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Project Analysts Manager - Shared Services

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Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48373


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees team of Project Analysts for NA region; ensuring resources are allocated appropriately and utilized effectively to meet project portfolio demand and efficient project delivery execution.
  • Assignment of resources according to project demand and scope in a strategic and optimized manner; regularly and effectively communicates with team members and leadership on resourcing strategy
  • Monitors current team’s skillset, identifies and regulates gaps in depth/breadth of knowledge, and appropriately anticipates and executes development plans to meet future skillset requirements
  • Manages and develops teams, conducts goal setting, and performance appraisal processes to prioritize and align with overall company and function wide goals and objectives.
  • Acts as a coach to team members during their assignments to projects to help develop their skills and impact on projects
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the Project Analysts team
  • Ensures on boarding full-time and contingent resources within the project delivery organization by developing and maintaining the on-boarding tool kit and providing on-boarding trainings
  • Establishes, maintains, and enforces standards within the team related to project engagement with stakeholders including expected communications and administrative requirements
  • Works directly with Project Managers to ensure successful project delivery
  • Works cross functionally to help removing barriers for successful project execution
  • Assists with the development, management, and reporting of Key Performance Indicators for the Project Delivery group
  • Implements performance management and rewards processes/ practices within the group to ensure performance results and retention of top performers
  • Understands organization’s strategy and supports successful execution
  • Champions Change Management
  • Together with Demand and Solutions Manager, develop, maintain and implement standard policies and procedures for the project delivery group continuous improvement including tool kits.
  • Partners with IT PMO and Demand and Solutions Manager to enhance and streamline processes.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Resource planning and resource load balancing
  • Regularly reporting of metrics including resource allocation and over-/under-utilization
  • Effective in people selection and development of organizational resources
  • Assists in the development of department budgets, schedules, and performance standards
  • Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals
  • Assists with benchmarking activities to deliver world class project execution
  • Support the design of contingency plans

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required/ MBA preferred

Required Skills:

  • Problem solving / solution provider
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams through growth and change with a thoughtful approach and confidence
  • Experience resolving execution issues, leverages previous experiences to pro-actively mitigate potential and future risks
  • Demonstrates initiative and effectively manages self and team through a fast-paced environment
  • Mobilize the Workforce to Achieve Objectives
  • Managing large Global Team & Measuring Work
  • Hands-On Project/Program Management Experience
  • Financial/Business Systems
  • Highly Analytical & Rigorous
  • Customer Focus
  • Team Player

Desired Skills:

  • Organizational Agility
  • Performance Excellence – Greenbelt/Blackbelt
  • Leading Edge & Critical Thinking
  • Finance/Accounting Background/Experience
  • Microsoft Project
  • Power BI

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • Strong cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Strong coaching skills
  • Developing Direct Reports and Influencing others
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Peer Relationships/Collaboration
  • Fundamental Understanding of Shared Services


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Corning