A Programme Coordinator is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.
Do you have experience in planning projects and process improvement? Are you experirnced in a previous project based role? If you are seeking an exiting new challenge then this is the role for you!
A project management professional committed to delivering programs on-time and within budget by improving the effectiveness of project teams through the application of professionally recognised program and project management methods, techniques, and tools. The candidate will support the current Global Programme Management UK team, provide general facilitation support, and will be given the opportunity to have direct project management accountability for a limited portfolio of smaller projects.
The role requires the candidate to have good understanding of program and project management tools & processes. It is an entry level role for a Project Management professional, with the candidate expected to have extensive Project Management Office experience with limited exposure as a Project Manager.
JOB DUTIES:Support Project / Programme managers in planning, project control, resource loading, finance, and risk management.May provide facilitation for smaller project teams and provide support to control meetings. May lead chartering/planning sessions for smaller projects. May assist Project Managers with larger, more complex, chartering and/or planning sessions.Capture and analyse project information including schedule updates (e.g. critical path, resource histograms, costs). Work with project team members to resolve logic errors, help explain changes due to updates, and update plan(s) according to actions taken by the project team to resolve schedule problems.Create report packages for communicating project status to key stakeholdersProvide sole project management support for a limited number of smaller projectsCreate detailed work plans within MSP, duration based activities, resource forecasts and scopeProvide other types of project management support as required
BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:This position requires a three-year university degree or equivalent experience within the project management fieldTwo to four years of job-related experience in project / program managementMust have strong interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills, strong meeting facilitation skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment.Familiarity with MS Office (Excel/Word/Powerpoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Web Publishing tools
DesiredWill have solid project management office experience, delivering planning, resource, and financial support to experienced Project Managers.Experience of project management software (MS Project)Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification
This is a great opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.
Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
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