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Project Analyst - Data Governance & PMO

Consulting | Chicago, IL | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

LSA is looking for a Project Analyst that will be part of an engagement team that is overseeing and refining the project portfolio governance. The Project Analyst will be responsible for supporting other team members and leading small efforts within the engagement responsible for supporting an Information Technology department’s Program Management Office (PMO) and its related activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage changing priorities effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Engage directly with the client, and their external service providers
  • Lead and manage project work using Waterfall or Agile techniques
  • Conduct analysis of client data sets
  • Recognize and mitigate threats to successful project delivery
  • Contribute to the creation of team deliverables
  • Manage and lead workshops, training, and meetings to their planned objectives and outcomes
  • Utilize and enhance reports and dashboards to promote data-driven governance compliance
  • Prepare status reports for regular portfolio reviews and leadership updates

Qualifications:

Required:

  • 3+ years of consulting work experience, preferably with a large firm
  • Project management software experience (e.g. Azure DevOps Boards, Clarizen)
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Word)
  • BS degree, preferably in Computer Science, Data Science, or Engineering
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

 Preferred:

  • Data analysis and metrics, process documentation, process improvement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel skills (knowledge of tables, formulas--including data formatting, lookups, and “if” statements; and pivot tables)
  • Agile and Project Management skills and Agile Scrum methodology
  • IT project management or PMO experience

  Local- Chicago based Candidates Only