Senior Portfolio Manager

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about 2 months ago

Senior Portfolio Manager

Location - London

Daily rate - £605/day PAYE £776/day Umbrella

Start date - ASAP

Contract - 6 Months

Our financial services client is currently seeking a Senior Portfolio Manager to join their team as part of growth within the department. He/she is accountable for overseeing order book and value management activities (such as supporting Transformation Functional Transformation Heads and their Heads of GPMO in stakeholder management, portfolio prioritisation facilitation, benefits realisation and cost management) and resource and capability management (i.e. support the matching of supply and demand through demand forecasting and management


  • Support the Transformation Functional Transformation Head and their Head of GPMO in facilitating executive decision making in a large variety of contexts, across multiple change portfolios operating in different businesses and within potentially tight timeframes
  • Drive the uptake of standardised methodology for tracking and evaluating programme and portfolio performance
  • Managing the continuous improvement of entities who have very different starting points in term of best practice baseline


  • Sound knowledge of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) concepts as well as Portfolio GPMO processes/methods, project management tools and processes
  • Excellent understanding of Global Transformation frameworks, methodologies and best practice A thorough understanding of the purpose, culture and fundamentals of the Global Transformation
  • Good understanding of the client Group structures, processes and objectives
  • Good understanding and operational knowledge of Global Transformation toolset, specifically Clarity and GPDM
  • Evidence of confidently operating at an Executive level
  • Proven ability to lead cross-geographical teams
  • Proven ability to work with senior stakeholdes and business sponsors
  • Proven ability to develop strong networks with key stakeholders at all points in the global matrix, creating an ability to execute task at hand with minimum conflict
  • Strong understanding, analysing, interpreting and working with information (both financial or non-financial) and variance reporting
  • Strong experience in delivering strategic portfolio management activities, being able to influence a complex and diverse stakeholder environment

If you think you are up for the task and feel you meet the above criteria or interested to hear more information, please contact me on 0161 503 5530 /

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