What does a PMO Manager do?

Technical program managers are responsible for a company’s technical projects of all types and stay involved for each stage of development, from idea to design to their completion. They develop new products and features to create new revenue sources and increase company profits. They may lead hardware and software design teams implementing new programs that will create products, applications, and additional projects that benefit the company.

Technical program managers ensure projects remain on schedule and within the allotted budget, which could mean cutting costs as needed and delegating more staff to work on a program or perform other tasks to maintain the project parameters. Working with management executives, they regularly inspect and report the program's progress. They are responsible for tracking technical issues and finding solutions for problems that may arise. They review test code and designs frequently to ensure a program meets its goals. Technical program managers need a bachelor's degree in management, business administration, computer science, or related fields.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

PMO Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£55,721 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £56K
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Senior Engineering Program Manager
9 Jul 2019

“They barely paid me one week off and the holiday pay was not the best.”

Technical Program Manager
5 Sep 2019

“Quaero provides ample opportunity to learn and build your skill set that align with your career goals.”

Technical Program Manager
9 Jun 2021

“There are many great people to work with which you can turn to learn and always make forward progress.”

Senior Technical Program Manager
20 Mar 2020

“Career progression is difficult and depends on others opinions and not on the actual impact.”

Technical Program Manager
11 Jan 2020

“My work was regularly sabotaged even though boss knew it was the best thing for the company.”

Senior Technical Program Manager
1 Apr 2020

“I really enjoy the people here and I look forward to coming to work every day.”

Technical Program Manager II
22 Oct 2020

“Independence: My managers thus far have generally given me the freedom to truly own and drive my projects.”

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