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Project Management Office Assistant

Company: Nci Information Systems Inc.
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:As the Project Management Office Assistant, you will be part of a Project Management Office (PMO) team working to transform the culture of a client to become more disciplined in project management concepts, including agile work practices. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has experience as a Business Analyst in an IT environment with aspirations to take on a different role in an Agile team one day. You will be assisting the Program Manager in all aspects of the contract with our client ranging from managing resources and budgets to serving as the administrator of NCIs proprietary project portfolio dashboard product. You will participate in the product lifecycle including training, documentation, new product features, and testing.This position is located in Bethesda, MD. During the pandemic, staff are on telework until the client enters a phase when staff return on-site.Responsibilities:Highlights of Responsibilities:Assist the Program Manager to oversee our contract for a Federal agencyTrack budget approvals, create and maintain complex Excel budget spreadsheetsAnalyze the portfolio and project data ensuring quality dataTrack and monitor staff hours against budgetsCoordinate, schedule, attend, and capture minutes for weekly, quarterly, and ad-hoc meetingsAssist in business process and systems analysis, design, improvement and implementation efforts, and in translating business process needs into technical requirementsParticipate in the operations, maintenance, and enhancements of our project and product portfolio dashboard software; serve as the administrator of the software responding to client user needsConduct testing of release components of the product and update necessary documentation including user manualsWork with various customized client applicationsQualifications:Minimum Requirements:Bachelors Degree or equivalent related experienceMinimum of 2 years of professional work experienceExcellent MS Office knowledge, especially MS Excel and OutlookStrong oral and written communications skillsAttention to detail and demonstrated analytical abilityMust be able to work independentlyAuthorized to work in the USPreferred Education and Experience:Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, or related discipline4 years of work experience in the IT fieldProficiency in Excel pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and combined function formulasExperience collaborating with peers and leadershipExperience with Google Docs and/or Confluence is a plusFamiliarity with common Agile practicesExperience with meeting/video conferencing tools such as Webex or Zoomby Jobble

Keywords: Nci Information Systems Inc., Bethesda , Project Management Office Assistant, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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