This role reports to a Portfolio Manager within our Corporate Operations Group's Technology division. You will be part of a team responsible for supporting the portfolio aligned to the Financial Management Division.
Utilising your experience in project portfolio management, you will be required to:
Operate with key stakeholders within COG and the Business to drive delivery of projects in line with evolving business objectives and Technology's strategic roadmap.
Collaborate with operations and front office account management teams to ensure appropriate frameworks, methodologies, processes and tools are adhered to achieve successful project delivery.
Work closely with Project Managers to build strong relationships and ensure Clarity is maintained as the Project source of truth for the portfolio.
Assist the Portfolio Manager with timely and effective management of resource & financial tracking for the portfolio including reporting.
Support the Portfolio and Delivery Managers by actively managing team, departmental, divisional and group reporting.
Proactively identify and resolve portfolio risks and issues impacting the successful delivery of the portfolio.
Track and report on project inter-dependencies, risks, issues, financials and benefits realisation.
Continuous improvement of data quality across teams and wider department in line with Business, Central Technology and departmental requirements.
Collaborate with the Business to continuously improve and drive appropriate project management methodologies and governance frameworks.
Actively participate in the roll of out central initiatives.
Manage departmental PPM communications on behalf of the wider PPM team.
Key Skills required for this role include:
Project Portfolio Management: Ability to manage a complex portfolio of projects delivering multiple applications and software implementations, whilst also driving a structured and robust process.
Detailed Risk Management Planning: Ability to develop portfolio plans and highlight risk management to ensure transparency exists to support successful delivery of the portfolio as a whole.
Stakeholder Engagement: Ability to engage and manage relationships with all levels of stakeholders across the organisation.
Communication: Effective communication with project stakeholders at Director levels including steering groups.
You will also have:
Experience in the banking or financial services industry.
Preference for experience with internationally distributed delivery teams.
Problem solving skills and a broad understanding of technology and infrastructure.
Outcome focused with a strong sense of accountability and relationship management behaviours.
Excellent spoken and written communications skills with strong attention to detail.
One to three years PMO or Project Management experience.
This is a great opportunity to be involved in supporting multiple IT projects within a dynamic and fast paced environment. If you thrive in an environment of change, have an outcome driven focus and a self-starter attitude then please apply online directly.
The Corporate Operations Group within Macquarie provides specialist professional services, human resources, workplace infrastructure, and technology and market operations to Macquarie's businesses. The primary purpose of COG is to support and enhance the value of Macquarie through the creation of an efficient, scalable operating model. This is evident across the activities of each of the divisions which comprises of Business Improvement and Strategy Division (BIS), Business Services Division (BSD), COG Business Management, Human Resources Division (HR), Market Operations and Technology.
The Technology Group is responsible for:
Managing Macquarie's technology infrastructure
Supporting, maintaining and enhancing existing business systems
Delivering and deploying new systems, technologies and services
For more information, please refer to www.macquarie.com . Any questions to Chris Wood using: Chris.Wood@Macquarie.com
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Advertised: 17 Mar 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: