Portfolio Delivery Lead, Permanent role

London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

If there is one thing that staff say about the company that is: it's a great and WELCOMING work environment!! The organisation cares about their staff and you will notice this from the moment you walk through the door. If you want to embark on a new challenge and work in the friendly environment, this is definitely the role for you!

This role is offered as a permanent position. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.

In this role you will be looking after an IT Portfolio. You will have a line management experience, ideally in Project / Programme Management or Governance. Candidates with previous Project Administrator / Project Assurance experience are especially encouraged to apply.

As Portfolio Delivery Lead you will:

  • Ensure that there is a comprehensive view of the delivery portfolio, resource allocation and forecast
  • Actively manage the resourcing to identify resource bottlenecks
  • Actively manage the project assurance to ensure that there are plans in place to move projects from red and amber to green
  • Responsible for ensuring that projects and programmes are adhering to governance processes, templates and income requirements
  • Provide leadership and guidance to allocated PMO analysts

Knowledge and skills:

You will have:

  • Proven organisational and planning ability - Good at working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good understanding of Project Management processes, tools and templates
  • Able to build relationships at all levels from the CIO through to all members of the team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team working, engagement and influencing skills
  • Energy and resilience
  • Good attention to detail and makes sure all outputs are of a sufficient quality
  • Takes personal responsibility for own and teams tasks, establishing priorities and making sure things are completed in a timely manner
  • Commercial and Customer Focus
  • Develops Self, Others and Builds Confidence
  • Ability to Make Decisions
  • Innovation and Flexible Thinking
  • Good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project


You will have:

  • Proven experience working in a PMO or Project Delivery function with experience in a similar role in a blue-chip organisation (min 2 years)
  • Knowledge and experience of project assurance, quality processes and procedures
  • Held responsibility for managing a PMO
  • Proven relationship management working across teams
  • Commercial and Customer Focus


  • A good understanding of Programme and Project Management Methodologies, PRINCE 2 or MSP Practitioner Qualified
  • Qualified to an ITIL Foundation level

If this sounds like a good opportunity, we want to hear from you!!

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