PMO Analyst

Category:
IT
Job Type:
Location:
Leeds, United Kingdom

Role: PMO Analyst

We created the world’s largest publicly-listed gaming company by merging Sky Betting & Gaming with The Stars Group in 2018 and now we’re on a mission to create the ultimate online betting experience for millions of customers around the world.

Come and join a new team to deliver exciting new products featuring rock-solid stability, high velocity code-shipping and ground-breaking innovation. We’re lean, we’re agile, and you’re in good company: you’ll be standing on the shoulders of the giants who created the most popular apps and products of their kind.

Why we need you?

  • You’ll work on the most critical, strategic projects at the heart of the world’s largest public online gaming business, with funding and opportunities to match our huge ambition
  • You will be given opportunity to work on greenfield development projects with the best product and technology professionals to ensure the successful delivery of products used by millions around the world.
  • You’ll be part of the award-winning Sky Betting & Gaming and Stars Group tech family, learning new skills and developing yourself in new ways

 

Who we are looking for?

The role of the PMO Analyst is to support the GSTP Tribe Leadership Team in the following areas:

  • Tracking status of deliverables and milestones
  • Supporting the adoption of the Agile principles and deliverables
  • ‘Tribe’ level risk, issue, assumption and decision coordination
  • Co-ordination and creation of the regular and ad-hoc Business and Executive reports
  • Co-ordination of Governance arrangements, Post Implementation Reviews, Tribe and Sub-Tribe level workshops
  • Maintaining Tribe assets, communications and related tools
  • Assisting the Financial Analyst with the monitoring, review and reporting of budgets, synergies and finances

Additional responsibilities include assisting the Delivery Manager with defining and updating the Tribe and Squad management processes, standards and governance, assisting Workstream leads and co-ordinating activities in support of inter-dependency tracking.

How will you do it?

Governance & Control

  • Supporting the adoption of Agile principles and deliverables
  • Help implement governance standards across the Tribe, including tracking, monitoring and updating the status of programme deliverables
  • Manage the ‘Lessons Learned’ repository and attend ‘Scrum of Scrums’ review meetings to identify key areas of improvement to be captured into the ‘Lessons Learnt’ repository
  • Manage and communicate the Tribe level risk, issue, assumption and decision logs
  • Co-ordination of Governance arrangements, Post Implementation Reviews, Tribe and Sub-Tribe level workshops.
  • Maintaining Tribe assets, communications and related tools
  • Assisting with inter-dependency tracking and communication
  • Assist in the booking and co-ordination of Executive Steering Boards and GSTP Executive Steering Committee meetings

Planning, Reporting & Control

  • Update and administer the Tribe, Sub-Tribe and Squad milestone plans, as required, using reports from Workstream Leads and the outcomes of Tribe and Steering Board meetings
  • Assist in the co-ordination, creation and distribution of the regular and ad-hoc Business and Executive reports obtaining information from all relevant areas and preparing the reporting ‘pack’
  • Complete and distribute all formal actions and Steering Board Minutes, track completion of actions and update accordingly

Financial management

  • Assist Financial Analyst with the monitoring, review and reporting of budgets and finances
  • Help manage the Cost and Revenue synergy register, ensuring that all synergies are tracked and reported upon

Key Skills

You will have experience of working in an Agile delivery and development organisation. Previous experience of working in a Programme Management Office with a demonstrable track record is essential. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and accounting methods would be advantageous. Strong business acumen and the ability to see commercial opportunities. Analytical and report writing skills. Ability to work to tight deadlines. A curious and questioning approach. Willingness to learn and continuously improve. Strong written and oral communication skills. You will be strong at building relationships with teams across the business.

 

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

 

 

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Leeds service office in the GSTP department.