Robert Half-Robert Half Management Resources Healthcare Portfolio Manager, Marketing (Consultant) in San Ramon, California

Req ID: 154231

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Job Summary

Robert Half is seeking a Portfolio Manager, Marketing , who will capture and assist senior management with leading strategic and operational planning for Robert Half’s Marketing area. This role will manage ongoing interactions with multiple business functions and work streams, and have matrixed oversight of the new project intake and portfolio management of Branding, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Technology, Data Analytics and Global Marketing & PR programs/campaigns, projects and operations. This individual will enable cross-functional visibility into the portfolio to ensure alignment, identify overlaps, and dependencies as well as facilitate cross-business and technology trade-offs. Note: this is a long-term consulting assignment.

The position will drive and consult as needed with marketing domain owners, business owners and other key stakeholders to develop and manage the planning governance model, project structures, charter, timelines, roles and responsibilities, metrics/scorecards, budgets, ROI analysis, and working agreements. This role will partner with marketing domain and business owners to engage needed resources, define roles and responsibilities, and arrange for assignments of key project participants. The position reports to the Senior Manager, Brand Marketing.


  • Develops plans to ensure the most efficient utilization of the marketing organization’s resources. Ensures that the portfolio is goal-driven, up-to-date, and aligned with strategic marketing goals.
  • Ensures the delivery of the plan’s critical milestones, outcomes and results (on time; on budget; benefit realization; high quality; etc.)
  • Ensures plans are coordinated with other planning functions throughout the enterprise.
  • Provides portfolio management and analytical decision support services for a broad array of strategic and operational opportunities across the Marketing department including portfolio prioritization and rationalization.

  • Where appropriate, provides vendor management oversight and expertise.

  • Identifies and analyzes strategic alternatives for the organization and makes recommendations to marketing management.
  • Maintains portfolio management plan leveraging existing RH framework and delivers presentations to marketing leadership team and other stakeholders, as needed.
  • Develops ongoing portfolio process improvements
  • Develops monthly reports and analytics in support of strategic insights and prioritization decisions
  • Maintains and promotes compliance with portfolio management process and governance
  • Administers the project intake process and maintains the marketing portfolio of work
  • Facilitates the Program Board Committee meetings supporting trade-offs and decisions
  • Ensures process consistency, data integrity and decision quality
  • Has oversight over the project portfolio system of record application and supporting processes


  • Proven track record of leading project/portfolio operational planning for a larger organization.
  • Minimum 5 years of marketing experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of project leadership and/or management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing preferred.
  • People management experience.
  • Exceptional project and program management skills
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Change agent with expert ability to build trust and relationships quickly
  • Ability to flex as needed and feel comfortable navigating through ambiguity
  • Skilled in process development; use of lean or six sigma methodologies
  • High degree of ownership and integrity, holds self and others accountable
  • Manages stakeholders effectively and is politically-astute
  • Ability to think critically, strategically, and connect dots
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of urgency and personal motivation

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Robert Half International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran

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By mail: Please mail your cover letter and resume to:

  • Corporate StaffingRobert Half2613 Camino RamonSan Ramon, CA 94583-9128