Senior PMO Analyst

  • Full-Time
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

Company Details

About Viasat 

Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. With offices in 24 countries around the world, our mission shapes how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate and connect. Viasat is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, reliable, secure, affordable, fast connections to positively impact people’s lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea, while building a sustainable future in space.

Chief Operations Office 

The Chief Operations Office (COO) plays a vital role managing the services that keep our business running and delivering to our customers. COO consists of 9 functions including: Satellite Operations, Network Operations, Service Assurance, Service Delivery Aviation and Customer Assurance, Service Delivery and Supply Chain, Project Management Office, Global Cyber Security and Group IT

Job Description

Primary role purpose:

Reporting to the Senior Director, Head of Inmarsat PMO, the Senior PMO Analyst is an important and strategic role that will help support and further develop three main areas: portfolio management and governance, portfolio and project controls and delivery of continuous improvement initiatives to increase the maturity of the PMO.

In this role, you will work with stakeholders to plan outcomes, requirements, review project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly across the company.

Your stakeholders will span offices and time zones so you will need to be able to coordinate accordingly and keep everyone up to date on progress and deadlines.

This is a dynamic role you can expect to be highly involved in creating PMO processes to help promote governance and support the Delivery team, encompassing Programme and Project Managers to effectively deliver value within Inmarsat.

Finally, your role will involve providing support, direction and coaching to team members to ensure we are a world-class delivery team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day PMO support activities including delivery lifecycle governance, change management, financial controls, and risk management
  • Work with senior business managers and delivery leads to ensure the successful implementation and adoption of the PMO’s framework and standards (includes change management, communication and training)
  • Lead the governance process & quality assurance of projects in delivery by completing regular health checks on their progress and providing support or training where required
  • Responsible for reviewing Programme and Project plans throughout the lifecycle and reporting performance against milestones, critical deliverables, and control frameworks
  • Responsible for collating and reviewing the quality of reporting on a monthly basis across the CTO
  • Coordinate project closure to identify good practices and ensure lessons learned are logged and actioned as part of a continual improvement process
  • Support onboarding new colleagues and ongoing training relating to the development lifecycle, PMO governance, quality, and delivery execution standards
  • Ad hoc project support, including the development of key project artefacts


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Solid relevant PMO management experience ideally including
    • Programme assurance/ gateway reviews
    • PPM Capability development
    • Organisational Change Management
  • Experience and certifications in any of the following are highly desirable:  PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner; APM Qualification; Programme and Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3®), or other PMO qualification
  • Expert knowledge of the following systems (or equivalents): SharePoint, Teams, Microsoft Project Online, Jira, Confluence (and other Enterprise PMO tools)
  • Ability to deliver reporting (trend data, management information etc) utilising data analytics
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile delivery methodologies.
  • Expert knowledge of corporate development lifecycles, governance, and prioritisation methodologies
  • High level of organisation skills and flexible to respond to changing deliverables in a fast-paced organisation
  • Ability to work globally with and influence stakeholders in a complex organisation
  • Strong skills in communicating, implementing, and achieving business objectives and goals through engagement and support of others
  • Ability to manage workload, comfortable delivering work within frameworks and self-managed priorities

Additional Information

You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

Our culture and ways of working

Our values define Inmarsat’s culture and represent what we believe in. Inmarsat employees aspire to behaviours that support our values, which create a stronger working environment and lie at the heart of our continued success as an organisation.

  • Customer – we provide a unique value to our customers
  • Accountability – we take ownership, we deliver results, and we keep our promises
  • Respect – we collaborate, we embrace and celebrate diversity and we value difference
  • Excellence – we create bold solutions for our customers and put quality at the heart of everything we do

We also value and encourage a healthy work-life balance, so we offer flexible working wherever possible. Depending on the operational requirements of your job and your team, we can offer compressed hours (nine-day fortnight), hybrid office-remote working, and flexibility during your working day to take care of personal commitments.


At Inmarsat we want the best people for the job, and we warmly welcome applications from you if you’re suitably qualified and eligible, regardless of your sex, gender, age, race, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, gender identity, neurodiverse qualities, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, or maternity status.

Inmarsat is signed up to the Halo Hair Code, which aims to protect employees who come to work with natural hair and protective hairstyles associated with their racial, ethnic, and cultural identities.

To give you the best experience possible during your application process and interview, we can make adjustments. For example, if you’re visually impaired we’ll happily meet you locally and help you find your way to our office, or if you have neurodiverse qualities, we can provide you with additional support to help you prepare for your interview. Please let our Resourcing Team know if there are any ways in which we can support you.

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