Portfolio & Investment Manager (Digital Transformation)

  • Job Reference: 00043860-1
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £62,400 to £78,000
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT)
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Portfolio and Investment Manager


Salary: £65-82K, plus benefits (car allowance, 20% bonus & healthcare)

Hybrid working

Help us create a better future, quicker

The Portfolio and Investment Manager will be responsible for the strategic management and optimisation of the Digital Transformation Portfolio, driving alignment with organisational objectives and maximising value delivery. This role will lead in project management methodologies, enterprise level governance and organisational leadership.

What you'll be doing

You'll develop and lead the implementation of the Digital Transformation Portfolio Strategy, aligning with both local and global business objectives and priorities, defining the strategic direction for Digital Transformation investments, and considering emerging technologies, market trends, and competitive landscapes. You'll collaborate with senior leadership and stakeholders to improve governance frameworks and decision-making processes for Digital Transformation portfolio management.

This role will involve investment analysis by conducting a comprehensive analysis of Digital Transformation investments, including cost-benefit and value analysis, ROI assessments, and risk evaluations. Identifying opportunities to optimise the portfolio, reallocating resources, and prioritising initiatives to maximise value delivery. We're looking for you to drive continuous improvement to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of IT investment processes and decision-making.

A key part of the role will be to provide strategic direction and leadership for the Project Management Office, establishing project governance frameworks, methodologies, and tools to ensure consistent and effective project delivery. This includes;

  • Conducting regular portfolio reviews to assess the health, identify risks and dependencies, and advise on the continuation of programs.

  • Providing direction on training, mentoring and coaching to raise the project management maturity level of the organisation

Other aspects of the role include resource management, financial management, leadership, team development, and stakeholder engagement and communication.

What you'll bring

  • Proven experience in a Senior Digital Transformation Portfolio or Programme Management role with a track record of successfully managing complex projects and portfolios in a large enterprise environment.

  • Strong understanding of financial principles, investment analysis techniques, and IT governance frameworks

  • Proven experience in PMO methodologies, tools and practises

  • Experience in risk, issue and dependency management

  • Proven experience in effective resource modelling and management enabling value delivery through prioritisation

  • Ability to manage a range of complex relationships both internally and externally, often against a backdrop of conflicting aims and priorities


What's in it for you

As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%. 

At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that -  so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include:

  • 36 days annual leave

  • Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave

  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme

  • Payroll giving and charity matched funding

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes

  • Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving

  • Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

  • Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments

  • Life Assurance (4x salary)

  • Access to nudge' financial wellbeing support

  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

Why ScottishPower

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we're at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in.

ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to careers scottishpower.com .