Portfolio Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page International Rec Ltd
Location
London
Salary
£90k - £115k pa
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
he role of the Portfolio Manager is to support the Global Head of Change in managing the defined Portfolio of change to ensure effective delivery of the agreed portfolio in support of the divisions strategy and objectives. Client Details A major Financial Services company responsible for benchmarking, analytics and data solutions to give a precise view of the market. This role is based in London. Description The role of the Portfolio Manager is to support the Global Head of Change in managing the defined Portfolio of change to ensure effective delivery of the agreed portfolio in support of the divisions strategy and objectives. This involves working with the Global Head of Change to: * Identify pipeline projects and flag for prioritisation * Tracking and management & reporting on the overall Portfolio of projects to key stakeholders and governance bodies * Defining and agreeing specific governance, controls and methodologies in alignment with Group policies and procedures * Detailed resource planning and management across all groups resourcing initiatives Key Responsibilities: * Identify pipeline projects and flag for prioritisation * Tracking and management & reporting on the overall Portfolio of projects to key stakeholders and governance bodies * Defining and agreeing specific governance, controls and methodologies in alignment with Group policies and procedures * Detailed resource planning and management across all groups resourcing initiatives * Facilitating governance and project and portfolio review meetings, ensuring preparation is carried out and outcomes achieved * Ensuring that projects and programmes are being run in accordance with agreed standards and governance * Checking and review of inputs for key boards to ensure data is robust and of good quality * Support for the quarterly Portfolio review and Planning cycles * Working closely with Finance and the PMs to ensure an accurate forecasts of spend and accurate tracking of actuals is in place and reported Profile Portfolio Manager Candidate Profile: * Experience of managing business and IT stakeholder groups * Experience of defining and shaping Portfolio's of change * Experience of creating and maintaining high quality project and portfolio documentation * Strong knowledge of core Project and Portfolio Management practices * Strong Project management and Delivery Experience * Experience of working within Financial Services environment and with key stakeholders * Strong inter-personal and communication skills, both written and verbal Job Offer £90-115K plus benefits