Portfolio Manager

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-20580
Posted: 9 months ago

Job description

Our NSW Government client are currently seeking a Portfolio Manager to manage a broad portfolio of strategic business initiatives aligned to a digital transformation of the property industry. You will support the Product Manager to deliver the product strategy and team with business SMEs to shift the business from a project focused to a product focused organisation. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with the Portfolio Sponsor to deliver the product vision 
  • Lead the development of an integrated plan for projects and work-streams 
  • Manage the business SME’s leading a combination of initiatives to deliver the integrated plan 
  • Maintain a strong delivery focus in a complex, matrix environment, managing multiple streams of work 
  • Understand the business and process improvement priorities and align project plans to achieve these goals 
  • Combine technical delivery skills with strong business acumen to deliver to achieve benefits 
  • Model good leadership to inspire people, drive change and deliver results 
  • Manage layers of governance and reporting requirements 

To be successful, you will need: 

  • Proven history of working with cross functional teams 
  • Equally at home on the business and technical side of projects 
  • Proven success in a project management role in government or Tier 1 / Tier 2 organisations 
  • Extensive knowledge of project management methodologies including waterfall and agile with minimum of 8 years’ experience including: 
    • Preparation and management of project plans, including scope, schedule, budget, resources and project deliverables
    • Sprint planning 
    • Control of change request processes 
    • Identify, report and manage project issues and project risks 
  • Business improvement and change management 
  • Property knowledge and/or legal background will be well regarded 

Qualifications Required:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology or Business and IT or demonstrated, equivalent professional experience and training. 
  • Project and/or Program Management qualifications (e.g. Prince2, PMBOK, Agile, MSP, CPPM+)

If you have the above experience and would like to apply for this opportunity, please send an updated resume to Gemma Bilboe at

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