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Job ID: 48244
Lead Portfolio Analyst
As the Lead Portfolio Analyst, you will be an integral part of the team that defines the future of value delivery. 

The ideal candidate will thrive on constantly evolving playing field and will have the courage to turn ambiguous opportunities into actionable delivery. They will be adept at seeing the opportunity in change and feel at home on a high-performing nimble team.

When you’re at the center, you have to be able to adapt. A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate leadership in the following areas: 

Design the future of Enterprise Portfolio Management by using your expert knowledge of Enterprise Portfolio and leading the change through data-driven storytelling.
Support data driven decision making by developing enterprise level portfolio metrics that enable leaders to draw meaningful insight and make decisions.
Design, socialize, and implement portfolio standards to enable Domain leaders to actively manage portfolio risks and issues.
Work with a diverse group of stakeholders to identify and implement ceremonies and processes for the full project/product lifecycle.
Create and deliver targeted training and consulting to increase Portfolio knowledge and maturity.
Foster a culture of openness to enterprise thinking, efficiency, change and innovation.
Support efforts to drive consistent frameworks, tools & knowledge management across Global Technology, champion community building and practice sharing.
Sustain change and process improvement.
Counsel and advise on relevant Enterprise Portfolio strategies, policies, and external best practices; champion new, creative ideas through well-structured, well-supported and clearly articulated points of view balancing risk, reward and trade-offs.
Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices.
Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.
Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.
May lead functional teams or large, cross-functional project.

Undergraduate in business, math, computer science, or related field.
3+ years’ experience in Enterprise IT Portfolio Management.
6+ years of experience in Project/Product Management.
MBA a plus.
Strong analytical skills; advanced Excel and Tableau skills; advanced data skills (use of varied data sets, ability to quickly understand the data and produce relevant analysis, visualization, and level-appropriate messaging.
Demonstrated ability to deliver quick-turn strategic analysis for executive leadership.
Ability to tactically deliver messaging to multiple levels of leadership.
Knowledge and experience in a technology organization.
Experience with both traditional and agile project management methodologies.
Experience identifying, designing, and implementing process changes in a large organization.
LEAN knowledge and application a plus.
Comfortable working in a highly ambiguous, very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders, preferably in a matrixed organization.
Affinity for working in a highly collaborative environment.
Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. 

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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