IT Portfolio Manager

Adecco is currently recruiting an IT Portfolio Manager for a 11-month contract. Our client is a crown corporation, located in Ottawa, ON. The required resource must hold a valid reliability security clearance or be eligible for one. The opportunity will be remote until COVID solutions have been put in place.

The IT Portfolio Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Project Portfolio Guidelines and Procedures
  • Document and enhance existing guidelines and procedures
  • Develop and document new guidelines, procedures, and tools
  • Lead multiple teams through working sessions to ensure alignment and delivery of enterprise portfolio deliverables per the portfolio maturity model and plan
  • Project Portfolio Management Tool Adoption
  • Lead the adoption of an enterprise PPM tool by documenting existing processes, future desired processes, configuration requirements, system integration points, data migration requirements, number of licenses, etc.
  • Lead working groups and session to define the above and ensure alignment
  • Develop a project plan to execute the adoption requirements and report to the Director of Portfolio Management on progress against plan and any associated risks and issues
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Oversee a portfolio of projects and provide Senior Management an overview report of milestones, interdependencies, risks and issues against plans
  • Work closely with Senior Project and Program Managers to obtain reporting requirements as per above
  • Assist as required in leading meetings to integrate projects and stakeholders to deliver expected portfolio results
  • Prepare reports and other presentation materials related to the above responsibilities as required
  • The IT Portfolio Manager must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Education: University Degree in Engineering, Technology, Project Management, Business or related field
  • Must hold a valid PMP certification.
  • Must hold a valid Agile Certification is considered an asset.
  • Must have knowledge and working experience with SharePoint.
  • Senior level knowledge of project portfolio management processes and industry best practices.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the following:
  • Maturing project, program, or portfolio processes through maturity models
  • Establishing new project portfolio processes, enhancements, and documentation of existing processes
  • Leading the adoption of enterprise-wide project or portfolio management tool by documenting existing processes, future desired processes, configuration requirements, system integration points, data migration requirements, number of licenses, etc.
  • Overseeing a portfolio of projects to manage interdependencies, milestones, risks, issues, etc.
  • Managing complex projects more than $2M
  • Leading teams through working sessions in capturing requirements, ensuring alignments, and producing final outputs for approval
  • Working closely with Senior Management at the executive level (Director and above) to execute complex plans and projects and report on progress as required
  • If you are interested in applying to the IT Portfolio Manager role, please submit your resume as soon as possible


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    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1646104

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