Project Management Office Lead 36 views

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We need everyone’s positive energy and innovative thinking to lead the energy transition to net zero. That’s why we welcome applications from all backgrounds and experiences and have a range of flexible working options to suit everyone!

Here’s what you’ll be doing
Location: Home based

Salary: Circa £94,800 dependant on experience + market leading benefits package including Company Car / Cash Allowance & Private Medical Cover

Regular travel to other sites will be required

At E.ON UK, our Cities team is improving people’s lives by transforming the cities and communities in which we live. We form ground-breaking partnerships with local authorities to design, build and operate transformational, integrated solutions infrastructure, at a pace and scale. Our pioneering approach and innovation ensure cities drive green economic recovery to achieve decarbonisation targets, alleviate fuel poverty, enhance air quality and improve the health and wellbeing of communities. We are sustainably revolutionising the energy world, one city at a time!

To help us achieve our vision we’re looking for a Project Management Office (PMO) Lead to join our team. Here you’ll be responsible for leading and managing a project and programme management function to support the development and delivery of UK city and local authority partnerships and bids by instigating a structured and consistent process, coordinating resources across the business. This is a unique opportunity to build the foundations of the team for future success – creating an enduring prospecting, evaluation and bid function, bringing in the best of E.ON’s wider capabilities into a unique strategic proposition. This crucial role is pivotal to the success of City Transformation. If that appeals to you, get in touch today!


Key responsibilities include

  • Leading a team to project manage and deliver partnership development, winning UK city bids and the subsequent mobilisation and in-life phases.
  • Co-ordinating and managing inputs and support from a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and service providers to time and budget.
  • Applying high standards and leadership of project management to anticipate, avoid and mitigate project risks, drive value for clients and identify and resolve resource constraints.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships at all levels across E.ON UK, E.ON Group and external partners and advisors to ensure coordination and execution of project deliverables and milestones.
  • Ensuring thorough proactive risk management of projects and bids and providing support to the project team to ensure that all foreseeable risks with regards to cost and programme are mitigated.
  • Building best practice bid management based on collaboration, knowledge sharing and a globally accessible bid library.
  • Developing the PMO/Bid team to high standards of agile project and bid management.
  • Embedding social value across the business as a core component to E.ON’s bidding propositions.
  • Reporting to the Head of New City Partnerships and into the Cities Board on all matters relating to the delivery of bids and mobilisation projects.

What we need from you

  • A Project Management qualification along with a demonstrable track record of PMO leadership.
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to network and negotiate at the highest levels of our business as well as those of our partners, advisors and clients to ensure strong cross-business and functional collaboration, support and delivery.
  • The ability to lead and develop a high performing project management team and culture.
  • Strong negotiating, influencing, leadership and communication skills and an excellent awareness of the impact of your work to ensure the most effective delivery of the programme and excellent working relationships.
  • A desire for further development to broaden skills and experience into strategic business development.
  • The ability to present complex findings in a concise and engaging manner to senior stakeholders.
  • The ability to prioritise, solve problems and use initiative to manage challenges.
  • Advanced MS Office skills including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

It would be great if you had

MS Project experience.

Prince 2 or similar PM qualification

Here’s what you need to know

Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022! As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our current ranking is 8th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.

We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working and offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time and job share.

As a Disability Confident Employer we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.


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