Portfolio Analyst

Job Title: Portfolio Analyst
Job Reference: PA134

Location: Reading
Job Type: Permanent

£50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Bonus, Health/Life/Travel Insurance
Sector: IT

Posted 8 days ago

Portfolio Analyst - Global blue chip
Reading - £50k - £55k per annum

**Reporting and Tracking focused**

The Role

The Portfolio Analyst is responsible for the gathering and creation of performance and status reporting across the IT department and PMO and to organise, evaluate and report on the overall position of IT to internal management and external stakeholders. This role also involves the facilitation of the regular IT routines to ensure the required inputs are ready in advance and outputs/decisions are collected and progressed.

The Portfolio Analyst will be responsible for the definition, monitoring and reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across the IT portfolio. You will work with the IT Leadership Team and the CIO to understand the KPIs required to be tracked, then define and operationalise the routines required to gather and present this information on a monthly basis.

Accountable for the tracking and reporting of the benefits realisation plan for IT. You will track value and benefits and document as part of the business case for the project and baselined. This should be supplemented by monthly reporting on the overall IT benefits position with insights ahead of time to remediate any movement to the baselined position.

Reporting Requirements

Accountable for the reporting required to support the CIO’s regular routines and executive updates. This includes IT updates for Regional Meetings, Executive Meetings, IT Leadership Team Meetings and general IT updates.

Key Responsibilities
  • Successful definition, tracking and reporting for the IT Key Performance Indicators.
  • Overall IT Benefits Management and Tracking.
  • Effective IT routines and reporting.
Experience Required
  • Strong general portfolio / PMO analysis skills 
  • Strong Reporting background
  • Process Definition & Embedding
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Excellent communication skills with strong leadership and management skills
  • 5 years experience in a comparable role within a similar sized company
Knowledge & Experience Required
  • Excellent communication skills with strong leadership and management skills
  • 5 years experience in a comparable role within a similar sized company.


Philip Fanthom

Managing Director

I joined Jenrick in 1997, as a Junior Consultant working within both permanent and contract markets.

From 2000 I began to focus the majority of my efforts within The City, successfully developing relationships within the Banking & Financial Services Sector - most of whom are still clients today.

In May 2006, I made the move to become Jenrick Group's Sales Manager, before gaining the opportunity to return to Jenrick IT as Sales Director, before taking on the role of Managing Director.

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