PMO Business Analyst

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Aug 3, 2022

Job Description:

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available (including up to 50% home working)

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission has a fantastic opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Transmission Business, within the Business Planning and Performance team. Reporting into the Performance Delivery Manager, you will contribute to the development and improvement of PMO services and support the operational delivery of the PMO Services. This will include the detailed development and embedding of best practice, processes, governance, reporting and supporting toolkit.

The duties and responsibilities of the PMO Business Analyst are:

- Lead PMO service delivery for assigned regulatory submissions (including annual regulatory reporting and Investment needs case submission).

- Implementing project management strategies on internal workstreams which will involve tracking and monitoring milestones and preparing update reports for senior management.

- Engage constructively and develop a network of a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external, working closely with technical, financial and engineering specialists to ensure effective communication of information.

- Report writing and presentation of information to communicate findings at a senior level and inform strategic decision making.

- Contributing to the development, definition, improvement and embedding of project management methods, systems, supporting processes, tools and techniques.

What do I need?

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

- An understanding of the electricity industry and the challenges associated with the journey to net-zero, as well as a basic awareness of the licence obligations under which SSEN Transmission operates.

- Qualified to degree level or relevant experience with well-developed communication skills with the ability to present and offer challenge to internal and external audiences on business-critical content.

- Experience developing solutions with Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI) as well as solid Microsoft Office experience (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams & SharePoint)

- Project Management skills and experience supporting an internal PMO function would be an advantage for this role. (Project management qualification is desirable)

- An ability to lead meetings and engage with stakeholders at all levels of the business is essential.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As 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, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

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 Iona on [email protected] / 01738 344049.

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.