IT Portfolio Manager

LoveWorkLife Limited
London Luton Airport
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I have a urgent requirement for a IT portfolio Manager, This is an excellent opportunity to work for a top tourism Company

You will be joining IT Portfolio Management team as an IT Portfolio Manager you will primarily focus on ensuring successful delivery of the projects within the assigned portfolio, capturing available synergies, balancing delivery priorities and constraints and managing projects/portfolios interdependencies. You will be working closely with the Business Change function and Business Leads to deliver change.

What we are looking for:

Team Management: Ensure high delivery standards & performance of project teams formed by internal employees, contractors & external suppliers. Provide on-going support, guidance & line management in line withbehaviours & values. Act as a management & behavioural role model. Drive achievement of high performance through effective career management. Manage tough people decisions addressing individual performance issues, where necessary, to drive for high performance

  • Extensive experience of managing portfolios of IT projects and Programmes covering Programme/Projects management roles plus additional experiences in other non-delivery IT/Business roles to broaden the overall understanding of technologies and IT delivery models and business context)
  • Proven track record of managing Application Development and Infrastructure Upgrade projects
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of Information Technology
  • Experience of looking after a multidimensional IT/Business agenda of various day-to-day IT matters
  • Experience of establishing credible relationships within IT and Business community with examples of driving IT/Business change agenda, working at MD, CIO, CTO, Chief Architect level
  • Experience of direct line management of Project Managers and Business Analysts
  • Ability to build successful project teams, covering resources spread across Business and IT typically without direct line management responsibility
  • Demonstrable experience of building consensus around change, influencing multiple IT/Business stakeholders and managing conflicting agendas
  • Ability to see the big picture and think strategically, analyze complex Business requirements and IT delivery options and be able to translate them into actionable deliverables (be it projects or BAU resolutions) and drive them to completion
  • Ability to think commercially and strategically - quickly assess and quantify short and long term impact of changes, deal with ambiguity and uncertainty and be able to evaluate options to meet business expectations and provide maximum value
  • First-hand experience and knowledge of IT project delivery methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) with formal Project Delivery Accreditations (such as Prince2, MSP, APM, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator, both verbal and written, in English. Comfortable communicating high level concepts to senior stakeholders whilst also being able to delve into the detail of complex changes when required.

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