Arrow Electronics Global Portfolio Manager in Centennial, Colorado


Global Portfolio Manager

Job Description:

Principal Accountabilities

● Responsible for developing, deploying and training teams on global processes, procedures and governance which support end-to-end project management, project planning, budgeting, resource estimates, and reporting. With the assistance of local Project Managers, proactively assembles Portfolio level reports and performance.

●Implements and matures the investment management governance structure to enable informed decision making and transparency of these decision improving organizational accountability.

● Work collaboratively with the business and IT teams to establish global adoption of established processes, procedures and governance.

● Mature the investment management process with increased sophistication in prioritization, value management and benefit realization.

● Guides leaders to strategically prioritize, plan and control programs within their portfolios working collaboratively with the Business and IT teams globally.

● Works with IT Delivery Directors, Project Managers and Resource Managers to engage and ensure the availability of the required resources, in accordance with the overall portfolio delivery plan and the impact upon the portfolio. Monitors and tracks the Portfolio against delivery, cost, budget, forecast, schedule and quality targets.

● Leads critical, complex special projects as assigned by the ECS/AIS/AGS CIO that requires broad IT and business knowledge and expertise.

● Provides broad support to senior IT leaders, including managing security and audit risks, organizing large, complex workshops and meetings, and assists in tracking headcount and budgets.

Job Complexity

● Has a broad understanding of organizational structure, business practices and IT technology.

● Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in Project and Portfolio best practices.

● Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends solutions/best practices.

● Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify solutions.

● Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

● Identifies applications of functional knowledge and existing methodologies to complex problems.

Experience / Education

  • Requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience with a 4 year degree; or 8 years and an advanced degree; or equivalent related experience.

  • Experience managing across multiple global organization

  • Understanding of Agile and Waterfall methodologies and tools

  • Project or Program Management certification

  • Practical knowledge regarding ERP implementations, Cloud technologies, and IT Security risks and mitigation practices


Denver (Centennial)

Time Type:

Full time

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