Portfolio PMO Lead
£600 - £650 (inside IR35)
London – Onsite 3 days a week
emagine is a high-end professional services consultancy and solutions firm Specialising in providing business and technology services to the financial services sector, we power progress, solve challenges and deliver real results through tailored high-end consulting services and solutions.
We have created a culture of openness and integrity by building genuine and strong relationships and partnerships, enabling us to be uncompromising in our dedication in delivering the optimal service for our clients. Our commitment is not just towards our clients but we aim to foster a positive and equitable working environment with our consultants and colleagues which stems from our core values: Confident, Dedicated, Responsible, Genuine.
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Portfolio PMO Lead to join our dynamic team. This pivotal role involves leading the Front Office PMO with a global reach, requiring exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and a deep understanding of the investment banking and financial services industry.
Portfolio Governance: Lead and enhance the governance framework for the Front Office Portfolio, ensuring alignment with organizational strategy and objectives.
Stakeholder Engagement: Develop and maintain strong relationships with senior stakeholders, particularly managing relationships with a tricky senior stakeholder to ensure successful project delivery and alignment with business goals.
Global PMO Leadership: Oversee and coordinate the activities of a global PMO team, ensuring consistent project management methodologies and standards are applied across all regions.
Strategic Planning: Collaborate with senior leadership to define and implement strategic initiatives, providing guidance on project prioritization and resource allocation.
Risk Management: Identify and manage risks associated with the portfolio, implementing effective mitigation strategies to ensure successful project outcomes.
Reporting and Analytics: Develop and maintain comprehensive reporting mechanisms, providing insights into portfolio performance, resource utilization, and key metrics for senior management.
Skills and Qualifications:
Extensive experience (10+ years) in Portfolio Management and PMO leadership within the investment banking or financial services industry.
Proven track record of successfully managing complex portfolios on a global scale.
Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to navigate and influence senior stakeholders effectively.
In-depth knowledge of investment banking processes, products, and regulatory requirements.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or a related field. Master's degree or relevant certifications (PMP, PgMP, PfMP) is a plus.
The ideal consultants will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working and as your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the project lifecycle, from strategy to implementation. This will provide you with a broad base of experience from which to build an outstanding career.
We pride ourselves on;
Providing our people with a supportive culture, rooted in our values and driven by our purpose.
Promoting a culture of inclusion, collaboration, well-being, and learning and development.
Investing in employees’ growth through ongoing training and development
Autonomy to take ownership of projects, making decisions and demonstrating individual expertise
Our consultants are integral to delivering successful consulting engagements, addressing our clients’ most pressing business challenges, and build lasting value in disciplines such as:
Solve sophisticated, ambiguous business, change and technology problems, bringing structure and meticulous analysis and planning, acting, and taking decisions with little strategic direction
Build, develop and sustain trusted senior client relationships in the C-suite by remaining highly attuned to client needs
Drive, enable and support the business, partnering with our leaders, clients, and consultants across our practices to take the best of emagine to our clients through opportunity identification/qualification, solution development/presentation
If you are up to the challenge and would like to find out more, get in touch with us immediately, our internal recruitment team is always keen to hear from dynamic individuals that are looking to further their career and explore their full potential.
“emagine is an equal opportunity employer, and employment practices are based strictly on merit. It is the policy of the Company to give equal opportunity in employment regardless of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, religion or ethnic origin”