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Project Coordinator - Junior

Waterloo, ON N2J 4C5

Type: IT-Information Technology Job Number: 15398
 
Our client is a major financial company looking for a Jr. IT Project Coordinator (for 3 months)to be based in their  Waterloo/North York office! Salary Offered is CAD 25/hr.

Responsibilities:
  • To provide support to Program & Project Management with a range of tracking, coordinating, documentation and issues management activities across the PM life cycle. 
  • Supporting effective management of projects to deliver on time, on cost and according to client quality expectations
  •   Build/demonstrate strong understanding of project management standards across the PM lifecycle.
  • Assist Project Managers and Program Director in preparing cost/benefit analysis and business case diligence  
  • Assist the Project Manager & Program Director in the development of project plans that effectively align scope, time, cost, quality, resources, risk, communication and procurement in a manner that enables highly coordinated execution and control.
  •   Assist the Project Manager & Program Director in tracking, monitoring and following up on appropriate risk management practices throughout the project lifecycle
  •   Assist in developing Project specific presentations as requested
  •   Ensure that appropriate processes, tools and techniques are used by the project teams
  • Assist the Project Manager & Program Director in timely communication between project teams and their stakeholders
  • Proactively escalates project issues and risks that require Project Manager and Program Director attention
  •   Assist the Project Manager in effectively and consistently delivering project status reporting updates on project accomplishments against milestones
  • Assist the Project Manager & Program Director in coordinating Project and Program meetings as requested
  • Ability to take detailed minutes and actions resulting from Project Meetings
  • Manages the Central Database Repository for all Projects within scope of the Project/Program assigned
  • Demonstrates interest in and accountability for personal and professional development.
  • Works closely with other Project Personnel and Administrative staff to ensure continuity of expectations and deliverables

 

Knowledge/Skills/Experience/Competencies: -

-Position requires 2+ years coordination/administration experience, supporting medium to large technical/business projects environments.

- Experience in a Lotus Notes environment

- Requires strong interpersonal, communication, motivational, organizational and planning skills.

- Knowledge of project techniques, tools and methodologies with experience in project management.

- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with technical, business and project management people to proactively manage project issues logs, risk logs, status reports, etc

- High level of skill using Lotus Notes, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio)

-Incumbent needs to have a strong knowledge and instructional design to create standard job aids and extensive knowledge working with social media

 

Please apply and share your resume with Ruchika Kohli on rkohli@deangroup.ca

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