LMI

  • PMO Project Support Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/3/2019 9:11 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2622
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    LMI, a not-for-profit strategic consulting organization focused on the federal government, is seeking a PMO Poject Management Analyst with experience in leading or supporting government program management activities.

    The role of PMO Analyst is to support the PMO team including: tracking status of project deliverables and milestones; supporting the adoption of the project lifecycle and deliverables; project level risk, issue, action item/decision log coordination; monitoring the status of projects; coordination of the regular project level reporting; coordination of project Governance arrangements; assisting with the rollout of PMO practices within various stakeholder organizations..

    The PMO analyst will develop reports and dashboards for reporting on key performance metrics; run custom ad-hoc queries; and gather and analyze data necessary to support planning. Additional responsibilities include assisting the PMO Managers with defining and updating the project management processes, standards and governance.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with setup and rollout of PMO capabilities prioritized by leadership, based on industry standard best practices
    • Tracking status of project deliverables and milestones based on information collected from project managers
    • Partners with managers to identify metrics that can be used to benchmark, analyze, and report
    • Consolidation and analysis of the data collected from project status information, comparing results with baseline and communicating status to management for review
    • Gathers and analyzes data necessary to support planning
    • Proactively identifies opportunities to improve data strategy and data usage
    • Implementing, administering and updating PMO capability areas based on stakeholder feedback
    • Prepare for, facilitate, and follow-up as needed for all PMO meetings (one-on-one meetings, bi-weekly status, multi-business unit, quarterly IT Governance Meeting, etc.)
    • Enable site content management, and maintain user configuration/access permissions on the PMO collaboration site
    • Maintaining governance standards and reporting inconsistencies to PMO Manager for resolution
    • Coordination of project level risk, issue, action items, and decisions (RAID); regular follow-up on open items
    • Document standard operating procedures for PMO processes
    • Research into and contribute towards new PMO capabilities
    • Work with the Finance team on project data in preparation for the quarterly IT Governance meeting

    Qualifications

    SKILLS

    • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, are required.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required.
    • Intermediate-level knowledge and experience with Microsoft products- Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Word is required.
    • Ability to quickly learn custom software programs and database structures is required.
    • Good organizational skills and keen attention to detail is required.
    • Must be amenable to working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • A strong customer-centric approach is required.
    • Must be skilled at managing stakeholder groups and balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness.
    • Must demonstrate professionalism and a positive work ethic in all situations with clients, vendors and coworkers.
    • Must be able to work under deadlines.

    EXPERIENCE

    • Three or more years of working on projects within the US government
    • Three or more years of experience managing projects, or exposure to the end to end project lifecycle, or managing substantial parts of the project lifecycle is required.
    • Two or more years of experience in working within a structured project management framework is required.
    • Knowledge of project management tools and techniques is required.
    • Professional experience with Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel and Access required.

    EDUCATION

    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, or equivalent work experience.
    • PMP certification is preferred.

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