Job: Project Officer

Title Project Officer
Start Date 2015-02-04
Location US-DC-Washington DC
Job Information

Position Description/Responsibilities:

CAI has an immediate need for a Project Officer to work on a long term engagement within the client’s current Infrastructure Delivery unit.  This position will be based in Washington DC.

 

 

 

 

 

Roles & Responsibility :

 

· Analytical Thinking:  Gathers and links data. Reviews for non-conformity and gathers further information in response to problems. Collates and reports information. Identifies direct cause-and-effect relationships. Identifies trends and exceptions. Investigates to define problems more accurately. Sorts information in order of importance. Identifies relationships and linkages between components. Identifies variable potential causes and effects. Solicits guidance to define criteria and assign values of importance and urgency. Escalates issues of both a routine and exceptional nature.

· Lead and Innovate : Applies critical thinking to current approaches, identifies areas for improvement, and tries new solutions that drive results. Considers own behavior in context of CLIENT’s values and mission and recognizes impact one has on others. Operates in ambiguity and changing needs and supports others to do the same.

 

· Deliver Results for Clients: Sets challenging goals that align with the CLIENT mission and is always looking to improve. Understands clients’ most pressing challenges and contributes to solutions. Takes personal responsibility for producing high quality work, identifying and informing of risks, and delivering results for clients.

 

· Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries : Keeps others fully informed to ensure integration and work consistency and displays a sense of mutuality and respect. Approaches conflicts as common

problems to be solved. Seeks and listens to input from others to inform own decision making and openly shares information. Frames thinking/actions with a CLIENT corporate perspective in mind.

 

· Create, Apply and Share Knowledge:  Contributes to the departments and CLIENT’s body of knowledge by applying lessons learned and expertise. Actively invests in own knowledge and seeks feedback. Builds personal and professional networks within and beyond the work group.

 

· Make Smart Decisions : Seeks and analyzes facts, data and lessons of past experience to support sound,

logical decisions regarding own and others’ work. Applies cost/benefit analysis to meet work program objectives. Contributes to decision making by providing relevant risk-analysis. Shows initiative when necessary, and makes decisions in a timely manner within own area of responsibility.

 

· Work closely with IT PM to monitor project milestones and critical paths to identify potential risk of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues.

 

· Produce project status reports for colleagues and clients.

 

· Coordinate staging of IT equipment/hardware in CO’s and their shipment to designated CO’s.

 

· Record/update all activities using the official project management tools, incident (trouble-ticket) management system, inventory management systems, etc.

 

· Support tasks for ISO and other audit compliance involving CO IT infrastructure.

 

· Produce management report; Coordination and collection of milestone/data from other leads/units.

 

· Maintain CLIENT’s Asset Management repository (Remedy) to have Country Office assets in order

 

· Maintain unit’s Standard operating procedures in CLIENT’s document repository

 

· Develop Standard Operating procedures and presentations :  Maintain unit’s Share point) and Spark Websites

 

Selection Criteria & Competencies :

 

Education

 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, and 5 years of relevant experience in the area of Information Technology.

Required Skills:

Experience

The qualified candidate will have:

· Knowledge with broad array of IT Infrastructure components and terminology, including hardware, Operating Systems, network, telecommunications, and database.

· Strong ability to assess requirements, initiate and complete task or project

· Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

· Experience with technical reporting and management tools such as Remedy, Clarity, and Crystal Reports.

· Ability to analyze information and draw accurate conclusions.

· Ability to apply problem-solving skills to evaluate and solve problems effectively.

· Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a multinational team environment and build effective working relations with clients, colleagues, and vendors.

· Experience with prioritizing conflicting demands in high-pressure and time-critical situations.

· Proven ability to work in a team environment and across organizational boundaries

Essential Job Competencies

· Technical skills: Very good experience in advance Microsoft office suite specifically in Excel, PowerPoint and word.

