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Project Coordinator – Slough – Financial Services/Trading

Project Coordinator – Slough – Financial Services/Trading

Project Coordinator – Slough – Financial Services/Trading

Harrington Starr are urgently looking for a Project coordinator on an initial 6-month contract to join an interesting organisation wide programme for a Financial Services organisation.

In this role as a Project Coordinator you will be responsible for assisting the Project Manager, your duties will include:

  • Project planning, scope and sign-off documentation
  • Schedule project delivery activity raise work orders and monitor delivery by the vendor; maintaining records including financial tracking of costs and revenue.
  • Manage the Project Plan (Microsoft Project) and track tasks to completion, track plan against baseline, track milestones and deliverables
  • Manage the Team Meeting including reporting on actions
  • Produce weekly Status Reports
  • Manage Risks and Issues chase team for resolution and monitor due dates
  • Manage the Programme Budget tracking actuals to forecasts
  • Arrange workshops
  • Raise Purchase Order
  • Issue regular project highlight reports to show project progress versus plan
  • Issue financial analysis reports to show project costs versus plan
  • Maintain a comprehensive project file for each project

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Worked for a Financial Services or a Trading firm in a high pressure fast paced environment
  • Extensive experience as a Project Coordinator or a PMO Analyst
  • Must be a self starter and pro active
  • Confident to interact with team members at various levels\Experience of supporting complex projects in a Matrix-managed team.
  • Some previous experience in a similar role or in project work in general.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Not essential but understanding of SAP, Business Warehouse (BW) or SAP Business Planning Consolidation (BPC) is advantageous