Job Details

  • Title: Project Coordinator
  • Code: RCI-83036
  • Location: Alameda California (CA) 94502
  • Posted Date: 06/30/2020
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

Important Updates from the manager

  • Agile or scrum master would not be necessary
  • Bachelors degree with 5 yrs of experience
  • Masters degree with internship experience will work
  • PMP preferred
  • Working in a highly dynamic environment with tight deadlines
MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
  • Manages the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.
Summary 
  • Manages the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.;
  • (Decision Making/Impact) Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action.
  • Acts as a mentor to lower level individual contributors.
  • May lead a project team of moderate scope.
  • Participates in external project management organizations, conferences and seminars to keep current with industry best practices in project management by joining professional associations and implementing a professional development plan with focus on project management.
  • Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.
  • Assures project quality by using standard development methodologies and by working with SQA to develop and execute project quality plans.
  • Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project.
  • Estimates project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort.
  • Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans.
  • Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings.
  • Consults with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge and assisting or mentoring more junior project leaders in project management processes and techniques.
  • Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an extensive external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.
  • Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.
Additional Main Responsibilities
  • Consults with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge and assisting or mentoring more junior project leaders in project management processes and techniques.
  • Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings.
  • Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans.
  • Estimates project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort.
  • Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project.
  • Assures project quality by using standard development methodologies and by working with SQA to develop and execute project quality plans.
  • Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.
  • Participates in external project management organizations, conferences and seminars to keep current with industry best practices in project management by joining professional associations and implementing a professional development plan with focus on project management.
Accountability/Scope/Budget
  • Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.;
  • (Planning/Organization) Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.;
  • (Decision Making/Impact) Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced staff.
  • (Influence/Leadership) Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an extensive external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks.
  • May lead a project team of moderate scope.
  • Acts as a mentor to lower level individual contributors.
  • Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.
Additional Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree plus 2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area, or Master's degree with 0-2 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.  
(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) 
  • Will perform this job in a quality system environment.
  • Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures.
  • General understanding of business unit/group function.
  • Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.;
(Cognitive Skills) 
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.
  • Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.