Portfolio & Planning Manager – Surrey – Up to £65k

£60000 - £65000 Per Annum plus car allowance and excellent benefits
17 Mar 2014
14 Apr 2014
JA - PortPlanMgr
Juliette Allen
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client a global Financial Services and Insurance organisation is currently recruiting for a Portfolio & Planning Manager to provide a strategic overview of Portfolio Plans across 3 Divisions of the business and updating Executive Management on a monthly basis.

Key responsibilities for the Portfolio & Planning Manager:

• Working with key stakeholders within the IT Division and the Business Change teams ensuring successful tracking, planning and reporting of key portfolio information.
• Introducing and embedding best practice portfolio management methods to report on and manage dependencies across the portfolio.
• Working with Programme and Project Managers to maintain accuracy and understanding plans at a Portfolio Level providing scrutiny and challenge as appropriate.
• Line management of 4 direct reports

Key Skills & experience for the Portfolio & Planning Manager:

• Strong experience of working in Programme/Portfolio planning of projects.
• Exceptional stakeholder management skills with the confidence to challenge and scrutinise plans and manage push back.
• Planning tool expertise – Microsoft Project or Planview.
• Previous experience of working within the Financial Services/Insurance industry would be highly desirable.
• Previous experience of managing direct reports.

This is a new opportunity to join a credible and progressive organisation and will be pivotal in helping to embed a new overall strategic view across the business. To discuss your suitability for this role further, please call Juliette Allen on 01293 817642 or simply apply below.

Please note: If you have not been contacted regarding your submission within 2 weeks your application has been unsuccessful for this role only.

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