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Portfolio Office Manager

  • Job reference: 46033LFA - JR
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Change Management
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits

Role: Portfolio Office Manager

Location: London

A Portfolio Office Manager is required to join a leading Utilities organisation embarking on a prestigious UK wide transformation programme. You will be an integral part of the Portfolio team and your role will be fundamental in the growth and development of the office. This is a well-recognised and opportunistic organisation who will enable you to progress your career and development.

It is essential that you have strong verbal and written communication skills and have strong stakeholder engagement skills as you will get the opportunity to be exposed to the C-Level executives within the organisation.

Ideal candidate:

  • Proven experience building and delivering within a Portfolio/Project Office
  • Provide expertise and leadership to the Portfolio Office team ensuring effective and efficient programme and project controls are in place
  • Thorough understanding and experience of project governance approaches, methods and standards
  • Provide input on an ongoing basis to change management processes and procedures
  • Strong stakeholder management experience and the ability to build consultative relationships within a portfolio office and the PMO
  • Effectively manage the framework in which the Portfolio Office operates, provide oversight of Plans, Risk & Issues Registers and Budgets from individual projects and programmes
  • Experience reporting to senior management at Portfolio level
  • Manage a small team of Portfolio Analysts/PMO Analysts within the team
  • To operate across all Portfolio functions including Benefits Management, Risk & Issue Management, Scheduling & Planning, Governance, Financial Control
  • Experience utilising recognised PPM methodologies and techniques


Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Package

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading utilities organisation that has a real passion for looking after their employees and a clearly defined progression opportunity. Please click below to apply for this position or contact me directly to have a confidential discussion on josh.rigby@lafosse.com

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