Portfolio Analyst – Assurance

Home or Office based - London, Leeds, or Newcastle
£30,022 to £39,864 + benefits
03 Aug 2022
21 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent, Temporary
Full Time

Salary: Grade C - £30,022 to £34,846 (National Framework) or £35,040 to £39,864 (London Framework – if you are London office based or homebased and live within the boundary of the M25) – There is also an additional homeworking allowance of £514 per annum for those working from home

Contract type: Fixed term, Secondment for 23 months

Closing date: Sunday 21 August 2022 at 11.59pm.

Location: Homebased or Office based within London, Leeds, or Newcastle. Due to the nature of the role, there will be some requirement to be in the office to work with the key stakeholders and project members.

Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?

When thinking about what drives you every day in your job, what keeps you motivated and passionate about your work what comes to mind? For 3000+ people at the CQC, we end each day knowing that we have made a difference to the lives of those most in need in our communities. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourage care services to improve. We are looking for people who are caring, demonstrate integrity and work well as part of a team to join with us and share in this sense of achievement. If you would like to help us make a positive impact to health and social care within England, then read on.

Why this could be a great role for you…

You will provide insight, information, and support to strengthen portfolio governance enabling strong portfolio decisions and effective use of resources across the portfolio.

By performing a robust analysis of a broad range of data and information, engaging with programme & project senior stakeholders and reporting findings, the Portfolio Analyst will ensure that the standards defined for the management of CQC’s transformational change portfolio are applied consistently.

You will be managing portfolio level activities across PPM functional areas such as assisting with the development and implementation of a portfolio-wide approach to programme and project assurance, and the provision of direct support to PMO and change delivery colleagues across CQC.

Actively providing support and advice to colleagues across the organisation in the correct application and driving adoption of PPM standards, processes, tools, and techniques to advance organisational maturity and achieve continuous improvement.

What we can offer you...

Your health and wellbeing are important to us and are supported through generous annual leave (starting at 27 days and rising with service to 32.5days, plus 8 Bank Holidays), a cycle to work scheme, discounted gym vouchers and access to a free employee assistance service 24 hours a day. We also understand the importance of financial health and offer membership of the NHS pension scheme, contributing about 14% of basic salary. You will also be able to access discounts to supermarkets, high street stores, electronics, fleet cars, plus we also have an internal reward scheme which could see you earn yourself a voucher or two! All of our Homeworkers are also kitted out with everything they need to comfortably work from home.

We want to support you to succeed and be your very best, with opportunities for training and development along with the support of experienced managers and mentors.

We want to make working for CQC a great experience for everyone, and to role model a diverse and representative culture. To support an inclusive environment where colleagues feel empowered to bring their whole self to work, we support a variety of staff networks, including the Race Equality Network, LGBT+ Equality Network, Carers Equality Network, Disability Equality Network and Gender Equality network.

What you will bring…

  • Good analytical skills with a natural ability to problem-solve.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills.
  • A dedication to continuous improvement.
  • A strong understanding of portfolio, programme, and project assurance.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • An ability to create insightful dashboard analysis that simplifies complex data for wider circulation.
  • You will also be able to demonstrate your ability to develop dashboards using Power BI desktop to create and share insight for a range of stakeholder needs.

For an informal discussion or further information on the role, please contact Anna Marshall, Portfolio Office Manager (Central PMO)

Note for external candidates:

CQC are currently working through an organisational transformation programme which includes the creation of a new target operating model. This role is offered as a fixed term contract as part of the transition process to that new model. 

CQC is committed to promoting a fair and inclusive workplace where all our people can flourish and reach their full potential. We know diverse teams allow for a more creative and productive environment and therefore encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, gender/sex, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

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