Portfolio Manager

McLean, VA
May 21, 2019
May 23, 2019
Full Time
Job Number: R0057407

Portfolio Manager
Key Role:

Work under the direction of the lead portfolio manager to support a team of senior corporate technical risk reviewers and account leaders, including directors, project or program managers, and technical leads to manage a large portfolio of projects across the firm undergoing technical risk reviews. Maintain responsibility for promoting the adoption of the client framework, onboarding projects, and working with project teams on the implementation of processes to reduce risks on projects within the portfolio, supporting senior level decision making by ensuring timely and consistent communication to stakeholders on progress, changes, risks, and impact on projects in the portfolio, responding to ad hoc data calls to support proposal activities, and other support duties to contribute to the success of the team. Assist with the onboarding of new projects into portfolio, run end of month reports, analyze risk review data, and prepare metrics summary for senior technical risk reviewers to look for trends and patterns indicating areas of risk, performance, and quality client delivery. Review technical risk review presentations prior to meetings, work with project managers to make necessary updates, and assist with meeting facilitation, documentation, and action items. Manage account portfolio records, ensure project records are created for each project, ensure data entered by senior technical risk reviewers are sufficient, review and update project records in risk review system, as necessary, and manage the schedule to determine which projects are participating in various types of risk reviews, ranging from review boards to self-reporting. Collect project self-assessments, brief the workstream lead on portfolio management activities and metrics to communicate risks and trends, support project close out and archive activities, serve as the point of contact for the team's project and risk review data repository, analyze change requests to improve the system, participate in the testing of new features or enhancements to the system, support special tasks, including analyzing processes and work products and integrating them to reduce redundancies, and assist with updating internal documentation, tracking progress on pilots, and providing updates to senior leaders. Work with technical risk leads to manage currency and relevancy of key portfolio data and conduct analysis of metrics to determine risk posture status and trends.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience in working with or around technical projects

-Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

-Knowledge of SharePoint

-Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

-Ability to multi-task and self-prioritize within a given framework

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with software, hardware, or Cybersecurity best practices

-Experience with documenting process requirements

-Experience with process improvement

-Experience with meeting facilitation

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent organizational and analytical thinking skills

-BA or BS degree in Business, Communications or Information Systems, Engineering, or Cybersecurity

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