Portfolio Analyst

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Location

Leeds

Hours

37.5

Job description

Due to the continued growth within the Performance team within William Hill and internal promotions, we are now in an exciting position where we are looking to add to the team with another Portfolio Analyst to support the different departments within the business


About us

 

We make a huge investment in everyone, offering great career development opportunities. Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we thrive in a fast-paced environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you’ll need to be your best self. It’s not just our colleagues we look after – we’ve got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling. 


Your role within the team


The role of Portfolio Analyst is to support colleagues across Technology and Product with guidance primarily relating to governance, tooling, finance and resourcing. This role comes with many opportunities for development and is a great step for anyone looking to build a career in Agile Delivery, Continuous Improvement, or Analysis.

As a Portfolio Analyst in William Hill you will take ownership of certain aspects of the Technology portfolio. You will be responsible for:

  • Completing resource and cost forecasts for your respective area, with input from colleagues in other parts of the business
  • Producing analysis on financial and resource information to explain trends and inform decision making
  • Looking for ways to improve processes within the team and in other parts of the business
  • Working closely with Agile Coaches and Delivery Leads to support Product Teams with their ways of working and providing assistance with the adoption of tools to achieve this
  • Ensuring compliance with governance frameworks.
  • Working closely with our colleagues in Finance, particularly each quarter when providing the latest financial plans, but additionally with any improvement opportunities
  • Forging good and effective relationships with immediate stakeholders within the organisation
  • Providing ad-hoc analysis as required by stakeholders at all levels of the business


Skills and attributes that we’d like to see from you


  • At least intermediate level on Microsoft Excel
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage senior stakeholders
  • Ability to problem solve and look at ways to improve processes and really run with it
  • Have a desire to learn, develop and be in control of your own career path
  • Have the ability to work independently and be confident in your decision-making


What we offer


In addition to the benefits you expect, like a generous pension, Healthcare and Life Assurance, we’ll welcome you on board with 25 days holiday (not to mention 8 bank holidays and an extra day for your birthday) and proper flexible working, where HR leave it up to us to agree on what works. You’ll can also look forward to a rewarding bonus scheme and healthy gym discounts. What’s more, our sports and social committee are on hand just to make sure that it’s not all work and no play.


William Hill in Leeds


Our City centre office is easy to reach, and surrounded by great places to shop, eat and socialise. Leeds itself is a busy place to work and a lively hub for digital and gaming companies - there's also five universities right on our doorstep. And away from work, we're close to the Yorkshire Dales and of course have got a competitive sports scene with Leeds United and Yorkshire Cricket and Rugby just up the road in Headingley.