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Portfolio Consultant

City:  Warsaw
Country/Region:  PL
Application Deadline:  N/A

Portfolio Consultant


Do you want to be a part of the world’s leading jewelry company while putting your experience in project management, digital portfolio management and PMO into use? If yes, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you! You will be part of an exciting and growing business area and work in an international organization of can-do spirited, passionate, and performance-driven people. We value flexibility, an energized atmosphere and treasure our informal independent working style. You are trusted to deliver in a setting where answers are not already given but can be found in collaboration with others. 


About the Team:

In 2023, we continue establishing our digital Portfolio & Planning team - a passionate team of thinkers, makers, and doers focused on enabling transparency and prioritization across Pandora’s digital portfolio of initiatives. Portfolio & Planning is a newly established team, primarily located in Copenhagen Denmark. We manage the processes and meetings governing Pandora’s Digital & Technology’s portfolio of initiatives. Our portfolio spans across D&T’s portfolio consisting of initiatives delivered either following our agile ways of working or more traditional methods.


Our three Portfolio Consultants support several products and tech domains with driving and facilitating portfolio management related processes like demand intake, asset capitalization, dependency management, risk—and issue management, as well as strategic resource governance. We work directly with colleagues, senior stakeholders, and digital teams, ensuring we have the right level of governance in place to deliver on Pandora’s strategic themes. In a defined cadence, we ensure transparency on the work, value and performance delivered by the development teams on a day-to-day basis.


Your Role as a Portfolio Consultant:


We want you to bring your expertise, ideas, entrepreneurial spirit, and doer attitude into this role. You will join us on a maturity journey implementing the core processes this year and expanding our scope as we grow with the domains. More specifically, we expect the portfolio consultant to focus on:


  • Support specific domains in orchestrating our demand intake process. Including to facilitate various portfolio review meetings and relevant decision points in close collaboration with key stakeholders across domain(s).
  • Ensuring the right level of governance across the D&T Portfolio – enabling transparency and decision making.
  • Contribute to the development of frameworks that support Delivery Managers and Directors in ensuring overview of dependencies, risks, etc.
  • Optimize and simplify standard processes through optimization of existing processes.
  • Actively participate in growing and continuously evolving a Unified Portfolio Management approach across the different domains.
  • Collaborate on analyzing and solving blockers within the D&T Portfolio.


What is needed to succeed:


  • +5  years experience from a PMO or Portfolio management function, supporting a complex and large digital portfolio.
  • Can-do entrepreneurial attitude, seeing opportunities in uncertainty.
  • Structured and detailed work habits combined with an operational and processes-oriented mind-set.
  • Change management experience or participation in larger digital transformation projects – preferably working in a virtual and matrix organization.
  • Excellence in communication and stakeholder management across all levels of an organization working in a virtual setting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, e.g. PowerPoint and Excel


Preferable if your experience includes one or more of the following:


  • Experience in facilitating and planning portfolio review meetings (preferably virtually)
  •  Experience from organizations working in hybrid setups (Agile/Waterfall) - ideally from a transition period
  • Understanding of financial terminology and interest in close collaboration with Finance stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience working in Azure DevOps, Jira or Power BI
  • Working in SAFe or other scaled Agile setups


Icing on the cake  


You will be working out of our beautiful Regional Digital & Technology Polish HQ in Warsaw, rapidly growing environment of highly skilled and experienced colleagues. Which is a key initiative that goes along with Pandora’s experience & ambitions.

You will also be able to take part in creating eco-friendly environment – that we are not only talking about – but implementing. The result is a professional and dynamic environment that is unique, enjoyable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here.


About Pandora

Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through more than 7,500 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs more than 26,000 people worldwide of whom more than 11,500 are located in Thailand, where the Company manufactures its jewellery. PANDORA is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2018, Pandora’s total revenue was DKK 22.8 billion (approximately EUR 3.1 billion).