Head of Portfolio

Head of Portfolio
Recruiter Annapurna Change
Type Permanent
Location [field_country_region]
Salary/rate £75000-90000 p/a
Posted 6th April 2018
Industry Banking

Head of Portfolio - Financial Service - London £75K- £90K + bonus/benefits

We are currently recruiting for an Head of Portfolio to join a prestigious financial services organisation based in the City of London. The Portfolio Office sits in the organisation's finance division and this role will roport into the Head of Pojects/Programmes.

The function is responsible three areas:

  • Maintaining an effective Portfolio of Change
  • Undertaking Programme Assurance
  • Building Continuous Improvement Capability

The responsibilities include;

  • Leading the development of reports and associated analysis of initiatives in the Portfolio / on the Portfolio
  • Maintaining and developing management information systems, tools and templates that support consistent and successful delivery of projects, and collation of information for the Boards, as well as other senior forums and key stakeholders,
  • Providing advice and guidance to both project and programme managers and to staff working on their projects
  • Line management of the Portfolio Office team of 3
  • Analysing the portfolio, trends etc. using portfolio data to make recommendations made to senior management on Investment funding and prioritisation of change
  • Assessing benefits planning and undertaking high level monitoring to ensure realisation of benefits
  • Maintaining KPIs for the portfolio,
  • Ensuring the quality of information received by the Portfolio Office is accurate consistent and reliable across the portfolio,
  • Identifying constraints within the portfolio and working to resolve them,
  • Undertaking initiate reviews and benefits to ensure the portfolio goals / benefits have been met.

Proven experience of managing a high performing EPMO portfolio management function, capability in project leadership and delivery of multiple or high profile projects, preferably with experience of different sectors,

  • A recognised Portfolio qualification e.g. P30
  • A recognised Project Management or Project Support Office qualification, e.g. PRINCE2, APMP, PMI, MSP or PMP,
  • Leadership, drive and team building capabilities
  • Excellent stakeholder Management skills with the ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to influence and negotiate at all levels, combined with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal),
  • Must be proactive, determined and resilient,
  • Good facilitation and organisational skills,

Candidates that have current / transferrable SC Cleared status are of significant interest.

Head of Portfolio - Financial Service - London £75K- £90K + bonus/benefits

Please contact Becky @ Annapurna Change for more info.

Annapurna Change are acting as the Recruitment Agency for this Vacancy. Mark Stanton is the consultant managing this role.