PMO Analyst

  • Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Nov 01, 2017
Full time Accounting

Job Description


Location: Edinburgh (UK Mobile)

Salary: Competitive +% Flexible Benefits (DOE)

Clearance: Pre-employment Screening

Sopra Steria, European leaders in Digital Transformation, is going through considerable growth within our Financial Services sector. Our business works with some of the UK's leading financial services organisations, delivering cutting-edge & dynamic solutions.

We are seeking to recruit a highly skilled, client facing, PMO to join our Edinburgh operations on a permanent basis. This role will require applicants to underpin the project delivery mechanisms by ensuring that all business change in an organization is managed in a controlled way. This particular post will be working within a Cloud based delivery, and ideally it would be useful to hold such experience, yet not mandatory.

Responsibilities (not limited to)

  • Define the detailed scope and deliverables for the Project support office with both internal and external clients.
  • Establish and maintain Project budgets and gain acceptance for cost and where appropriate revenue and margin targets and manage assigned resources to these parameters.
  • Produce accurate Project forecasts and report on variance against forecast.
  • Support the delivery of services in accordance with agreed scope, acceptance criteria, time, financial and quality measures.
  • Assemble and update project or service plans, escalating deviations from published plans.
  • Compile project/service risk and issue registers and ensure robust management and mitigation of risk levels.

Essential Skills:

  • IT services background
  • Relevant sector experience
  • Planning, scheduling, risk management and change control
  • Reporting and Finance
  • Resource Management
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Negotiation and Influencing
  • Facilitation

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge on Cloud Solutions
  • Commercial Awareness

In return, you will be joining a global consultancy who offers a clear career progression path.

Applicants must hold a Right to Work in the UK, and be able to pass Pre-Employment Screening. Sopra Steria also offers the opportunity to develop career progression.


Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services. Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public-sector organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges. Combining high quality and performance services, added value and innovation, Sopra Steria enables its clients to make the best use of digital technology.

With over 38,000 employees in more than 20 countries and revenue of €3.7 billion in 2016, this is a great time to join the organisation as you will be pivotal to our continued development and growth plans. We're offering you the opportunity to do more too - using your business skills and knowledge, and your creativity, to add more value than clients would traditionally expect.

About this Company

On offer is the opportunity to work for a European leader in digital transformation. The roles come with competitive salaries, the opportunity for further development and the potential for a wide and diverse career within Sopra Steria.

Sopra Steria is committed to establishing and maintaining a working environment which is free from discrimination and which values all employees as individuals. All employees and prospective employees are selected, recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their skills and behaviour.