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Portfolio Manager - Energy and Utilites/Agile/Digital

  • Salary: £450 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 28/02/2018
  • Job reference: J382433A

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Our client, a leading energy and utilities company are looking for an experienced Portfolio Manager for an initial 3 month contract based in Nottingham.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities

· Ensure transparency to projects and programs at all levels
· Ensure successful delivery of well-controlled projects and programs on time and to meet business objectives
· Ensure that realistic estimates of costs, timescales and resource requirements are agreed and monitor projects against these criteria, taking corrective action as necessary
· Influence stakeholder groups to successfully gain their support and commitment.

Essential Skills/Experience Required: (Outline in bullet point form the absolute must have skills & experience)
· Ability to think strategically and creatively, strong analytical and problem solving skills.
· Current strong experience in managing people
· Project and Program management skills, including documentation and delivery, working knowledge of PMO frameworks
· Experience of delivering technical projects
· Engage and build relationships with diverse stakeholders, influencing and providing tactful 'push-back' and alternative solutions where necessary
· Drive pragmatic delivery - employing a cross disciplinary approach and emphasis on results
· Initiative and drive: Proactively, anticipating opportunities for service improvement and taking appropriate action
· Leadership qualities including the ability to identify goals and objectives, and motivate and lead others towards achieving them.
· Influence, persuasion and personal impact, the ability to convey a level of confidence and professionalism, positively
· Influencing and persuading others to take a specific course of action when there is no direct line of command or control.

Desirable Skills and Experience
Experience of working in an Agile environment
Digital experience

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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