Cargill PMO Analyst in Shanghai, China
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Position Purpose & Summary
A key member of Project Delivery Enablement (PDE) team is a supporting arm of APAC Project Management Office (PMO). It’s core competency supporting Portfolio, Program, Project and Resource Managers to apply Cargill’s Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) best practices for Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) Methodology, processes and tools. In addition it also provides key support to PMO and ensures responsibility for Demand and Capacity Management – focus on right projects and allocation of right resources. As a regional team it maintains a strong alignment to Global EPMO.
To drive discipline, efficiency and standardization, responsible for supporting a common set of best practices, principles and templates for Program & Project Management, Demand & Capacity Management. Provide key support in areas of report consolidation, monitoring and control. In addition support and/or drive PMO initiatives, attend to queries regarding governance, standards and quality expectations.
This role will require significant interaction and collaboration with requesting organizations and APAC RDC teams on adoption of PPM Methodology, adherence to structured processes and appropriate governance. This include the development of suite of Portfolio/Program, Projects, Demand & Capacity Reports, Metrics, Dashboards and Scorecards.
40%Portfolio/Program Management Reporting & Support:
Point of contact and validation of IT Demands Request
Perform Ad Hoc IT Demand and Project Analysis to ensure appropriate level of governance is in place
Support review of demand and capacity needs with RDC (Regional Delivery Center) resource managers
Responsible for monthly portfolio level reports, scorecards and metric dashboards for:
-RDC and PMO Leadership
-BRM Portfolio Management Reports
Work with stakeholder groups to understand report requirements to support metrics and reporting needs
Review historical demand trends, research demand drivers, prepare and evaluate forecast results
Prepare and maintain relevant reports, dashboards pertaining to demand planning process
Accountable for the quality and accuracy of reporting deliverables.
Expected to manage reporting requests and have a keen understanding of priorities and milestones
20%Process Management & Tool Support
Drive process adoption, oversight and governance to APAC RDC teams
Support and drive PMO initiatives
Support ongoing continuous process improvement efforts in these areas
Support Clarizen and Portfolio and Project management) tool
Support arrangement and facilitation of Governance Project Review Board meetings
Process Champion for Cargill’s PPM Methodology
40% Quality Control, Monitoring & Tracking:
Responsible for Small Work Performance Monitoring and Control
Drive data completeness, quality, accuracy and timely information
Maintain Quality control reports to ensure templates/formats/ timelines/content are globally consistent
Performance monitoring implementation
Support and facilitate effective project Quality Audits and Governance process for Reporting
Track and monitor Project Performance Review, Project Compliance Audit, Project Health Checks
Support Program Management Leads in Audit, Review and Quality Audit of project deliverables
Education, Experience, Skills
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in IT or Business Related field or equivalent work experience, preferably with Project Management exposure
2 years project management experience as a member or team lead
2 years working experience within a PMO advantages
Demonstrated successful track record of delivering effective and accurate reporting across project timelines
Excellent Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), SharePoint systems to an advanced standard
Analytical and process driven
Good time management
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to facilitate discussions and drive to conclusion within a global team.
Knowledge and experience in portfolio management and project delivery process methodologies, other associated methodologies, techniques and tools.
Problem solving skills and active inquiry skills
Ability to foster an environment which actively promotes teamwork and sharing of ideas and best practices
Comfortable dealing with ambiquity in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge and experience working with PMBOK or PRINCE2 or industry project management methodology preferred
Knowledge of Agile methodology, Clarizen tool advantages prefered
Job Information Technology
Primary Location China-Shanghai
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: SHA00856