• IT Project Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Req No.
    2018-2761
    Category
    IT
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Summary of Major Responsibilities

    The Project Analyst will assist Project Managers in organizing ongoing project and provides portfolio, quality and resource management support throughout the organization. Supporting the Project Managers involves monitoring project plans, schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures, organization and participating in stakeholder meetings, and ensuring that project deadlines are met in a timeline manner. Additionally, data analysis, technical assistance on the project management process and tools, issue management and monitoring of key project-related metrics will be required.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supports the strategic planning process and cross-functional business reviews to include development of in-depth analysis, executive presentations, and resource modeling
    • Owns the resource planning process to include maintaining resource management information and resource utilization modeling
    • Generates, validates, distributes, archives and supports project management documentation and reporting collateral
    • Monitors quality assurance of project implementation across a large portfolio of business and process improvement projects by establishing, monitoring and reporting on metrics to determine whether projects meet quality, cost and schedule targets
    • Schedule meetings, record minutes, and assist in facilitation during cross-functional meetings
    • Secure facilities, resources and equipment for cross-functional meetings
    • Creates and Maintains Program Schedule in Daptiv
    • Assists in following up on issues and completion of detailed tasks that result from meetings
    • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings
    • As needed, assists with project documentation updates and communication, including but not limited to, project schedule and PowerPoint presentations

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
    • 3+ years of participating in or coordinating cross-functional projects
    • Excellent communication skills are a requirement
    • Demonstrated experience working with project and portfolio practice, including project ideation
    • Demonstrates basic understanding of project management methodology
    • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to think strategically
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely as well as proven ability to effectively interface and influence at all levels of an organization
    • Moderate proficiency with MS Project as well as MS Visio, Excel and PowerPoint

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to work in an office setting, operate telephony devices, and a computer

    Desired Characteristics

    • Ability to collaborate cross-functionality to resolve complex issues
    • Superb communication, interpersonal skills with all levels of internal and external audiences
    • Ability to balance critical thinking and attention to detail

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    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

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