Information Systems Portfolio Manager

  • Department: Software Solutions & Products
  • Job Location: Bristol
  • Reports to: Complex Systems Director
  • Type: Permanent


We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic Manager for our Information Systems Portfolio within the Complex Systems Division in Bristol. This opportunity is to lead the portfolio and take a key role in the growth of the division.

For this role, you will need a background in leading and delivering successful software design and development projects.

Job Role

You will lead a Portfolio of projects and a team of Project Manages and Software Developers. Responsible for project delivery and staff development, you will also help define and implement the Portfolio strategy.

Responsibility for development of systems within the Portfolio area, working with Project Managers and Technical Leads to plan development activities and realistic timescales that meet the needs of SEA and it’s customer.

Driven by team success, you will be targeted on revenue, margin and on-time delivery for projects within your portfolio and will need to work closely with your team to achieve this. You will also develop and manage excellent customer relationships, leading to additional work and repeat business.

You will need to work collaboratively with your colleagues to achieve the best overall result for your Portfolio, the Division and the Company as a whole.

Experience Required

You will have a proven track record of programme, portfolio or business area management in a software development organisation. Delivery of enterprise level software to MOD, public sector or government organisations would be a benefit.

Customer relationship management and team leadership are essential. Financial management would be advantageous.