Overview

Portfolio Manager | S3 | Milton Keynes | Chief Information OfficerCountry: United KingdomInterested in part-time, job-share or flexible working? We want to talk to you!Join our community.In this Change Portfolio role you will be responsible for providing a support and control function for all change projects across COO (Chief Operations Office) & T&D (Technology and Data), ensuring all governance, processes and audit requirements are adhered to and assisting the leadership team with a range of governance requests. The holder of this role must be comfortable supporting senior stakeholders with queries as well as challenging business cases, financial plans and benefit realisation. This role is heavily people-facing across all domains and several senior stakeholders.The Portfolio Manager will work in a small dynamic team – albeit one that acts as the ‘go to’ for numerous short-timeline activities relating to the Change Portfolio. The difference you’ll make:•    Managing the progression of the change portfolio, including monthly project reporting and accruals processes•    Understanding financial processes within the bank to guide IO’s and create financial reports•    Gaining approval for investment and tracking benefit and OKR delivery.•    Delivering accurate and detail-oriented reports to senior stakeholders•    Reporting and escalating any risks, actions, issues and dependencies to delivery or funding in a timely manner•    Providing support on governance and financial processes to Senior Stakeholders in a proficient setting whilst monitoring standards for project governance across T&DWhat you’ll bring:•    Comfortable producing, manipulating and reporting information from complex data sets for senior stakeholders•    Willingness to take initiative: be proactive and flexible on solving conflicts•    Communicate ‘asks’ clearly to both senior colleagues and peers•    Be comfortable questioning senior colleagues and peers using proven people management and influencing skills•    Be effective in a team environment and be willing to contribute to collective targets, collaborating with IT Business Unit colleagues to achieve successful delivery of projects or evolution of projects•    Have strong organisation and planning skills to manage multiple projects so that deadlines are met to deal calmly with situations under pressure, clarify priorities and manage the challenges associated with working in a dynamic environmentIt would also be nice for you to have:•    Adept at analysis and financial skills•    Experienced with Planview, Excel and PowerPoint•    Willing to learn and experiment with new ways of working•    Awareness of the COO, digital and T&D portfoliosWhat else you need to know:We want our people to thrive at work and home, and we recognise that many people benefit from flexible arrangements. To enable us to deliver the best outcomes for our customers and to help each other develop we understand the importance of having the right balance of spending time together in an office while maintaining flexibility.By working this way we can continue to create moments that matter for everyone. To support this, we offer site-based contracts with a hybrid working pattern and we’re happy to discuss specific requirements throughout the recruitment process.This role is based in Milton Keynes and our current expectation is at least 2 days in an office every week.If you’re interested in this role but with part time hours or a job-share we would still love to hear from you and discuss these.Application process If your application is successful a member of our recruitment team will be in touch. We will arrange a short call with you to learn more about you and what you are looking for from your next career move, as well as answer any questions you have about working in the Santander tech team. If both sides agree we will send your CV to the hiring manager to review. For this position, the interview process will be :–1st Stage – Technical Interview – this will a 30min technical interview with one of the team2nd Stage – A one-hour formal interview where we will ask both technical and competency-based questions. This can be done virtually or face to face depending on your situation.If there’s anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, please let us know.Inclusion At Santander we’re creating a thriving workplace where all colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed.  We all help to make Santander a workplace that celebrates diversity and attracts, retains and develops the most talented and committed people through living our values of Simple, Personal, and Fair.How we’ll reward you.As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needsWe put 8% of salary into your pension, even if you don’t contribute yourself. We’ll pay in up to 12.5% of salary, if you contribute as well, and you can take some of our contribution in cash if you prefe30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year6,000 car allowance per yearCompany funded individual private medical insuranceVoluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessmentBenefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness coverShare in Santander’s success by investing in our share plansLearn more about our benefits and family friendly policiesWhat to do next:-If this sounds like a role you’re interested in, then please apply.If there’s anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, get in touch. Whether it’s a copy of our application form in another format or additional assistance, we’re available through telephone, email, or face to face. You can contact us at resourcing@santander.co.uk or call 0870 414 9080.SummaryLocation: Milton KeynesType: Full time

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