MS Office Project Coordinator

MS Office Project Coordinator

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £22.00 - £24.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paul Terry

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    52 weeks

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Project Coordinator - Based in Manchester (Irlam) - 12 month initial contract - £22-24 per hour

Our Market leading client specialises in off highway machinery for a variety of industries and are urgently seeking a Microsoft Office Project coordinator to join their busy Program team.

Duties will include:
·Coordinate with Program Managers to create and maintain Project Plans, schedule and support program control meetings & compression sessions.
·Make schedule changes/corrections during control meetings and compression sessions.
·Maintain and lead update meetings for program level issues/action logs, risk registers/FMEAs, scope change requests/logs, program work plans, program cost tracking and provide workshop planning, execution and follow-up assistance.
·Create accurate and detailed schedules. The incumbent will capture all information, interpret, and identify relationships between activities, analyse data from schedule updates, work with project team members to resolve logic errors, explain changes due to updates, and recommend actions to resolve schedule problems.
·Lead and conduct detail-planning meetings with no supervision. The incumbent must possess the ability to work with functional areas to develop their detailed activities and schedules.
·Provide analysis and recommendations needed to increase accuracy of program and project schedules, provide leadership in understanding and following program and project management standard processes, and work daily with team members to emphasise the importance of the program schedule to be successful in implementing on time, within cost, and at the required quality targets.
·Provide administrative planning and follow-up for program team, steering committee, and governance review meetings.
·The incumbent must be able to interpret and transfer work breakdown structure (WBS) into project management software. The position may work hand-in-hand with consultants in large program planning sessions.
·Mentor/coach and train other project team members in the program management processes and software. May create report packages and communicate or post program or project status, may also include maintenance of a program web site.


Proven track record working in similar Project Coordination positions with good knowledge of Prince 2/Primavera

An expert in MS Office, applied to either an IT/Tech/Engineering/Manufacturing or Production environment.

Interviews will be held within 2 weeks for this role, please apply in the first instance