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Portfolio Governance And Assurance Specialist

RACQ - Eight Mile Plains, QLD

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Full Job Description
Portfolio Governance and Assurance Specialist(Job Number: 210000J3)


We are looking to engage a Governance and Assurance specialist to assist driving responsibility for the effectiveness of RACQ’s transformation and project portfolio investment, through the implementation and review of the Group's Portfolio and Project Management frameworks.

Key responsibilities in this role include providing guidance on the effective application of Portfolio and Project Management frameworks, proactive monitoring and reporting on the health of the project portfolio and performing assurance associated activities, alongside continuous improvement and adoption of key tools and templates to ensure they are fit for purpose.

Key responsibilities:
Review and ongoing management of Portfolio and Project Management Framework, tools and templates including providing guidance to staff on the application of Project Management tools and internal project management system ‘Evolve’ (aka, Project Server).
Develop and implement (in partnership with L&D) a suitable induction training curriculum that ensures a high level of understanding and capability in relation to the Group's Portfolio and Project management framework, tools, and methodologies.
Responsible for ensuring that program/project managers/leads and/or service owners adhere to the agreed portfolio and project management framework and provide appropriate information to governance forums/ stakeholders.
Ownership and ongoing execution of Portfolio and Project Assurance plan, performing proactive health checks and ensuring outputs and actions are understood, owned, and implemented by stakeholders.
Oversees project closure related activities across Portfolio including execution of PIR and capture and use of lessons learnt to improve and inform continuous improvement of frameworks, tools etc.
Foster an environment of continuous improvement and innovation and inspire employees to develop innovative solutions to improving processes, products, and service.
Lead by example to partner, collaborate and work closely with key organisational stakeholders on Portfolio specific solutions and services.

Key skills and experience.

5-7 years demonstrated knowledge and experience of Portfolio and Project management methodologies, including full understanding of lifecycles.
Demonstrated skills and experience in portfolio and project governance roles.
Excellent written and verbal communication/stakeholder management skills
Extensive, advanced experience using Excel, project financial management tools and systems including use of Project Server.
Certification in PMBOK, PRINCE2 or similar methodologies strongly desirable
Ability to analyse and synthesise data and information and understanding of benefit realisation management principles / financial impact analysis.
Ability to work comfortably with and ‘speak the language’ of both technology and the business.

It is an exciting time to be part of RACQ as we continue our transformation towards better, smarter solutions that deliver more security and prosperity for Queenslanders. We are big enough to make a real difference in our community, yet small enough to nurture your professional and personal development.

We are committed to ensuring that every employee has access to flexibility in their role. We encourage all candidates to discuss what flexibility means to you and how we can help you find your balance.

There are plenty of other perks, too.

Onsite parking, employee gym & café
Free Roadside Assistance, significant discounts on Banking, Assistance, Insurance and Travel products for you and your family
Significant discounts on holidays, theme parks, movies, new cars, experiences and so much more

Ready to apply? You’ve got this.

Please Note: you may be required to complete video interviews, psychometric testing, a medical and/or criminal history check as part of the application process.

RACQ is a Circle Back Initiative employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

Questions? Please contact Zoe.mchaffie@racq.com.au or visit www.racq.com.au/about/careers/our-recruitment-process

Work Locations

Eight Mile Plains 2649 Logan Road Eight Mile Plains 4113