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Date Added: Thu 10/06/2021

Project Analyst

Tempe, AZ, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce has a client in Tempe, AZ that is searching for a Project Analyst. SummaryL The Project Analyst (PA) will be involved in portfolio management through compilation of project metrics such as progress against schedules, characterization of project slip, tracking project financial data, and the creationpresentation of management reports on project status and outcomes. The PA is responsible for working hand in hand with the product development teams coordinating information, providing support through data analysis, and contributing to overall strategy and performance evaluation. This position requires excellent verbal and written communications, and the individual must be comfortable using project management terminology to communicate project status, risks, issues, and dependencies. This highly organized individual must be able to work with internal customers at both the project and portfolio levels as required to help the business maintain and improve our ability to plan and execute critical RD projects in a timely and cost-effective manner. Responsibilities Serves as a key PMO contact for Portfolio Management and Data Analytics for both the Innovation and RD portfolios Works with cross functional team members, external stakeholders, and business RD leaders to track portfolio metrics, identify high risk areas, and propose process improvements where needed Provides clear and timely communications, including written reports, oral presentations, and status updates to internal and external stakeholders Works hand in hand with project managers to plan, organize and execute projects by providing critical data support as needed, which may require individual project work Collaborates with project managers to create monthly portfolio presentation packets for both the Innovation and RD portfolios Documents monthly Innovation Council Meetings and tracks action item resolution REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering with minimum of 3-5 years working for global corporation, preferably in regulated manufacturing environment Current PMP certification desired 3-5 years of overall project experience, carrying out tasks and activities 3-5 years of experience working with cross-functional teams Experience following a structured project management methodology on a project Experience working with a PMO Experience working with and presenting to project teams and management Experience with multi-site teams Basic organizational, project planning, scheduling and risk management skills Proficient in the use of all MS Office tools (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Microsoft Project, etc.) Experience in developing project repository structures and creation of core project deliverables Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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