Portfolio Manager

Recruiter
Worldpay
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
29 Nov 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Why is our Portfolio Manager the next step for you?
The Portfolio Manager leads the assessment and prioritisation of the most complex requests in the Portfolio Office to ensure that the team delivers the most appropriate projects and you achieve the best return of investment. In this role you will oversee the stream of projects from an eagle's eye view and make sure that the pipeline adheres to the overall growth and development strategy of Worldpay.
How will you contribute on a day-to-day basis?
You'll drive portfolio level activities for large, complex programs, including executive reviews, capacity/budget forecasting, risk/obstacle resolution, product roadmap reviews and strategies, and dashboarding/metrics. Using all of this you will look the strategy for the pipeline of projects, making sure the priorities are set.
You'll build close relationships with partners in LOBs and Functions such as Worldpay UK and eCommerce and Franchise Development to understand the demand for work coming and underlying drivers.
To do this, you will facilitate regular sessions with the SME's across Worldpay for estimates of requests and own the prioritisation based on those meetings and relationships. You will also produce reports for scenario options in order to enable prioritisation decisions and regularly present at senior-management level.
What will make you the ideal fit?
You'll have significant program and portfolio management experience and will have working within a Portfolio/Project office or a similar environment that assesses and prioritises customer requests. Ideally you will have led projects in an Agile environment and you have the ability to influence and persuade within a matrix-managed environment. You'll be able to develop a network and build relationships at all organisational levels as well as being able to influence cross-functional teams.
How is Worldpay changing the world?
Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to build a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into fast-growing markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.
Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.

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