WoW - Portfolio Analyst

  • Job Reference: R-00138075
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Employer: RBS
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  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as a Portfolio Analyst

  • This is a chance to take on a critical role with great development opportunities and excellent stakeholder exposure
  • You’ll be providing valuable support to portfolio managers as they deliver a strategic themed investment plan and transformation portfolio design services
  • Hone your existing analytical skills and advance your career in this exciting, fast paced role

What you'll do

As a Portfolio Analyst, you’ll be leading activities using Agile and DevOps principles in developing the strategic investment portfolio. You’ll make sure that the investment plan incorporates the budget requirements, cost and benefits forecast requirements and that it also aligns to our strategic priorities.

Day-to-day, you’ll be:

  • Providing MI and analysis to support decision making around resourcing, including programme and backlog scheduling
  • Producing, developing and maintaining relevant, timely and accurate reporting to assist with optimising the plan
  • Developing components of the investment plan for review by the Portfolio Manager
  • Partnering with stakeholders to review and help manage the approval process of the financial business case
  • Providing MI and stakeholder feedback to support regular reviews of the change portfolio
  • Building and maintaining positive working relationships with stakeholders by collaborating across multiple franchises and functions

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for someone with knowledge and experience of portfolio management theories, models and practices within an Agile and DevOps environment, including scaled Agile frameworks and Prince 2 methodologies.

You’ll also need:

  • Good analytical skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Experience of managing governance forums
  • Understanding of RAIDs using relevant applications and management t
  • Experience of delivering portfolio analysis in a technology or IT environment
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills