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Portfolio Management Lead - Brentwood - Up to £130,000

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    Brentwood, Essex

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    Information Technology

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    £110000.00 - £130000 per annum

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    9 months ago

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Portfolio Management Lead - Brentwood - Up to £130,000 + bonus

Our client is a FTSE 250 financial services organisation with a revenue of £3.6 billion are actively seeking a Portfolio Management Lead to join their expanding team. It is an exciting time to join the business as they are embarking on a number of change initiatives; ranging from smaller, to larger scale strategic change.

The Head of Innovation & Delivery will support Senior Management and will be responsible for the successful provision, delivery and operation of all programmes / projects in a specified set of Change portfolios.

This role will have responsibility for ensuring that the 'build' & 'run' capability for the business is in place and will drive and execute strategic decisions, ensuring that there is consideration for the regulatory landscape.

Essential Skills:

  • Hands on portfolio management experience managing complex projects
  • Previous experience running a team of Project Manager's, Application Developers and Application Support.
  • Strong Agile experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to face off to the business and manage change and demand.
  • Commercial awareness with an operational and strategic mindset
  • Knowledge and experience of IT sourcing, contracts, supplier management and outsourcing


  • Deliver current and emerging business strategies and understand how these might impact current and future services
  • Help define the platform strategy and understand how it fits in with the strategies and work streams
  • Own the Change delivery process and maintain the overall portfolio plan
  • Coordinate resources across the CIO team to support the resolution of business critical and BAU and CI projects
  • Deliver a high-level planning, tracking and reporting of technology investment portfolio
  • Identify and roll out technology solutions to enable the delivery of business agenda
  • Owns external relationships with third parties providing services to the business
  • Accountable for the delivery of strategic and third-party projects,
  • Ensures clearly defined requirements are received from key stakeholders and responsible for execution of the project and manage any impacts effectively
  • Chairs or attends appropriate committees/forums
  • Ensures key principal risks are assessed and monitored, managed and controlled effectively
  • Responsible for ensuring IT & Change governance is followed
  • Responsible for setting and managing the budget

If this Portfolio Management Lead role is of interest, please respond with an up to date CV.

Portfolio Management Lead - Brentwood - Up to £130,000 + bonus