IT Portfolio Office Analyst
£31000 - £41000
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Job Title: IT Portfolio Office Analyst
Salary: £31345 - £41496 depending on skills and experience
Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
Our IT Portfolio Office looks after over 100 IT projects currently being delivered across SSE in different Business Units. Its main function is to govern and control the £100m IT investment and to provide Senior Management with the right information. Consisting of three main functions: financial control, portfolio reporting, governance and assurance, it also sets the standards, methods and processes to deliver effectively projects and programmes and owns the Transformation Change Governance Framework.
The main purpose of your role will be to track the progress of all programmes and projects within the IT Portfolio, to report on the IT portfolio health, help identify trends and thematics, and issues that might impact the portfolio, provide insights and recommendations, and to support the ongoing portfolio governance and assurance arrangements.
Youll carry out day-to-day activities for portfolio-level reporting including collation of completed project report templates and required information. Youll also monitor compliance with portfolio reporting guidelines and intervene when this deviates or slips.
Your Skills and Experience
With a background in Portfolio Office or PMO functions, managing the reporting cycle on a large portfolio, youll be able to use your collaborative skills to coach others to complete required reports. Youll have experience of the full project lifecycle and of governance within projects and programmes and programme/project management using Agile or Prince2 methodology or similar.
Youll bring excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail and be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, use of macros, etc and demonstrate the ability to implement and maintain consistent templates for portfolio reporting, which can identify trends. Accordingly, youll be able to recognise and call out relevant early warning indicators.
Able to deliver under pressure whilst building relationships at all levels, its essential you can also demonstrate a customer-focused approach to your work and be able to present your findings to Senior Management.
We all have different skills here at SSE and thats what makes us stand out. We all 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. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we dont do it.
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Heres a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Closing date for applications is: Monday 1 July 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If youre internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If youre successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.