Portfolio Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(12/27/2022 12:29 PM)
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


The Portfolio Manager oversees the Project Management Organization (PMO) for the Portland office, within the geospatial vertical. This role is responsible for concurrent management of projects, as well as providing support and leadership throughout the project lifecycle. The Portfolio Manager coordinates with and leads Project Managers (PMs) to ensure individual projects contribute to the overall portfolio success. The Portfolio Manager is responsible for resource and capacity forecasting as well as developing, implementing, and refining tools and systems to increase standardization and efficiency. 


This position works closely with the Account Management team and the Production teams, as well as with clients, to ensure strategic alignment and prioritize initiatives to maximize impact. 


Project and Portfolio Management:  

  • Coordination with acquisition for portfolio planning and execution
  • Monitors portfolio KPIs
  • Implements PM Best Practices
  • Capacity planning/labor forecasting intra-program
  • Provides revenue forecasting at Portfolio level
  • Creation of methodology standardization
  • Client status reporting
  • Sub-consulting (relationships, decisions to sub and capacity planning) 


Personnel Management of Project Managers:

  • Project Manager hiring
  • Performance evaluations
  • Professional development
  • Team initiative tracking
  • Leading best practices and implementing standards 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exceptional communication skills & professionalism
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proven development and implementation of strategic vision
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in times of stress
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with clients
  • Ability to develop and implement PMO best practices

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience  
  • Active pursuit of PMP or other Project Management degree or credential 
  • Competency in procurement, negotiation and finance
  • Client Relationship Management Experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • 4+ years’ experience in project management
  • 2+ years’ experience leading a PMO
  • Risk Management Experience
  • Experience in process development and improvement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a business, PM, science, or engineering program
  • MBA or equivalent education
  • 4+ years’ experience in a technical environment
  • 3+ years’ experience in project management and leading teams
  • Resource Planning
  • Experience in change management 

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume as one PDF.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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