Portfolio Project Lead

Malta  |  €60,000 - €70,000 

A leader in the retail industry is looking to employ a Project Manager (Portfolio Project leader). The Selected candidate must be able to work on their own initiative with minimal supervision, be hands-on with a keen eye for detail and manage a team of project managers.


  • Works with Leadership to create, approve and manage project portfolio for the group.
  • Create and own project plans for cross-functional projects that connect multiple teams, systems, or tools (ERP, Order Management Systems, Point of Sale, PIM, Websites)
  • Manage cross-functional teams to meet planned deadlines with planned resources and budget
  • Evaluates projects from the business and coordinates/streamlines projects to ExCo for approval, and decision making.
  • Produce regular project progress reports and keep Exco and SLT informed of overarching project portfolio and overarching timeline of all projects
  • Directs all projects across the business according to business strategy and guidance of ExCo
  • Works with finance and business for budget approvals
  • Works with business, CEO, and ExCo for priority of each project and continuously evaluation if slow down or accelerate
  • Looks ahead and manages handover of the project to business (BAU)
  • Update project documentation and contribute to the creation and evolution of existing project templates
  • Centralising resources, templates that are used as unified project tools (i.e a project toolkit)
  • Uses and applies decision-making tools for all project kick-off
  • Manages risk register and communicates/flags ongoing

Skills and Attributes:

  • A natural leader of process and project
  • Great people leader, influencer
  • Solution-focused mediates where conflict arises
  • Manages and creates a process that aligns projects to business strategy
  • Analyse and manage project risks and be able to escalate before risks transform into issues

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Proven experience managing projects in in a fast-moving organization
  • Experience developing project plans, process diagrams and use cases
  • Agile Project Management methodology preferred (experience over technical systems)
  • Proven Leadership skills leading different departments
  • Strong attention to detail and being able to understand and articulate business requirement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with technical and non-technical audiences including vendors, executives, managers and subject matter experts.
  • Be a natural meditator and solution focused

Education & Experience

  • Hold a Degree in Business and Computing or Similar
  • Certifications in SCRUM, PMP or Prince2 would be highly sought after

Job Reference: YB181

  • Primary job focus
    Technical Project Management
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Middle Management
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