Marsh & McLennan Finance, Portfolio Planning & Resource Manager - 8 Month Contract in Melbourne, Australia

An exciting contract opportunity for an experienced Finance, Portfolio Planning & Resource Manager to provide portfolio level oversight, structure and delivery across programs and projects within Mercer Pacific.

About the Role: Reporting to the Planning, Governance & Analyst Leader, this role sits within the Mercer Project Management Office (PMO) focusing on the delivery of repeatable successful projects using a consistent methodology within a framework that encompasses both continuous process improvement and benefits tracking. In addition, you will also:

Ensure effective financial tracking and management of the project portfolio and underlying programs of work Manage all resource allocations including resource planning and forecasting for the entire PMO resource pool and other key delivery resources Deliver on the annual Strategic Planning & Execution Team’s portfolio planning process through engagement with stakeholders, sponsors, resource owners, delivery teams, business owners, and leadership groups Identify and implement process improvements to the annual planning cycle QualificationsAbout You: To be successful in this role, you will have:

5-10 years’ financial services experience in a commercial analysis or financial reporting role Prior demonstrated experience in financial management, scheduling and resource management roles in a Project Management Office environment

Advanced Excel modelling and reporting skills

Ability to collate and present data and financial information into decision making processes for stakeholders and executive committees

Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills

About Mercer At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today.

If you think you meet these requirements and you are inspired to join a dynamic and international organization, we look forward to your application letter and resume. Apply now using the link below. Please note should your resume be shortlisted, you will receive a link from HireVue to complete a digital video interview as part of the recruitment process.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete Criminal Record check prior to commencement of employment.

Mercer is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex (including intersex), marital/parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. R_016098-en