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Asset Management Programme - Programme Management Office

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Recruiter: Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Listed on: 26th October
Location: Marlborough Lines, Andover or Kingston Road, Sutton Coldfield
Salary/Rate: £40,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Join the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and have a future that matters: Be proud; Be challenged; Be unique.

DIO is passionate about ensuring that we are a top performing organisation and a great place to work.

We host a diverse range of talent where everyone feels valued and supported enabling our people to flourish, bring greater creativity and innovation to achieve higher organisational performance. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and creating a culture where everyone can bring their whole self to work and individuality is truly appreciated.

We promote and support a range of flexible working patterns enabling staff to balance home and work responsibilities.

This culture of inclusion is underpinned by our 6 staff networks covering Disability, Faith and Belief, Gender Equality, LGBTQI+, Race, Social Mobility and 3 networks dealing with employee wellbeing and support: Speak Safe Volunteers, Mental Health First Aiders and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisers.

Our staff, future and current will be guided by the 4 Cs and we encourage you to be curious and continuously strive for improvement, collaborative in an inclusive culture, bold and resilient and committed to Defence, empowered and able to challenge so you can play a key part in shaping the direction of our organisation.

DIO commits to offer its employees the following experience:

  • Meaningful, purposeful work
  • The ability to learn and grow
  • The right opportunities and resources
  • To care about your wellbeing
  • To feel valued and included

The Challenge

This is an exciting opportunity for a Programme or Project professional to take a leading role within a high-profile programme that has now been running for over twelve months and that will continue for several years into the future.

The DIO Asset Management Programme supports the development and implementation of an infrastructure asset management methodology that will produce the coordinated activity required to make sure that estate assets effectively and efficiently contribute to delivering defence objectives.

The PMO will provide hands on guidance and assistance in all P3M areas to the Programme and Project Managers. They will also be responsible for producing regular reports to senior leaders through the programme governance structure. The role is one of the cornerstones of this important programme and whilst it will be challenging at times it provides an opportunity to make a real difference and help steer the programme towards successful outcomes.

Essential Experience

  • Significant PMO or programme/project manager experience
  • Knowledge of programme/project management tools and techniques
  • The ability to work proactively, and under pressure, without close supervision or direction
  • The ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all parts of an organisation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Experience

  • Formal Project or Programme Management training

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

P3M09 - Schedule Management (Practitioner Level)

P3M12 - Risk, Opportunity and Issue Management (Practitioner Level)

P3M18 - Governance Arrangements (Practitioner Level)


We enable our people to work at the right place, with the right people, at the right time. We believe that if we look after our people they will be passionate about delivering great things for our customers.

We understand the importance of life outside of work and our industry leading flexible working practices, digital technology and modern workspaces will give you the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work-life balance.

The MOD Discover My Benefits page lists the full set of benefits. Some of the many benefits you will receive include:

  • Highly competitive Pension Scheme
  • Flexi-time scheme
  • Alternative working practices such as working from home
  • 25 days annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years' service
  • Ability to roll over up to 10 days annual leave per year
  • In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queen's birthday
  • Minimum of 15 Days Special Leave in a rolling 12-month period to for volunteer military or emergencyservice reserve commitments
  • Special Paid Leave for volunteering up to 6 days a year
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing
  • Most sites have good travel links with free car parking; many also have other facilities such as a Sports & Social Club, Gym and / or site shops
  • Learning & Development
  • Professional and Personal Development of skills
  • Access to thousands of training courses through Civil Service Learning, some free or paid by DIO
  • Ability to obtain industry recognised qualifications supported by DIO

Employment Hours

The post advertised is for 37 hours net, however the Ministry of Defence offers a range of flexibilities to enable a better work-life balance for employees. Flexible working, Part-time working and Job Share working patterns will be considered.

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Apply before 11:55 pm on Sunday 1st November 2020