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We are currently seeking a IT Project Portfolio Manager for an exciting opportunity with our client, a growing IT technology consulting services firm (focused on software development and project management services). This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Portfolio Manager to join an established boutique consulting firm to help to build and structure the PPMO practice. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and implementation of a Portfolio Management Office for a large client organization, while supporting the executive leadership team to stand up the PPMO.


Our client is a minority women-owned business that has experienced considerable growth since being established in 2016. The company remains committed to create a culture of inclusion, transparency, and accountability for our employees and client partners by delivering outcomes that are valuable to their growth. The company currently has approximately 35+ employees who are dedicated to the mission and have a dedicated and entrepreneurial spirit. There are opportunities to wear many different hats within the organization and opportunities for career growth and development in an environment where strong performance is recognized and rewarded.


What you will do:

  • Obtain thorough understanding of client needs and communicate those to the appropriate teams and organizations
  • Develop and manage portfolio governance and processes
  • Provide oversight and support to facilitate issue resolution and risk mitigation
  • Quality assurance over program and project deliverables
  • Develop, establish, and maintain standards and procedures for project management
  • Submission and management of portfolio deliverables such as status, intake assets, health metrics and reports, project forecasts, etc.
  • Measure, track, and evaluate health metrics and benefits at the portfolio level
  • Coach and educate teams on portfolio management

What you will need:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Project and Portfolio Management (experience with portfolio management is a non-negotiable for this position)
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Ability to work with difficult dynamics across multiple teams
  • Experience and knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Experience working with government entities is desirable

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited four-year university or college.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desired


US Citizen and Greencard Holders Only. Sponsorship not available with this position.

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