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Senior Portfolio Manager

Req ID:  5972



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Portfolio Manager is responsible for managing and updating documentation for the global IT Portfolio on programs, projects, and service improvement activities. They will closely support the Senior Portfolio Manager in

tracking and reporting the benefits and value delivered by the global technology project and programs. They will also support in the development of global PMO and strategic planning tools (i.e., communication tools, dashboards etc). In addition to this they will assist in the creation and maintenance of a global project database that will track all project documentation centrally. They will also conduct reporting processes to manage KPI tracking against the global IT portfolio.


The Portfolio Manager will also assist in portfolio prioritization, strategic business planning, project activation, project execution, and global reporting.


“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce.” 

Job Duties

IT Portfolio Management:

* Support the development of an approach to prioritize and re-prioritize the global IT portfolio, accurately reflecting the dynamic Olympus business environment and technology trends.


* Support the designing of a decision criteria for strategic portfolio decisions aligned with the organization's strategy.


* Develop, manage, and update business cases for projects and programs across the global IT portfolio.


Global Program Management Office:

* Support the definition of the global governance framework for all programs and projects in the IT portfolio in alignment to delivery standards and policies.


* Document, update and communicate program level risks, issues and decisions.


* Track and document the performance of the global IT portfolio using established processes, tools and systems.


* Analyze, compile, verify data integrity, development, and delivery of reports.


* Support program evaluations to assess and assure that program and project objectives (time, quality, and cost) are being met, and anticipated Return on Investment is being achieved.


* Support the creation of impactful and compelling presentations summarizing findings and recommendations that lead to improvements of the portfolio and maximization of benefits.


* Other responsibilities / duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field (or equivalent and related experience).


* Minimum 3 years' experience working in a similar role.



Experience in formal project and portfolio management methodologies.


* Experience in tracking and analyzing resources and budget of a portfolio that is being developed applying agile methodologies.


* Experience in developing presentations and communicating data analysis and results to assist decision-making.


* Experience in Medical Device, Healthcare / Life Sciences space would be a plus.


* IPMA Level A or B or equivalent advantageous.


* Advance user with MS Project, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.


* Experience multitasking and balancing priorities with minimal direction.


* Experience in interpersonal and relationship building with ability to work in a team environment.


* Collaboration in a multicultural or international environment.


* Experience in creating reports and tools to analyze and evaluate data.


* Demonstrable strategic thinking and organizational skills.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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