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IT - Project Manager Analyst - Mid
Ref No.: 17-21776
Location: San Francisco, California
Start Date: 12/01/2017
IT Planning Analyst Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor of Arts / Science in accounting, business, finance OR equivalent work experience • 4+ years of related general business, reporting and analytical experience • Has strong knowledge of business and financial planning, professional concepts as they apply to the IT organization • Advanced understanding of financial systems and reporting tools (i.e., SAP Business Warehouse, Business Objects, Access) required • Advanced business analysis research and problem solving skills required • Solid problem-solving skills (i.e., exercises independent judgment and discretion to perform assigned tasks from low to average complexity using established procedures, standards, and guidelines) • Proficient with creating clear, efficient and control-oriented process maps • Strong critical thinking and ability to build relationships and have a healthy, challenging dialogue • Analytical skills - excellent with metrics and ability to easily translate data into conclusions and recommendations; detail-oriented; self-directed with strong organizational skills • Work independently on small to medium initiatives • Strong oral and written communication skills • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Project) and SharePoint or equivalent collaborative tools. • Experience with budgeting process • Strong presentation and inter personal skills • Workload/Time Management • Working knowledge of IT Business Unit budget processes. • Solid knowledge of finance and business planning, professional concepts as they apply to the IT organization • Solid business understanding of the IT organization • Macro creation/Visual Basic proficiency • Tableau proficiency • Python and JMP proficiency • PL/SQL proficiency Desired Qualifications: • Proficient with SharePoint Administration a plus • Experience in an operations environment a plus • Prefer business processes and procedures experience • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification • "Quick Learn" of subject matter and target culture 

PMA performs moderate to complex assignments with average risk in an autonomous fashion with limited guidance. Responsible for PMA-level support through the lifecycle of each project. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: • Collaborate with program/project managers in the development of program/project management documentation, business cases, cost planning, reports, work plans, and performance metrics • Create project records in databases • Record and monitor project issues, risks and change requests • Record and monitor project action logs and decision logs • Update and analyze project data and performance metrics; prepare and maintain complex presentations and spreadsheets for analysis and recommendations • Research and compile information for project teams • Set up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) structures and SAP orders for projects in standard databases • Ensure project control systems are in place • Monitor project financial performance • Train project managers on procedures, workflows, tools and best practices • Generate standardized and ad hoc financial reports • Help to define the Tailor Waiver documents prior to the review with the Quality CoE • Review time sheet delinquencies and follow up with project resources • Assisting the PM to complete project events including meeting setup, document distribution and other tasks, as requested • Preparing contract documents for the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) system which manages material procurement. • Monitoring Staffing Profile , if needed • Routing of project documents including estimates and contingency requests • Setting up AJE and PRJ in SAP BW for Project forecasting and associate these tracking plans to order groups Develop and maintain a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors and key clients. Distinguishing Characteristics • Demonstrates full technical competence • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance with moderate scope and complexity Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Advanced Excel Skills • Understanding PA processes, tools and tasks • Understanding of the Business and IT strategies and objectives • Ability to operate in a matrixed environment • Understanding of IT roles and responsibilities • Excellent communication and collaboration skills 

Comments/Special Instructions 
Additional skills requested include Python and JMP.