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PMO Analyst

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: HRDI00897

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 27th May 2022

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About the role

We now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced PMO Analyst to join our Group Change department here at NFU Mutual. Group Change provides services to the organisation to define and deliver business change in a holistic, consistent and controlled way that meets the needs of the organisation’s strategic objectives and obligations, whilst providing the expected return on investment.
As well as supporting the delivery of projects & programmes our PMO Analysts act as their ‘conscience of the shoulder’ by providing guidance and support on the implementation of and adherence to change and governance frameworks. Our PMO Analysts also support and manage routine project and programme health checks and audits and ensure continuous improvement opportunities are identified within projects and programmes and that these are considered and shared as best practice at a portfolio level where appropriate. Some key accountabilities will include:



  • Bringing order and structure to the delivery of change using specialist skills in planning, estimating, scheduling, budget and resource management.

  • Analysing, interpreting and providing insight on the progress of projects/programmes through establishing project controls to provide a consistent and accurate view of delivery.

  • Supporting the delivery of projects

  • Providing guidance and support on the implementation of and adherence to change and governance frameworks.

  • Support and manage routine project and programme health checks and audits

  • Ensure continuous improvement opportunities are identified within projects and programmes and that these are considered and shared as best practice at a portfolio level where appropriate.


We understand how important a positive work-life balance is to you. At NFU Mutual, we offer great facilities when you want to be in an office environment and support to work up to 80% of your hours from home. To help you give your best in the office and at home, we’re open to discussing what this might look like for you.

About you

As a PMO Analyst, you will be an important member of the team- planning, arranging and managing the administration of meetings and workshops, including the recording of outcomes and production of minutes to ensure their smooth operation and compliance with governance standards. You will also have responsibility for bringing order and structure to the delivery of change using specialist skills in planning, estimating, scheduling, budget and resource management. A key focus will be on analysing, interpreting and providing insight on the progress of projects/programmes through establishing project controls to provide a consistent and accurate view of delivery. You will also be or have:



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (desirable)

  • Experience in a similar role and level

  • PPM qualification (desirable) i.e. PRINCE2, P3O, MSP- or demonstrate a willingness to work towards

  • Experience of supporting the delivery of change through the entire project/programme lifecycle

  • Able to demonstrate experience of Project Management methodologies gained across a diverse range of departments with internal and external suppliers.

  • Strong communication skills with commercial acumen

  • Knowledgeable in invoicing, accruals and financial estimates and have experience of analysing and interpreting complex data and information.

Benefits & Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:



  • Salary- up to £40,000 depending on experience

  • Annual bonus (up to 10%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies.

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.   
We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.