At RM we provide technology and resources to the education sector, supporting schools, teachers and learners, with one goal, to improve education outcomes worldwide. What we do helps all levels of the industry, from preschool to higher education and professional qualification, our customers include schools, examination boards, central governments and other professional institutions. We have a clear purpose to enrich the lives of learners worldwide.
To better reflect the society that we serve, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive and welcoming for all. To achieve this, we create teams of talented people from different backgrounds and experiences and strive to be a business where our people can bring their whole selves to work.
The Assessment division provides industry-leading digital assessment products and services to examination boards, government departments and professional organisations across the globe. In addition to building on its significant UK market presence, RM is expanding internationally with customers worldwide, including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore and the Caribbean. This success demands ongoing product development, innovative use of technology and major service evolution.
Our award-winning portfolio of products and services delivers digital assessment solutions for organisations globally in the general qualification, professional qualification, and higher education sectors. Our products carry out hundreds of thousands of on-screen tests yearly and mark millions of paper-based scripts. We have partnered with the world’s leading awarding bodies for over a decade to deliver intuitive, secure, and reliable e-marking solutions. Every year more than a million people worldwide get the marks they deserve thanks to RM software products and services.
The Portfolio Delivery Manager will be an expert in using digital technologies to deliver new products and enhance existing products using agile methodologies. With a background in technology, project, and portfolio management, they are responsible for managing a portfolio of change for one of RM’s product families.
The Portfolio Delivery Manager will form part of the product delivery leadership team for several products and will be accountable for defining and managing the portfolio plan for a product family. Working closely with Development & Operational Delivery, Product Management and Product Architecture, the Portfolio Delivery Manager will ensure that the portfolio of change aligns with our business objectives & budgets and that there are effective processes to manage new demand (features, investment, defects, and operational service), workforce capacity planning, prioritisation, reporting and escalation management.
The Portfolio Delivery Manager will collaborate with Product Teams, Architecture, Project Management & Customer Account Management to manage the successful technical delivery of initiatives and empower the teams to deliver high-quality, secure and scalable products.
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The Portfolio Delivery Manager will work within one of Assessment’s principal product portfolios (e.g. Digital Assessment, Enterprise eMarking), to support the effective planning and delivery of a change portfolio with a budget between £2.5m to £10m per annum).
The Portfolio Delivery Manager will contribute directly to the effective delivery of the change portfolio for one of RM’s major product families and will ensure that the portfolio actively meets RM’s business goals (financial, customer growth and service quality).
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What’s in it for you?
At RM we recently introduced My Work Blend @RM which provides office-based colleagues with multi location and hybrid working options to suit them. As well as your office base, you can spend a proportion of your time working at other locations that suit your role and your life, including home, other offices, customer sites, distribution centres or on the move. We encourage you to discuss arrangements for this role with your potential line manager during the recruitment process. We expect how we make best use of hybrid working may continue to adapt as we adjust to our new ways of working.
RM is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all permanent and temporary staff to share this commitment. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.
At RM we are committed to making the recruitment process as inclusive as possible for everyone. Should you require additional support with your application or through the interview process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As well as a competitive salary and our core benefits package which includes private medical healthcare, life assurance and a Group Personal Pension Plan with higher contribution levels available, some roles are also eligible for a performance-related bonus.
There are lots of voluntary benefits too. You could buy additional annual leave, join our dental plan, sign for a health assessment, or take part in our cycle to work scheme. You could even earn yourself an extra bonus for successfully recommending a friend or family member for a position within RM.