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Lead PMO Analyst

New York - Posted on: Thursday 08/25/16


Job Description

The primary role of the Lead PMO Analyst working under the direction of the Financial Management System (FMS) Project Manager is:

• Design, maintain and modify structured processes and work productions in areas such as: a) project planning, tracking, and reporting; and b) project team organization, staffing and team set-up;
• Assist FISA Project Manager(s) with cost projection, tracking and reporting; and
• Provide FMS PMO leadership and guidance, and ensure PMO daily activities and work product deliverables are complete.
• Track and monitor project deliverables to an on time completion.
• Supervise FISA project management staff and ensure that a standardized set of procedures are applied to FISA application project work;

Position Roles & Responsibilities

The Lead PMO Analyst will perform the following tasks:
• Develop and carry out standardized project processes and templates for status reporting, project plans, and System Development Life Cycle deliverables for an IT PMO, including project portfolio management.
• Create and maintain project plans including establishing weekly, monthly, and quarterly project plan processes that include but not limited to deliverable identification, establishing a plan baseline, plan updates, and plan reporting.
• Establish processes for tracking and reporting deliverable status and ensure consistency across different FISA systems.
• Conduct portfolio management compliance monitoring.
• Develop and produce Executive Management status reporting.
• Responsibility for developing weekly status meeting agenda, reporting, and follow up action items to ensure timely completion of plan tasks.
• Provide training and education to business and technical staff on status reporting, creation of new or modification to existing project plans, and issue identification and mitigation strategy approaches.
• Manage project scope, risks, issues and manages meetings to reach results with minimal supervision.
• Build alliances with business analysts, architects, operations, and vendors to work collaboratively across business segments.
• Coach team members in project management disciplines.
• Track and report deliverable status, ensure consistency across different FISA system projects.



• Extensive hands-on experience working as a Project Management Office Analyst. Responsibilities would include managing the status reporting and project plans for 2 large projects occurring in parallel during the same timeframe for not less than 18 months in duration.
• Experience as a Project Management Office Analyst for a Software Development Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System (preferably an Accounting System Implementation).
• Familiarity with 3 projects involving a full system development lifecycle as a Project Management Office Analyst.


• Project Management Professional certification a plus.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the area(s) required by the particular position; or, 
2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to  "1" above.

Preferred Skills

• Proficient in MS Project including customizing MS Project fields for tracking and reporting status and portfolio management.
• Excellent skills with other MS products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio).
• Strong understanding of System Development Lifecycle Methodology (SDLC).
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Proven analytical skills. 
• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain project management metrics.

Additional Information


To Apply

External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID # 254149. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA. 



Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.