Head of Portfolio (Project Management, Implementation) BLUH68678

Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
£58,931 - £71,565 + Benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
07 Sep 2018
Ref
BLUH68678
Sectors
IT, Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Portfolio (Project Management, Implementation) BLUH68678
Liverpool
Salary £58,931 - £71,565 + Benefits

Our Client are first and foremost an organisation responsible for delivering government policy on disclosure and barring functions. They are a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) accountable to Parliament through the Secretary of State for the Home Office.

They play a vital role in safeguarding the most vulnerable in society through the provision of criminal record information enabling employers and voluntary organisations to make safer recruitment decisions and ultimately by barring those individuals considered to pose a significant risk in specific workforces.

They currently have a new role within the organisation for an enthusiastic, motivated and driven Head of Portfolio to join their team In Liverpool to build and provide senior leadership and direction to the portfolio capability.

Within this role you will be responsible for ensuring programmes and projects contribute to the delivery of our strategy and objectives, prioritising and effectively allocating resources across the portfolio to ensure optimal delivery of strategic objectives in line with the organisational priorities. You will drive performance, manage and monitor our investment, whilst coordinating internal and external communications.

You will establish a clear governance framework and portfolio structure, aligned to Management of Portfolios best practice, to deliver the necessary project capability to support delivery of the business objectives.

A skilled Portfolio Manager with a strong background in portfolio assurance, governance and methodology, you will have experience in strategic planning and resource management and will be accredited to Managing Portfolios Practitioner level, or equivalent. A proven influencer and communicator with stakeholders at all levels, you will have the ability to establish and develop productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, bringing people together to make effective decisions.

This is an exciting time to join our Client  as they have an ambitions strategy over the next three years and the successful candidate will help transform the Service, embarking on significant transformation programmes, changing the way they deliver service to our customers.

Benefits to include, generous annual leave entitlement, Excellent maternity, paternity and adoption schemes (after a qualifying period), Commitment to the health and wellbeing of our employees;

Employee Assistance Programme, Flexible working opportunities, Childcare voucher scheme, Eyecare voucher scheme, Occupational Health Service including referrals for counselling and physiotherapy, 24/7 Counselling and Wellbeing Service

Please refer to the full Job Description upon applying for the role

Candidates successful to shortlisting stage will be required to deliver a short presentation as part of the interview process and must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Closing Date: 27th August 2018
Sift: W/C 27th August 2018
Interviews: W/C  3rd September 2018

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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