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Portfolio Lead

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  • Sector:

    Financial & Professional Services

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  • Job functions:

    Product Manager

  • Salary:

    Up to £825 per day

  • Contact:

    Fezi Ghumman

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Role: Portfolio Lead -

Rate: Up to £825 Per Day to Candidate

Duration: 6 months with extension

Start Date: ASAP

Project Details:

La Fosse are seeking an experienced Portfolio Lead to join a Tier 1 Banking Client on a contract basis. The ideal candidate will be leading a team of 3-6 Consultants / Senior Consultants, working directly for the Global Head of Portfolio & Programme Management within IT Infrastructure Delivery, to provide direct oversight and accountability for the portfolio of programme (s) / projects (s) within their portfolio.

Portfolio Managers are responsible for deploying the Solution Controls Frameworks within their portfolio and instilling good programme disciplines within their programmes/projects across IT Infrastructure Delivery and the banking group Group. The role holder has end to end responsibility for all aspects of the portfolio, including definition, planning, execution & implementation, governance & control, financial, resource and change management. They are also responsible for effective handover of any of the programmes/projects within their portfolio into Business-as-Usual operations to support effective benefits realisation. They work closely with their respective Programme Managers, Project Managers, and the Global IT Infrastructure Delivery PPM Practice team and their senior stakeholders to ensure alignment of their portfolio with the wider IT Infrastructure Delivery change portfolio, IT change portfolio and the Group Strategy, Values and Behaviours

Portfolio Managers often play a people / team management role within the portfolio they work on. They will cover the line management responsibility for the group of more junior resources within their resource pool (Associates, Consultants and Senior Consultants)

The specific purpose of this role is to establish and deliver (manage / direct / track) and report progress on a portfolio of group wide programmes/projects that will ensure that the bank meets its obligations in respect of several key Infrastructure Delivery capabilities.

  • PMO Management/ Portfolio Lead experience
  • Tier 1 Banking Experience
  • Infrastructure Delivery Experience.