PMO Analyst

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jan 8, 2022

Job Description:

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness, Reading, West London, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex

Salary:£26,120 - £34,500 depending on skills and experience + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Within the Future Networks part of our business, we are transforming the way our energy networks operate, underpinning the delivery of the smart grid. This will see Distribution Network Operators take a more active role in managing their networks, to address periods of high and low demand, and power outages efficiently, with new low-carbon solutions.

This role is key to ensuring the ongoing monitoring of project progress as well as successful delivery of the trials. A key part of the role will be to provide day to day project support including tracking and reporting progress, ensuring adherence to project governance and maintaining financial controls.

The key responsibilities for the role are:

- Carry out day-to-day support activities for project functions including change management status tracking, as well as the ongoing management and monitoring of the Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies (RAID) and lessons learned logs.

- Gathering and analysing project data ensuring that it is captured, managed, logged, analysed and interpreted in line with project templates.

- Monitoring projects to ensure timely execution and completion in line with relevant governance processes.

- Preparing and communicating project status reports for review by management and project partners.

- Support Project and PMO Manager with day to day running of project as well as supporting other project team members when required including programme and financial management.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Strong background in PMO functions including programme, risk, issue and change management

- Ability to manage, analyse, interpret and communicate key project data, both to an internal and external audience, together with strong coordination and administration abilities.

- High level of ability with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Teams and SharePoint.

- Solid communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

- Self-motivated with an excellent attention to detail. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and prioritise tasks.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738341514.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.