PMO Manager Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $150,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $175,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $200,000 AUD


  • PMO Leadership: Oversees the Project Management Office, ensuring alignment of project management practices with organisational goals and strategies.
  • Project Governance and Standards: Implements and maintains project governance frameworks and standards to ensure consistent, high-quality project delivery.
  • Resource Management and Allocation: Manages resource allocation across projects, optimising for efficiency and effectiveness in project execution.
  • Performance Monitoring and Reporting: Tracks and reports on the progress and performance of projects, using insights for strategic decision-making.
  • Process Improvement and Best Practices: Continuously assesses and improves PMO processes, methodologies, and tools, promoting best practices in project management.

Key Skills 

  • Project Management Expertise: In-depth knowledge of project management principles and methodologies, such as Agile and Waterfall.
  • Leadership and Team Building: Strong leadership skills to build, mentor, and lead a high-performing PMO team.
  • Strategic Planning: Excellent strategic planning abilities, aligning PMO initiatives with business objectives.
  • Communication and Stakeholder Management: Exceptional communication skills to effectively manage stakeholder expectations and report on project progress.
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Proficient in analysing project data to make informed decisions and solve complex project-related issues.

Standard Industry Training

  1. Project Management Professional (PMP)
  2. PRINCE2 Practitioner
  3. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Interview Questions for IT PMO Manager Candidate

  1. How have you successfully established or transformed a PMO in a previous role?
  2. What project governance frameworks have you implemented, and what impact did they have?
  3. Describe your approach to resource management across multiple IT projects.
  4. How do you ensure that your PMO aligns with and supports the organisation's strategic objectives?
  5. Can you provide an example of how you’ve driven continuous improvement within a PMO?
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