Enterprise Portfolio & Value Manager

Location: Vienna - Remote
Category: Project Management
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 16160
Date Added: 01/19/2024

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Our client, a leading Financial Services company, is seeking a talented Enterprise Portfolio & Value Manager to support executive sponsored projects across the organization. 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee launch of value stream(s) as part of enterprise portfolio
• Oversee framework to govern the intake, prioritization and decisioning of work to maximize value flow
• Oversee the portfolio Kanban and ensure stop/pivot/persevere portfolio governance decisions are made to ensure prioritized value is delivered
• Monitor Lean Budgeting guardrails to govern the funding of work
• Ensure portfolio roadmaps for planned work are created and maintained
• Oversee portfolio reporting of metrics, objectives & key results, advocating for the inclusion of value metrics
• Work closely with executive stakeholders and provide key information to support decision making and align prioritization of projects with strategic objectives.
• Work with Agile Coach to identify gaps in existing lean portfolio management; advocate for and implement improvements
• Coordinate adjustments to the portfolio as necessary when strategic demands necessitate a change in delivery and/or scope of work
• Serve as primary point of contact to strategic goal owners and enterprise initiative owners for projects and related issues
• Build and maintain relationships with lines of business, team members, management, key stakeholders and/or external contacts (e.g., vendors, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Significant experience in managing complex, cross-organizational programs
• Advanced knowledge of Scaled Agile (SAFe) Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
• Advanced knowledge of project management best practices, including change management, risk management, executive reporting, and aggregation of project data
• Advanced skill to track and monitor project progress, identify project and process gaps, recommend controls and communicate progress to business leaders
• Significant experience in managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals
• Extensive experience in working with all levels of staff, management, stakeholders, vendors
• Advanced consultative, conflict resolution, negotiation and facilitation skills to gain consensus and ensure delivery of initiatives
• Significant experience in delivering presentations to virtual and in person teams
• Advanced critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skill

DESIRED:
• Experience with launching value streams and enterprise level Lean Portfolio Management (LPM


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