· Knowledge and experience in SharePoint or similar platform

· Risk Management – Identifies potential risks and develops preventive plans for procedural activities.

· System Development Life Cycle Knowledge (SDLC) – Coordinates required tasks for one or more phases of the SDLC.

· Business Function Knowledge – Involves the key players in identifying operating needs, issues and solutions.

· Business Requirements Analysis – Reviews customer business requirements and determines where support is needed relative to existing technical systems design.

· Client Orientation – Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.

· Drive for Results – Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results, and has the personal organization to do so.

· Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion – Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team’s work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view.

· Knowledge, Learning and Communication – Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner.

· Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making – Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others’ work.

· Ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships with executive management and multiple constituencies. Strong analytical, organization, and communication skills.

· Able to work independently and as part of a team, and solve problems using creative solutions.

· Ability to organize and prioritize workload, and remain flexible in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

· Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment. Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and work calmly and effectively under pressure.

· Ability to provide assistance and training to other staff members.

· Willingness to seek advice or assistance from the Bank’s technical staff when necessary.

Minutes writing

Ability to work flexible hours.

CAI is an EOE.

CAI has an immediate need for a Project Officer to work on a long term engagement within the client’s current Infrastructure Delivery unit with a Project Officer.  This position will be based in Washington DC.

 

Roles & Responsibility :

 

· Analytical Thinking:  Gathers and links data. Reviews for non-conformity and gathers further information in response to problems. Collates and reports information. Identifies direct cause-and-effect relationships. Identifies trends and exceptions. Investigates to define problems more accurately. Sorts information in order of importance. Identifies relationships and linkages between components. Identifies variable potential causes and effects. Solicits guidance to define criteria and assign values of importance and urgency. Escalates issues of both a routine and exceptional nature.

· Lead and Innovate : Applies critical thinking to current approaches, identifies areas for improvement, and tries new solutions that drive results. Considers own behavior in context of CLIENT’s values and mission and recognizes impact one has on others. Operates in ambiguity and changing needs and supports others to do the same.

 

· Deliver Results for Clients: Sets challenging goals that align with the CLIENT mission and is always looking to improve. Understands clients’ most pressing challenges and contributes to solutions. Takes personal responsibility for producing high quality work, identifying and informing of risks, and delivering results for clients.

 

· Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries : Keeps others fully informed to ensure integration and work consistency and displays a sense of mutuality and respect. Approaches conflicts as common

problems to be solved. Seeks and listens to input from others to inform own decision making and openly shares information. Frames thinking/actions with a CLIENT corporate perspective in mind.

 

· Create, Apply and Share Knowledge:  Contributes to the departments and CLIENT’s body of knowledge by applying lessons learned and expertise. Actively invests in own knowledge and seeks feedback. Builds personal and professional networks within and beyond the work group.

 

· Make Smart Decisions : Seeks and analyzes facts, data and lessons of past experience to support sound,

logical decisions regarding own and others’ work. Applies cost/benefit analysis to meet work program objectives. Contributes to decision making by providing relevant risk-analysis. Shows initiative when necessary, and makes decisions in a timely manner within own area of responsibility.

 

· Work closely with IT PM to monitor project milestones and critical paths to identify potential risk of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues.

 

· Produce project status reports for colleagues and clients.

 

· Coordinate staging of IT equipment/hardware in CO’s and their shipment to designated CO’s.

 

· Record/update all activities using the official project management tools, incident (trouble-ticket) management system, inventory management systems, etc.

 

· Support tasks for ISO and other audit compliance involving CO IT infrastructure.

 

· Produce management report; Coordination and collection of milestone/data from other leads/units.

 

· Maintain CLIENT’s Asset Management repository (Remedy) to have Country Office assets in order

 

· Maintain unit’s Standard operating procedures in CLIENT’s document repository

 

· Develop Standard Operating procedures and presentations :  Maintain unit’s Share point) and Spark Websites

 

Selection Criteria & Competencies :

 

Education

 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, and 5 years of relevant experience in the area of Information Technology.

