Portfolio Manager

Remote-US /
Capabilities – Project Management Organization /
Full Time
Levvel is a fast growing consulting firm headquartered in Charlotte, NC with offices in Raleigh, Atlanta, and Monterrey, Mexico. We are not your typical consultancy that promises high level strategies, only to provide bloated project delivery teams. We are technologists that work with our customers to solve real business and technical problems using the right solution, not the one that happens to be convenient, familiar, or easy.  We don’t just believe that technology is changing the world, but that the world needs technology to improve lives and deal with this century’s biggest challenges. We are passionate about helping our clients be part of that transformation. At Levvel you’ll work alongside other talented Consultants on a variety of projects. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to the earliest startups. We help companies deliver features into production at a faster pace by leveraging modern techniques and technologies. We are looking for people who want to build incredible technical skills while also being exposed to all aspects of business.

Responsibilities

    • Develop and grow client relationships by acting as a single point of contact for client account leadership and generate new business opportunities through client contact
    • Review key account performance with client account leaders and delivery leads; oversee project delivery and ensure client satisfaction
    • Work with client account leadership to set client expectations and manage those expectations accordingly, participating in client account planning and forecasting activities
    • Overall management, tracking and reporting of deliverables in support of new business capabilities, ensuring on time and on budget delivery, adherence to compliance and quality standards, and alignment to the strategic objectives of the Statement of Work
    • Implement tracking methods and metrics to monitor progress, report status, identify deviations and implement corrective action
    • Implement effective change control processes to identify impacts (scope, schedule, cost, business case benefits), complete an impact assessment, and present recommendation
    • Support PMO communications through the preparation of executive updates, Steering Committee materials, key stakeholder meetings and portfolio/project status reporting
    • Facilitate cross-functional program processes and communications, such as risk and issue management, ensuring risk mitigation strategies are defined and executed
    • Drive decision analysis and recommendations for portfolio level issues
    • Facilitate program stage gates to validate deliverables and approve progression to the next phase
    • Ensure accurate and timely financial management including actual spend and forecasts for labor, non-labor and strategic partner support; explain cost variances and implement corrective action; track cost risks and cost opportunities
    • Display sense of urgency and keep the team focused on results
    • Manage, motivate and lead project managers and team resources
    • Be forward-looking and remove barriers to enable the team to progress per plan
    • Support internal and external audit needs including project artifact repository, deliverable acceptance criteria and evidence, and test results
    • Ownership and successful delivery of programs at scale

Skills & Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of Program Management or PMO Lead experience
    • Minimum of 6 years of managing large, complex portfolios with Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies
    • Has run at least 4 substantial projects or programs/managing budgets over $1,000,000
    • Minimum of 6 years consulting experience

Preferred Qualifications

    • Make judgement calls on priorities
    • Is able to influence without persuasion
    • Comfortable conversing and has built relationships with teams outside of the PMO
    • Transport & Logistics experience
    • Can train others in their skillset and is open to knowledge sharing
    • Can take on client work and multiple Levvel initiatives without guidance of priorities remaining effective at both
Working for Levvel provides tons of opportunity for growth with access to senior leaders, technical mentors, and professional development opportunities. We also provide some great benefits, including: 

Competitive salary 401k matching up to 6%
4 weeks vacation
10 Paid Holidays
Health, dental, vision  

*We are unable to sponsor or transfer any immigration visas at this time.*
*Relocation assistance will not offered at this time.*