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Portfolio Management Specialist

Job Posted: 15 November 2023
Job Updated: 15 November 2023

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Job Title: Portfolio Management Specialist

Function: Transformation

Location: Hybrid/Nottingham

Type: Permanent

Job Ref: 656

Salary: £43,520 potential to rise to £51,200 in year 3

Closing Date: 30th November 2023


NHS Supply Chain are recruiting for a Portfolio Management Specialist  


What does a Portfolio Management Specialist do at NHS Supply Chain?


This role is part of a team of 3 Portfolio Management specialists covering 3 primary areas; Change Governance, Planning & Reporting and Controls. These roles support the planning and delivery of the enterprise change portfolio using

appropriate portfolio management methodology to give assurance that intended outcomes are achieved. The first assignment of this role will be to enhance the portfolio controls to provide an integrated roadmap with robust cross-portfolio risk and dependency management, providing analysis and recommendation to de risk the portfolio and maximise outcomes.


What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?  



Significant experience in enterprise portfolio management

Excellent understanding of PMO processes e.g., MoP/ P3O or equivalent standard

Experience of influencing and managing stakeholders and third-party vendors

Ability to produce content suitable for Exec level meetings

Experience of working within a PMO and embedding change in a fast-changing business environment


Experience and knowledge of healthcare sector either public or private

Good understanding of Logistics, Supply Chain and eRetailer organisations

How you’ll work


This is a Hybrid role working 2/3 days in the office and 2/3 days from home. 


In return for your passion, enthusiasm, and hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive

the salary and benefits package, consisting of:


Performance led annual bonus scheme

27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days

Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 6% employee / 12% employer contributions of your base salary)

Access to Flexible Benefits Scheme – you will be able to choose from a variety of benefits such Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance and additional pension contributions that suit you

2 days paid Volunteering Leave

1 day paid Wellbeing Leave

Long Service Awards

Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts

Flexible working options

National Annual season ticket purchase scheme

Eye Care vouchers

Access to a free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme


NHS Supply Chain, who are we?


We are a part of the NHS family, and our role is to source, deliver and supply healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales. We make sure the products we supply are always safe, quality assured and delivered efficiently.


We’re always listening to the people who use our products, so that we’re aware of the changing needs across the NHS. In all, we serve every NHS Trust and operate a national network of distribution centres. We also manage relationships with more than a thousand suppliers, delivering more than 8,000,000 orders each year to more than 17,000 locations.


And by doing all of this on behalf of the NHS, this gives NHS staff more time to focus on their main priority of proving excellent patient care.


Our, Purpose, Vision and Strategy are clear. We provide direction, leadership, and commercial focus to improve health outcomes.


Vision: To make it easier for the NHS to put patients first


Purpose: Our role is to support the NHS to save lives and improve health



Be Authentic

Be Inclusive

Be Driven

Be Enterprising

Be The Difference


Other Information

SCCL is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.

For more information on SCCL and the NHS Supply chain please visit:

NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer


SCCL is a company Registered in England and Wales, with company number 10881715, to act as the management function of the NHS Supply Chain.

SCCL values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.

SCCL reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK.

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