Olympus America Inc. Project Analyst in Southborough, Massachusetts

Job Duties::

As a Title working on the XXXX team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. You will contribute to our mission by XXX, XXX and XXX. In a typical day, you will:

  • Provide organization with strategic tools.

  • Lead in the administration of the project portfolio database Partner with Program Managers and the cross functional Project Teams to ensure the submissions are created in alignment with established templates and accurate information is submitted to successfully meet reporting and meeting timelines.

  • Support project managers and cross functional project teams in the preparation of their content and presentations for the Therapeutic Global PAB.

  • Partner with Program Managers for the top 10% priority projects to gather and understand drivers and implications of project KPI’s as they are originally outlined and then through subsequent changes.

  • Develop and maintain applicable standard project and reporting templates and tools providing training and direction to new Program Managers as well as new functional members or participants.

  • Lead in the development and maintenance of a Global SharePoint Site that organizes and updates central project documents in a user friendly manner and manage access to the site for users/customers.

  • Prepare reports, dashboards and score cards.

  • Data collection, verification of data integrity, analysis, editing, collaboration with data owners and formatting of project and resource data.

  • Create presentations – both regularly scheduled and ad hoc as business needs arise.

  • Work with PAB leadership to develop and maintain agenda for PAB, coordinate meetings, minutes/actions, and deliverables.

  • Ensure meeting requests, rooms, meals, lodging blocks, are arranged as necessary.

  • Develop a system to track, organize, and communicate PAB action items.

  • Assist the PAB on recommended process improvements.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Project Analyst to join us in our Southborough office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Project Analyst is responsible for supporting the planning, scheduling, monitoring, controlling analytical and other tactical aspects of portfolio projects and initiatives for the Olympus Therapeutics Business. The incumbent will report into Global Program Management Office yet work very closely with the members of the Strategy & Portfolio Management Office team to establish an administrative framework for the Therapeutic Business project portfolio, including creating and maintaining a project database, reporting process, central project document repository and KPI tracking mechanisms. The Global PMO will work directly with the Regional Program Management Offices in Japan, Europe and the United States to standardize dashboards and KPI reporting. A key part of the Project Analyst role will involve cross functional communication and collaboration with different regions to gather and validate data for all programs and projects. The incumbent will be responsible for creating and maintaining reports and dashboards as well as generating ad-hoc reports as business needs arise. He/She will also be asked to help design and produce regular portfolio updates and communication to executive management and the Therapeutic Solutions Project Approval Board (PAB). The Project Analyst will strive for continuous improvement in the collection, analysis, storage and communication of information to and from our business partners. Mastery of Excel, Microsoft Project, and Access Databases & SharePoint is highly desirable.

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Finance, Business Management, Project Management, or related field.

  • Minimum of 2 years related experience as a Business Analyst, Communications, or related field.

​* Ability to travel up to 10%.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate strong mathematical or bookkeeping knowledge to support monitoring the integrity of data at the detail and the summary level.

  • Excellent attention to detail with analytical and problem solving skills and proven expertise in creating ad hoc reports or dashboards to analyze and evaluate data.

  • Experience in developing presentations and communicating data analysis or results.

  • Ability to support multiple projects and balance priorities with minimal direction.

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills with good active listening skills.

  • Demonstrates strong organizational and planning skills; strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with ability to work in a team environment.

  • Expert knowledge of MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Data manipulation, download and upload experience.

  • SharePoint site, Oracle and/or SAP experience.

  • Capable of large scale event coordination and facilitation.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus America Inc

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus America Inc at http://www.olympusamerica.com/

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Southborough

Work Location:

Southborough OCA

Posting Title:

Project Analyst

Job Family:

Product Support

Auto req ID:

4494BR

4494BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.