Vice President, Delivery Portfolio Manager


Full Time


IT infrastructure
Lean Six Sigma
Portfolio management
Customer satisfaction
Continuous improvement
Computer science
Project management
Information Technology
Microsoft Office
Problem solving
Technical direction
Microsoft BIDS
Analytical skill
Marketing operations
Mergers and acquisitions
Impact analysis

Job Details

VP, Delivery Portfolio Manager

Ideal candidates have experience building out a consulting organization from a leading consulting firm.

Why WWT?

At World Wide Technology, we work together to make a new world happen. Our important work benefits our clients and partners as much as it does our people and communities across the globe. WWT is dedicated to achieving its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is also a Great Place to Work for All. We achieve this through our world-class culture, generous benefits and by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions for our clients.

WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ more than 10,000 people globally and closed nearly $20 billion in revenue in 2023. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to have been included on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For " list 12 years in a row!

Want to work with highly motivated individuals on high-performance teams? Join WWT today!

A Brief Overview
As a VP, Delivery Portfolio Manager in the Technical Delivery & Engineering Organization (TD&E) at World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of complex and transformational projects that generate over $300M in gross profit. You will need to build strong relationships both within and outside of WWT. The VP, Delivery Portfolio Manager will adopt, improve and apply industry best practices in processes, procedures and reporting to oversee and manage WWT's portfolio of projects. You will work with WWT teams, leaders, and customers to deliver the best business outcomes for our customers. This role will report to the Executive Vice President (EVP), Technical Delivery & Engineering (TD&E) and will coordinate across the sales, solution, and delivery teams to ensure alignment and collaboration to optimally deliver our portfolio of projects.

Job Responsibilities
  • Define and implement the portfolio management strategy, processes, and best practices, ensuring alignment with the organizational vision, mission, and goals.
  • Build and nurture strong relationships with clients, when required, to ensure a deep understanding of their needs, desired outcomes, and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Create and maintain relationships with SC&E and Sales to foster trust and suitable collaboration and agreement to manage customer expectations and communicate delivery issues effectively when necessary.
  • Bring the best of WWT to address clients most critical issues, ensuring their objectives are met with excellence.
  • Ensure the successful delivery of projects by effectively managing scope, budget, schedule, quality, risks, and stakeholder expectations.
  • Communicate and report the portfolio status, progress, and outcomes to the senior management, clients, and other stakeholders, ensuring transparency and accountability.
  • Implement best practices and methodologies to optimize project performance and outcomes.
  • Lead and mentor a team of project managers, consultants, and technical experts, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
  • Collaborate closely with sales, solution, and delivery teams to ensure seamless alignment across the organization.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, working with the sales and solution teams to generate proposals, bids, and contracts for the portfolio.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the delivery capabilities, processes, and methodologies, leveraging the lessons learned, best practices, and industry trends.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Computer Science, Project Management, Business, or Information Technology
  • Master's Degree Related Field preferred

Work Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years' progressive experience in a related field required
  • More than 10 years of experience in a leading consulting firm, overseeing and executing a range of large and complex technical projects for clients from different industries, technologies and regions.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling an external client portfolio of complex and transformational projects that generate over $300M in gross profit.
  • Outstanding leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in working and cooperating with both internal and external cross-functional teams.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills, especially in managing customer expectations, and setting priorities.
  • Effective leadership skills with the ability to coach and grow high-performing teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of tools.
  • Adopt and embrace the WWT culture and values.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Executive presentation and communication skills is a must
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from team members, stakeholders and peers
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Focus on data driven outcomes and metrics
  • Organization, patience, and composure will be essential in the navigation and prioritization of complex delivery against aggressive deadlines.
  • Remote position but some domestic travel may be required
  • This position will have direct reports

Licenses and Certifications
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through Project Management Institute (PMI) or Lean Six Sigma Certification through IASSC preferred

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The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:
  • Health and Wellbeing: Health, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Preferred locations: MO, FL, NC, TX, AZ, IL, MA, VA, AL, LA, GA, MN, OH, MI, WI, IA, SC