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Project Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Job Description

BCforward is seeking a Project Coordinator for a client in Greenfield IN.

Description of Position:

The Project Management Consultant is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to agreed upon timelines and budgets. This scope includes building and managing project teams, reporting to the respective Project Sponsors, and ensuring effective project management through the use of the appropriate project management tools. Project categories include information technology, life sciences, research and development, clinical trial management and business process improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads multiple moderately complex projects simultaneously

  • Participate in project planning sessions and scheduling activities

  • Conduct regularly scheduled project status meetings

  • Creates, maintains and updates project status reports and associated project documentation

  • Facilitate follow-up task coordination for projects

  • Respond to project team queries related to project management deliverables

  • Communicate project related information to stakeholders, project teams and management

  • Maintain/monitor accurate and up-to-date project records

  • Identify obstacles impeding project progress and escalate issues to senior management on a timely basis.

  • Assist in evaluation and mitigation of risks to other projects.

  • Follow PMI and PMO processes

  • Serve as backup to other project management staff within the business area as needed

  • Maintain and support tools that support the management of projects

  • Facilitate identification, notification and follow up to Project Sponsors for project closure

Required Skills:

  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong collaboration with colleagues at all levels

  • Demonstrated success in influencing without authority, results oriented

  • Demonstrated learning agility

  • Highly flexible, adapting to changes in priorities, requirements and processes

  • Ability to work in a high pace environment

  • Cross cultural sensitivity when interacting with international customers/coworkers

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and on multiple concurrent initiatives

  • Proficiency in Microsoft OneNote 2010+, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010+, Microsoft Word 2010+, Microsoft Excel 2010+

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with Project planning or tracking tools preferred

  • Facilitation and coordination skills required, including ability to direct multiple small projects or operational activities

  • Basic understanding of project management execution practices

Education and Qualifications:

  • 1 - 3 years of direct project/portfolio coordination or equivalent experience

  • Experience with managing technology delivery projects, from inception through delivery

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or demonstrated experience

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 74041 when responding to this ad.