Band 7 Deputy Portfolio Office Manager

London Temporary £48,876 - £53,035
  • An opportunity to work for a large NHS Trust London.
  • The role is temporary for an immediate start.

About Our Client

A large NHS Trust in London.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the Band 7 Deputy Portfolio Office Manager are:

  • Lead on ESR data quality
  • To be part of a professional portfolio management office team
  • Promoting and maintaining the highest standards and quality of project/programme management across the Trust investment portfolio
  • Provide strategic overview of all programmes, projects and inter-dependencies, reporting anomalies or areas of concern to governance boards
  • Line manage, allocate work to and supervise the IPO Portfolio Support Officer as well as interns and apprentices that are from time to time attached to the Investment Portfolio Office
  • Deputise for the Head of IPO in attending and presenting to the Investment Portfolio Board
  • Deliver training on project governance, project lifecycles, benefits management and business case writing to senior managers
  • Design, challenge and agree management dashboards
  • Provide regular reports to governance boards, including a commentary on performance, coordinating upward aggregation of data/information and reports
  • Manage the approvals and decisions register for all projects with a capital expenditure of more than £250k
  • Analyse highly complex financial information and influence decision making of senior management
  • Support Development of the 5 year capital plan

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Band 7 Deputy Portfolio Office Manager role will have:


  • Masters or equivalent business experience
  • At least two of the following qualifications; Accountancy, Prince 2 Practitioner or other Project Management qualification, MSP Practitioner, APMP/APQM
  • Substantial experience at management level including supervising and managing staff and contractors
  • Experience of NHS projects, finance, planning
  • PMO management, risk management, project management experience
  • Experience of Projects involving operational change, IT, construction, estates, FM
  • Experience of OGC Gateway Process


  • Ability to present highly complex information about performance and change
  • Highly numerate, ability to interpret complex data and finances
  • Ability to analyse complex financial and non-financial information and interpret to assess issues, anticipate problems and provide workable solutions
  • Ability to balance conflicting demands and prioritise workload
  • Ability to influence senior managers and key decisions, including financial and budgetary
  • MS Office suite, a high level of competency in all apps, advanced in excel.
  • Proficient in MS Project, SharePoint user

What's on Offer

On offer for the candidate is a Band 7 Deputy Portfolio Office Manager role on a 2 month temporary basis, based in London with some flexible/hybrid working.

Gemma Edwards
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+44 2078 312000

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