Consulting Jobs – Project Management Office (PMO) Manager – Solid Rock Life & Business

 Project Management Office
(PMO) Manager
Organisation: Solid
Rock Life & Business
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Solid Rock Life
& Business is an international acknowledged management consulting firm that
provides global solutions in partnership with our clients from various regions
of the world.
Job Summary:    The Project Management Office (PMO) Manager
is responsible for the definition and maintenance of the standards of Solid
Rock Life and Business (SRLB) project management and process. Support the
successful delivery of projects undertaken by SRLB through effective
facilitation, tracking and reporting. 
Assist with advising managers and teams on the best use of project
management disciplines and approaches and act as the first point of contact for
any project management queries within SRLB. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management
Office Management
  • Develops, builds and manages the PMO
  • Appoint / recruit PMO resources based on PMO model and Strategy
  • Ensure PMO alignment to company strategy
  • Facilitates PMO governance process
  • Overall PMO risk management 
Project Management
Standards and Processes
  • Responsible for SRLB Project Management tools, standards and
  • Communicates, Trains all departments on PM standards and Process
  • Ensures compliance to standards and processes
  • Assist and advise Project Sponsors, and teams to the best use of
    project management disciplines and approaches
  • Develop positive relationships with Project Sponsors and teams to
    enable the PMO to provide support including facilitation, tracking and
    reporting on projects, and training
  • Assist with establishing PMO stakeholder management plan and
    implementation of the communication framework
  • Act as a reference point for PMO queries and information and an
    advocate for best practices in project management
  • Share lessons learned and best practices across programs, building
    relationships with stakeholders and brokering relationships at all levels
Integrated Project
Management and Reporting
  • Provide Integrated Projects reporting to senior management and
  • Facilitate dependency management across the projects and programmes
  • Facilitate change control process
  • Track deliverables and benefit realisation
Leadership and
  • Leads and Mentor project managers
  • Create working relationships with project managers 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Five years of project management experience
  • Project management certification e.g. PRINCE 1 or PRINCE 2
  • Proven PMO/Project Analyst or Coordinator experience and knowledge
    of project management
  • Understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project
    management from a support perspective
  • Proven experience in providing service to internal stakeholders to
    achieve successful project outcomes
  • Understanding of project delivery and acceptance processes within a
    fast-paced business environment
  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, sound
    judgment, assertiveness
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent
    presentation skills with ability to conduct presentations comfortably to
    large groups
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced user of MS Project and MS Office toolset (Word, Excel
    and PowerPoint)
How to Apply:
All candidates
interested in joining our awesome team are welcome to email their CV and
Application Letter (saved in one document) for the job of their interest to:
NB: Please ensure
you indicate the heading of the job you are applying for in the subject line.
(Please do not attach any other documents apart from the CV and the Application
Letter.). Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 5th June 2019 by 5:00pm
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