General information

Job Title
Associate PM/PMO Analyst
Ref #
Friday, September 2, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Business Services
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements


No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

The Junior PM / PMO Assistant is responsible for managing small to medium IT and cross-functional projects which are completed within defined timescales, cost and quality criteria. The Junior PM / PMO Assistant is also responsible in ensuring that the appropriate level of governance is applied to our portfolio and processes. 

This role will require stakeholder engagement, reporting, communication skills, and the ability to engage with project, IT and Business stakeholders. 

Principal Accountabilities

  • Scope, plan and deliver IT projects using a structured method and approach to planning, requirements gathering, risk and issue management, change management and resource management.
  • Ensure successful delivery through securing stakeholder buy-in, influencing and persuading resources to commit to delivery and removing barriers to delivery.
  • Seek and obtain financial and deliverable approvals from the business.
  • Assess, control and manage the risks to the project, prepare mitigation and contingency plans and have responsibility for project administration, record keeping and status reporting.
  • Accountable for the timely creation and quality of all associated project documentation throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Manage project resources and workload priorities.
  • Follow and promote the McLaren project delivery methodology, driving and endorsing the adoption of pragmatic, value-adding delivery processes across the business and IT functions.
  • Process improvement and standards development via a community of practice
  • Resource management across the IT department
  • Assurance that project documentation creation and quality for all projects meets internal quality standards.
  • Managing our demand process to support the business with our IT services.
  • Create regular reports to present back to CIO and leadership team on status of IT portfolio and value realisation.
  • Build close working relationships with key internal users, senior managers and external suppliers.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • knowledge in Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Project reporting and governance
Personal Attributes




Mindfulness and Sense of Responsibility