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Project Analyst

Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Office Of The President

Department of Position: Sales & Prod Strgy & Prg Mgmt 

Work from:

Erie, PA


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.


Position Summary

Under close supervision, assists project managers with related project management activities, including preparing status reports, schedules, tasks, deliverables and budget.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares, analyzes and maintains project materials using appropriate project planning tools. Participates in meetings documenting content for project plans. Follows-up with appropriate project manager.
  • Assists with project status reporting and risk and issues maintenance. Prepares and analyzes reports, charts and graphs, and summarizes variance between the plan and actual progress. Assembles resource capacity and staffing planning data.
  • Prepares and issues project communications and maintains project distribution lists, as well as schedules meetings, prepares agendas and records meeting minutes.
  • Ensures that all key project work materials and deliverables are stored and organized into a central electronic file. Contacts project team members regarding documents as required.
  • Establishes and maintains a project log to record issues and monitors resolution of each issue. Also establishes, communicates and maintains project risk assessments and mitigation plans.


The first three duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished. 
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become clear. 


Detail Orientation
Cultivates Innovation
Information Management Skills
Instills Trust
Decision Quality
Job-Specific Knowledge
Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Optimizes Work Processes
Ensures Accountability


Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, management information systems, project management, or related field; or


Associates degree in business, finance, management information systems, project management, or related field and two years related project support experience; or

High school diploma or GED and four years related project support experience

Experience in Project Support Activities, triage and problem solving techniques and experience with ERIE systems preferred.



Knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools preferred. Proficiency with spreadsheet, word processing, graphics and database software required. Basic knowledge of project management processes and change management concepts preferred.


Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie