Sr. Manager, Enterprise Portfolio in Miramar, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

Great vacations begin with great employees! Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in Miami, Florida. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:

Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited is seeking an IT Delivery Team, Sr. Enterprise Portfolio Manager in Miramar, FL. The Sr. Enterprise Portfolio Manager will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of a project governance solution that focuses on prioritization, program & project tracking, and resource alignment across all IT initiatives. The Sr. Enterprise Portfolio Manager will support the implementation and administration of the project portfolio management solution across the IT organization with the goal of ensuring alignment across IT and its partners and improving the successful execution of IT initiatives. The Sr. Enterprise Portfolio Manager will partner across teams to enhance project intake/demand management processes while identifying improvement areas, create and implement recommendations and action plans. This role will train and educate stakeholders on intake/demand management procedures and ensure team members execute in compliance with standards. The IT Delivery Team, Portfolio Manager will maintain and support the development of project portfolio status reporting standards and metrics and will oversee reporting of their portfolio to IT Leadership on key metrics such as: budget health, schedule health, major risks and mitigation strategies, rate of new project intake rates, in progress initiatives, resourcing, etc.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supports the intake process of projects through the governance process, inclusive of IT projects and broader Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited initiatives.
  • Create a collaborative partnership among portfolio stakeholders that enables resource demand planning, budget management, initiative strategic alignment, change management, and project pipeline planning decisions.
  • Works with IT Finance to review financial health of their portfolio or projects and programs.
  • Manages portfolio management artifacts, decisions, communications, metrics, and reporting.
  • Supports Delivery Leads, Program and Project Managers within portfolio with delivery and reviews to confirm adherence to Delivery Team methodology. 
  • Develops and delivers project management training to improve consistency and quality in project delivery. 
  • Develop and deploy project and program auditing strategy with a focus on visibility into trends, communication to steering committees, risk mitigation
  • Support product management with roadmap development with insight contributions from within, and across, portfolio activities.
  • Build strong relationships within Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited to understand the business challenges and opportunities.
  • Support the development, innovation and adherence to the Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited IT
  • Delivery Team’s methodologies including the support & creation of project management best practices, tools, and ways for Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited to drive efficiency in order to reduce costs and add value.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Project and Portfolio Management tools (ex. Workfront, Planview, Daptiv, Clarizen)
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline or related subject and/or demonstrated capability through previous experience and education to perform job responsibilities 
  • More than Five (5) years experience in IT Program/Project Management with Delivery Team experience Demonstrated project portfolio management skills (project intake, resource planning, demand management, budget management)
  • Ability to manage small to medium sized projects- managing scope, schedule, resources, risks/issues, and cost, along with supporting large projects and programs.
  • Effectiveness working diplomatically across teams with varying objectives.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint, Outlook, MS Project, Microsoft Office tools
  • Creation of PowerPoint presentation for leadership audiences
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (Less than 10%)
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments 
  • Ability to work well under limited supervision in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and diplomacy 
  • Strong research, analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities  
  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • Scrum Master Certification a plus
  • SAFe Certification a plus


Majority of work takes place at RCCL’s Port location with selected assignments in other domestic/international locations and/or shipside. Select assignments may require partial to significant time shipside as well as at other RCCL operating locations domestically and internationally.

Join our team as a Sr. Manager. Once you apply, it will take you 10-15 mins to complete our application, which will help us better qualify your candidacy. 

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment. 

Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees! 

RCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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