Project Portfolio Manager

Job Details

  • Location: UK , Greater London
  • Job Ref: SMC-0766
  • Employment Type: Permanent , Full Time
  • Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Working Type: Hybrid

Our client requires an experienced Project Portfolio Manager to manage a portfolio of Salesforce and Marketing Cloud projects for some of the world’s leading charities, enabling them to grow their fundraising and supporter engagement using the power of Salesforce and Marketing Cloud. You will be working closely alongside their senior consultants and architects, as well as highly experienced individuals at our clients.

 

This role will require:

  • 2 years’ proven experience in Salesforce.com project management
  • Experience with a software professional services or consulting firm
  • Hands on delivery of managing a portfolio of projects
  • Project management skills, especially project planning, risk management, and capacity planning
  • Experience with the Agile Scrum framework for managing projects
  • Capability to facilitate key rituals such as backlog grooming, daily scrums, client status calls and retrospectives
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think independently and consider cross-functional and downstream impacts
  • Excellent influencing skills and the ability to bring teams together
  • Highly collaborative attitude, able to be both a leader and a supportive team player
  • Ability to work with all levels of management, comfortable delivering messages for Senior Management and C-Suite level
  • Sensitive stakeholder management; comfortable leading the client in managing expectations, providing recommendations, and dealing with escalations when they arise
  • Strong influencing skills – experience in managing teams in matrix environments with complex priorities
  • Experience managing a multi-disciplinary delivery team within an Agile Jira Environment; this will include Project Managers, Solution Architects, Technical Architects, Data Architects, Developers, Functional Consultants, Test Managers within the organisation
  • Ability to manage changing priorities, whilst driving towards the client’s project goals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint) and Google Smart Sheets
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

 

The ideal candidate would also have knowledge and experience of:

  • Working with charities
  • Salesforce.org Non-Profit Success Pack
  • Marketing Cloud or other digital marketing tools
  • Managing data migrations into Salesforce.com
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