Portfolio Manager

Government
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Reading
  • Contract, 18 months
  • Full time
  • to £63.57 per hour (Within IR35)
This contract with our defence client is for a Portfolio Manager for 18 months in Aldermaston Average 3 days per week on site following 9 day fortnight work pattern. The pay rate is £63.57 Umb per hour £47.31 per hour. Duties & Responsibilities: • Support in the shaping and deployment the...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 14.06.2024

Managing consultant

Gamal Clarke

Quote ref: 5773/78056

Quote ref: 5773/78056

Job description

This contract with our defence client is for a Portfolio Manager for 18 months in Aldermaston Average 3 days per week on site following 9 day fortnight work pattern. The pay rate is £63.57 Umb per hour £47.31 per hour.  

 

Duties & Responsibilities:  

• Support in the shaping and deployment the Portfolio Risk, Assumptions and Dependencies processes and supporting artefacts through to business as usual.  

• Facilitates the alignment of Portfolio office procedures.  

• Orchestrate and produce Portfolio artefacts and maintenance as requested by the Portfolio Managers.  

• Present to stakeholders at differing levels.  

• Support in the production of the Portfolio Framework document.  

• Produce, maintain, and present dependency network diagrams aligned with the business rhythm and maintain the master Portfolio dependency register.  

• Engage with stakeholders from across the business to generate and maintain key data points.  

• Ability to support across the Portfolio Management function as requested.  

 

Key Accountabilities:  

• Deliver assigned projects in accordance with requirements, operational constraints, time, cost and quality.  

• Lead, coach and develop a team at a local level to deliver team and personal objectives safely and securely to meet the client's operational plans.  

• Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

• Manage projects with focus on Governance (compliance and reporting).  

• Management of project resources (people, money).  

• Lead the planning of the task/project.  

• Manage work as defined in the Work Authorisation Document (WAD).  

• Lead, support and initiate change against the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB).  

• Lead, initiate and perform risk and opportunity identification and subsequent actions.

Requirements

Essential:  

• Demonstrable Portfolio Management experience – ideally within the public sector.  

• Portfolio Dependency and assumption management experience.  

• Experience of Stakeholder Management at differing levels.  

• Ability to design items of communication to convey complex issues in an easily understood fashion to team members and project / programme sponsors.  

• An independent, pro-active and ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to work well with teams across the business with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility.  

• Proven analytically minded, data focused, and detail oriented.  

• Experience of portfolio PMO in an environment undergoing Transformational change.  

 

Desirable:  

• Management of risk

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