IT Portfolio Manager - Not for profit

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Technical Leadership

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

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    Joe James

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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IT Portfolio Manager

National not for profit organisation

Our client, a long standing national not-for-profit organisation, are looking for a new member of staff who will be able to lead, motivate, manage and develop their Technology Planning & Delivery Team. You will be working with both technology and business stakeholders in order to support the delivery of business priorities.

The Technology Planning & Delivery Team is responsible for the planning and delivery to meet all technology requirements across the business.

We are looking for someone with the following;

  • Extensive experience of successfully establishing and directing Agile delivery teams.
  • Knowledge of SCRUM and Kanban delivery alongside traditional project delivery and reporting.
  • Experience working in a digital, collaborative and agile environment with both product and project delivery background.
  • Excellent time management, organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to develop planning methods to ensure business confidence of roadmap delivery. Adopt a continual improvement mindset and culture.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience.
  • Experience of working at leadership and board levels in an organisation to provide advice and insight on technology strategy, capacity and capability.
  • Excellent financial and organisational management skills, able to forecast, plan and manage complex budgets, projects and programmes.
  • Excellent supplier management and negotiation skills, with proven ability to identify and achieve savings whilst ensuring delivery to meet user needs.

Desirable experience:

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services and Google Apps environments
  • Expertise in technology procurement and contract negotiation

Requirements for this role;

  • Ability to contribute to an inventive, responsible and generous organisation and team culture
  • Proven ability to keep up to date with technology and take individual responsibility for learning new technologies
  • Willingness to travel within the UK (including overnights) and to work unsocial hours occasionally to meet tight timescales
  • Commitment to equality and diversity
  • Awareness that our users are at the heart of everything we do