Senior PMO Analyst
Overview Sector: Government Location: Chippendale & Macquarie Park Type: 6 Month Contract (extension possible) Core Experience: Program governance | Risks and issues | Records management | Change Description Our client is an arm of the Australian Government and they require a Senior PMO Analyst to define needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to the Service Procurement and Business Efficiencies program by ensuring optimisation of the program through the application of consistent and appropriate levels of assurance and oversight. The PMO Analyst/Manager is responsible for centralising administration, performs reporting, forecasting, cost accounting, scheduling, quality and risk management as well as managing all program documentation. This includes leading and managing the development and implementation of program assurance, management reporting processes and ensuring best practice assurance management skills, behaviours and capabilities are inherent across the program.
Requirements 5 years' demonstrated experience in complex project/program environments, preferably in a Project Management Office. 5 years' experience specialising in Risk and Issue Management and program change. Strong analytical skills, both qualitative and quantitative, with the ability to assimilate information quickly and present findings in a concise and meaningful way.
Experience with stakeholder management. Actively develops good working relationships with all stakeholders and is motivated by the shared experience of working towards a common goal. Excellent communication skills, including writing effective business documentation, such as reports, briefings, presentations and options papers, together with the ability to verbally communicate the key ideas presented in the documentation.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills especially Project, Visio, PowerPoint and Excel PMI Accreditation or similar Project Management training Responsibilities Program Governance - Optimise governance methodologies through the application of consistent, appropriate levels of assurance and oversight at all stages of the Program lifecycle. This may include the development of project scopes and schedules; forecasting activities and resources for the Program; dependency tracking; facilitation and minute-taking at Steering Committee meetings; and facilitation of project closure. Risk and Issues Management - Effective identification, assessment and mitigation of risks and issues identified arising from the Program; maintain the Risk and Issue Registers; produce associated management reporting.
Records Management - Create and maintain files and documents in accordance with records management procedures, to enable efficient retrieval of information as required and archive project files accordingly to maintain efficient retrieval at short notice. Reporting - Coordinate the development of weekly ITS Executive and fortnightly Status Summary Reports, plus ad hoc reports as required. This requires....