The University of Wisconsin-Madison Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), is seeking a Portfolio Manager. Information technology at UW-Madison is currently transitioning from a largely decentralized decision making culture to a new landscape in which major decisions are assessed at the campus level. This position will oversee and help manage the IT Project Intake process including coordinating approvals of IT projects - reducing duplication of IT Services and applications, facilitating campus communications, maintaining the portfolio of IT related proposals, documenting subsequent decisions and tracking milestones of approved projects.
The Portfolio Manager will:
Serve as the contact point for the enterprise IT decision making process;
Maintain a portfolio of current local and enterprise campus systems, integration, and projects;
Manage the portfolio of requests, monitor status, manage progress, and process, as needed;
Define and gather metrics regarding the process;
Evaluate and report findings of post-project deliverables against the business case.
The application deadline is July 25, 2018.
Minimum seven years of relevant work experience with at least four years managing complex multi-unit processes and/or a large organization-wide or department-wide portfolio of applications. Experience in higher education or a large multi-unit organization is preferred.
Minimum five years full-time job-related experience managing projects within the IT domain, including estimating, task planning, scheduling, and change control.
Demonstrated skills in effective business writing and interpersonal communication with a commitment to quality customer service.
Excellent organizational and collaborative problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Ability to work across organizational units in a team environment and ability to work independently.
Ability to adapt to and work with shifts in priorities and assignments.
Additional Salary Information: Enjoy robust benefits such as the State of Wisconsin Benefits Package, a beautiful Campus Setting and a competitive salary.