|Salary:||£42,149 to £51,799|
|Placed On:||22nd November 2021|
|Closes:||5th December 2021|
Term: Fixed (18 months)
The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) is an industry-led international centre of manufacturing expertise where industry, academia and the public-sector support bodies work together to transform skills, productivity and innovation making Scotland and the UK a global leader in advanced manufacturing. NMIS will accelerate innovation by enabling manufacturing companies to trial and test new processes, applications and technologies, demonstrate new manufacturing technologies and processes at an earlier stage and encourage supply chain collaboration at the research stage of product development.
The Programme Management Office (PMO) is part of the NMIS Operations group that provides a framework of management and support for project and programme delivery. An opportunity for a Portfolio Manager role has emerged as part of recent changes to the PMO structure and general growth over the past year.
The Portfolio Manager role will be responsible for the oversight and effective management of Commercial and CR&D projects’ processes as well as providing hands-on expertise and support activity across a range of projects. This will also include monitoring overall progress metrics, helping to proactively manage risk and resolve issues as appropriate. A key responsibility will be to manage effective information flows at interfaces between the technical teams, Departments and Specialist Centres across NMIS.
The role will also have direct line managerial responsibility and will play a proactive role in supporting project and programme managers to apply project management methods, practices and tools. The post holder will also work with the Head of Programme Delivery to ensure that processes reflect best practice and build on learning from project delivery experience.
In addition, the post holder will be required to undertake direct project management responsibilities for a project. In this role it is required that the project objectives are satisfied within the agreed constraints as well as working with the relevant stakeholder groups.
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