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Programme Coordinator

Job Title: Programme Coordinator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 Months
REF: RS-PC_1526983746
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email: Racquel.Smith@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Scope

The key scope for the Programme Coordinator will incorporate:

  • Responsibility for supporting the entire programme and the people transformation programme team comprised of 2-3 core circles) with reporting, updating of long term plans in MS Project & Excel, sprint plans (fortnightly details day to day plans) on Planner and Excel, updating of risks and issues logs and scheduling of team workshops, updating of steering group and governance presentations.
  • Documentation actions & decisions from workshops and team meetings
  • KPI's will be accurate and timely cross programme plan, log and report updates, creating and updating fit for purpose dashboards
  • Key contacts will be CIO, Programme Managers, Programme teams (circles), people team, Programme Assurance & Governance, Finance

Responsibilities

  • Support the Programme Manager ensuring that programme teams are accurately meeting milestones, reporting, process and governance for their projects and programmes
  • Ensure that changes to project plans are reflected in the right documents and communicated to the correct teams
  • Ensure that reporting, dashboards and communication at a programme level are accurate and timely
  • Support the T&O People Transformation Programme Manager in managing programme-level risks and issues by ensuring all risks and issues are up-to-date
  • Support the development and introduction of tools, processes and governance across the portfolio that will help to improve the delivery of programmes and projects, and act as a champion within the team for any major changes
  • Manage team documentation and workspaces

Knowledge and Experience

Must Have:

  • Extensive experience as a Project/Programme coordinator, PMO analyst or in a Project support role within a fast-paced medium to large technology company.
  • Experience of working with all levels of stakeholders cross functionally.
  • Experience of working with People teams / HR
  • Experience of working in confidential and commercially sensitive environments
  • Track record of building effective relationships both within teams and across an organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, in particular data manipulation, data visualisation and dashboarding of risks/issue and project timelines.
  • A working knowledge of project methodologies such as Agile
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Project, Excel, and Word.
  • Knowledge of working with Office 365 Planner
  • Customer-focused flexible approach
  • Comfortable with complexity and multiple layers of interdependencies
  • Curious, fast learner
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously

Nice to Have:

  • Formal introductory Project Management qualification (e.g. Agile)
  • Formal project support qualification (e.g. P3O Foundation/Practitioner)
  • Telecoms industry experience
  • Degree educated

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.