Interim Portfolio Delivery Team Member

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Salisbury, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Interim Portfolio Delivery Team Member

This role will provide in-depth specialist/professional contribution across the ICC.

You will develop and maintain high levels of delivery and customer engagement whilst ensuring value for money through assurance and scrutiny. The role is intended to provide resilience within the capability for key strategic and operational activities, many of which are time bounded.

The Level 6 team member will be expected to deputise for the Level 7 Lead.

You must have:
  • A background in project, programme or portfolio management within an IT environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and is able to tailor their style to suit the audience.
  • Good customer service skills, good interpersonal skills and is used to developing and maintaining productive working relationships
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision using their own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • An understanding of financial considerations.
  • A good level of commercial awareness
  • Experience of influencing senior stakeholders and challenging assumptions.
  • Experience of scoping customer requirements, taking into account policy, strategic direction and technical restraints.
  • Experience of using a variety of analytical techniques to identify trends, provide reports and inform decisions.

In this role you will:
  • Work closely with both business colleagues and Dstl's ICT service provider, gaining a broad understanding of business needs, maintaining strong relationships and influencing senior stakeholders decisions through accurate representation of what can be achieved.
  • Proactively monitor supplier capacity and resource issues to optimise delivery
  • Deputise as point of contact for supplier escalations and exceptions
  • Develop and maintain portfolio plans or project plans ensuring a common understanding across business and supplier communities of the capabilities required meet the IT strategy
  • Work with supplier and business communities to provide governance, prioritise deliveries and establish dependencies, assessing and incorporating the impact of changes and ensuring all parties are fully informed.
  • Produce and review accurate key documentation to tight deadlines to ensure governance is maintained
  • Analyse reports, recognising trends, providing resolutions to issues and undertake business reporting
  • Analyse customer requirements ensuring understanding of scope of requests and impacts on other areas. Ensuring requests are in agreement with Dstl policy and strategic direction
  • Review and streamline ICC processes including the implementation and communications associated with all processes.

Essential :
  • Good standard of education at degree level or equivalent experience

Desirable :
  • A qualification in Asset Management
  • ITIL
  • Project management qualification

Essential details to include on your CV:
  1. Your address (including post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Additional Requirements:
    • SC- security clearance
    • UK Nationals Only

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:
  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

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