Management Analyst

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Management Analyst

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
Some travel may be required

Columbus Technologies and Services Inc. is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers.  Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Columbus offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.  We are currently seeking Management Analyst to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
 - Competitive salary
 - Tremendous growth opportunity
 - Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
 - Learn more about what Columbus can do for you at

Job Description:
•Prepare and/or update reports, correspondence and other documents.
•Coordinate planning and scheduling of meetings and events.
•Utilize and stay current on available technology and office equipment.
•Monitor and recommend methods for improvement of procedures and functions.
•Complete project documents and tasks.
•Adhere to policies and procedures, including timeframes, for all milestones and requirements.
•Keep Lead Management Analysts aware of the status of projects being managed, including timeframes and document requirements, and key operational issues through formal and informal communications (e.g., status reports, e-mails, updates at meetings).
•Recommend changes to forms, documents, procedures, policies, etc., that will increase the effectiveness of the project area.
•Perform research on best practices for a succession planning program and provide data to build a framework for the infrastructure of the program.
•Answer and/or research project-related questions.
•Create agendas for meetings; work with Program lead on facilitation and documentation of meeting results.
•Utilize and apply management and organizational principles pertaining to areas of responsibility (e.g., succession planning) in order to plan and conduct complex studies to assess organizational operations.
•Identify sources of information/data for a wide variety of problems and needs.
•Analyze and interpret study results.
•Identify and gather information needed (via surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.) to clarify an issue or make a decision.
•Assess problems and identify solutions that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of resources and operations.
•Conduct benchmarking and best practices research.
•Analyze data in order to make comparisons and draw conclusions.
•Use established data analysis models and tools for analyzing qualitative or quantitative data (Excel pivot tables, etc.).
•Identify cause and effect relationships to solve complex problems for the organization.
•Gather and interpret pertinent data from a variety of sources and identify trends available through regular channels and alternative sources.
•Develop presentations based on data and analysis of the data and present to various levels of leadership.
•Use SharePoint site to store documents and access information.
•Work with staff on the creation of Succession planning trainings and associated documents, including a Succession Planning Guide and Toolkit.
•Create documents including but not limited to PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, word documents and email correspondence.  
•Identify and establish metrics and analysis to evaluate program goals and objectives.
•Summarize the content of incoming materials, specially gathered information, or meetings to assist OSPMO Staff; coordinate the new information with background office sources; draw attention to important parts or conflicts.

Required Skills:
•Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related discipline.
•Minimum of six (6) years of related experience.
•Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
•Expertise in data analysis tools (Qlik View, Tableau, Excel, dashboards)
•Moderate experience with SharePoint.  
•Knowledge of NIH HR systems.
•Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
•Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

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