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IT Portfolio Manager

Support Office»Technology


Job Reference: 210911BR

Dublin, City West



Boots Ireland is looking for a Permanent Full Time Portfolio Manager in our Head Office in Citywest, Dublin.

Boots Ireland is looking for a Permanent Full Time Portfolio Manager in our Head Office in Citywest, Dublin.

Reporting to the Head of Information Technology for Boots Ireland, you will work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders to provide the business with strategic delivery of an ongoing programme of transformation and various key projects and initiatives.

Working in IT at Boots means you’ll collaborate with various teams across the business to develop fantastic customer experiences. Within Boots you will have access to our learning and development platforms to enhance your skills and gain new knowledge, ranging from leadership to technical courses.

- Work with Senior Delivery Managers and Lead BA’s to plan and estimate the portfolio of projects for a rolling 12-month period
- Accountable for the overall governance, delivery and reporting on the plan of a platform to achieve successful delivery of projects
- Measure and report on the Delivery performance of the portfolio (KPI’s), with PMO support, and demonstrate measurable improvements over time
- Monitor forecast accuracy and track project budgets, actuals and invoice and understand the reasons for variances and take action to improve accuracy
- Maintaining an up to date and readily accessible view of the whole platform delivery to include costs, resources, key milestones, risks and issues
- Collaborating with Project managers and delivery teams to resolve potential issues rapidly


• Willingness to travel within and outside of Ireland – access to car required/driving licence
• Experienced in managing the end to end delivery of multiple IT projects
• Expertise in a relevant IT project delivery methodology and processes
• Experienced in financial management and control of large budgets (£1m+)
• Experienced in commercial awareness and supplier management
• Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
• Project management qualification, e.g. APMP, Prince2, MSP


• 5 years’ experience across 2 of the following areas of IT:
1. Design (Applications / Infrastructure)
2. Development (Applications / Infrastructure)
3. Support / Service Management
• Experience of managing projects with a team comprised of onshore and offshore resources
• Experience of a retail organisation
• Expert knowledge of processes in relevant business areas (e.g. Finance, Supply Chain)
• Collaborative stakeholder management and a confident communicator
• Proactive, problem solver with proven ability to work on own initiative with excellent time management within a Pharmacy environment.


• Generous Employee Discount
• Enhanced Leave Entitlements
• Company Pension

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; Click Here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).


We're always looking for people who care; people who go the extra mile to change things for the better. You'll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we can change for the better.
To find out more about life and careers at Boots, Click Here


A member of the Resourcing Team will be in touch with you regarding your application should you be progressing to interview.
We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to enable you to be at your best.

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