PMO Manager / Project Manager


Job Description

Denholm Associates are delighted to have been retained by our prestigious global leader in the scotch whisky and premium spirits industry, celebrated for its exceptional products and dynamic company culture, to find a skilled PMO Manager / Project Manager to establish and lead the PMO function from the ground up. This is a greenfield role offering the opportunity to make a significant impact on the business. Our client is experiencing rapid growth and this is an exciting time to join this brilliant business. Out client currently operates a hybrid working policy including half day on Friday each week. As the PMO Manager / Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving consistency, efficiency, and excellence in project management across the organisation. Reporting to the Technology Director, you will establish governance frameworks, standardise project management practices, and lead critical projects to support our strategic goals. This senior role is integral to our cross-departmental leadership team, contributing to the successful delivery of our strategic projects and wider change programs.Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish PMO Framework
  • Governance and Oversight
  • Project Management
  • Value Measurement
  • Risk Management
  • Performance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Training and Development
  • Change Management

Ideal experience:

  • Proven experience in project management, with a strong understanding of both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain project management standards and governance.
  • Excellent communication and diplomatic skills, capable of engaging with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong leadership and organisational skills, with a track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in technology project management is desirable but not essential.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) are advantageous.

If you have the right experience to fulfil this role, please get in touch for initial discussion