Senior Change Analyst

Wellingtone Limited
13 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Market leading client based in Warwickshire require a Senior Change Analyst

To establish, develop and provide insight and expertise for portfolio, programme and project management services so that business requirements are met. To drive continuous improvement of practices and tools which support change to ensure best practice is followed across Group Change and to assure ongoing improvement to the maturity of the EPMO service.

You will Lead, establish, develop and provide insight and expertise for portfolio, programme and project management services in relation to Group Change operations so that business decisions are effectively supported, business requirements are met and the portfolio is protected against risk.

Drive continuous improvement of practices and tools which support change. Develop, communicate and plan for impending policy changes or interdependencies which may impact service delivery, highlighting areas of concern with appropriate remedies so that the portfolio is protected against risk and EPMO services are effectively supported.

Develop, provide guidance and consultancy on and ensure adherence to the clients Change framework, standards and practices followed by portfolio, programmes and projects. Deploy support tools or escalate the need for development interventions where appropriate so that effective standards and skills are in place to support business change and governance.

Maintain, report and analyse against key performance indicators within the change portfolio. Deliver continuous improvement of the change delivery framework and associated services based on analysis findings so that Group Change operations are updated, reviewed and improved.

Perform and oversee complex project and portfolio health checks in collaboration with projects and programmes. Report and agree actions, track and follow up remedies with appropriate stakeholders to ensure adherence to their Change Framework, controls, standards and methodology.

Establish, agree and own the portfolio reporting timetable and provide a single source of regular portfolio status reporting to the business. Interpret, analyse and provide insight on defined areas to appropriate stakeholders so that key areas are highlighted and addressed.

Capture, monitor and provide insight on Change Portfolio resource allocation against forecast so that decisions on delivery capacity and business as usual priorities are supported robustly.

Maintain and assess standard portfolio risks, assumptions, issues, decisions and dependencies (RAIDD) for the Change Portfolio and where required, establish, develop and maintain exceptional risk and issue plans for (a) defined area(s). Highlight risks and identify solutions and/ or contingency plans to mitigate risks so that change processes are assured and activities are successfully delivered.

Mentor, coach and train others in the Change Framework and associated practices to ensure that knowledge and skills increase

Deliver short term, one off projects and activities as required by and to the standards and outcomes agreed with Line Manager.


P3O (Portfolio, Programme and Projects Offices) is essential (or willingness to work towards
PRINCE2 or equivalent is desirable

Experience and Knowledge

· Demonstrable experience of working in a Portfolio Management/ Change Management Office

· Practical applied experience of project management methodology and competent use of project planning tools

· Proven experience in project delivery life cycle

· Significant experience of analytical work

· Advanced PC-based skills (MS Office) including Visio

· Experience of using PPM support tool is desirable

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