CCloud PMO FinOps

Company: CMA CGM Published: 3rd May 2023 Closing Date: 4th July 2023


  • Reporting to the FinOps manager, the cloud project management officier & FinOps will be responsible for building and monitoring the cloud department’s budget and ensuring compliance with the purchasing and billing processes.
  • He/She will be in contact with the various Cloud entities in order to track expenses, centralize needs, provide visibility on budgets and be the relay for any request related to this subject.
  • As an integral part of the FinOps teams he/she will also support the control of Cloud spent and ensure coherency on overall budget.
  • More widely, the PMO will be involved in various areas of responsibility, this includes:
  • Developing and implementing budget & forecast management best practices
  • Support FinOps activities via budget monitoring, forecast estimations and understanding of cloud bills
  • Tight follow-up of project governance: meetings, minutes, action plans ;
  • Prompt analysis of situations and restitution through effective presentations

Tasks and responsibilities will evolve during the different phases of the onboarding; therefore, it is important to be agile in terms of work methodology and be a strong team player.


  • Build and define the annual budget in relation with all the managers of the department on the basis of the identified needs as well as the results of previous years
  • Build and implement cloud financial controls.
  • Build and update reports to monitor the consumption of the different cost centers of the cloud, identify and centralize all costs of other services related to the cloud, monitor time sheets
  • Maintain the forecasts of the various cost centers and ensure that the projections respect the limits of the allocated budgets
  • Provide several times a year a budget landing composed of committed amounts, forecasts, and unused budgets
  • Guarantee and monitor the payment of invoices in accordance with CMA CGM procedures by ensuring that the information is entered into the various tools
  • Prepare, renew and follow up the validation of purchase requests
  • Support the teams in the creation of projects and the allocation of time allocation authorizations in the dedicated management tool
  • Ensure knowledge of the various purchasing, invoicing and budget management processes, the PMO must work jointly with the Procurement, Purchasing, Finance and Governance teams in order to be the single point of contact for the Cloud teams and external partners
  • Assist in the management of the service centers (organization of Steering Committees, Operational Committees, monitoring and validation of work units and actions, compliance with the contract and processes, …)
  • Coordinate project resources.
  • Work with IT Product Managers, Operations Managers and Service Teams to always improve services financial performance and to identify and realize opportunities to reduce cloud costs and provide related reporting.
  • Support consumers in understanding their cloud bills based on their business goals and budget.
  • Support the teams in the implementation of reporting and monitoring of activities and cloud consumption.
  • Work with Operations teams to create and implement a tagging and alert strategy for cloud resource billing.
  • Support consumers in understanding their cloud bills based on their business goals and budget.
  • Utilizing both Cloud native and third-party cost management toolsets to drive commercial and cost avoidance optimisations across Cloud estates
  • Planning and executing Cloud savings plans, reservations and commitment-based savings plans.
  • Identifying consumption trends and future capacity needs of engineering teams ;
  • Building, maintaining, and improving custom reports and dashboards to deliver weekly/monthly cost reporting
  • Detecting and highlighting anomalies in Cloud usage, working with engineering teams to understand these anomalies.
  • Work with the teams at the start of the design to best adjust the cost risk and operational needs.
  • Define, track and report performance indicators for our cloud consumptions and our department
  • Support ROI and TCO exercise of the cloud transformation program


  • Proven experience in budget project management and project management methodologies
  • Work experience in matrix environment in large international organizations would be ideal.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment (with internal and external people) ensuring all key drivers of change are understood and integrated.
  • Strong influential & IT budget management skills coupled with solid communication presentation.
  • Fluency in French & English.
  • Ability to engage a diversity of stakeholders at various levels, strong communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and creativity with the ability to hear everyone’s opinions.
  • A plus would be some PMO experience in Cloud environment with understanding about FINOPS
  • Proficient in Excel & PowerPoint to synthetize complex messages in a simple manner.
  • Ability to handle stress and work with a multi-cultural team across geographies.
  • Ethics, integrity and respect for the confidentiality of information.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as project management, business administration, or engineering is preferred.
  • Knowledge of ARIBA, ORCHESTRA, QlLIK SENSE, QuickSight, and cloud services is a plus
  • Synthesis skills



  • Company: CMA CGM
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None

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