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Functional Portfolio Manager

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 13/02/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 27/02/2018
ADVERTISED SALARY: £55000 - £65000

LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire 


An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.



We have a unique and exciting opportunity within our Purchasing Transformation & Operations team as a Functional Portfolio Manager. The Transformation and Operations team works with the business and relevant external organisations to design and build improvements projects across Purchasing, providing a wide range of support services to Purchasing professionals across their end-to-end processes on a global basis.


As the Functional Portfolio Manager, you will be responsible for a wide portfolio of projects, managing both full-time and part-time project managers.  You’ll manage portfolio interdependencies inside your project managers' function, as well as across other functions of the business, ensuring programme resource, governance, and budgets are identified for current & future programme needs.


You’ll also be responsible for the on-going development of the Knowledge Management process, as well as the system and value proposition with our Purchasing department.



The Functional Portfolio Manager will need to develop and maintain strong trust-based relationships, ensuring the business is prepared for projects to go live with minimised disruption before and after project dates.


You’ll have good influencing skills and be a strong leader, as well as a strategic thinker with implementation skills when it comes to management processes and systems. You’ll ideally have experience of project management and a good understanding of current economic, technological, and political factors, and their relation to the automotive industry



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and a performance-related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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