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Apply now Job no: 648084
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Auckland
Categories: Team Member, NZ-B4-B8

Portfolio Specialist

Our Portfolio Management Office (PMO) is a fast-paced, challenging, exciting place to be and we are looking for a Portfolio Specialist to join this dedicated team.  In this role you will be tasked with facilitating the governance process for insurance and technology project portfolios.

As a Portfolio Specialist, you will play a key role in ensuring that all portfolio projects across the Suncorp NZ Strategic priorities are visible meet prescribed input standards and are maintained according to agreed frameworks.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Review initiatives (program/ project/ small change) within the portfolio for alignment to objectives within the 3 Year Plan for Insurance NZ & Technology, Data and Labs.
  • Produce analysis to highlight strategic alignment.
  • Produce analysis to highlight progress of activity with the portfolio.
  • Produce analysis to highlight status compliance to Portfolio risk appetite.
  • Produce analysis to make transparent both funding allocations and benefits delivery.
  • Maintain a current view of business unit resourcing engaged in change activity.
  • Make recommendations for improvement based on above analysis.
  • Maintain frameworks and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Strong focus on project delivery risk reporting
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders


What you'll need to succeed 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a PMO or across a large programme of work
  • Knowledge of change and release management process and procedures as well as end to end governance
  • Proven ability to engage people and manage relationships
  • Understanding of Project Management Methodologies
  • Project Management qualification beneficial and ideally experience applying Agile techniques
  • Our ideal candidate will have an analytical mindset, and the ability to be flexible in their work.


Your new company

Suncorp Group is home to some of Australia and New Zealand’s biggest and most trusted names in insurance, banking and superannuation including market leading brands Vero and Asteron Life.

Suncorp New Zealand strives to protect the wellbeing of Kiwis and to ensure that we are there for the moments that matter. Our purpose is to ‘create a better today’ for all our stakeholders. It is what drives us and gives meaning to every action we take.


What you’ll get in return

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference and grow in one of the most successful insurers in Australasia with over 9 million customers. We offer the freedom to work in a flexible environment, respect and encourage diversity and as an international company we offer opportunities for training and career advancement.

For a full range of our benefits please visit https://www.suncorp.co.nz/careers.html


If this role sounds like the challenge you have been looking for please express your interest by applying.

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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