Portfolio Manager

Job Introduction

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the GTS organisation for a Portfolio Manager. The Portfolio Manager will lead the IT product and service landscape.

The Portfolio Manager will ensure deployment, operation, and life-cycle management of the IT portfolio according to defined service level agreements, requirements, timeline, cost and quality and ways of working.

Main Responsibility

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include;

  • Propose the definition, planning and management of IT portfolio projects including, scope, timeline, hardware and software procurement, resource allocation and execution ensuring defined standards are met, generating business value and competitive advantage
  • Analyse and maintain deep understanding of business requirements and related IT portfolio
  • Identify streamline potential with deployments, share best-practices and implement continuous improvement actions
  • Facilitate collaboration between business functions regarding IT infrastructure requirements and solutions
  • Collaborate and support the Architecture teams with scouting in new technologies and innovations
  • Report IT portfolio status, while managing knowledge documentation and updates

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Proven experience of working and engaging at senior leadership level
  • Experience of working in a global IT team
  • Background in IT project and Portfolio delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast paced technology environment, managing complex IT portfolio services
  • Proven experience taking a continuous approach to planning, forecasting, estimating and managing uncertainty
  • A self starter with excellent communication skills

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons

A HOME FOR RARE CHARACTERS

William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.

OUR AGILE WORKING PHILOSOPHY

Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.

INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at recruitment.enquiries@wgrant.com.

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