Job posted14 FebSenior Portfolio Manager

  • Location: Washington
  • Salary: £28 / Hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 14/02/2020
  • Closing Date: 21/02/2020

Job description

Senior Portfolio Manager

A Senior Portfolio Manager is required to work on a 12-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our Defence client based in Washington.

This is a 12-month contract working for a leading UK defence company.

Overview of the Senior Portfolio Manager Contract role

The Senior Portfolio Manager is responsible for the management and execution of a number of complex or strategic projects associated with a large portfolio of products across all phases of their lifecycle.

  • You will be the accountable person for delivery of the third Party Shell Body projects being executed for that portfolio of products.
  • Other main responsibilities will include being the primary point of contact for the management of all Washington based MOD production contracts and being the liaison between Washington Operations and Glascoed Delivery teams to facilitate a smooth delivery/manufacturing stream.
  • You will develop and manage projects to achieve on time delivery of product or milestones, within cost and budget to the agreed quality standard. Through the development of effective relationships across functions, sites, internal and external stakeholders, they will play a leading role in the swift and effective resolution of project issues. They will have the ability to contribute to and influence strategy of key stakeholder groups and will be the principle interface between functional stakeholders.

Key skills required for the Senior Portfolio Manager

  • Provide professional Project Management across a number of projects within a portfolio of Heavy Munitions Products.
  • Take responsibility for delivery of the projects included within their portfolio.
  • Identify and develop follow on business opportunities related to their portfolio of products.
  • Financially plan and achieve acceptable business financial objectives for orders, sales, gross margin and cash.
  • Monitor and report project/programme performance for schedule, technical, financial and quality objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring that accurate forward load data is derived for projects from the business toolsets.

If you are a Senior Portfolio Manager looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196.

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