Junior PMO Analyst

Aberdeen City, Edinburgh, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

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

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Perth or Inverness

Salary: £31,339 - £35,892 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSE is currently undergoing a 5 year+ £1Bn IT transformation programme spanning all areas of the business to support its continuing strategy. Finance Transformation is in its 3rd year as a programme which has been simplifying its processes, systems, controls and data and is now embarking on a Digital journey to ensure its Finance function is fit for purpose and can move in an agile way to support the implementation of the ambitious SSE overall strategy.

The main purpose of the PMO Junior Analyst role is to provide administrative support to the overall programme around general project meeting facilitation and administrative support, assisting with and supporting project workshops, helping with issuing of communications, assisting the project managers in the maintenance of key project documentation and undertaking any other administrative tasks as specified by the Programme Management Office.

- Carry out day-to-day support activities to the wider programme team primarily around assisting with scheduling of workshops with both internal and external stakeholders, providing administrative support at workshops and any other general meeting support.

- Assist the PMO team where required with maintaining key project documentation i.e. project plans, RAID logs and action logs.

- SharePoint and mailbox management.

- Support the Change & Communications team when required with wider programme activity and communications.

- Form effective relationships with and manage programme stakeholders.

What do I need?

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

- Awareness and good understanding of change / project management methodology.

- Experience of demonstrating good planning and organisational skills.

- An understanding of a corporate finance function would be desirable but is not essential.

- A basic understanding of the Energy industry would be beneficial but is not essential.

- Keen to expand knowledge of change management and develop within the role.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop a career in PMO as well as project management.

About our Business

Our SSE Finance function has a key part to play in fulfilling SSE's obligations as a UK-listed company, providing expertise and services that can be shared across the SSE Group, and working in partnership with all businesses to provide services tailored to their specific needs. SSE operates in a highly regulated and increasingly competitive environment, and our role is to ensure that we gather, compile, analyse and recommend on the financial strategy for our businesses, identifying opportunities to drive efficiencies and create value for SSE now, and in the future.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Francesca on francesca.palmer@sse.com / 01738 344763.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.