Project Portfolio Manager

  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: LA22-2722312

We are currently seeking a Project Portfolio Manager with effective communication and organizational skills. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and implementation of a Portfolio Management Office for a large organization.

Project Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Obtain thorough understanding of client needs and communicate those to the appropriate teams and organizations
  • Develop and manage portfolio governance and processes
  • Provide oversight and support to facilitate issue resolution and risk mitigation
  • Quality assurance over program and project deliverables
  • Develop, establish, and maintain standards and procedures for project management
  • Submission and management of portfolio deliverables such as status, intake assets, health metrics and reports, project forecasts, etc.
  • Measure, track, and evaluate health metrics and benefits at the portfolio level
  • Coach and educate teams on portfolio management

Project Manager Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Project and Portfolio Management
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Ability to work with difficult dynamics across multiple teams
  • Experience and knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Experience working with government entities is desirable

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited four-year university or college.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desired


US Citizen and Greencard Holders Only. Sponsorship not available with this position.

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