20 Nov 2018

Full-Time Portfolio Analyst

Directline Group – Posted by AdminEngland, United Kingdom

Job Description

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. And they’re helping us transform the industry we lead.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Portfolio Analyst to further their career with us! We offer a permanent, full time contract in our office in Bromley or Manchester.

This role sits within Enterprice Change team and will be responsible for analysing the change portfolio analysis in order to provide insights for decision making. The role will help facilitate the development and management of an optimized portfolio, the creation and maintenance of a portfolio delivery plan and effective management of portfolio level risks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the execution of the pan-DLG prioritisation process across all BUs
  • Support the continuous review and maintenance of the pan-DLG prioritised change portfolio
  • Consolidate all programme & project activities into a prioritised change portfolio – responsible for accuracy, timeliness of updates and visibility of the portfolio to relevant stakeholders
  • Execute the portfolio governance framework, including setting up and running meetings, preparing inputs and circulating outputs from agreed governance forums
  • Work with Business Partners, Change Planning Leads and other stakeholders to resolve demand prioritisation issues and conflicts
  • Support regular review and assessment of the portfolio to ensure it reflects the dynamic business environment and is correctly prioritised to meet business requirements
  • Collate and aggregate all programmes and projects into the relevant portfolio management tool(s)
  • Identify improvements to the portfolio management process and support the management and implementation of process updates
  • Monitor adherence to the portfolio management framework and governance model
  • Identify risks and issues aligned to the portfolio and ensure these are recorded, tracked, monitored and communicated appropriately
  • Support stakeholder management (including Business Partners and Change Leads) to ensure the pan-DLG portfolio is defined, agreed, communicated and implemented in line with stakeholder expectations
  • Drive satisfaction with Portfolio Management processes through demonstrating effective and efficient service, influencing stakeholder perceptions of ECM


  • This role requires demonstrable experience of portfolio / PMO support in a large project environment
  • Solid experience delivering project MI and insight
  • A good track record of developing business relationships and stakeholder buy in will be key

Life at Direct Line Group

Let our colleagues answer your questions and tell you what it’s really like to work at DLG. Visit our discussion hub (https://directlinegroupcareers.career-inspiration.com/app/home/) to find out why Direct Line Group is a special place to work.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts – a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation’s best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.


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Job Categories: Analyst. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Job. Salary: Competitive.

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