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Project Portfolio Analyst

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Our Fortune 500 media client is looking for a skilled Project Portfolio Analyst to gather key data to support the project management and production of exciting digital projects! This person will flex their expert SQL skills to perform project audits, system administration, support to system integrations, data entry and quality assurance. Sound like you? Apply today! Our recruitment team will be in touch ASAP!


Key Responsibilities include:
• Leads reports development for all staffing and project financial reports via Jaspersoft (CA Clarity PPM reports development interface)
• Owns Production forecast for a small to medium portfolio and is responsible for monthly updates.
• Partnering with Finance to mitigate budget/forecast variances and assist in monthly/quarterly close procedures.
• Communicating project variance/burn updates to Project Management and Production; escalating project financial issues when/where necessary.
• Supporting ongoing maintenance and enhancements to the project estimation tool.
• Supports Production and Project Management departments in the bulk entry of data where needed.
• System administration of CA Clarity (supports day-to-day system needs)
• Creating and maintaining reporting solutions for Production, Project Management, and Executives.
• Ensuring Project Management and Production teams have the appropriate tools for project financial planning.
• Developing effective partnerships and collaborating with Leads across all departments.


Job Requirements:
• Expert in MySQL; experience building reports in Jaspersoft/Jaspereports
• 1-3 years Project Portfolio Analyst experience or similar role
• Experienced w/ Microsoft Project or similar tool; CA Clarity experience a plus
• MS Office proficient; expert in Excel
• Thrive in a fast-paced environment and able to juggle, shift gears and maintain a sense of humor
• Practiced in the basics of project management (estimation, project planning, resource planning, issue management, risk management, change management, communication planning)
• Understands the e-commerce project lifecycle
• Able to deliver under extreme deadlines and intense business environment
• Experience working with multiple creative and technical teams
• Excellent business communication, writing and interpersonal skills
• Proactive and solution-oriented when managing issues
• Comfortable when communicating with VP-level managers
• Practiced in negotiating with others in ways that result in win/win agreements and outcomes
• Demonstrated analysis/assessment capabilities
• Bachelor’s degree required

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