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Portfolio Coordinator

Job Title: Portfolio Coordinator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BS/C/PC_1542629547
Contact Name: Bhavna Sharma
Contact Email: bhavna.sharma@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Portfolio Coordinator

Contract

Berkshire

We are looking for a professional Portfolio Coordinator to join our client's Head Offices at one of the leading Mobile Telecoms businesses. You'll be part of a vibrant, agile team at the forefront of Mobile Telecoms and IT Technology. The role of the Portfolio Coordinator will work across the remit of the Head of Portfolio, covering multiple business areas and multiple projects/programmes, to support the successful planning, reporting, communication and delivery of each portfolio.

The Role:

  • Act as a main point of contact between the Head of Portfolio Delivery and Programme Assurance/Governance.
  • Support the Governance/Assurance teams in ensuring that Programme and Project Managers are accurately meeting milestones, reporting, process and governance for their projects and programmes.
  • Ensure that reporting, dashboards and communication at a portfolio level are accurate and timely.
  • Support the Head of Portfolio Delivery in managing portfolio-level risks and issues.
  • Support the budget and reforecasting processes to ensure that portfolio costs/forecasts are accurate and correctly represented.
  • Support the development and introduction of tools, processes and governance across the portfolio that will help to improve the delivery of programmes and projects, and act as a champion within the team for any major changes.
  • Support the Head of Portfolio Delivery in coordinating key activity across the team, including employee engagement, performance dashboards, budget/timesheeting, performance management
  • Assist with the introduction/adherence to any wider company policy changes across the team

Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience as a Portfolio Project/Programme coordinator, PMO support or in a Project support role within a fast paced medium to large company.
  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders cross functionally.
  • Track record of building effective relationships both within teams and across an organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills.
  • Experience of analysing/collating budgets and resourcing analysis, with supporting strong financial skills.
  • A working knowledge of project methodologies such as PRINCE2 or Agile.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Project, Excel, and Word.
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously.
  • Excellent communicators, very organised, and adept at dealing with multiple stakeholders.

So if you relish the prospect of owning your career development in a flexible, fast-paced, and challenging environment please send your CV to Bhavna.sharma@projectpeople.com

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