Head of Portfolio Management

Code Red Associates
London, South East England
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Head of Portfolio Management or Portfolio Manager? Have you successfully led a team of Programme Managers, Project Managers & Business Analysts through a large scale transformation programme under a portfolio model? If so then please read on, Code Red Associates may well be recruiting for your next exciting career move. We are a leading supplier of Permanent & Contract ICT resource to a variety of Blue Chip, SME & expanding organisations throughout the UK and are currently recruiting for an experience Head of Portfolio Management for an organisation committed to employee development, customer service and service delivery to lead an exciting period of transformation.

The purpose of the role will be to lead and support the delivery of a change and transformation programme. You will take responsibility for the overall portfolio plan, identifying interdependencies and resolving them whilst measuring benefit realisation. You will work closely with the senior management and executive teams, as well as the lead officers of each programme of change. You will be leading a team of portfolio professionals including Programme Management, Project Managers and Business Analysts whilst ensuring that people and customers are at the forefront of all outcomes.

Essential Criteria

- A successful commercial track record in a Head of Portfolio Management or Portfolio Manager capacity. This is an absolute must.
- Experience of implementing programme of change and change management
- Significant experience or Portfolio (or PMO) definition, management and benefit realisation
- Significant experience of Programme & Project Management
- Experience of leading/developing teams and reporting to executive boards/teams
- Programme/Project Management certification such as MSP, PRINCE2 or PMP
- Willing and able to travel as required

As an individual you will a strong and proven leader with excellent relationship building, stakeholder management, negotiation and communication skills. This is an office based role that involves travel to satellite offices on an ad hoc basis, as a result you will need to have personal transport and a full UK driving license, but in return all travelling costs and accommodation are paid for by the company. In addition the benefits package contains a very attractive working week, holiday allowance, contributory pension, flexible working, and much, much more.

There are a number of compelling reasons to join this organisation and lead this exciting transformation, please apply swiftly to embark on the next chapter in your career.

Code Red Associates acts as an Employment Agency/Business with regards to this vacancy. As an Equal Opportunities employer Code Red welcomes applications regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job.