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Programme Coordinator

Job Title: Programme Coordinator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Market Daily Rate
Start Date: Immediate
Duration: 6 Months
REF: SM/C/PC_1561738031
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Programme Coordinator

6 Month Initial Contract

Reading, Berkshire

Programme Coordinator - this is a 6 month initial contract working for a leading Mobile Telecoms company based in central Reading. Please note, there is no parking available, however the client is located close to public transport. We are looking for someone who is available to start either immediately or at short notice.

As Programme Coordinator you will be supporting a newly formed PMO team, this will be a fast paced high profile team working on a key mobile network transformation and so we require an experienced Programme Coordinator with previous experience supporting a Mobile telecoms network programme.

As Programme Coordinator you will report to the Senior Programme Coordinator and be responsible for:

  • Assisting Programme Managers and Project Managers with the business governance frameworks and other processes to ensure compliance.
  • Ensuring the quality of project submissions for approval to ensure alignment with the organisation's governance processes and quality requirements.
  • Supporting the Programme Managers and Project Managers with monthly spend forecasting
  • Tracking and managing the receipt of purchase orders
  • Supporting data quality in our project management tools to ensure accuracy of reports and management information.
  • Creating reports for the portfolio, as directed by the Senior Programme Coordinator, mainly concentrating on delivery to timescales, budget, and actual spend.
  • Supporting the technical governance process within CTO
  • Responsible for producing PowerPoint presentations where required, and delivering out key communications to the team when required.
  • Work with the coordination team and assurance teams to understand the requirements and quality standards for project documentation. Communicate this information back to the project team, and assist with any administrative support where required

Skills & Experience Required:

  • You will have Programme/Project support or, PMO support experience within a fast paced Telecoms company.
  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders cross functionally.
  • Excellent relationship, influencing and all round communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills. Experience of analysing budgets, spend and resource usage.
  • Knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word and MS Project
  • Tenacious, flexible, passionate, resilient and results driven with a persuasive personality
  • Exceptional organisation skills with an ability to prioritise an often conflicting workload.
  • Excellent administrative skills with the ability to introduce and manage procedures into a dynamic and evolving environment.
  • Excellent time management and self-organisation skills with the ability to work effectively to tight timescales and under pressure/stressful situations.

If you are interested in this contract opportunity and have the required skills and experience then please submit your CV on line.

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