PMO Analyst

Salary up to £40,000 per annum
Discipline Digital Technology

We’re looking for a PMO Analyst to join our digital technology team. In this role you’ll be dealing with numerous stakeholders across a range of business areas where you’ll be involved in a variety of activities including Project Setup, Governance & Reporting, Monitoring & Control, Planning as well as Finance.   Supporting the programme, project or workstream plan you will assist in tracking the progress of deliverables, tasks and activities against agreed milestones, ensuring plans are kept up to date and where there is movement in deliverables, analysing how this impacts against the critical path, and producing MI to evidence.


What will you do as a PMO Analyst at N Brown?

  • Operating PMO capabilities to meet organisational change demands
  • Delivering PMO services across the N Brown Group. These include:
  • Project, programme & portfolio planning, reporting and planning assurance
  • Risk and issue management in line with corporate risk governance
  • Delivery lifecycle controls and gateways
  • Reporting and required MI to service each level of governance
  • Governance forums and supporting controls processes
  • Resource demand and supply management, time capture and analysis
  • Required toolsets and templates
  • Interfaces to other areas within the business and IT to service PMO requirements
  • Project and portfolio financial management and reporting
  • Operation of PMO technology tools and collaborative platforms

What skills and experience will you have?

  • Subject matter expertise in PMO operation, toolsets, and processes.
  • Experience working in a business change oriented PMO role.
  • Knowledge of the mechanisms and controls required to deliver a successful and effective PMO function.
  • Experience of operating within an Executive facing Portfolio Management Office and familiar with the associated governance.
  • Experience of running hierarchical delivery controls and management reporting.
  • Comfortable with the use of technology platforms (such as SharePoint, Confluence and Jira) for content management and collaboration.
  • Experience using a Project Portfolio Management (PPM) toolset would be an advantage.
  • Formal qualification in a Project Portfolio Management or PMO related subject (such as Axelos/OGC P30 or Management of Portfolios) would also be desirable.

N Brown – who we are and why work for us?

At N Brown, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment that values equality for all. Our vision is that by ‘championing inclusion, we’ll become the most loved and trusted fashion retailer’. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are, therefore, at the heart of our culture.

We’re a forward-thinking digital retailer with a financial services proposition to be proud of. We’re customer-obsessed, serving them through three core brands: JD Williams, Simply Be, and Jacamo. We’re experienced, with over 160 years of trading under our belt. We’re inclusive, as we believe in fashion without boundaries; and we’re sustainable, striving to make as little impact on the planet as possible.

What’s in it for you?

  • Hybrid working
  • 24 days holiday (+ 8 bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 10 days
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and adoption leave
  • Access to Apricity, a self-funding IVF benefit at a reduced rate
  • Company pension with up to 8% N Brown contribution
  • Mental Health support both internally and externally, including access to our wellbeing champions and counselling services
  • A range of financial wellbeing support
  • Colleague discount across all N Brown brands
  • Onsite café with subsidised rates and local restaurant discounts!
  • Life Assurance and Private Medical Insurance
  • Paid volunteer time – all our colleagues can take a full day paid to volunteer for a charity of their choice

Our promise to you:

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

What happens when you apply to a role at N Brown?

As soon as we receive your application, we’ll send you an email to let you know. We always aim to come back to you as soon as possible with an update and we really appreciate you taking the time to apply for a role with us. Good luck!