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Kforce Portfolio and Project Manager - Remote in Phoenix, Arizona

Kforce has a client in Phoenix, AZ that is seeking a Portfolio and Project Manager for a fully remote - (West Coast hours required) position.Summary:The client is looking for an Enterprise Services Portfolio Project Manager. As we manage through the demand for functional work/support, implement new processes, tools, and ways of working across the company, portfolio and project management capabilities are a critical success factor. The Enterprise Services (ESS) Change, Portfolio, Program, and Project Management Office (CPMO) consists of a team of portfolio, program, project, and change managers that support the delivery of our annual and strategic priorities.Duties: * Portfolio and Project Manager will lead the portfolio management process from project intake through priority decision-making for any of the (15) functions; Specifically, Legal, Finance, Communications, and/or Human Resources. * Communicate the portfolio plan, portfolio value & status to appropriate stakeholders * Partner with local leaders & strategic planning partners/processes to develop project portfolio strategy and ensure the project portfolio aligns to strategic objectives and KPIs * As a Portfolio and Project Manager you will facilitate decision making meetings that result in project prioritization * Assists with and supports the development and improvement of portfolio processes * Portfolio and Project Managers also facilitate and drive small to medium size projects in alignment to company standards and best practices, which includes but is not limited to create clarity of scope for ambiguous projects that need definition, align sets of diverse stakeholders to future state vision and facilitate an approach for how to solve strategic and/or complex problems, which includes having the skill to break down elements of complex issues to deliver program plan and roadmap * Minimum 3 years of direct portfolio management experience, including 3-5 years with demonstrated success with managing complex projects * Strong verbal and written communication skills * Demonstrated ability to broadly influence and align stakeholders with diverse needs * Demonstrated ability to anticipate and work through interdependencies, roadblocks, and opportunities across a complex portfolio of varied programs and projects * Demonstrated ability to deliver expected business results * Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, dynamic and ambiguous environment Desired Qualifications: * Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP), PMP, or equivalent project management certifications * Experience leading global cross-functional teams Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours