Portfolio Manager, Core Trading Solutions

  • Job Reference: R-00144110
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2021
  • Employer: RBS
  • Website: http://www.jobs.rbs.com
  • Location: Gurugram
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as a Portfolio Manager

  • Take on a critical role managing a portfolio to realise the strategic objectives of the function and the bank
  • You’ll be working in an innovative, forward thinking environment where you’ll be able to have a tangible effect on the function
  • You can take advantage of our development opportunities and advance your career

What you'll do

In your new role, you’ll provide investment planning, transformation portfolio and design services, while partnering with a range of stakeholders to make sure an effective pipeline view of investment requirements is maintained, used, and kept under regular review. You’ll also be responsible for increasingly complex and critical elements of the portfolio.

It'll also be up to you to:

  • Define, create and manage a multi-year strategic investment plan and make sure that it incorporates requirements of the budget
  • Provide cost-benefit forecasts for current and future years, aligning to the strategic priorities
  • Drive and develop a portfolio structure to provide appropriate governance, control and management of programme wide interdependencies, alongside our change standards
  • Conduct regular reviews of the investment portfolio, challenge the status quo, and drive informed decision making about portfolio priorities
  • Manage the review and approval process of the financial business case
  • Define relevant, timely and accurate MI reporting to assist with the optimisation of strategic investment

The skills you'll need

To take on this role, you’ll need an appropriate portfolio management qualification.

You’ll also need:

  • Experience in dealing with senior stakeholders in technology, business functions and a diverse set of Program Managers
  • Experience dealing with external vendors, other third parties and associated contract negotiations
  • Over 15 years of experience in technology space and in project management and programme management experience; dealing with large scale and multiple projects simultaneously 
  • The ability to agree and set strategy with a diverse set of stakeholders
  • A broad understanding of investment banking and associated technologies 
  • Knowledge and experience of portfolio management theories, models and practices
  • Experience of delivering programmes in a global workforce, including working with suppliers and partners in a managed services model
  • Experience of delivering portfolio management in a technology and IT function