AP-PfM-PSR28025: Portfolio Manager – Dounreay Site Restoration
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 30 Sep 2020
  • Location:
    Scotland - Thurso
  • Sector:
    Construction and Property
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    To £4000 per day (In-scope of IR35 - UMBRELLA) for a 261 day contract
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interview and security clearance
Job Description:

Portfolio Manager – Dounreay Site Restoration

DSRL – Thurso – IR35: In scope £400 per day (Umbrella) – Security: SC level – 261 day contract


A vacancy has arisen for a Portfolio Manager within the Programme Office. The purpose of the post is to oversee and manage the site wide portfolio, and to provide portfolio management reports. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that effective and proactive monitoring, management and reporting of the site wide portfolio takes place, and for the provision of portfolio related management information.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the site wide portfolio to clearly illustrate and communicate the status of all planned and approved projects.
  • Work with the DSRL project community to gather the best forecast of future resourcing requirements and demand for new and current projects.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of the site wide change and benefits registers.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of the site wide risk and opportunity register, facilitating risk identification and mitigation activities.
  • Manage the maintenance of the resource plan and the forward view of resource supply and demand.
  • Manage the delivery of the key results and performance metrics for the portfolio of projects.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders and internal customers.
  • Support the overall management, development and continuous improvement of the PMO.
  • Provide regular progress reporting for business activities.
  • Drive quality, cost and delivery performance through close working with all delivery functions.
  • Ensure the implementation of appropriate Project Governance for all activities.
  • Ensure the implementation of robust project management activities.
  • Develop optioneering studies and recovery plans.
  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post.
  • Manage DSRL staff as Line Manager.


Essential experience:

  • Demonstrable experience working within a Project Controls/Management environment.
  • Demonstrable knowledge, experience and application of programme and portfolio management
  • Strong knowledge and application of risk management
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Degree level education or equivalent
  • Strong team leadership and management skills and experience



SC level security clearance is required prior to the start of this role.

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