Bachelorâs Degree in Business Management or Administration or related field
2 years of directly transferable work experience, with the following demonstrable traits:
Exceptional and adaptive written and oral communicator
Positive, pleasant demeanor
Driver, i.e., rolls up sleeves to move work forward / does not wait to be spoon-fed instructions
Experience contributing to projects, work threads and tasks with multiple contributors, aggressive deadlines, competing requirements
Experience developing well written business documentation
Must be a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM certification) by Project Management Institute (PMI). If not, must be certified within one year of hire/transfer.
Valid Fire and Safety Certification. (If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.)Â
The Information Services (IS) PMO Project Coordinator is responsible for successfully monitoring/controlling efforts and successfully managing their transition & closeout, under the guidance of Senior Project Manager or Project Manager and / or as assigned by the PMO DirectorThe Project Coordinator will help drive IS programs and projects to completion. The efforts the Project Coordinator will help support involve a diverse set of components / work threads, including but not limited to business processes, technology, construction, training, marketing, security, compliance. Given this, the successful Project Coordinator must:â¢Be able to cooperatively, professionally, and effectively communicate with personnel and third-party-providers ranging from the staff through C-Suite Executive levelâ¢Be comfortable operating in an ambiguous, deadline-driven environment with varying degrees of pace and cadenceThe biggest area of responsibilities the Project Coordinator will fulfill include:â¢Meeting management (scheduling, agenda development, meeting room/forum readiness, notes, and facilitation support â as requested by the Senior/Project Manager)â¢Risk / issue / action item / decision (RAID) log management, and performing the necessary verbal and written follow-up to ensure the RAID log is comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-dateâ¢Project documentation management (currently on Sharepoint)As the Project Coordinator matures in their role / succeeds in delivering on the above, they will be given growth opportunities / duties including status reporting & dashboarding, project team organizational structure development and role & responsibility definition, and opportunities to support for departmental administrative activities such as tool enhancement/automation, template refinement.
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