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Project Analyst (ADM2 SC1)
Ref No.: 14-01250
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Administrative Office of the courts
Little Rock, AR
9 Months


The Project Analyst will be responsible for analysis, review, and documentation of projects through their lifecycle, which requires judgment and initiative, and is expected to be able to balance a heavy workload and competing tasks.

Local Candidates Only
No multi-layered vendors. Candidates need to be direct to the supplying vendor.


The Project Analyst plays an important supporting role for the Project Management Office (PMO). The Project Analyst understands the use of applications needed by the courts, has a moderate level of understanding of relevant court business processes, and is able to identify and coordinate resources necessary to achieve program goals and objectives. The Project Analyst is responsible for following and adhering to standard policy, procedures, and prescribed guidelines when completing duties. This position is responsible for analysis, review, and documentation of projects through their lifecycle, which requires judgment and initiative, and is expected to be able to balance a heavy workload and competing tasks. The Project Analyst reports to the PMO Manager.

JOB DUTIES:
Prepares project, programs, and portfolio reports
Verify project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
Prepare and facilitate weekly projects review meeting
Update and maintain project templates under the direction of the PMO Manager and the Senior Project Manager
Communicate with external and internal stakeholders providing basic project information
Support project managers at onsite project events at the PMO Manager's discretion
Monitor allocation of project resources and assist in project plan development
Provide training to team members and management on project management tools, processes, and procedures
Tracking and reporting project expenses
Analyze projects and project components to identify errors and trends across the portfolio
Maintain accurate records and logs for portfolio metrics and reporting
Develop and deliver presentations, training sessions and demos at the PMO Manager's discretion
Plan, manage, and monitor PMO related projects from concepts through implementation
Conducts project audits to ensure PMO processes are being followed
Using project audits, identify inconsistencies and possible areas for improvement
Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/ Certification
The formal education of a bachelor's degree and two years relevant experience, or five years of relevant experience is required. PMI Certified Associate in Project Management is preferred.
Experience
The Project Analyst must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio. Knowledge of Arkansas court systems and understanding of the use of technology in court applications is preferred. The Project Analyst will have regular contact with elected court officials and court staff, department staff, other state agency/institutions personnel. The Project Analyst must maintain a high degree of integrity, decorum and respect for court personnel at all times.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
o Knowledge of project management methodologies
o Knowledge of basic record keeping procedures
o Strong computer skills, interpersonal skills, and organization skills
o Strong analytical and problem solving skills
o Ability to work independently and as part of a team
o Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
o Ability to use computer hardware and software to coordinate project resources
o Ability to operate standard office equipment and computer software
o Ability to travel in state, sometimes on short notice
o Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and to analyze and compare data regarding deadlines and the allocation of project resources
o Ability to enter and maintain accurate data in the system
o Ability to effectively multitask
o Ability to work closely with Client technical and non-technical staff
o Ability to communicate effectively
Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
Expertise Rating
MS Outlook
Required
5
Years
MS Project
Required
3
Years
MS Visio
Required
3
Years
Experience Supporting Large Projects
Required
5
Years
Meeting Planning, Scheduling, and Facilitation
Required
5
Years
Expense Tracking
Required
5
Years
Preparing Presentations
Required
5
Years
Global Candidate Requirements
Skill
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of Experience
Expertise Rating
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Arkansas Police Background Check
Yes