PMO (Portfolio Management Officer - IT Directorate)

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Police Staff
Full Time
Information Technology
Portishead, Police Headquarters, Valley Road, Portishead- BS20 8QJ
SO 1

£33,915 - £35,982

Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.  

26/02/2024, 12:00

Avon and Somerset Police is a dynamic and innovative organisation, we pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages creativity and professional growth.  Offering hybrid working arrangement, you can work the majority of your time from home with weekly visits to the office.  Our office is based at Police and Fire Headquarters in Portishead, with free parking and a range of on-site facilities, including a gym and coffee shop.

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our team as a Portfolio Management Officer in the IT department. As a Portfolio Management Officer, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and coordinating various IT projects, ensuring their successful completion within scope, schedule, and budget.

You will have a pivotal role in the service request process and oversee the Resource Management System to schedule daily project activities effectively.


  • Collaborate with colleagues within the IT directorate to proactively identify inter-dependencies, risks, issues, milestones, delays, and generating necessary mitigation plans and reports.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project objectives, scope, and deliverables
  • Develop and maintain portfolio plans, schedules, and budgets
  • Coordinate and communicate with cross-functional teams to ensure project milestones are achieved
  • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying and addressing potential risks and issues
  • Provide leadership and support to project team members
  • Foster a positive and collaborative team culture
  • Ensure adherence to project management best practices and methodologies

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience in IT project management
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies
  • Experience in creating and managing project processes using Microsoft365 products
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams
  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software


Avon and Somerset Police offers a competitive salary of £33,915 - £35,982, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional development. Join our team and be part of a company that values innovation, teamwork, and personal growth.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.

About us

Diversity is a strength and individuality is an asset.

We recognise the benefit different life experience and perspectives can bring.

We are on a journey to become the most inclusive police force in the country. 

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Blended Working/ Hybrid Working

Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible.
This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. All applicants must reside within the UK.

Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
  •  Tattoos - you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos. 

Important information before you commence an application- for ALL applicants

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This vacancy is closed to applications.