Portfolio Manager - West London - PERMANENT

11 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Yasmin Findlay
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Portfolio Manager - West London - PERMANENT

Our client, within the public sector, are seeking a Portfolio Manager to join the team on a permanent basis.


The Portfolio Manager is responsible for the effective management and successful delivery of a portfolio of strategic changes.

Leadership of the Portfolio Management service, ensuring agreed service plans and performance targets are delivered and that a culture of putting our residents first and continuous service improvement is maintained.


  • To be responsible for the selection, development and performance of the Business Design service in line with HR policies.
  • To lead teams effectively involving supporting people and their professional development.
  • Understands the service areas and residents and uses this insight and to drive innovation, value and leading services to residents.
  • To manage the successful delivery of a portfolio of strategic changes to support specific business strategies and objectives
  • To lead the implementation of an investment appraisal and decision making process based on a clear understanding of cost, risk, interdependencies, business benefit and impact on existing business.
  • To regularly review the portfolio of programmes, projects and standing support services to drive efficiencies and continued performance improvement.
  • To use strategic thinking to ensure that the change portfolio and services align.
  • To engage and influence senior managers to ensure the portfolio will deliver the agreed business objectives.
  • To direct and govern the appraisal, planning, scheduling, investment and management of all IT change programmes, projects and initiatives.
  • To ensure that the programme and project leads and service owners adhere to the agreed portfolio management approach and timetable.
  • To take responsibility for the effective management of the allocated budget for the service.
  • Implement continuous monitoring of team and individual performance and productivity to ensure the delivery of any Service Level Agreements (SLA's) are maximised.

This is an exciting time to join the team as they are investing heavily in their IT services.

If you have the necessary experience for the position of Portfolio Manager please submit your CV asap as this role is of an urgent nature.