PMO Administrator Pain Points and How to Overcome Them

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For the past month, we have been focusing on the role of the PMO Administrator and some of their key responsibilities. The purpose of the PMO Administrator role is to support the Project, Programme, or Portfolio Manager and their team in administrative and secretariat aspects. We have been posting on our social media and LinkedIn …

PMO Administrators and PMO Managers: The Relationship

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In this article, we take a look at two different roles in the PMO and explore the symbolic relationship that sees them both working together to enable the smooth operation of the PMO. First, we take a look at each of the roles and then look closer at how they work together and what they …

Your First Steps as a PMO Administrator

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Stepping into the role of a PMO Administrator marks the beginning of an exciting career filled with opportunities, challenges, and growth. This blog hopes to provide you with the essential insights and advice you need to succeed in your new role. Here are some of the main things you need to think about when looking …

Key Behaviours of a PMO Administrator

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The role of the PMO Administrator is pivotal in the successful execution of projects within an organisation. The responsibilities of a PMO Administrator are outlined in the PMO Competency Framework and the Essentials for PMO Administrator course. Some of these responsibilities include; Providing a comprehensive administrative service including assisting in setting up workshops, and meetings, …

Lunch and Learn – Your First Steps as a PMO Administrator

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Last week we met with Lindsay for another Lunch and Learn session discussing your first steps as a PMO Administrator. The purpose of the session is to provide you with the essential insights and strategies you need to succeed in your new role. Lindsay discusses navigating your first steps, understanding PMO and the administrator role, …

PMO Analyst, PMO Lead, PMO Manager – What’s the Difference?

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There are a huge number of different roles to be found within the PMO, often with similar titles, and it can be confusing to distinguish the difference between these roles and their relevant responsibilities. This post will take a look at three different PMO roles – the PMO Analyst, the PMO Lead, and the PMO …

Reflections on 2022!

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As the end of another year approaches, it’s natural to look back and reflect on the events and experiences of the past 12 months. For many of us, the past year has been marked by significant challenges and changes, as well as moments of triumph and growth. As we bid farewell to 2022 and prepare …

Lunch and Learn – Getting Started In a PMO Role

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At Project Challenge in September, we asked attendees what topics they wanted to learn and discuss in a new series of lunchtime webinar sessions with PMO Learning. These ‘Lunch and Learn’ sessions are designed to discuss various topics, helping PMO Practitioners improve their understanding of the PMO environment. We received a variety of topics from the public …

The Role Profile of a PMO Administrator

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We’re going to be taking a closer look at the role profile of the PMO Administrator, as outlined by the Essentials for PMO Administrators course and the PMO Competency Framework. The PMO Competency Framework outlines four key PMO Roles – the PMO Administrator, the PMO Analyst, the PMO Manager and the PMO Director. Each role …

First Job? Join the PMO!

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You’ve just finished school or university and now you’re looking forward to the rest of your working life! You’ve heard about project management, in fact, you’ve been involved in some projects – either in education or perhaps as part of your hobby or voluntary work you’ve been involved in. Would it be possible to start …