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Portfolio Management Lead

Leicester, Leicester (Hybrid)
£42,978 - £54,395
Job description

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Transformation Portfolio Office (TPO) has oversight of our strategic change programmes, and provides portfolio level reporting into our Strategic Investment Committee and Strategic Investment Delivery Group. It also works closely with existing portfolio approaches within IT & Media Services and Estates & Facilities functions. 


This is an exciting time to be joining De Montfort University. We are recruiting an experienced portfolio management lead to drive forward the implementation of an enhanced portfolio management approach across the University. Reporting into the Associate Director of Portfolio, Change & Improvement, you will be responsible for managing the Transformation Portfolio Office, and driving forward project management standards across the University.

The role can be completed on a hybrid basis.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be an experienced projects and portfolio management professional, with experience of managing a portfolio office in a complex organisational setting. You will provide overall direction and leadership for the TPO. You should be an excellent communicator, and be able to tailor and implement portfolio management approaches.

In order to apply, please complete our online application form via our careers site. Within the online application form there is a personal statement section; please demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification.

Application resources
Posted on: 17 November 2023
Closing date: 10 December 2023 at 00:00
Tags: Management, Project Management