London Head Office
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has worked within a PMO and who has strong relationship management skills whilst operating in a ever expending team.
The portfolio analyst acts as the right hand of both the programme manager and the senior application delivery lead in the Shell Energy Competence centre located on the Strand, London. The successfull candidate will be responsible for coordinating and supporting a large portfolio of IT related products. The activities will be focused around resource planning, control, budget management, reporting and continuous improvement. They will be required to partner with a variety of stakeholders across the technology business so a background in technology would be beneficial.
Experience in project planning, development and quality assurance are critical and we are looking for someone who can drive change and process improvement. Team building skills and driving forward organisational goals through clear and concise communication is key to the role making use of webinars, newsletter emails and using their initiative to upload content from team members.
The key interfaces for this role would be the Project delivery team and competency centre team so experience working as a project portfolio analyst or project manager within an IT function is essential. The main responsibilities for this role are the onboarding of new team members, tracking and mapping of projects using in-house tools, communication strategy, managing data requests and supporting the project management teams.
A proactive self starter who is proficient with using excel analysing data, using v lookups, pivot tables and creating presentations on Power Point.
How to apply:
Submit your CV before 20th May 2019. Don’t worry about it being out of date. We’ll also ask you for a personal statement, or a covering letter attached to the front page of your CV. This helps us better understand why you’ve taken a break from work, what motivates you, and where you see your career heading in future.
We’ll review all applications and contact our preferred candidates to arrange an initial interview with a recruiter. Next, there’s a second interview, probably in person with the line manager. We’re aiming to communicate the outcome to successful candidates during July.
To apply for any role in the programme you will need to have:
- Taken a career break for at least 12 months (from the date of applications opening – 15 April 2019)
- A keen interest in returning to work
- Be able to undertake the role from September 2019 to March 2020
- Demonstrate previous experience in a similar field with the required qualifications
- Provide evidence of right to work in the United Kingdom
- Work for the equivalent of 3 days per week or more