Contingent Project Coordinator

Adecco is assisting a global client in locating a Contingent Project Coordinator for Sandy Springs, GA!

Location: Springs GA
Duration: 3 Months (Temp to Perm)
Pay Rate: $31 / hour
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
 
Job Summary: 
Temporary to permanent position Primary focus working on program management office (PMO) team to review, consolidate, and synthesize project workstream activities (status, risks, issues etc.)  
 
Job Duties: 

  • Requires at least introductory/basic PM knowledge, skill &experience. Additional skills needed: communication, time mgmt., organizational skills & attention to detail 
  • Operates in coordination with, & takes direction from both the Project Lead/Project Manager. He/she takes direction & supports the Project Manager/Project Lead to ensure: 
  • All project activities/outputs align with strategic objectives, deliverables, schedules, business case & expectations set with Sponsor & UPS senior leadership 
  • All project documentation is organized, managed & properly distributed (i.e. project plans, etc) 
  • This position will work with Project Manager/Project Lead for planning, updates & status reviews with Sponsors. He/she needs to understand & apply the UPS PM principles, guidelines & standards. Travel may be required as needed. 


Other duties:
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead to Ensure Project Output Meets Program Expectations (~ 25% of time) 
  • Facilitates all Project Planning & Execution of PM Activities (~ 15% of time) 
  • Utilizes Defined PM Processes & Tools Appropriate for Projects (~ 60% of time) 
  • Assists the Project Manager/Project Lead in the mgmt. of project lifecycles, including project scope, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building/deployment of projects from beginning to end 
  • Assists the Project Manager/Project Lead in the PM artifacts & proper use throughout project such as: 
  • Project Charter 
  • Project Plan 
  • RACI 
  • Risk/Issue identification & mitigation 
  • Status report dev./updates appropriate PM artifacts, as needed 
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with documenting/reviewing deliverables to ensure quality 
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with PM activities related to scope, funding, cost plans, planned vs. actual expense, etc 
  • Must have knowledge of PM discipline with emphasis on effective use of PM soft skills essential to his/her success 
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with communications, scheduling meetings, conference rooms, WebEx, etc 
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with providing internal/external customers & stakeholders thorough responses to problem resolution 


Required Qualifications: 
• Able to plan several weeks in advance to coordinate efforts & manage a project 
• Able to work full time (~40 hours per week with potential to work overtime if necessary); must be flexible to work occasional weekends, holidays & possible overnight stays depending on the assignment, as needed 
• Experience/expertise with Commercial PM Software (i.e. MS Project/Office, etc) & ability to learn UPS Projects Website & other tools 
• Willing to travel by plane or driving personal vehicle or rental car. [Note: mileage, airfare, rental car will be reimbursed] 
• Experience with web-based remote meeting applications (i.e. Skype, Zoom, WebEx, etc) 
Minimum Qualifications 
• Has taken some post-secondary courses, or working towards a post-secondary degree (or int’l comparable degree) 
• 1 year of PM experience 
• 3 years as a project team member 
• Experience using MS Office including MS Project/MS SharePoint 
• Fluent in English 
• Willing to travel by plane or driving personal vehicle/rental car 


Preferred Qualifications: 
• Local to the job posting 
• PM Certifications: PMI CAPM, Agile, LEAN Certified, Lean Six Sigma, etc
 
**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / NO corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.
 
***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.
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If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please reach out to: julie.bruce@adeccona.com.
 

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