PM - Portfolio Manager

Resolvit   •  

Wilmington, NC

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

As the PM - Portfolio Manager, you will work cross-functionally to deliver IT project solutions within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost. You will manage or coordinate multiple IT projects from initiation through delivery. You will also serve as the liaison between IT and the business line customer to ensure that all targets and deliverables are met. Additionally, you will:

  • Provide oversight and direction to allocated project team members to ensure quality and timely delivery of project requirements
  • Develop and review detailed project plans
  • Assess work breakdown structure (WBS), resource loading, dependencies, and milestones
  • Plan and manage budgets associated with technology projects
  • Evaluate percentage complete, track actuals to budget and mitigate overspend, and tune resource model to adhere to budget guidelines
  • Provide detailed information to management to ensure risks/issues are surfaced and mitigated
  • Analyze cross-project interdependencies to avoid potential impacts and
  • to identify optimizations regarding scope, schedule, budget, and resource utilization
  • Work under general supervision with major functional area leads and senior
  • peers to identify and evaluate fundamental issues on the project

What You'll Need to be Successful:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, including experience managing projects through all aspects of a project life cycle
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic/vocational qualification
  • Proficiency in the key principles of cross-functional project management (time, quality, cost)
  • Contract Research Organization (CRO) experience
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Proven track record of strong project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact, influence, and negotiate effectively at all levels
  • Critical thinking skills, solid judgment, and strong initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence collaboration across multiple and diverse groups
  • Strong leadership and teamwork abilities
  • Ability to work independently and be a creative and innovative problem solver
  • Ability to delegate and effectively prioritize your own and project team members' workload
  • Ability to effectively use automated systems and computerized applications such as Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, COBIT, ITIL, or other QMS frameworks
  • Familiarity with formal change management processes and methods (Prosci or similar approach)

Great Additional Skills:

  • Project management certification
  • Experience implementing clinical solutions in a validated environment
  • Experience implementing large scale system integration projects
  • Experience working with cloud technologies
  • ERP experience