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Specialist, Portfolio

Kamloops, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
Specialist, Portfolio

Location: Kamloops, BC, CA

Job Function: Information Technology

Joining the Business Technology team at BCLC means you'll be working with cutting-edge technology to help build a world-class entertainment company. This is an engaged, innovative, capable group of talented individuals working in digital enablement, product delivery services, technology platform enablement, enterprise services, integrity and operations. This enables us to execute the purchase and validation of lottery tickets at over 3500 lottery retailers, manage a complex network of 12,000 slot machines and electronic table games across the province and provide the backbone for BCLC's eGaming platform, and much more.

We have offices in Kamloops and Vancouver and can also support 100% remote (from within British Columbia) for this position.

Job Summary:

The Portfolio Specialist works with project stakeholders and product teams to identify the active initiatives across the organization and the reports the health of those initiatives. As part of the Portfolio capability, the Portfolio Specialist is the technical subject matter expert for portfolio life cycle management and portfolio analytics. The Portfolio Specialist assists with creating the enterprise reporting that communicates the timing and progress of initiatives. The Portfolio Specialist plays an integral part in understanding the performance and delivery of value back to the enterprise.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Performs portfolio analytics and provides analytic consulting and input/outputs of project & portfolio management (PPM) software. Establishes, maintains and delivers reporting metrics for multiple stakeholder groups, both financial and management, in support of BT and BCLC's strategic plan.
  • Develops data and reporting functionality, including reports and dashboards, based on requirements.
  • Develops and maintains Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics that foster the measurement of throughput, velocity and overall delivery efficiency.
  • Recommends process efficiencies and improvements to project and portfolio management methodologies, including updating supporting documentation on a regular basis.
  • Leads, collaborates with and builds relationships with BT team members to provide insights into the overall success of delivery by product teams.
  • Performs access management, enhancements and ongoing maintenance of BT's PPM tool.
  • Supports project analyst duties such as purchase requisitions, budget forcasting, documentation reviews, onboarding and project coordination
  • Regularly collaborates with stakeholder groups to ensure data integrity and evolve reporting capabilities
  • Develops and delivers regular communications to the organization regarding portfolio. This may include maintaining Hub pages, Confluence sites, email communications, or verbal presentations.
  • Assist the Agile Practice in the development of product team metrics and transparency to support BCLCs initiative estimation and improve team performance.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • A certificate or degree in Project Management, Business Analysis or a related discipline;
  • 3 to 5 years recent, related customer relationship experience and or I.T. experience;
  • Experience with project management software systems and Jira would be an asset;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
Technical Requirements
  • Knowledge of business process engineering and of enabling technologies to support new processes;
  • Strong knowledge of program/project management methodologies;
  • Excellent business acumen;
  • Excellent facilitation and stakeholder engagement skills;
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Visio;
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills;
  • Exceptional written, verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Knowledge and experience with Cognos would be an asset;
  • Understanding of B.C. gaming industry would be an asset.
About Us:

For over three decades, BCLC has delivered exceptional gambling entertainment for British Columbians with the primary purpose of giving back to the province.

Currently we:
  • Operate provincial, national and "Instant Win" in partnership with over 3500 lottery retailers across the province.
  • Oversee 34 casino and community gaming centres across the province.
  • Provide safe, secure and legal online gambling options including sports betting, casino style games and lottery.
In the fiscal year prior to the pandemic, we gave over $1.4 billion back to the province to support healthcare, education, community groups, and much more.

To help us achieve this goal, we aim to have the healthiest players in the world by establishing a higher standard of support with evidence-based player health programs.

To build a rich diverse workforce representing the communities which we serve, we welcome applications from people of all colours and cultures, persons with diverse abilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community.

BCLC values work life balance and offers remote work options.

Relocation assistance is available for successful job candidates from outside BC.

If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance at any step of your application, please send an email with your request to

For over more than a decade, we have been recognized as one of BC's Top Employers - and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our employee and player experience. To learn more about BCLC, please visit:

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Please Note:
This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.

BCLC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated from Covid-19 (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with BCLC unless a legal exemption is obtained.

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