(800) 774-8036

Sr. Portfolio Analyst

Orlando, FL
Date Added: May 12, 2022
Software Resources has an immediate, long term contract job opportunity for a Sr. Portfolio Analyst with a major corporation in Orlando, FL.
Hybrid role; on call/as- needed; partial remote opportunity for candidates local to Orlando.

Under guidance of the Manager of Portfolio Planning, the Portfolio Planning Senior Analyst is responsible for driving portfolio-level capacity planning, forecast rationalization and product/project priorities supporting the strategic business goals of the organization. The analyst will have accountability for the product/portfolio health maintaining reports and presentations for executive level communications. Responsibilities also include anticipating risks, impacts, opportunities supporting the product/portfolio as well as, rationalization audits of initiatives/products, support of system/tool integrations, and data integrity. The career path is to grow into a Lead Portfolio Planning Analyst role.

Key Responsibilities include:
• Own project/product forecast planning inputs for assigned portfolios ranging from ***M+ (and/or support large-scale portfolio) and accountability for financial targets
• Partner with Finance to provide cause of change for variances, assist in monthly/quarterly close procedures, and responsible for monthly/quarterly updates
• Consolidate, communicate, and partner with project, product & portfolio teams to resolve variances across the planning cycle; escalating risk when/where necessary
• Gather, analyze, and report on resource capacity and utilization for respective portfolios
• Lead, create, and maintain reporting solutions for portfolio-level capacity planning, forecast rationalization and product/project priorities for assigned portfolio to be integrated with portfolio wide reporting
• Ensure Project/Product Portfolio teams have the appropriate tools for project and portfolio planning
• Support accurate portfolio inputs within PPM system/tool to ensure accurate data for portfolio and partnering teams (i.e. Finance & Project teams)
• Develop effective partnerships and collaborate with leads across all departments in T&D
• Mentor and guide more junior members of the portfolio planning team
• Drive solutions for process improvements, standardization, and efficiency within the organization

Job Requirements:
• 3+ years Project Portfolio Analyst experience or similar role
• Experience with Project Portfolio Management software preferred; CA Clarity experience a plus
• MS Office proficient & expertise in equivalent software; expert in Excel
• Thrive in a fast-paced environment and able to juggle, shift gears and maintain a sense of humor
• Practiced in the basics of project management (estimation, project planning, resource planning, issue management, risk management, change management, communication planning)
• Strategic planning partner for key planning milestones (long term & annual planning)
• Understands the software development project lifecycle/methodology
• Able to meet deadlines and deliver under intense business environment
• Experience working with multiple creative and technical teams
• Excellent business communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
• Proactive and solution-oriented when managing issues
• Able to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management
• Practiced in negotiating with others in ways that result in win/win agreements and outcomes
• Demonstrated analysis/assessment capabilities
• Self-motivated and dedicated to performing above expectations
• Bachelor's degree required or equivalent job related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience using Clarity or PPM tools a plus

Required Education:
BA/BS or equiv exp

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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