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Project Coordinator (Jr. PM)

Boston, MA

Company Description

Client is a large Financial Services company.

Job Description

Position:- Project Coordinator (Jr. PM)
Duration :- 6 + months
Location:- Boston, MA



Keys to the Position:

2-5 years of Project Management Experience supporting IT projects

Experience supporting Managers and Analyst

MS Project, Peoplesoft, Clarity, MS Project, and Sharepoint experience is a +

Attention to detail with project plans, budget figures and reports

Strong communication skills - outgoing and assertive

Self-motivated and works well independently

Proficiency with MS Excel, Word

Able to multi-task and work under aggressive deadlines

 
 
 
Minimum Requirements:

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree or higher

    * At least 5 years of business experience
    * Attention to detail with project plans, budget figures and reports
    * Strong communication skills - outgoing and assertive
    * Self-motivated and works well independently
    * Proficiency with MS Excel, Word
    * Able to multi-task and work under aggressive deadlines
    * Knowledge of Peoplesoft, Clarity, and accounting would be very beneficial
    * Prior experience supporting an Infrastructure team is highly desired but not mandatory

Day-to-day activities will include:

    * Work with managers and analysts in the development of project plans
    * Track deliverables, budget and actual spend for multiple ETS projects, and identify variances
    * Maintain project’s budget, forecast, and purchases in Clarity, Peoplesoft, and Excel
    * Assist with project planning and coordination for numerous ETS initiatives and projects
    * The candidate must be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, and organize and facilitate meetings across multiple locations.
    * Assist in the requisition and invoice process for all project related items
    * Management and coordination for quarterly ETS system and network maintenance weekend work

 
Applicant must meet MOST of these requirements.
 
Description:

We are looking for candidates with excellent project management skills to support projects within Enterprise Technical Services (ETS) Department within IT (Information Technically).

 A project manager is responsible for owning the project management processes. This includes understanding project goals, deadlines, and financial boundaries so they can best allocate resources, benchmarking, scheduling project deadlines, and general project management.

This individual will be responsible for various project deliverables for Firmwide projects and projects in enterprise Technical Services (Client Technology Services, Global Operations, and Platform Services).

 In addition to project planning, tracking, coordination and support, this individual will also be involved in annual budget planning, monthly project reforecasts, periodic budget reports for senior management, biweekly updates to Managers on their projects’ budget and actual spend, and ad hoc requests for reporting.

The position will be based in Marlborough.  This individual will interface with a team of Project Administrators based in Boston and may be required to travel to Boston on occasion

Qualifications

BS/MS

Additional Information

It's Jr. PM role with 2-5 years of project management experience.