Business change and transformation has to be thoroughly planned, organized and monitored during execution if they are to be successful and efficient. A team needs to be put together, and progress needs to be regularly reported to the board. In many companies the portfolio manager is the person with these responsibilities. They oversee several workstreams or perhaps an entire company’s ongoing programmes, depending on its size.
The portfolio manager is also a line manager of the team putting the programme into action, including its analysts. How or she is in regular contact with these practitioners and acts as the channel of communication between the process staff and the board. Because he or she is in charge of several workstreams, they also need to monitor how they influence and interact with each other. The job carries a good deal of responsibility as the head of process.
Portfolio managers are highly experienced business change and transformation professionals, and companies need to see a solid track record of delivery of multiple simultaneous workstreams to qualify for the position. You need a methodical and logical mindset too, as you are overseeing workstreams that could be distant geographically or in terms of physical similarities, where confusion can sink portfolio managers who are not on top of things.
Experience of managing portfolios in the same sector as the job advertised will be a distinct advantage, as differences between sectors can make a huge difference to how a project is managed. While most companies demand experience in a management role, others recognize that managers have to start somewhere and are looking for experienced deputies, senior staff and other such positions so they can absorb them into their own company structures.
Cast UK is a specialist in the field of business change and transformation recruitment, and because we only deal with management and executive level jobs, we have a focus that keeps companies coming back to us when they need experienced portfolio managers.
We were founded in Manchester and now have offices in London and Birmingham, but our reach is much wider – every day we are helping candidates find their perfect jobs in fantastic companies the length and breadth of the UK. If you’re looking to make the change, call us today on 0161 825 0825.
Kinross-shire (now largely part of the county of Perth and Kinross) is a historic county parked in an enclave between Fife and Perthshire. The town after which s was named, Kinross, is a small town of 4000 population, located on the M90, halfway between Stirling and the Forth Road Bridge.
Kinross-shire is a picturesque county area and is popular with commuters, who travel to Edinburgh, Stirling, Dundee and Perth. If you’re looking for Portfolio Manager work, it might be a good idea to follow the commuters’ lead and look to the cities, although there are sometimes opportunities within the county are itself.
Cast UK’s regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary. With a wealth of experience in the fields covered, our team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
We never stop working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are dedicated to filling each position with the best talent possible. If you’re looking for more information on the Portfolio Manager positions available in Kinross-shire or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Kinross-shire or source a new job in Kinross-shire then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car
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£23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
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£30000 - £35000 per annum
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£25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
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£40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Relocation
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£50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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£25000 - £30000 per annum
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