Job title: Portfolio Manager (PMO)
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate from: GBP £450.00
Pay rate to: GBP £500.00
Job published: 03/05/2022
Job ID: 32487
Contact name: Dr Sanjeev Mehta
Contact email:

Job Description


Job Title-Portfolio Manager (PMO)

Client-Global Consulting Firm

Day Rate-£450-£500 (Outside IR35)

Duration-6 months (extendable)

Location-London (Initially Remote, Flexible working post Covid)

Essential skills & experience:

  • 12+ Years of experience ideally as a Portfolio Manager/Program Manager.
  • Will be responsible for collaborating with Technical and leadership teams to define, prioritize, and govern projects across the portfolio.
  • Should be able to connect the Portfolio to Enterprise Strategy and maintain a portfolio vision.
  • Planning, setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables.
  • Define metrics/KPIs for monitoring and measuring portfolio performance.
  • Define standards, PPM tools, and processes for Portfolio governance
  • Gather data about project progress and produce reports with actionable insights.
  • Identify ways of automating the information/ data for portfolio level review 
  • Understand and drive optimization in the overall process flow from onboarding, active development to offboarding of programs under the portfolio
  • Should be able to Analyze financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation and derive reports that provide actionable insights
  • Providing financial reports and budget outlines to Executives
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies – Scrum, SAFe, Lean Portfolio Management
  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification may be advantageous.

Along with the above, knowledge on any of these would be useful to have:-


  • Microsoft Project PMM
  • VersionOne
  • Planview
  • Clarity
  • ServiceNow
  • Jira Align