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Portfolio Manager

  • Job reference: 29218
  • Location: West End
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Projects and Programmes
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and package

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IT Portfolio Manager - West End - £70,000 - £80,000 plus package - Reporting to CIO

We are exclusively partnered with one of the UK's leading restaurant chains who are look expand their senior leadership team.

We are currently looking for an IT Portfolio Manager responsible for the management and execution of the business change projects enabled by IT. As IT Portfolio Manager you will primarily focus on ensuring successful delivery of the projects, capturing available synergies, balancing delivery priorities and constraints and managing projects/portfolios interdependencies.

What we are looking for

  • Extensive experience of managing portfolios of IT projects and Programme roles plus additional experiences in other non-delivery IT/Business roles to broaden the overall understanding of technologies and IT delivery models and business context
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of Information Technology
  • Experience of establishing credible relationships within IT and Business community with examples of driving IT/Business change agenda
  • Demonstrable experience of building consensus around change, influencing multiple IT/Business stakeholders and managing conflicting agendas
  • Ability to think commercially and strategically - quickly assess and quantify short and long-term impact of changes, deal with ambiguity and uncertainty and be able to evaluate options to meet business expectations and provide maximum value
  • First-hand experience and knowledge of IT project delivery methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) with formal Project Delivery Accreditations (such as Prince2, MSP, APM, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator, both verbal and written, in English. Comfortable communicating high level concepts to senior stakeholders whilst also being able to delve into the detail of complex changes when required.

Behaviours and Skills

  • Motivational leader of people: colleagues, suppliers and project teams.
  • Hits deadlines. Strategic, driven deliverer who puts plans into action and gets the job done.
  • Well organised. Structured approach. Close attention to detail, with a high quality 'zero defect' mindset.
  • Strong and frequent communicator, varying the methods and demystifying IT.
  • Passionate advocate of outstanding service for internal clients and external customers.
  • Comfortable rapidly switching between tactical and strategic factors
  • Professional, assured and highly credible
  • Ability to effectively operate in a multi site outsourced enviroment

If you feel the above role is of interested and you would like more informatuon please submit your CV.

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