Portfolio Project Manager Job Description

Portfolio Project Manager Job Description

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Portfolio project manager provides senior-level IT project management and technical integration for DCGS and Command, Control, Computer and Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) integration activities.

Portfolio Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Drive Portfolio Management solutions in line with business and Group RE strategy
Ensure and perform Portfolio Management projects in accordance with corporate framework and local business needs
Coordinate relevant REFM Portfolio activities/programs
Defining new projects, including functional scope, process and system impact analysis, resource planning, financials and governance models
Managing projects end-to-end from the proposal / concept phase to implementation across the business IT
Project management activities include progress management, risk and issues management, resource tracking, financials tracking, stakeholder management, and associated status reporting
Working closely with IT to ensure the systems solution is in line with business needs and strategic growth
Responsible for managing project managers doing the above
Demand and Portfolio Governance
Initiating and fostering strong relationships with colleagues and business stakeholders at all levels

Portfolio Project Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Portfolio Project Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, TPM, SMED, VSM, TPS, ITIL, CAPM, SCRUM, PMBOK

Education for Portfolio Project Manager

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Employers hiring for the portfolio project manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Project Management, Engineering, Computer Science, Education, Management, Business/Administration, MBA, Technical, Science

Skills for Portfolio Project Manager

Desired skills for portfolio project manager include:

Cyberspace
Existing air
Global Intelligence
National
Reconnaissance systems capabilities
Space
Surveillance
Software development life cycles and Project Management methodologies and tools
Specifically MS Project and Clarity
Project management industry best practices

Desired experience for portfolio project manager includes:

Has had at least one previous job/ role creating PowerPoint presentations, developing and tracking against project plans in Excel or MS Project, and analyzing content to create a summary of conclusions
Build a process for risk & control management oversight globally
Coordinate, document and present investment initiatives
Help oversee PAG’s nearly $40 million budget
Contribute to the strategic planning of the group
Proficiency in investment concepts and asset classes, Modern Portfolio Theory

Portfolio Project Manager Examples

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Portfolio Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a portfolio project manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for portfolio project manager
  • Drive the standardization of PMG activities
  • Support the transition of volumes and activities to GPI
  • Integrates IT project plans at LOB/portfolio level creating estimating models as required, refines plan and manages performance against it
  • Facilitates schedule and cost forecasting and mentors team members in determining risk based provisions
  • Champions strong IT governance through the creation of a portfolio decision framework
  • Develops operational management plan and implements in partnership with Operations
  • Ensures end to end project success including achievement of business benefits
  • Actively mitigates security and privacy risks when dealing with sensitive data
  • Compile detailed list of business development processes and tasks
  • Create and implement log system to record status of ongoing functions and projects
Qualifications for portfolio project manager
  • Experience within Mortgages and Retail Lending will be highly regarded
  • Commercial and practical approach with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of relevant operational and business drivers
  • A proven track record of taking accountability and delivering complex projects to a high quality standard & tight schedule
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders and the ability to communicate effectively & concisely with the business
  • The ability to work well under pressure and provide timely & quality deliverables
  • Highly methodical and systematic approach
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of portfolio project manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for portfolio project manager
  • To manage project schedules to ensure agreed to deadlines are achieved
  • To establish measures, as part of the project governance, to stop “scope creep” from occurring
  • To plan and schedule project goals, milestones and deliverables, define resources and schedules for project and project implementation and to oversee and direct the project team and manage conflicts within the different groups
  • Coordinates departmental and cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or enhanced Support and Managed Service offerings
  • Promote, coordinate and document Strategic Project Startup phase, supporting definition and validation of project objectives, scope, deliverables, WBS and team - using PSO Strategic Project Management Methodology
  • Build with project stream leaders a project action plan, use it to follow up activities and deliverables
  • Control project scope and promote estimation and authorization of project changes
  • Control project issues and risks
  • Define and control project results (targets and actuals), analyse and share them with stakeholders
  • Build and publish a Portfolio Dashboard, ensuring all needed KPIs are generated on time and quality
Qualifications for portfolio project manager
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in portfolio management, project management processes and methodologies, , Agile project/software lifecycle
  • In-depth knowledge of multiple businesses, functions, and processes solid knowledge of business and functional issues, and proven track record to positively impact business results
  • Regulated industry preferred not required
  • Financial skills, including business case development experience is required
  • This position is located in Raynham, MA and may require up to 30% travel including international.New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt
  • Prior experience successfully managing cross-functional projects
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of portfolio project manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for portfolio project manager
  • Oversee testing activities of QA team
  • Oversee management activities of software vendor Project Manager
  • Eliminate surprises within the TOPs BPI project portfolio by identifying potential problems early in the project lifecycle
  • Create and present presentations of portfolio dashboards, cost reports, resource loading, for BMRN executive management review and approval
  • Collaborate effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Identifies process and portfolio insights
  • Lays out action plans to improve overall health of the portfolio and works with Sr Mgr of PPM to extend recommendations to leadership
  • Overall Plan Management for all of global Infrastructure (total view, visual management, planning best practices sharing and implementation)
  • Specific Project Delivery as assigned (multiple global projects in parallel) and in addition coaching and support to other Project Delivery Managers in the infrastructure team working on other projects
  • Budget, Resource and Milestone planning for Infrastructure team (in collaboration with IT Finance)
Qualifications for portfolio project manager
  • Successful track record of thriving in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • At least 2 years of experience with Portfolio, Agile, Process, and/or Project Management
  • Business Process Management or Project Management or Project Management Professional or Lean or Six Sigma Certification
  • Data Governance or data management experience preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience with Portfolio Management or 5 years experience in Agile or 5 years experience in Process Management or 5 years experience in Project Management
  • Proficiency with VersionOne
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a portfolio project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for portfolio project manager
  • Performs other ETCS work-related duties as assigned
  • AGS RIT & Project Management Governance
  • Develop & manage AGS RIT & Project Mgmt Governance process - Support budget, scope, timeline and risk management
  • Experience of working in/leading teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and lead teams
  • Proven track record of experience of working in a challenging commercial environment
  • Experience of managing P&L/budgets
  • Experience of functional area’s lifecycles, methodologies, tools and techniques
  • Dealing with and influencing multi-tier management and eco systems
  • Experience of working at a strategic level to enable the business to perform effectively
Qualifications for portfolio project manager
  • Manage Strategic Projects Portfolio, ensuring strategic and organizational alignment
  • Publish Portfolio Dashboard with targets and actuals
  • Ensure Strategic Projects Startup, Control and Reporting
  • Define, maintain and communicate Strategic Projects management methodology
  • Promote Project Communication, ensuring all governance meetings and reports are carried out with quality
  • Provide ad hoc status information, reports and analyses
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Portfolio Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a portfolio project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for portfolio project manager
  • Enable conflict resolution and understand organizational dynamics
  • Work to manage project financials to include compiling cost estimates into a forecast and monitor actual spend against budget
  • Facilitate and track adherence to Statement of Work and Legal/Contract Management
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of Project Management capability in the IT organization and process improvements
  • Takes the initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities
  • Contribute fully to the work of teams
  • Absorb and apply technical information
  • Work to required standards
  • Appreciates the wider field of information systems, and how own role relates to other roles and to the business of the employer or client
  • Manage the portfolio of programs and projects including
Qualifications for portfolio project manager
  • Plans resource requirements and financial requirements
  • Motivates and inspires other team members to achieve business goals
  • Experience organizing and facilitating group discussion sessions
  • Experience working with test planning
  • Background in Agile Development
  • There are some existing systems in place that may be leverage

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