Portfolio Manager

 Location: Manchester
 Salary: Excellent
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Portfolio Manager – Technology Solutions and Delivery

Permanent – Excellent Salary available

Role can be based in Manchester or Bristol

CV Required ASAP

Start Date–  ASAP


Meraki Talent’s are working with a British multinational insurance, reinsurance and benefits provider, a FTSE 250 organisation and have a role for a pragmatic and forward thinking Portfolio Manager.

This role will report into the Head of Change and will be responsible for around 30 large projects and 60-70 smaller projects and programmes. 


Job Summary

The role supports the Head of Delivery by managing and reporting on the demand and capacity of Technology Solutions’ people to support effective delivery of implementation and change projects to clients by:

  • Being the primary point of contact for receipt and prioritisation of new work requests.
  • Ensuring that the future demand is understood, and the scheduling of work is optimised taking into account technical requirements, required effort, capability and available capacity.
  • Reporting on the consolidated view across the portfolio of delivery.
  • Providing information and reporting to enable the Change Executive to exercise its governance and oversight responsibilities.


Main responsibilities and Accountabilities

The scope of work for which the Portfolio Manager is responsible includes:

  • Those ‘projects’ which are sufficiently large to warrant a named Programme and/or Project Manager(s) to be assigned
  • Those Technical work packages which are smaller and are managed through a portfolio reporting framework.


Within parameters set by the Technical Solutions Executive, the role will have the following accountabilities:




Governance and control



Experience and Education Requirements


  • Proven experience of resource management (allocation, prioritisation, negotiation and reporting).
  • Detailed understanding of the nature of Technical and Delivery work and the capabilities required to delivery that work.
  • Proven track record of delivery and exceeding business objectives.
  • Proven track record of strong work management skills.
  • Experience in working with people across multi-sites.
  • Skilled in negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • Proven track record of stakeholder management.
  • Track record of designing and implementing effective and pragmatic reporting and MI


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