Portfolio Tooling Administrator - Planview
Direct Line Group is one of the UK's largest insurance companies and home to some of the best-known brands including Direct Line, Churchill and Green Flag.
Here, transformation is constant. Our change teams lead the way, shaping and delivering business change on an unprecedented scale. As one of the industry’s biggest success stories, we’ve got a reputation to uphold, and the evolution of an entire industry to chase. From organisational structure to people and processes, governance to location, our large scale, complex programmes affect every aspect of Direct Line Group’s development.
About the role
DLG onboarded Planview as a Strategic Portfolio Management partner in early 23. With capability releases and an increasing user base, you will identify and deliver configuration requirements and provide administrative support over the life of the tool in DLG.
What you'll do:
Optimize the configuration of the Planview platform to best suit our needs
Gather requirements, analyse, and improve the Planview functionality to ensure it is adding maximum value to the business
Manage data integrity within the platform
Maintain work and resource calendars
Update and distribute regular reports on work and resource metrics
Help with maintenance and upgrades of software versions
Maintain strategic hierarchy, OKR’s and other primary DLG Structures
Maintain both IAAS and integrations delivered through Tasktop
Provide Level 1 end-user support, technical/application assistance using internal tools for reporting and managing issues
Manage resolution of any eventual product defects and communicate with users
Maintain a relationship with Planview product support (errors, enhancement requests)
Administer resources including resource-related information and attributes
Manage reports and dashboards within the Planview platform
What you'll need:
Experience in SPM Tooling preferably Planview Portfolios
Administrator level experience
Information Systems experience in a large globally distributed environment.
Use technical knowledge to translate business needs to platform solutions
Stakeholder management skills
General PMO experience is welcomed
Who you'll work with:
Reporting to the Portfolio and Tooling Manager, you will sit with the Delivery and Transformation Technology function. You will work with our Change Delivery teams, business Tribes, Finance and strategy teams in two key ways; to supporting the ongoing daily management and maintenance of the Planview platform and identifying, developing and implementing Plainview capability and process enhancements across the organisation
Ways of Working
Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.
Read our flexible working approach here.
This role can be based from any of our locations, with some occasional travel to our London office.
We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:
9% employer contributed pension
50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We're delighted to feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making our business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.
We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.