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Senior Portfolio Manager
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I am a highly accomplished professional with 35 years of international work's experience in various industries and sectors.
Seasoned Senior Portfolio Manager, PMO Lead and Programme Director with in excess of 15 years’ experience working within blue-chip multinationals, specialising in establishing world-class Portfolio Management functions and directing multi-million£ programmes. Through a combination of commercial acumen, stakeholder engagement and expertise from a technical engineering background, I help to realise diverse, simultaneous programmes across multiple geographies, as well as turning around underperforming individual initiatives.
An overview of my career includes such highlights as:
* Managing a highly effective £50m+ Portfolio of projects/programmes for Cable & Wireless and Vodafone International Transport Delivery.
* Managing teams of up to 20 Programme and Project Managers and associated contractors/outsourced vendors located globally.
* Successfully completing on time and within budget high profile projects/programmes across EMEA, Asia and USA against a backdrop of complex regulatory, logistics and cultural issues.
* Establishing a Virtual Portfolio Office for Cable & Wireless and Vodafone International Transport Delivery.
* Delivering substantial cost savings and efficiencies through rigorous planning, resource management, reporting processes and the coaching of management teams.
* Introducing and evolving portfolio management and reporting systems.
Leveraging skills across strategic planning, development & execution, resource management and risk mitigation aligned with business needs, combined with NATO and UK Security Clearance to SC level until 2017 and fluency in English, French and Italian, I am able to orchestrate extremely cost-effective portfolio functions and coordinate /direct the introduction and evolution of technology solutions that support business growth.