Portfolio Manager – Strategic Support

  • Company:
    New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS)
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 days ago
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Closes 20 Apr 2021Posted 01 Apr 2021Portfolio ManagerNewly created roleInfluence and Impact changeNational values based organisationGreenfield opportunities to have a significant footprint and contribution to an organisation’s growth, change and transformation journey may only come once in a career. This newly created role is one where you will have significant influence and impact across the organisation at a senior level as you take ownership of and drive changes to the way projects are planned, managed, and delivered nationally.As a key member of the Business Improvement team and reporting to the Director Business Improvement & Partnerships you will be responsible for managing the project management process at a strategic level ensuring initiatives across the business are effectively prioritised, coordinated, and communicated to ensure they deliver against strategy. You will maintain a national portfolio view of projects, including implementation planning and prioritisation activities, maintain project planning and management tools and provide project management expertise, including business case development and coaching to develop staff capability. Managing the portfolio roadmap and projects register you will engage collaboratively with stakeholders to drive timely progress and completion of projects, assisting with the identification, mitigation, and management of risks, roadblocks, and delays and will provide insights on progress of the portfolio to the Executive Team.You will have proven experience in project, programme, or portfolio management together with experience in business case development, business and strategic planning, implementing change management strategies, coaching, mentoring, and best practice traditional and agile project delivery methodologies and techniques. Key to your success will be your adaptable and flexible approach and ability to build trust, credibility, rapport, and strong collaborative cross functional relationships with stakeholders as you navigate the organisations change journey together. You will have an influencing, facilitative, and supportive style and be a collaborative connector able to develop a project resource community to improve performance through shared experiences.New Zealand Blood Service, a Crown entity operates with pace and agility. It manufactures blood and blood products and also manages extensive tissue banking facilities and is the national agency responsible for organ donation. Whilst health sector experience is not a prerequisite it is likely that your experience will have been gained in regulated, manufacturing, pharmaceutical or Government sectors, with an understanding of the importance of clinical safety, guidelines, and regulations. Some national travel will be required.Applications are invited from project management professionals looking to make their mark in a unique, complex, growing and changing organisation that is highly values based and driven with a supportive and positive culture.To register your interest please submit your resume and cover letter (in MS Word format) to Teresa Curd, Consulting Associate at talentnow! via ‘Apply’ or for a confidential discussion on 021 1501225.ReferenceNZB23346Location(s)AucklandWork type(s)New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS)