Portfolio Manager


Oil & Gas

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Dimensions & Accountabilities:

  • Plan, execute, monitor, control, and close all aspects of the project lifecycle adhering to the Project Delivery Framework (PDF) methodology and other standards.
  • Quickly build and leverage relationships with senior sponsors (GM and above) and key stakeholders and understand their priorities. Resolve conflict and deliver tough messages with grace, up to and including EVPs;
  • Synthesize new products and services that balance the needs of diverse stakeholders with a compelling business case for a function or Line of Business;
  • Deliver within-programme benefits to the Group, delivering value from an early stage;
  • Focus and motivate and lead the programme team through periods of uncertainty, while removing barriers so that the team can complete its objectives while managing pressure;
  • Create and deliver relevant and impactful communications for diverse audiences (executives, consumers, staff across all Lines of Business);
  • Motivate and lead programme team through periods of uncertainty, while removing barriers so that the team can complete its objectives while managing pressure;
  • Take calculated risks and apply judgment at a programme level to make timely decisions that will maximize value;
  • Recommend changes to balance execution efficiency with risk mitigation, value delivery, cost, and quality;
  • Understand programme goals and business context at all stages of the programme lifecycle, and particularly when responding to challenges and change. Recommend acceptable courses of action where appropriate;
  • Select appropriate methodologies across the programme or project to maximise delivery effectiveness of each project;

Achtergrond opdracht

For our international client in the Hague we are looking for a portfolio manager for the Corporate IT Real Estate Portfolio.

Activities to be performed:

  • Agree and deliver a body of work, organised into programmes, projects and workstreams to agreed time, cost, quality, risk and benefit profiles, delivered within Shell's standards and controls framework;
  • Proactively analyse variances against plan to assess trends threatening agreed scope, time, cost, and quality commitments. Identify signs that a project may be at risk and take appropriate action;
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders such as users, customers or suppliers to fully benefit from the delivered products, services and changes;
  • Develop and execute appropriate change and engagement plans to achieve necessary behaviour changes in order to maximise benefits;
  • Align expectations and ensure that the decision-making of stakeholders happen in a timely and effective manner;
  • Mobilise and lead teams composed of a mixture of staff and suppliers across organisational boundaries and the natural team. Ensure they have the necessary skills, capacity and experience to achieve the required outcomes;
  • Develop the skills of team members through coaching, delegation and providing stretching assignments;
  • Understand, assess and embed the right delivery methodologies, considering project and business constraints;
  • Assess programme risks as they are encountered and evaluate trade-offs between cost, time, quality, risk and ultimately benefit, continuously managing the business cases of constituent projects and workstreams;
  • Ensure that all deliverables, whether software, hardware, processes, products or business change are fit for purpose, meet all relevant requirements and are effectively transitioned to support and business-as-usual; and
  • Ensure that the business value intended by the work is explicit, agreed and delivered.

Opdracht informatie

Please send us your recent CV (word) + a cover letter for this role (both in English) together with your availability/planned vacations and all-in hourly rate VAT (BTW) excluded.

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