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Sr. Manager IT Portfolio Manager Posted on: 10/26/2021

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  • CHICAGO-60604, IL, US


  • Job Description

    Responsibility for supporting the IT leadership and organization in managing the entire lifecycle of IT investments and programs to achieve the enterprise goals.

    Understand the business functions, including goals and strategies, industry trends, strategic partner relationships, executives and decision makers, and competitive position in the marketplace.

    Orchestrate portfolio management processes throughout the lifecycle, including demand management, resource management, execution, and financial management. There is heavy emphasis on identifying and quantifying the impact of decisions required to accommodate new demand.

    Understand the project ask, gather requirements and definitions, and dive into root cause of the problem being solved including processes and potential business improvements and ensure all initial stages of project are met (requirements, design, funding).

    Ensure project delivery, including coordination of ceremonies and issue resolution. Manage communication to all groups including your team, peripheral teams, and executive sponsors.

    Accomplish financial goals by getting approvals from business and IT partners through building a business case, describing value creation, submitting accurate monthly forecasts, managing the budget through forecasting requirements, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action.

    Operate at both the strategic and tactical level to manage team member expectations and perceptions.

    Interpret our challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes, or services.

    Manage the IT Portfolio Roadmap.

    Identify dependencies and conflicts and resolve them.

    Provide consolidated list of requirements to engineering teams.

    Describe value of the project via creation of a financial business case and track to ensure value was captured upon project completion


    IT and business background with financial acumen that enables you to guide an engagement and interact at the highest levels of the enterprise.

    BA/BS in Computer Science or similar subject or equivalent experience.

    Experience in IT product or portfolio management or project management.

    Experience managing enterprise-wide IT projects through the entire SDLC.

    Experience operating in an agile/ scrum environment.

  • IT Program Manager (Level II)
    Information Technology
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