affecting your home or work life. Plus, there’s discounts at heaps of high street shops, restaurants and entertainment - from Asda to Zizzi Italian restaurants.

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