Project Support Analyst

Job Title: Project Support Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Salary: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 69010-ITENG-REF_1489685972
Contact Name: Rebecca Fagan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2017 17:39

Job Description

Project Support Analyst - Rickmansworth - £200p/d - 6-month initial contract.

Our global client, based in Rickmansworth, is seeking a Project Support Analyst to work on a contract basis.

Job Purpose:
The overall purpose of the Project Support Analyst is to own and drive agreed aspects of the Project or Programme as agreed with the Project/Programme Manager.
Key accountabilities;
·Provide Project/Programme Managers with assistance in producing and maintaining meaningful plans in PlanView to enable the Project/Programme Managers to monitor progress against tasks, and analyse the information to track project status
·Update the plan to reschedule work and highlight slippage against tasks/milestones
·Assist Project/Programme Managers to create and maintain the project forecast in line with the Project Accounting Timetable
·Update Finances within PlanView with agreed project forecasts, in line with the Project Accounting Timetable
·Update Resource requirements with agreed project forecasts in PlanView, in line with the Project Accounting Timetable
·Raise and receipt purchase orders
·Initiate and/or track the process for setting up new starters to the project, as required by the project team.

Knowledge and Skills
·Experience of working in an IT organisation.
·Good understanding of a typical project lifecycle.
·Familiarity with project management methodologies, disciplines and tools.
·Experience of project financial accounting, reporting and forecasting.·Good communication and presentation skills.
·Proficiency in PlanView, with the ability to set up and maintain project plans.
·Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
·Proactive and able to work with minimal supervision.
·Good organisation skills and a high level of customer focus.