Program Manager / Portfolio Delivery Lead

Join our fast-paced workplace as a Program Manager / Portfolio Delivery Lead and put your expertise, experience, and enthusiasm to work immediately. Ours is an active, engaging environment where no two days, projects, or clients are alike. We are looking for proactive problem solvers, creative thinkers, and visionaries who refuse to settle for the status quo.

 

Description

The role will report to the Head of Portfolio Optimization and will be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects.

  • • Manage a team of project managers while actively managing some of the more important or complicated programs (being a player/coach)
  • • Monitor and manage portfolio status, including delivery progress, project spend, cross projects dependencies, risks and issues.
  • • Partner with the business stakeholders and the Portfolio Optimization team to develop and groom the backlog, prioritize based on business value, and identify resource needs
  • • Work with the PMO to develop and continually improve project/ program controls, methods and tools.
  • • Mentor and train project manager and business analysts

Qualifications

  • • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, or other related field
  • • 10+ years of relevant professional project and program delivery experience, ideally including experience working in a similar or related function in the IT, Insurance, Finance industries
  • • Hands on experience with agile ways of working and an ability to operate in both traditional and agile delivery models
  • • Demonstrated ability to drive results
  • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills