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Analyst, Project Management Office

Company: Air Products and Chemicals
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description and Qualifications

GEMTE is at the helm of Air Products' strategic growth in the areas of all technologies and project sizes. The Americas PMO is responsible for ensuring adherence to our governance and work processes. The team coordinates globally to ensure we are leveraging cross-region improvements, and ensuring our controls are adequately supporting our project objectives.

We have an immediate need of a data analyst who will report into the Manager of the Americas Project Management Office (PMO). The Data Analyst, Americas PMO will have responsibility for managing our strategic regional KPIs including absorption, SOX controls adherence, time distribution discipline, and global resource planning. Strategic improvement areas that the analyst will lead include improving data visibility through dashboards, automated reporting, and work process continuous improvement projects.

A high performer looking to advance their career will be well suited for this role, which requires working with cross-functional and cross-regional teams to directly impact the top objectives of the Global Project Execution and Manufacturing organization. The role involves the following accountabilities:

  • Work with the capital project teams in all regions to assess and improve the adherence to SOX controls.
  • Work with regional and functional leadership in project execution to gather reporting requirements. Translate Voice of the Organization feedback into visualization specifications that can be fed to IT for the creation of automated dashboards.
  • Use continuous improvement methods to close gaps in our current processes. Examples of improvement objectives include reducing the count of unapproved time charging hours per month and minimizing the absorption variance to plan per cost center.
  • Work with the Global PMO to analyze and draw conclusions from trends in overhead budget, time charging, absorption, and headcount.

The candidate will have visibility at the regional leadership level with opportunities to interpret and present findings and influence decisions using data. Therefore, he/she must display an advanced level of communication and presentation skills. Those skills will be further developed in-role. The candidate must also demonstrate a strong will to succeed and demonstrate the core competencies of Drive Results and Develop Self and Others. Delivering results in this role will rely on an understanding of change management approaches and the organization's work processes. As the successful candidate matures in role, he/she will independently resolve anticipated issues. High performance growth in this role is anticipated to bring opportunities for increased responsibility in Project Execution or position the candidate well for strategic roles in Accounting, Finance, Quality, or Continuous Improvement.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, finance, engineering, technical, or other relevant field
  • Facilitation, Negotiation & Problem Resolution Skills. Ability to constructively manage conflict.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, with high emotional intelligence (EQ).
  • Highly polished communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent presentation skills.
  • Data analysis in excel and access experience is plus.
  • High ethical standards. Committed to integrity.
  • Experience using EPC tools, Ecosys and SAP is a plus.
  • Green or Black belt training in Lean Six Sigma is a plus.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Air Products and Chemicals, Allentown , Analyst, Project Management Office, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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