Portfolio Manager Portfolio Manager …

Link Asset Services
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Jun 19
competitive
Link Asset Services
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Jun 19
competitive
As part of our Fund Solutions Change Management team, your role as Portfolio Manager is to be responsible for monitoring and managing the assigned portfolio.

Company Description
 

Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise – funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services.  With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia.  A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.

You can play a key part in this – at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments.  Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you’ll get a flavour of life at Link.  At the bottom of this role advert, you’ll find more information on why you’ll enjoy working with us…



Job Description


As part of our Fund Solutions Change Management team, your role as Portfolio Manager is to be responsible for monitoring and managing the assigned portfolio.

With leadership from the company and the Head of Change Management, you will identify, select and prioritise projects that support corporate business strategy, whilst overseeing all elements of strategic project management. 

You will manage project managers in Leeds and London who are designated to work on projects through all phases of the project life cycle, providing them with direction, leadership and motivation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring timely and consistent communication to stakeholders on progress, impacts, and changes associated with management of the portfolio.
  • Participating in program and project reviews to reflect senior level support, leadership, and involvement in important matters.
  • Negotiating stakeholder issues and resolving problems at the organisational level
  • Helping other organisation executives appreciate the value of the program and ensuring the work is aligned with the evolving organisational objectives
  • Anticipates program delays and adjusts resources to stay on course
  • Facilitates and evaluates project reviews during Steering and Portfolio working group meetings.
  • Defines and enforces criteria for necessary Change Requests.
  • Facilitates the resolution of issues and conflicts that may arise during the project life cycle. 
  • Reviews project plans and validates against all other plans to proactively identify potential conflicts.
  • Publishes key portfolio-level documentation and reporting on an on-going basis.
  • Facilitates risk assessment meetings and articulates outstanding issues or project status

 


Qualifications


Essential:

  • Prince II qualification  
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills across all levels
  • Pro-active, flexible with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to challenge
  • Attention to detail, in checking and challenging information provided
  • People role model
  • Ability to motivate teams
  • Understand and have practical experience of running Projects or supporting Programme
  • Ability to influence those who are not direct reports
  • Demonstrable ability to work in a pressurised and challenging environment
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience of working in business and IT environments in Financial Services

 


Additional Information


Link Group’s purpose statement ‘Together we achieve’ reflects how much we value working together: with each other; with our clients; and with third parties, to help everyone achieve success – both personal and professional

We have an on-going commitment to career progression, training and education as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package that under pins this.  

At Link, you’ll find we support achievement and celebrate success.  So, if you want to be a part of this, click the ‘I’m Interested’ or Apply button…

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