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Head of Portfolio Management

Head of Portfolio Management

Location: Dublin


The Head of Portfolio Management is a critical Transformation role, working with senior stakeholders to prioritise, govern and report on a huge Change portfolio (hundreds of projects, hundreds of €millions) operating multiple delivery models, increasingly Agile. The Head of Portfolio Management will be critical to optimising existing governance and methods in addition to implementing and educating the organisation in SAFe Lean Portfolio Management.


The role requires a senior change professional to adjudicate on the performance of the portfolio, advising the business leaders on course correction and identification of opportunities to reduce the cost of change. Experience in designing and applying Agile Portfolio Operations and Lean Portfolio Governance is essential.


We are looking for somebody who is operating in a similar role in an enterprise organisation. You will need to have a solid background in transformation delivery but have stepped up to strategic PMO / Portfolio leadership. You will be immediately responsible for a large team with multiple competencies and must be able to demonstrate advanced leadership experience. With regular communication at Board level, you must be advanced in complex negotiations, influencing, and conflict management. Ideally, you can demonstrate experience designing, shaping, and creating an enterprise-grade Portfolio of Strategic Transformation Programmes.

  • Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager (LPM)
  • PMP or PRINCE2 Certified
  • Strong financial acumen (Capex / Investment planning)


If you are interested in discussing this opportunity and learning more please send your CV to James Bowles: to review and arrange a call. Thank you.