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Senior IT Programme Portfolio Manager

Senior IT Programme Portfolio Manager

Job Title: Senior IT Programme Portfolio Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893954_1507559085
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email: kevin@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: October 09, 2017 15:24

Job Description

Senior IT Programme/Portfolio Manager

My client is a leading multinational defence technology company with multiple sites around the UK. Providing technological and scientific expertise to a variety of customers both domestically and abroad.

Due to an increase in projects a position has arisen for a Senior IT Programme/portfolio Manager to manage numerous projects and portfolios, you will understand the issues and risks of the projects and be used to delivering complex portfolios of work and dealing with multiple internal clients and have significant experience of project and Programme manager within an IT environment.
Based at their site in Hampshire. Working within a multi skilled team alongside specialists from many disciplines.

Key Accountabilities

* Leadership of the Project Management Office and project teams and support of other Project Managers.
* Overview and Management of multiple projects to deliver project objectives that are defined in the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.
* Ensuring projects meets all governance requirements in accordance with company standards policies and processes.
* Ensuring projects meet all compliance requirements especially with respect to Legal and Safety requirements in accordance with corporate policies and processes.
* Leadership of the Project Management Office and project teams and support of other Project Managers.
* Management of suppliers, where appropriate, to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements within a Statement of Works that meets the standards of the Project Mandate.
* Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts and where required seek additional support either internally or externally.
* Manage resourcing forecast through the use of appropriate tools.
* Work with procurement to obtain pricing and manage the purchase of all materials associated to the delivery of projects.
* Management and ownership of Risks and Issues and the implementation of mitigation strategies.
* Arrange periodic meetings with teams and team leads to discuss all activities.

Knowledge/skills required
* Experience in successfully managing large Projects and Programmes
* Experience of Line Management
* Extensive knowledge of Project Management principles in accordance with industry and company standards.
* Knowledge and experience as graded in PMCDF competency framework for Project Managers.
* Team Leadership including the management of relationships and conflicts within and across multiple project teams.
* Resource Management.
* Financial management.
* Delivery of the projects and programmes to agreed timelines.
* Working within the Life Cycle process to ensure the quality of the projects are structured and achieved.
* Ability to negotiate with internal and external teams.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* An excellent level of commercial awareness.
* A leadership style which will enable a consistent approach to delivery across multiple projects
* Knowledge of other functional disciplines related to delivery (e.g. finance).

This is a Permanent role

Keywords - Portfolio Manager, Programme, PMP, AMP, Prince 2, Project manager
Location: Hampshire, Aldershot, Farnborough, Fleet, Camberley

Salary: Dependent on Experience and Skills -

If you feel you have the suitable skills and experience and are looking to work for one of the countries leading defence and technology companies and work with some of the leading individuals within the sector. Our client can offer excellent opportunities for career progression and diversity across a range of sectors. Please get in touch.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.