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Finance Transformation Lead - PMO

Berkshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

CPL Life Sciences is working with a FTSE 100 Global Company, this presents an opportunity to work in their Global Headquarters.

Job Title:

Finance Transformation Manager - PMO

Job Type:

Permanent or 18-month FTC

Reports to:

Global Transformation Finance Controller


Slough, Berkshire


Competitive plus excellent benefits package


The role reports into the Global Transformation Finance Controller and is pivotal in supporting the ongoing Finance transformation journey Finance for the future (FFF) in implementing the new Finance Operating Model that is intended to leverage scale and functional excellence globally.

The role will partner and regularly engage with senior stakeholders, FFF Sponsors and Leads. The role will be responsible for key deliverables according to the two-year roadmap and the benefit realization programme.


Experience in Project lifecycle delivery

Experience of running small/medium sized programmes


Operate and develop relationships at all levels in a matrix organisation

Financial management of projects

Business Acumen

Demonstrates a high level of motivation, flexibility, drive and personal commitment

Effective time management and organisational skills

Able to deal with ambiguity and change

Able to inspire teams and motivate self and others


Ensuring that the Project team is adopting the prescribed Project Management Framework, including applicable standards and methods

Champion best practice approach to project management across the programme, advocating for the latest standards and processes.

Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of projects including progress reporting, dependencies, issues, risks, escalations and constraints (resources/ time/ budget)

Develop and maintain the integrated project/ programme plan, capture assumptions and identify dependencies.

Collaborate and maintain the governance cadence across projects / programme to ensure delivery of Business Case benefits and outcomes

Ensure that scope change and financial impacts are clearly understood and evaluated to ensure budgets and forecasts are maintained

Providing guidance and input to project teams to assure delivery

Preparing, chairing and following up of key governance meetings including RAID management

Producing and collating reports on project progress for key leadership meetings (e.g. FFF Steerco, Drumbeat etc)

Challenges programme / project delivery teams to ensure reporting is accurate and outcomes are achieved

Maintenance of any resource plans to ensure plans and outcomes are delivered

Manages scope and expectations of the project and ensure scope changes are considered from resource and cost and time perspective to seek necessary approval from project sponsors.

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Contact: Manny Kaur
  • Reference: JO-2110-477756
  • Posted: 6th October 2021
  • Expires: 3rd November 2021

Cpl Life Sciences

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