Save the Children
5th January 2016
Negotiable + Benefits
Negotiable + Benefits
Save the Children International
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We are currently looking for a talented Portfolio Manager (PMO Manager) to join us in our central London offices near Trafalgar Square.
In this new role you will be responsible for managing and re-shaping the current IT Portfolio Office, to become an Organizational Portfolio Office. You will work with peers and colleagues across the organization to ensure the portfolio delivers our strategic objectives.
You will manage a portfolio with 100+ projects and $US10 to 15 million of investment. This is a unique opportunity to decide how PMO works; defining new processes, implementing tools and recruiting team members across the globe.
Skills and Experience:
To be successful you'll bring significant proven experience in managing portfolios of projects with international reach, along with hands-on project management expertise. P3O and/or Management of Portfolio practitioner certification is important as well as Prince 2, PMP or similar project management certification.
On a personal level you will be a natural leader with a strong results orientation. You'll have excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, along with a collaborative approach, excellent attention to detail and experience of working with remotely deployed global teams.
We are a highly professional INGO and many join us from private sector backgrounds - experience of working within the sector is not essential, but the willingness to adapt and learn is.
We offer a competitive salary and pension scheme in the context of the sector, along with life assurance and 30 days annual leave.
We employ approximately 18,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection.
We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children's rights and ensure their voices are heard.
We aim to drive global growth to US$2.7bn by 2018 in order to help us achieve our ambitious goals for children:
* No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
* All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
* Violence against children is no longer tolerated
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document; please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse
Closing date: 19th January
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