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PMO Configuration Manager

Met Office
Devon, England, Exeter
£30932 - £33925 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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Our reward package

As our PMO Configuration Manager , your starting salary will be £30932.00 and you will have opportunities to progress to £33925.00 over time. New joiners to the Met Office will start on the salary band minima.

Your total reward package is potentially worth up to £43,045 annually, which includes basic salary, potential corporate bonus and employer pension contributions.

Your package includes:
- Outstanding Civil Service Pension
- Flexible hours and homeworking
- Annual Leave starting at 27.5 days (+ Bank Holidays) rising to 32.5 days (+ Bank Holidays) after 5 years and option to buy or sell up to 5 days per year of annual leave
- Cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
- Access to discounted shopping on a range of retail, leisure and lifestyle categories

Who we are

We provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, to help people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.

  • We're a force for good
  • We're experts by nature
  • We live and breathe it
  • We're better together
  • We keep evolving

Job Purpose

This role will play an essential role in defining and supporting sound knowledge and information management practices across the Met Office programmes directorate. Sat within the newly established Programme Management Office (PMO), this supports the delivery of our strategic objectives, growing our capabilities and promoting our values to encourage a knowledge sharing culture.

This role is critical to providing KIM services to Met office project deliovery, providing comprehensive through noticing, sourcing, synthesising and curating information that grows our organisational knowledge sharing capability, showcasing expertise and making best use of our enterprise collaboration tools.

You will work alongside leaders and subject matter experts to ensure easy access to authoritative content as well as guidance, insights and related content to inspire as well as inform. You will provide and maintain a suite of quality resources and learning assets so that people can consume content in a way that enables optimal working and reflects the depth and breadth of expertise in and outside the organisation.

You will bring a professional, enthusiastic and collaborative approach to your work, raising the profile of the PMO and the KIM function through engagement and training and advisory services, translating your expertise into improvements resulting in the growth of KIM capabilities across the organisation.

Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent written skills and evidence of the production of user focused, accessible, curated collateral including synopsis, how-to guidance, case studies and user stories gathered from practitioners as well as externally sourced
  • Experience and evidence of communicating technical information and concepts to non-technical audiences in clear English and in a way that is creative, professional, well understood and able to be applied by a diverse user group
  • Experience of building and nurturing relationships across different areas of the business and with different stakeholders, engaging in audience responsive ways to achieve collaborative outcomes and communicate these for optimal impact
  • Proficient in business use of cloud-based collaboration tools including Microsoft365 suite, including understanding of Communications sites and the use and promotion of MS Search to enhance knowledge curation
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the application of Knowledge and Information Management principles and best practice to ensure the effective and compliant use and exploitation of information

  • How to apply

    Apply below using your CV and Cover Letter/Supporting Statement (which must bullet point how you meet each of the essential criteria).

    Closing date 10/07/2022 at 23:59 with interviews commencing from 20/07/2022 . You will hear from us once the closing date has passed. If successful, please note we are unable to offer expenses for travel to your normal place of work. Please ask at interview if you would like extra clarity on how often this requirement is likely to be.

    If you are considering applying and need assistance to do so, please contact us via . You can request adjustments either within your application or by contacting us. Should you be offered an interview, please be aware there may be a selection exercise which could include a presentation, written test or a scenario-based activity.

    You can select in your application to be considered under the Disability Confident (Guaranteed Interview) Scheme. To be invited to interview/assessment under this scheme, your application must meet the essential criteria for the role.

    We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from those with all protected characteristics. We recruit on merit, fairness, and open competition in line with the Civil Service Code.

    We can only accept applications from those eligible to live and work in the UK - please refer to GOV.UK for information. We require Security clearance, for which you need to have resided in the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years to be eligible. You will need to achieve full security clearance within your first 6 months with us.

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