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IT Programme / Portfolio Manager

  • Job reference: 26788
  • Location: South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Change Management, Projects and Programmes
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package

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IT Programme / Portfolio Manager - South Yorkshire - £65,000 - £75,000 + Package

La Fosse are exclusively working with a FTSE 250 listed international market leader to appoint an IT Programme Manager / Portfolio Manager. This is a newly created position, to build, lead and establish the project management centre within the IT function following a departmental restructure.

The ideal candidate will come from a hands on project delivery route and have progressing in to a leadership role where they are accountable for a business' entire IT project portfolio. There are a several objectives on the agenda for this role including; more mature pipeline management, more accountability for project success, introduction of agile principles, build a strong permanent PM team with limited reliance on contract resource, implement a demand and supply methodology, and develop a PM mentoring and development programme.

Ideal Individual:

  • A strong background in IT Project Management before progressing to Portfolio/Programme level.
  • Experience introducing Agile methodologies in to a traditional waterfall environment.
  • Line Management of IT PMs and PMO resource with varying levels of experience.
  • Proven experience developing and mentoring PMs.
  • Proven evidence of maturing a Portfolio Management approach within a complex business, with the associated elements.
  • Experience building a project pipeline through a mature demand management process, and managing expectations of business stakeholders with conflicitng demands accordingly.
  • Experience presenting portfolio status a CXO level.

This is a genuinely exciting and challenging opportunity to establish a Portfolio Management structure in a FTSE listed business, with the opportunity to step up to Head of or Director level in the short-medium term through successful delivery.

Please submit your profile and contact who is managing the search for further information.

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