Portfolio Manager, Director

  • Job Reference: R-00236446
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Employer: NatWest Group
  • Website: https://jobs.natwestgroup.com/
  • Location: Bangalore
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as a Portfolio Manager, Director

  • This is a great opportunity to take on a role in an innovative, forward thinking environment where you’ll be able to have a tangible effect on the function
  • We’ll look to you to manage a rolling investment portfolio to realise the strategic objectives of an enterprise domain or platform by providing investment planning, transformation portfolio and design services
  • You'll be exposed to a wide range of stakeholders, putting you in a unique position to build a credible network that will open the door to excellent career opportunities
  • We're offering this role at director level

What you'll do

As a Portfolio Manager, you’ll be defining and developing the portfolio structure to provide appropriate governance, control and management of the enterprise-wide portfolio, domain portfolio or platform portfolio. You’ll apply a deep understanding of AWS and associated technologies used to deliver increasingly complex and integrated data solutions, and use Agile and DevOps principles to actively aid the resolution of technical blockers and associated interdependencies to allow the portfolio to evolve as customer value is proven and needs evolve.

It’s a highly collaborative role that will see you conducting regular reviews of the investment portfolio and backlog, challenging the status quo, and driving informed decision making about portfolio priorities, making sure that impacts on risk, stability and resilience from a customer and bank perspective are considered.

You’ll also be:

  • Working closely with domain leads, release train managers and product owners, alongside technical discussion with solution designers, engineers, testers and enterprise architects
  • Responsible for platform, domain and cross-domain coordination across strategic programmes and backlogs to identify gaps, overlaps, interdependencies and design conflicts
  • Creating and managing a rolling wave strategic themed investment plan that’s aligned with the expected future business value outcomes
  • Working with finance stakeholders to help set the domain or platform frequent rolling spend budget based on a domain and platform rolling wave investment plan
  • Understanding the overall domain or platform risks, how they may impact the portfolio and reducing where possible
  • Tracking and reporting on portfolio costs and making sure the portfolio is completed within the agreed domain or platform spend rolling budget

The skills you'll need

To join us in this role, you’ll ideally hold an appropriate portfolio management qualification, such as Prince 2, Agile or SAFe Portfolio Management.

You'll also need:

  • Knowledge and experience of portfolio management theories, models and practices within an Agile or DevOps environment
  • The ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to your peers and management level colleagues
  • Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • Sharp acumen
  • Experience of financial management, risk management, vendor management, team management and running multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities