Senior Manager, Portfolio Insights

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End Date Monday 08 April 2024 Salary Range £73,262 - £86,190 We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options. Agile Working Options Hybrid Working, Job Share Job Description Summary...

End Date

Monday 08 April 2024

Salary Range

£73,262 - £86,190


We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options

Hybrid Working, Job Share

Job Description Summary

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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Senior Manager, Portfolio Insights

SALARY: £73,262 to £86,190

LOCATION: Glasgow, Bristol, Edinburgh and Leeds

HOURS: Full-time

WORKING PATTERN: We work in a hybrid fashion as part of adapting our ways of working and ongoing review of business needs, enabling us to connect with each other better and collaborate and innovate effectively. This involves spending at least two days per week presently, or 40% of our time, at one of the team hubs. The team is based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, and Bristol.

About this Opportunity

You'll cohesively bring together objective data and subjective insight to bridge the gap between strategy and execution and tell the story of the Group’s change portfolio. The role will place you into a hard-working, friendly, and dynamic group of people who work collaboratively across our shared team priorities whilst seeking to continuously improve our ways of working.

As a Senior Manager in Portfolio Insights, you'll get:

  • The chance to work directly with Senior Leadership across the business to identify issues and develop recommendations to drive improvements across the Group.

  • The opportunity to shape and influence the delivery of the Group’s strategy, getting involved with a variety of different activities, and supporting various platforms to improve alignment ensuring that benefits are realised.

  • Exposure to a wide variety of stakeholders at all levels from across the Group, providing a brilliant opportunity for learning and personal development.

What you'll do:

  • Directly support the Head of Portfolio Insights & Management to understand the composition of the portfolio, develop rich insight on the Group Change Portfolio, join the dots and close any gaps with appropriate intervention activities.

  • Through business unit and platform engagements, define portfolio plans, understand delivery risks and impact to strategic commitments.

  • Drive alignment across platforms and strategic initiatives, to ensure that the Portfolio Plan is realistic, reflects commitments as well as highlighting gaps and barriers to delivery.

  • Identify key emerging themes and insight in the Group Change Portfolio using data from a wide range of sources and identifying possible impacts on the business.

  • Coordinate across multiple teams to develop short and medium-term view that will help the organisation achieve its priorities and fulfil its business plans.

  • Explore hotspots, identify underlying challenges in the change portfolio, acting to remove constraints and allow more effective delivery in across the portfolio and our platforms.

Why Lloyds Banking Group

We’re on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we’re shaping finance for good. We’re focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone, including you.

About you:

We're looking for a Portfolio Management senior leader, with a deep understanding of programme and project delivery in an Agile model, who can identify and articulate the challenges and risks involved with the delivery of value through initiatives.

You'll need to have experience in either delivering in an Agile environment or managing an Agile Portfolio, and although a Financial Services background is not essential, the ability to work in changing, fast paced, regulated and complex environment similar to Lloyds Banking Group is essential.

You'll also need:

  • Proven ability to engage and effectively build credibility with senior audiences, and evidence of building strong, enduring and trust-based relationships.

  • Articulate and experienced in writing reports and creating PowerPoint, presenting to, and influencing colleagues up to senior leadership level.

  • self-starter with an ability to learn, quickly absorb new information and critically evaluate a broad range of issues, and comfortable quickly moving from topic to topic.

  • An exceptional problem solver, who can think critically and breakdown complexity into logical structure, whilst understanding the strategic big picture.

  • Comfortable with data and able to analyse, consolidate and synthesise data to drive insightCompetent in using Excel to process data. Ideally experienced in using PowerBI.

  • Ability to provide practicalbalanced, and valid insight and recommended interventions using various data points and qualitative insight.

  • great teammate – support our team ethos in driving a positive and collaborative culture, sharing your knowledge and experience across the team.

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%

  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance

  • Share schemes including free shares

  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

  • 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

This is a once in a career opportunity to help shape your future as well as ours.

Join us and grow with purpose.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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