Portfolio Director, VP
San Francisco Corporate Offices
At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here.
The portfolio director is a senior business leader responsible for overseeing and managing the full change portfolio (Programs, Products, Projects, including department level projects) across a number of business units that are grouped together as a cross-functional portfolio. The Portfolio Director role exists to improve the management and delivery of new capabilities, experiences and features for the bank, its clients and employees. The Portfolio Director contributes transformation of the company toward an Agile and productized delivery model.
What you’ll do as a Portfolio Director:
Key outcomes a Portfolio Director is expected to accomplish include:
A shared portfolio of projects, products, and programs that is tied to the strategic objectives of the respective business units and the bank
An articulation of clear business outcomes to be delivered by the portfolio, over the near, medium and long term horizons (outcomes are measurable and observable benefits to the banks clients, bankers, bank functions, etc.)
More efficient delivery across the bank by resolving dependencies and optimizing investments with close collaborating with other Portfolio Directors, identifying leverage opportunities where possible
Construct an annual portfolio of change to input into the bank’s annual planning process
Champion progressive adoption of Agile delivery methods and productized view of the portfolio
Ongoing (about quarterly) reviews of the portfolio for executive leadership to assess performance against delivering business outcomes
What skills you will use:
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Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.
We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.