Its an exciting time in Our clients Development & Growth department. They are developing our Strategy & Policy unit, to lead strategy, policy, research, business intelligence and transformation.
They are now seeking a Group Portfolio Manager to join their team. This role can be based from either or London or Horsham offices.
What will you be doing
The Group Portfolio Manager will lead a newly established Portfolio Management Office for SHG, to oversee their transformation programme and enable effective governance and reporting across all business change activity within Our client.
You will design, establish and embed a flexible, scalable, robust project management governance framework and Portfolio Management Office (PMO) for monitoring and coordinating of all Group transformation, change and improvement projects. Youll own the production, maintenance and monitoring of Group-wide transformation plans on behalf of the Executive Management Team (EMT).
The Group Portfolio Manager will ensure investment in projects across the Group aligns to corporate priorities. You will successfully lead, inspire and motivate team members to deliver effective project governance and excellent service. Youll review the performance and effectiveness of project controls and deliver improvements where necessary, working with all stakeholders and colleagues to ensure the benefits of the PMO are realised.
Additionally, the Group Portfolio Manager will develop and embed standardised documentation for project governance and control.
What do you need
Qualified in one or more project management disciplines such as APM, PRINCE 2, or otherExperience of leading a Portfolio / Project Management Office in a complex organisation.Knowledge of professional project management and continuous improvement methods, and skilled in applying a range of approaches successfully, including waterfall and agile.Experience of successfully delivering transformation programmes or complex major projectsExperienced in estimating and demonstrating the costs, resources and benefits of project deliveryExperience using research, innovation and technology to enhance portfolio oversight and drive synergyDemonstrable track record of embedding project management methods in organisations.Commercial awareness or experiencePublic sector or housing experienceDemonstrable ability to inspire and motivate team members and colleagues to adopt new ways of workingExperience working effectively and credibly with senior stakeholders.Demonstrable commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
What can Our client offer you
A competitive salary of circa55,000 - 60,000 per annum23 days holidays plus public holidays plus a bonus 3 days between Christmas and New YearA great pension schemeThe ability to buy extra leave and discount cardsFlexible workingEmployee referral schemeCash claim-back on medical treatmentsTravel to work loanDiscounted rates on a cycle scheme, personal medical plans, life assurance, give as you earn, critical illness and travel insurance
About Our client:
Our client is one of the largest housing associations in southern England and has a well-established reputation as a successful business with social objectives. The Group provides a housing management service to a range of tenures including social rent, affordable rent, shared ownership and outright sales. They provide housing services to more than 70,000 customers who live in their almost 30,000 properties. With circa 1,000 employees, they are an organisation thats going places.
If you have the skills and experience to become their Group Portfolio Manager, they want to hear from you. Click APPLY today to review the full role profile!
No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.