PMO Portfolio Analyst (03-1961)

The PMO Portfolio Analyst supports Atlantic Lottery's PMO in the reporting and measurement of project health for AL's project portfolio. The Analyst will analyze complex sets of data within a PPM toolset in order to provide conclusions on data trends on how the portfolio is trending. A product of the analysis is comprehensive and quality reporting on the status of the portfolio, AL resources utilization, project costs, project schedules, and PMO financials. The PMO Portfolio Analyst champions, analyzes and implements PMO processes, including the communication of all PMO processes and tools within the organization.


Process/Tools - PMO Toolset and process champion; responsible for toolset definition and management to facilitate resource capacity planning and management, time tracking and compliance, and associated processes. Support project set-up, closure, intake and archiving of project artifacts and maintenance of accurate project data. Ensure the PMO toolset and related processes are evolving as required.

Reporting/Analytics - Responsible for gathering requirements from the PMO and business to develop reporting from the PMO toolset that will support decision making and ensure the portfolio is on target. Analysis of resource capacity supply and demand, including collaboration with Project Managers and Resource Managers, to enable accurate planning and tracking of resource costs that contribute to the CPMO budget. Using the PMO toolset, responsible for educating the PMO on delivery health findings and dependency/risk issues as identified through analysis, contributing to projects delivered on time, on schedule and within budget. Will be required to analyze complex sets of data and synthesize findings to the team.

Portfolio Administration - Ongoing evaluation and recommendations to support the AL portfolio delivery. Resource Pool definition and management, including monitoring utilization, assignments and requests to Resource Managers to ensure appropriate resource assignments and time tracking compliance while identifying potential risks, etc. This role will contribute to PMO portfolio planning sessions and provide information from the analysis of the data. The Analyst will assist with preparation of materials and information for executive planning sessions, led by the PMO.

Training/Support - This role will be responsible for providing the PMO and the business with training and support as it relates to the PPM toolset, PMO processes, tools and overall portfolio and project updates and information. Provide support to the PMO team and project resources to ensure process quality targets are met and continuously improving.

Quality Assurance - Responsible for the execution and the continuous improvements of the PMO Quality Assurance (QA) Framework. Perform QA assessments and audit checkpoints by validating data for quality and completeness. Evaluate the results and provide process recommendations to the PMO team. Develop reporting for QA metrics and targets. Integrate QA standards into vendor processes.


  • The ideal candidate for this position will be analytical in nature and is driven by the need for continuous improvement.
  • Previous experience working in a PMO or on projects
  • 3 to 5 years analyzing data and providing conclusions
  • 3 to 5 years' experience in requirements gathering and report development
  • Ability to understand, develop and enhance processes and standard operating procedures
  • Quality Assurance, process and quality audit experience is an asset
  • Financial and Business acumen
  • Experience with resource Capacity Management and Time Tracking Tools is an asset
  • Experience with Project or Portfolio Management Tools is an asset
  • Ability to easily create and maintain great working relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communications

Work With Us

There are many reasons why we choose to work at Atlantic Lottery (AL) and one of the most important is feeling a sense of belonging and pride in being part of a company that exists to make Atlantic Canada a better place. AL wants to give back by investing in you through career development and growth that enhances your skills and leaves you feeling energized to come to work each day. We believe our most important asset is our people and we want you to progress at the pace of your talent and to the degree of your commitment. Does this opportunity fit within your development interests?

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About Atlantic Lottery

Our players have been having fun and "dreaming big" since 1976 when Atlantic Lottery started offering lottery games on behalf of the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.

The game options have grown and changed over the years and so has our workforce! Today's Atlantic Lottery has more than 600 employees, who are the heart and soul of our business.  We offer everything from dare-to-dream draw games to online bingo; breakopen tickets to sports wagering; and games in social settings and on the internet.

With games come winners - big and small wins every day - but the best thing about lottery games is that when you choose to play with us, everyone benefits. 100% of our profits go back into our communities. That feels good!

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