Overview LMI, a strategic consulting organization focused on the federal government, is seeking a PMO Analyst with experience in leading or supporting government program management activities. The role of PMO Analyst is to support the PMO team including: tracking status of project deliverables and milestones; supporting the adoption of the project lifecycle and deliverables; project level risk, issue, action item/decision log coordination; monitoring the status of projects; coordination of the regular project level reporting; coordination of project Governance arrangements; assisting with the rollout of PMO practices within various stakeholder organizations. Responsibilities The PMO analyst will develop reports and dashboards for reporting on key performance metrics; run custom ad-hoc queries; and gather and analyze data necessary to support planning. Additional responsibilities include assisting the PMO Managers with defining and updating the project management processes, standards and governance. Responsibilities * Assist with setup and rollout of PMO capabilities prioritized by leadership, based on industry standard best practices * Tracking status of project deliverables and milestones based on information collected from project managers * Partners with managers to identify metrics that can be used to benchmark, analyze, and report * Consolidation and analysis of the data collected from project status information, comparing results with baseline and communicating status to management for review * Gathers and analyzes data necessary to support planning * Proactively identifies opportunities to improve data strategy and data usage * Implementing, administering and updating PMO capability areas based on stakeholder feedback * Prepare for, facilitate, and follow-up as needed for all PMO meetings (one-on-one meetings, bi-weekly status, multi-business unit, quarterly IT Governance Meeting, etc.) * Enable site content management, and maintain user configuration/access permissions on the PMO collaboration site * Maintaining governance standards and reporting inconsistencies to PMO Manager for resolution * Coordination of project level risk, issue, action items, and decisions (RAID); regular follow-up on open items * Document standard operating procedures for PMO processes * Research into and contribute towards new PMO capabilities * Work with the Finance team on project data in preparation for the quarterly IT Governance meeting Qualifications SKILLS * Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, are required. * Strong analytical and problem solving skills required. * Intermediate-level knowledge and experience with Microsoft products- Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Word is required. * Ability to quickly learn custom software programs and database structures is required. * Good organizational skills and keen attention to detail is required. * Must be amenable to working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment * A strong customer-centric approach is required. * Must be skilled at managing stakeholder groups and balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness. * Must demonstrate professionalism and a positive work ethic in all situations with clients, vendors and coworkers. * Must be able to work under deadlines. EXPERIENCE * Three or more years of working on projects within the US government * Three or more years of experience managing projects, or exposure to the end to end project lifecycle, or managing substantial parts of the project lifecycle is required. * Two or more years of experience in working within a structured project management framework is required. * Knowledge of project management tools and techniques is required. * Professional experience with Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel and Access required. EDUCATION * Bachelor's degree in business administration, computer science, or equivalent work experience. * PMP certification is preferred. EEO Statement LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.