IT Project Coordinator

Company: Kforce Technology ( Learn More )

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US-OR-Portland
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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is searching for an IT Project Coordinator in Portland, Oregon (OR).Overview:The Project Coordinator will report to the Company Washington Network Services Program and be a member of a team of professionals implementing strategic and tactical projects. The Coordinator provides day-to-day support to project/program/portfolio managers within the project office. The successful applicant will manage some of the project activities in planning, design, delivery and implementation to ensure successful delivery of projects. The candidate will manage small initiatives with limited scope with a project/program/portfolio structure. The Coordinator communicates with Project Managers, Network Services Project Staff and executives. The individual will be responsible for analyzing the project portfolio and will develop reports and analysis on the relative health and progress for critical projects, plus build and maintain project schedules along with Project or Department Managers.Top Daily Responsibilities:
  • Manage the weekly cycle for timely submission of project/workstream status reporting, ensure consistency and compile program level report package
  • Support Network Services Program communications and related internal team processes to execute program activities
  • Tracks and follows up with owners on program level issue list and program action item lists
  • Schedules and supports regular risk management/risk register update meetings
  • Produce program meeting documents including meeting agendas, minutes and meeting handouts
  • Support development and editing of PowerPoint presentations for meetings, working with PMs who provide and determine content of presentations
  • Maintains program library organization and selected internal tracking tools which may be required
  • Maintain program stakeholder inventory and related program communication
  • Job Requirements

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • Minimum of 5 years of IT Project Coordination or Business Analysis experience with medium to large scale telephony and network integration projects
    • Ability to use independent judgment (critical thinking) to analyze the intake process to determine the significant drivers and metrics
    • Familiarity with Project management procedures for project planning, monitoring and control, project schedules and milestone reporting
    • Experience with project meeting support, status reporting
    • Familiarity and experience with IT infrastructure projects in a project administrator or project coordinator role
    • Demonstrated effective (intermediate to advanced level) use and experience with MS Excel Capable user of Word, Project, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
    Desired Skills:
    • Knowledge of internal company processes and procedures
    • Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools
    • Experience with requirements gathering, customer/stakeholder relationship management, issue/risk management, project/organizational change management, and IT vendor/partner management
    • Significant experience in working with clients to develop reporting requirements
    • Eye for detail and accuracy on all reporting and documentation; reports will be used in communications up to the executive level
    • Skills in conceptualizing creative solutions, documenting, and presenting to senior management
    • Experience working on global multi-cultural projects and successfully delivering projects in overseas locations preferred
    • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and Network Services concepts and components preferred
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.