What does a Project Analyst do?

A project analyst is responsible for the management and development of new projects once data collection, research and analysis are executed. Duties include active research to design new projects and to prepare and present new ideas to improve current processes which impact the business. Information collection is also a part of the job with the need to analyze statistical data, market trends and legislation relevant to projects. Depending on the industry and company, a project analyst may progress into a managerial or executive role.

A bachelor's degree in business or a related field is often required to be a project analyst with some companies expressing a preference to those holding a master's degree. Prior experience of at least two years in the industry as a project analyst is also often required as well. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are necessary to succeed in this position with many good candidates also possessing excellent research and presentation skills.

  • Develop project strategy plans based on logical framework approaches
  • Maintain project timeframes, objectives and communications
  • Create and manage documentation and reports for projects
  • Identify the goals and requirements of each project
  • Verify data and information and analyze it to suit the direction of a project
  • Track, forecast and report on project progress including metrics and challenges
  • Collect the necessary information required to start projects
  • Maintain current knowledge on the legislation applicable to each project
  • Prior experience as a project analyst in a related field required
  • Strong understanding in project management and data analysis
  • Proficient in computer technology and Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws and standards in the industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional research and reporting skills
  • Flexible to work long hours as required to meet project deadlines
  • Able to sit in front of a computer for long hours at a time
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Project Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

HK$25,225 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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HK$13K
Median: HK$25K
HK$51K
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Project Analyst Career Path

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Cognizant Technology SolutionsCognizant Technology Solutions
Associate - Projects
20 Apr 2021

“Your life will be good and you can expect some career growth if you get a good project.”

nTech WorkforcenTech Workforce
Senior Project Analyst
18 Oct 2019

“There not responsive or helpful when the contract was nearing an end for further employment.”

Qualtech Consultants
Associate Project Lead
1 Jul 2021

“Work life balance is moderate and depends on client handling skills so don't have any cons.”

Cognizant Technology SolutionsCognizant Technology Solutions
Associate - Projects
9 Apr 2021

“Cognizant is better than infy but not as good as Accenture in terms of salary.”

Cognizant Technology SolutionsCognizant Technology Solutions
Associate - Projects
19 Jun 2021

“Annual Salary compensation is not so good”

Tech MahindraTech Mahindra
Project Management Analyst
6 Jun 2021

“Good workplace to work and enviornment”

Kansas City National Security CampusKansas City National Security Campus
Sr Project Analyst
11 Nov 2020

“Health insurance cost is pretty high for what you get.”

MTU Aero EnginesMTU Aero Engines
Project Analyst
30 Aug 2020

“Everyone is really helpful and willing to teach if you are willing to learn.”

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