Project Management Analyst

  • Category
    Engineering - Project
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently hiring for a Project Management Analyst for our client in Ottawa. This is a contract for approximately 6 months with potential for extension based on business needs. This opportunity is offering Full Time hours Monday to Friday. Salary to be determined based on experience, typical range is $60-70K.

The Project Management Analyst (PMA) is responsible for providing advanced support to program managers/leads. Key activities include developing, monitoring, controlling and interpreting program data including performance measures, financials, project plans, schedules, issues, action items, lessons learned, meeting minutes and any other data deemed necessary to assist the program in meeting its objectives.

Project Management Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Driving and managing the project master schedule and input into associated project plans, schedules and earn value systems
  • Supporting the planning, initiation and execution of work breakdown structures (WBS), work packages, cost accounts, earned value methodology
  • Assignment of resources using scheduling tool, analysis of resource loading, identification of critical path activities and recommendations
  • Set-up and maintenance of programs in earned value reporting system to facilitate the reporting of earned value, cost and schedule metrics against established baseline
  • Oversight, tracking and reporting of progress against established baseline
  • Support periodic schedule status and earned value reporting including preparation of presentations for company and customer programs reviews
  • Analyze and interpret cost and schedule variances and other measures of project performance. Proactively identify issues and make recommendations to mitigate risk
  • Maintaining schedule updates and estimates to complete (ETC). Preparation of baseline change requests reflecting scope changes as needed
  • Defining, documenting and controlling all project related data such as personnel loading, procurement status, defects, problems, risk register, actions items and review meeting minutes
  • Supporting program financial analysis by providing knowledgeable advice with regard to the reliability and associated risks of forecast data
  • Driving program close-out activities including preparation of deficiency lists and collection of close-out documentation
  • Supporting bid and proposal activities as needed
  • Providing support to other PMA’s as required
  • Other project related duties as requested


Project Management Analyst Qualifications: 

  • Proficient with schedule/planning tools (MS Project or equivalent)
  • Proficient with assessment of schedule goodness (critical path, 14 point assessments, schedule risk analysis)
  • Complete understanding of an engineering development/product delivery process
  • Proficient with earned value tools (Cobra or equivalent)
  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint software
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with program management and earned value concepts
  • Experience preparing project management plans and schedules, developing work breakdown structures (WBS), critical path analysis and risk mitigation
  • Excellent analytical capacity to interpret data and link to underlying causes, identify trends and problems early on in the program cycle and make recommendations in response
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, solving moderate to complex problems
  • Program Management:
    • Demonstrates full understanding, related application and implementation of principles of program management. The incumbent is expected to be able to analyze and interpret information, problem solve and incorporate internal/external factors to aid in making decisions.
  • University degree in a related discipline or equivalent working experience in planning, scheduling and project management assignments
  • PMP/CAPM certification would be an asset
  • Typically requires a minimum of 4 to 5 years of related experience, preferably in defense field


Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Secret Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.


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Reference number CA_EN_1_021956_1218035

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