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Project Controls Analyst (PMO) - Newcastle

Newcastle Job No. r00192317 Full-time - On-Site

Job Description

Project Controls Analyst

Location: Newcastle Upon-Tyne

Hybrid Working: Please note - This role will require you to work from our Newcastle, Cobalt Business Park office 3 days per week.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

As a team:

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for our clients. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

In our team you will learn:

  • Our Advanced Technology Centre is a thriving technology and innovation hub from where we deliver high quality services to a number of private and public sector clients.

  • You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

As a Project Controls Service Analyst, you will:

  • Support successful delivery across the project management offices for large scale, high-complexity programmes

  • Use data analytics to uncover actionable insights and inform programme strategy via relevant tools (e.g. Power BI)

  • Work with delivery teams to understand status, issues, risks and putting in place mitigation plans

  • Plan and budget creation, management and control using a standard Project Management Tool (e.g. MS Project, JIRA, Confluence). This involves setting up plans, tracking actual progress, and reporting variances.

  • Manage internal and client stakeholder relationships

  • Liaise with Commercial and Financial Management teams to ensure that programme and corporate finances are aligned and that the Programme is delivering to target

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of various project control processes, including deliverable configuration management, issue and risk management, scope/change control, resource management, process automation and quality management including the application of outputs from these processes to improve project and programme performance.

Be part of a 'Truly Human' environment Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda.


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Experience as a project manager or project management office (PMO) analyst

  • Experience of data analytics and tooling e.g. Power BI

  • Experience in process automation

  • Experience working in multiple project methodologies e.g. agile, waterfall

  • Excellent communication skills – including verbal, written and presenting to groups

  • Commercial awareness with strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Set yourself apart:

  • Certification in project or service management methodology such as:

    • Project Management Institute certifications (CAPM, PMP)

    • PRINCE2

    • Six Sigma

    • ITIL

  • Certification in data and platforms such as:

    • MS Power Platform certifications (PL900, PL100 etc.)

    • Qlik Sense Data Architect Certification

    • Google Analytics Professional

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance being obtained.




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