Project Coordinator

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



GENERAL SUMMARY

The role of the Project Coordinator is to assist in planning, executing, and finalizing projects according to strict quality standards, deadlines, and within budget while maintaining high levelsof stakeholder satisfaction. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and vendors in order to deliver projects according to plan and budget. The Project Coordinator will also help define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. The Project Coordinator will report timely status updates to the Project Manager giving oversight into the timeline, ROI, statuses, task details, and other related project information.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBIITIES:

• Coordinate projects development from beginning to end;

• Assist in definition of project scope and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with Project Manager;

• Assist in developing project plans and schedule;

• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely and clear fashion;

• Communicate with project members on an ongoing basis;

• Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and customers;

• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path;

• Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools;

• Track project milestones and deliverables;

• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements, documentation and presentations;

• Issue status reports to the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas;

• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans;

• Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle;

• Motivate and influence vendors to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work;

• Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of the project;

• Conduct project “lessons learned” and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements;

• Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Experience in leading large, successful projects

• Must have excellent judgment, leadership, and communication skills

• Must be able to manage multiple efforts concurrently

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

• 2-3 years’ experience leading projects

• Familiarity with Project Management Software preferred

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

• PM Certifications a plus

• Financial and Banking Knowledge a plus


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