Project Portfolio Manager – M/F/D

Permanent contract|Warsaw|Innovation / Project / Organization

Project Portfolio Manager – M/F/D

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Permanent contract
  • Innovation / Project / Organization


Project Portfolio Management is aiming at optimizing the operational efficiency of Global Business Service Unit (GBSU) by fostering strategic decisions, their execution and allocation of scarce resources optimization.

Chief Operating Office (COO) provides the visibility and transparency by setting norms and standards with standardized tools that allow to steer the good execution of the “Change the Bank”.

Within the GBSU Chief Operating Office team oversees:

  • definition of the Strategic Objectives, their steering and the proper use of scarce resources (Change The Bank Portfolio)
  • holistic view of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions Business Units (GBIS BU’s) project portfolio on financials and value axis in order to facilitate decision making at the right managerial level
  • methods, processes, and Portfolio Project Management Life Cycle (PPMLC) tools custody

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • facilitating GBIS steering by organizing senior committees aiming to review the execution of the “Change The Bank” and measuring the health of the business, with the preparation of Business Reviews (annually) and Portfolio Reviews (quarterly)
  • monitoring the execution of the portfolio with a close and impartial analysis of strategic programs performance (value, delivery, capacity, alerts)
  • coordinating the arbitrage process with a focus on the value proposition and the contribution to the Group’s strategy
  • setting up structure of certain large-scale cross-functional projects on behalf of GBSU/COO
  • facilitating the campaign to cascade GBSU's Objectives and Key Results at Sub Business Unit level
  • providing reporting elements required by external parties (Audit Division, Regulators)
  • PPM method, processes and tools custody (Project Management Life Cycle, Value management, Objective and Key Results)
  • being the Change management agent, providing trainings, presentations to various stakeholders

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • 7-10 years of professional experience with a background in project, program or portfolio management
  • Relevant work experience in project and/or PPM related activities
  • Certification in Project management such as PMP is a real advantage

Language skills:

  • Fluency in English
  • Polish language would be nice to have

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Knowledge of technology solutions: Excel, BI tools such as power BI
  • Knowledge of Corporate and Investment Banking businesses and environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a VUCA context
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Team spirit

Why join us

Société Générale Poland is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.


  • work in a growing environment with good atmosphere
  • benefit package including extensive medical healthcare with dentistry, hybrid work opportunity (2-3 days working from home), meal allowance, holiday fund and many more
  • access to learning platforms and language courses
  • opportunity for further development within the organization
  • support in a quick adaptation within the company
  • competitive salary based on seniority and skills
  • employment contract

Business insight

At Société Générale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 2400043S
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/03/21