Portfolio Delivery Manager at Ministry of Defence, Salisbury, 12 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Salisbury, MD, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

SC Cleared - Portfolio Delivery Manager – INSIDE IR35

The internal portfolio is responsible for delivering all business change and its infrastructure problems and building work. They oversee all money spent on the internal initiative. There is a small PMO that hasn’t been particularly effective. They have had some work done by external contractors who have suggested some changes and the successful candidate will help implement them. As well as help to get to a base line, where they want to be with their PMO activity within DSTL. Working with a small team who would oversee the PMO function within the internal portfolio.

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As Portfolio Delivery Manager, you will: 

  • Support the Head of Internal Portfolio in defining the overall Investment Strategy for the Portfolio in line with Dstl and wider operations strategy
  • Manage the Operations Division triage process which ensures all project based work is included in the portfolio and has the appropriate management and oversight.
  • Ensure that projects are prioritised in lines with defence, Dstl and operations priorities and that this prioritisation is used to in portfolio decision making and planning as appropriate.
  • Generate the appropriate management information and business insight on a routine basis to support the full range of governance functions. This includes monthly portfolio boards through to organisational level quarterly review and reporting
  • Monitor and control projects and initiate mitigating actions as appropriate by the division to address emerging risks and issues.

You’ll have:

  • MoP Practitioner or equivalent
  • Previous MoD exp desirable
  • VALID and CURRENT SC Level Clearance


It would be great to also have:

  • P3O Practitioner or equivalent
  • MSP
  • Prince 2
  • Change Management qualification