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IT Project Coordinator

Chicago, Illinois | Technical
Job ID: 110881
Listed on 10/14/2021
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IT Project Coordinator

Job Summary: Our client is looking for a IT Project Coordinator that will be assisting with the review of the existing Project Lifecycle Management process, coordinating modifications, and assisting with the rollout of the streamlined process.

Duties:
  • Assist in planning work priorities
  • Assist with the coordination of specific, simple tasks and activity coordination assistance within the work-stream of a project
  • Compile project status reports
  • Coordinate project schedules
  • Manage project meetings
  • Identify and resolve technical problems
  • Assist in project communications; issue straightforward communications to limited audiences
  • Work under supervision in coordinating specific components and project work activities
  • Assist in assuring effective transition into production as appropriate
  • Manage simple tasks and provide activity coordination assistance
  • Manage issues in a reactive fashion
  • Accurate communications in person and in writing
  • Compile data to complete various reporting deliverables
  • Gather and report defined metrics data relating to project attributes
  • Assist the Project Manager in coordination of information to support the project design and planning
  • Document and track results of discussions, project planning sessions, risk mitigation plans, and modifications to project plan documents
  • Assist the PM in coordinating estimations
  • Assist in project risk assessment and contingency planning
  • Assist the PM in producing project communications as needed
  • Participate in and provide input to ongoing project methodology process improvement efforts
  • Ensure organization readiness by incorporating appropriate planning, communications, and mitigation activities
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience required, preferably in IT Project Management
  • PMI certification
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Project management knowledge and practical experience with large software project
  • Very strong experience with Microsoft Project application and Office Professional Suite
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle
  • Knowledge of MS Project and MS Visio
  • General knowledge of IT functions and disciplines