PMO Analyst

Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
Requisition ID
2018-30935
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Category
Information Technology
Travel
10-25%

Overview

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Responsible for providing PMO support and project coordination services to Projects and Programmes within the GMF IT Function. To assist in project organization, governance and delivery of quality solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure projects are governed and managed according to the GMF Project Management policies & procedures and appropriate methodology.
  • Work closely with GMF NA to establish IO Project Managers in Planview and establish processes to migrate existing projects.
  • Ensure Project Managers update & maintain the Project Management Tool (Planview) as required & follow Planview processes.
  • Monitor the quality and timeliness of the project milestones and deliverables and the associated project activities
  • Support the distribution, storage and retention for project related reports, documents and other deliverables
  • Perform ad-hoc process assessments on all projects on or after key milestones have been achieved.
  • Collaborate with GMF NA to leverage their Project Management & Project Governance processes where possible
  • Mentor & support Project Managers on Project Management & Project Governance processes as and when required.
  • Communicate best practices and process improvements across delivery teams.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with Project Managers to assess project progress and provide guidance on Project Management processes.
  • Help maintain Sharepoint Teamsites for all Projects.
  • Maintain accurate knowledge of Project Management processes and support the PMO in the development of changes and improvements.
  • Support the PMO in achieving current key strategies (including Resource management, Investment Planning and Metrics Development)
  • Develop new processes to support Agile Projects and Release Clusters.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree is required; Master’s degree in business or IT is preferred.
  • PMP certification desired
  • Availability to travel or business purposes, potentially for extended periods (up to 1 week)
  • Experience with Planview or other Enterprise Project Management tools an advantage.
  • Expert at MS Project
  • Understanding of project methodology/CMMi
  • Experience managing projects.
  • Relevant Business/industry knowledge (Financial Services) preferred.
  • Proven experience of project execution processes through good understanding of project management best practices, methodologies and frameworks.
  • Proficient in written and oral communication skills.
  • Advanced people management skills
  • Organisation & Planning: can marshal resources to get things done: can orchestrate multiple activities at once to achieve a goal
  • Confident, Self-starter who can act on own initiative
  • Utilizes business and technology skills effectively
  • Keen sense to know what needs to be done to achieve project objectives vs. what is nice to have

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