This role is responsible for managing, analyzing, and processing all projects that come through the project management office. Key duties include resolving time or budget-related issues, creating project progress reports, and gathering crucial project data.
Provides day to day support to project management team
Responsible for ensuring programme artefacts are developed and maintained to standard
Responsible for ensuring timeliness and consistency of project reports
Responsible for ensuring programme data is available to support programme dashboards and reports
Responsible for the development to programme reports to support regulatory reporting
Planning and implementing project management strategies, based on templates and toolsets
Ensuring project parameters meet clients' agreed-upon needs and expectations.
Monitoring existing projects to ensure timely execution and completion.
Gathering and analyzing project data to identify its weaknesses and resolve any time-related or budgetary snags.
Liaising with project team members and providing suggestions or solutions to unforeseen issues when needed.
Preparing project status reports for management review.
Communicating with clients about the status and progress of their projects.
Ensuring all project strategies are in compliance with company standards, as well as federal laws and regulations when applicable.
A bachelor's degree in project management, or a similar field.
Strong year's experience as a PMO analyst, project manager, or a similar role.
Excellent knowledge of project management strategies, processes, and tools.
Ability to analyze a range of complex data and make decisions based on analytical findings.
Great computer skills and knowledge of PMO software tools
Strong program coordination and administration abilities.
Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure.
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