Required Skills:

Experience

The qualified candidate will have:

· Knowledge with broad array of IT Infrastructure components and terminology, including hardware, Operating Systems, network, telecommunications, and database.

· Strong ability to assess requirements, initiate and complete task or project

· Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

· Experience with technical reporting and management tools such as Remedy, Clarity, and Crystal Reports.

· Ability to analyze information and draw accurate conclusions.

· Ability to apply problem-solving skills to evaluate and solve problems effectively.

· Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a multinational team environment and build effective working relations with clients, colleagues, and vendors.

· Experience with prioritizing conflicting demands in high-pressure and time-critical situations.

· Proven ability to work in a team environment and across organizational boundaries

Essential Job Competencies

· Technical skills: Very good experience in advance Microsoft office suite specifically in Excel, PowerPoint and word.

· Knowledge and experience in SharePoint or similar platform

· Risk Management – Identifies potential risks and develops preventive plans for procedural activities.

· System Development Life Cycle Knowledge (SDLC) – Coordinates required tasks for one or more phases of the SDLC.

· Business Function Knowledge – Involves the key players in identifying operating needs, issues and solutions.

· Business Requirements Analysis – Reviews customer business requirements and determines where support is needed relative to existing technical systems design.

· Client Orientation – Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.

· Drive for Results – Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results, and has the personal organization to do so.

· Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion – Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team’s work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view.

· Knowledge, Learning and Communication – Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner.

· Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making – Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others’ work.

· Ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships with executive management and multiple constituencies. Strong analytical, organization, and communication skills.

· Able to work independently and as part of a team, and solve problems using creative solutions.

· Ability to organize and prioritize workload, and remain flexible in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

· Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment. Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and work calmly and effectively under pressure.

· Ability to provide assistance and training to other staff members.

· Willingness to seek advice or assistance from the Bank’s technical staff when necessary.

Minutes writing

Ability to work flexible hours.

Job Description

Position Requirements/Technical Skills:

Experience

The qualified candidate will have:

· Knowledge with broad array of IT Infrastructure components and terminology, including hardware, Operating Systems, network, telecommunications, and database.

· Strong ability to assess requirements, initiate and complete task or project

· Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

· Experience with technical reporting and management tools such as Remedy, Clarity, and Crystal Reports.

· Ability to analyze information and draw accurate conclusions.

· Ability to apply problem-solving skills to evaluate and solve problems effectively.

· Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a multinational team environment and build effective working relations with clients, colleagues, and vendors.

· Experience with prioritizing conflicting demands in high-pressure and time-critical situations.

· Proven ability to work in a team environment and across organizational boundaries

Essential Job Competencies

· Technical skills: Very good experience in advance Microsoft office suite specifically in Excel, PowerPoint and word.

· Knowledge and experience in SharePoint or similar platform

· Risk Management – Identifies potential risks and develops preventive plans for procedural activities.

· System Development Life Cycle Knowledge (SDLC) – Coordinates required tasks for one or more phases of the SDLC.

· Business Function Knowledge – Involves the key players in identifying operating needs, issues and solutions.

· Business Requirements Analysis – Reviews customer business requirements and determines where support is needed relative to existing technical systems design.

· Client Orientation – Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.

· Drive for Results – Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results, and has the personal organization to do so.

· Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion – Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team’s work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view.

· Knowledge, Learning and Communication – Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner.

· Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making – Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others’ work.

· Ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships with executive management and multiple constituencies. Strong analytical, organization, and communication skills.

· Able to work independently and as part of a team, and solve problems using creative solutions.

· Ability to organize and prioritize workload, and remain flexible in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

· Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment. Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and work calmly and effectively under pressure.

· Ability to provide assistance and training to other staff members.

· Willingness to seek advice or assistance from the Bank’s technical staff when necessary.

Minutes writting

Ability to work flexible hours.

 

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