Reference # 20-00116 Title Oversight Analyst
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Right to Hire
Experience Level Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date 24-02-2020 --- 24-02-2021
This is a repost of 67232 please only submit new candidates.

This position has potential to become an FTE position after a year. It is NOT guaranteed, but possible. All candidates submitted must be capable of conversion if it is offered. The State of AZ does not have the ability to sponsor visas at time of conversion

Our Client is currently looking for an Oversight IT Analyst to provide statewide Project Oversight to support the Business Engineering team! This role is critical to the team's success, partnering with resources across ASET and Arizona state agencies ensuring visibility on current and future IT projects.

This role will be a key player in the pro-active administration of both the Project Investment Justification (PIJ) process and Automation Projects Fund (APF) oversight function for the Client.

- Analyzes PIJ submissions, project status reports, and project change requests.
- Responsible for reviewing and ensuring statewide PIJ/APF related projects are being delivered on-time and on-budget by Arizona state agencies.
- Responsible for working with state agencies to ensure risk mitigation strategies are deployed as needed throughout project life-cycle and necessary oversight accountability measures are administered.
- Work closely with the Business Engineering Financial Analyst to support oversight tasks needed for all APF funded initiatives.
- Will engage participating agencies as needed to ensure accountability measures as met throughout the project lifecycle. This includes partnership with the Client budget office and other Budgeting offices
- Responsible for delivering well organized analysis and project status overviews to multiple audiences as needed to provide transparency and drive accountability.
- Partners with multiple analysts to create necessary dashboard views and reporting to properly review progress of agency projects, provide transparency to interested parties, and gain critical insights into overall project portfolio health.
- Ensures projects are being managed and project status reports are submitted on a monthly and/or quarterly basis from the agencies.
- Will administer oversight accountability measures as needed.
- Updates and tracks agency communication, project, and PIJ related information in the CRM tool.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
- 4 or more years in Business Analysis or equivalent work
- Proficient knowledge of requirements gathering processes and analysis
- Experience in project management and program management a plus
- Government and/or State experience a plus
- Reporting data and trends with MS Excel or Google Sheets a plus
- Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with all levels of an organization
- Knowledge of the Project Management Methodologies
- Solid verbal, written, & presentation skills
- Understand technical information and effectively communicate it to non-technical business personnel
- Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to keep things moving and on track
- Ability to work in a team environment to collaborate on solutions
- Communicate effectively and properly under pressure