PMO (Project Management Office) Trainee

Apprenticeship|London|Information Technology

PMO (Project Management Office) Trainee

London, United Kingdom Apprenticeship Information Technology



The IT infrastructures department, RESG/GTS (Global Technology Services), is at the centre of the transformation of Societe Generale's operating model. Thanks to RESG/GTS, the Group boasts one of the biggest shared service centres for IT infrastructures in the financial sector.


The position will be part of the GTS/GCR/RCO Team in charge of the security and oversight functions of the department.

The position based in London will cover all GTS UK and EMEA locations (14 countries) and will report to the UK and EMEA PMO Manager.


  • PMO Analyst role includes :
    • Provide PMO Support to all GTS/GCR/EMEA projects.
    • Prepare various dashboards for senior management.
    • Develop and deploy Project Governance across GTS EMEA.
    • Support annual budget exercise.
    • Assist PMO Manager with portfolio follow up.


  • Project Management Office
    • Organise, review and challenge Project Reporting process
    • Produce Dashboards and analysis for senior management on Excel & Power BI
    • Onboard every new Project Manager with governance
    • Support the functional administration of Project tools (Reporting, Time Tracking ...)
    • Support Project Managers with their day to day requests
    • Main point of contact for all Project Managers
    • Follow up project Budget v. consumption
    • Data drilling, dashboarding and analysis on APPTIO
  • Portfolio Management (Assist GTS UK and EMEA PMO Manager on the below activities)
    • GTS Portfolio follow up
    • Preparing support for and organising the Project Review Committee
    • Design and produce Dashboards and analysis for senior management.
    • Support and animate the Yearly budget exercise
  • Governance improvement
    • Develop and deploy new processes to support GTS UK & EMEA Project Management
    • Develop and deploy tools supporting Project management and Portfolio Management
    • Synchronise with Paris and other regions.

Profile required


  • Highly organised
  • Good communication
  • Advance Excel (Pivot, Macro ...)
  • Attention to details
  • Proactivitity
  • Teamwork
  • Fast learning
  • Understand and adapt to complex organisation
  • Knowledge in Project management is a plus
  • Knowledge in accounting is a plus

Qualifications required or desirable


Master degree or equivalent


  • English: Fluent
  • French: added advantage

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 210001AF
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/03/15
Publication date: 2021/01/25