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PMO Analyst in Houston, TX at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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Job Description

Through our partnership with ICON, we are seeking a PMO Analyst in Houston, TX 77079 for a 6-month contract-to-hire role with one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world. The pay is $50-$60/hour.
Job Description: In this role you will support key IT Infrastructure Programs, Projects or Portfolios with standard PMO services. They may also work in the Central PMO function strengthening the services offerings and internal processes.  
Major responsibilities may include 
  • Initiation - Assist in setting up a project in project management tools & workflow systems, track the request workflows & prompt PM/customer for action. Set up time writing capability for project resources  
  • Accounting - Develop project cost estimate and associated reporting including roll-up and tracking of project/program spend against forecast/target budgets & benefits tracking.  
  • Reporting - Provide standard or bespoke reporting for the program and/ or business stakeholders along with valuable insights for decision making  
  • Assurance & Compliance - Ensure project confirms to the Shell project delivery framework and is audit compliant  
  • Governance - Set up meetings, help prepare for meetings, preparing slides for steering committee, logistical support, meeting minutes, follow up actions, managing documentation in SharePoint etc.  
  • Risks & Issues - Support the project manager with identification, tracking, following up and mitigation of issues & risks. Manage RAID log on behalf of the PM. Assist in highlighting & escalating supplier delivery issues  
  • Resourcing - Help to onboard program specific contractors through internal tools. Assist with contract end date extensions 
  • Document management - Create, support & maintain the internal program SharePoint site. Help/Guide the PMs to upload the documents in the right folders. Manage SharePoint permissions    

Top 3 Functional Competencies required for the role  
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management  
  • Collaborative working  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • 7 or more years of experience as a Project Manager and/ or PMO Analyst on any project type (IT/ telecom/ software development/transition/ migration/ process change/ transformation etc.)  
  • Worked through at least one full project lifecycle  
  • Awareness on Waterfall or Agile methodology  
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Outlook, MS Excel, MS Power Point and MS Word 
  • The willingness to support different time zones i.e. work in shifts (UK/ US), if needed  

Value Add Experience: 
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, V look up and H lookup 
  • SharePoint administration 
  • Knowledge of PDF and PPM  
  • Oil and Gas industry experience Role
  • Relevant project management certifications or training (PMP/ PRINCE2/ P3O/ MSP/ MoP/ Agile) 
  • Experience of working in global organizations with a good deal of cultural diversity experience working with senior stakeholders/ senior management a plus