Senior Portfolio Analyst

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7194092 (Ref.No. CSUIT1661)
Posted: November 17, 2023

Job Description

This role is available to current employees within IT Services at the University of Leeds only.

Salary Grade 7 (£37,099 - £44,263 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner.  We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements. 

Are you looking for a role which will contribute to global change?  Are you interested in working in a role to support the governance of a multi-million pound project portfolio? Do you have excellent numeracy and analytical skills? Do you enjoy working with complex data?  

We are looking for a Senior Portfolio Analyst to join the IT Programme Management Office, which is responsible for overseeing delivery of a diverse portfolio of IT projects for one of the biggest Universities in the UK.

You will be responsible for ensuring the success of project and programme teams in adherence to a standardised project management methodology and in providing robust management information and governance oversight across a complex portfolio of IT projects.  

You will play a key role in helping IT Services establish a consistent and effective way of completing projects and be responsible for reviewing and assessing baseline plans and maintaining quality controls for project stage gates. You will be providing expert advice and guidance to Programme, Project Managers and Project Co-ordinators in relation to financial information, planning, risks and issues, dependencies and the University’s project management framework. 

You will be responsible for maintaining and reporting on a range of project related management information, producing accurate and relevant reports suitable for a range of audiences up to board level including development of innovative management information reports. You will co-ordinate the capture of information to support resource and capacity planning within and across programmes and projects, and be able to provide portfolio level management information and status reporting.

If you thrive working in a complex and varied environment this is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference in a world class organisation.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Naomi Goodyear, IT PMO Manager

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  IT
Section:  IT Project Directorate
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 16 November 2023
Closing Date:  Thursday 30 November 2023
Interview Date:  Monday 11 December 2023
Reference:  CSUIT1661

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.