Lewis James Professional

IT Project Coordinator

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking an IT Project Coordinator for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for participating in the coordination, status reporting and stability of assigned projects.
  • Plan and coordinate activities of departmental technology projects; complies project status reports, coordinates, project schedules, monitors project meetings, and works to resolve technical problems.
  • Implement project management processes for the assigned IT user community; ensures projects adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Coordinate project plans and teamwork assignments, directs and monitors work efforts on a regular basis, identifies resource needs, performs quality review; and recommends the escalation of functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
  • Prepare status reports for project managers/clients. Adheres to standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.
  • Coordinate communication with all areas of the enterprise that impact the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • Coordinate project activities with activities of business unit(s).
  • Coordinate request for changes from original specifications.
  • Work closely with the end user, IT, and others to understand and prioritize business goals and information needs; participate in the development of system requirements and design specifications.
  • Assist Project Manager(s) and/or Business Analyst in identifying and prioritizing opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Responsible for Project/Portfolio System Administration; ensure system and users are appropriately maintained and configured across multiple units within the organization.
  • Apply technical expertise to implement key initiatives related to Project/Portfolio System.
  • Gain understanding of the databases and data mart structures, help ensure data integrity, and help ensure peak system performance.
  • Implement software upgrades for the system.
  • Provide end user training on system to include preparing training materials and conducting demonstrations to support proper use and administration of the system.
  • Ensure Project/Portfolio Management system integrity; analyze data within the application and follow-up on data errors, out of date data, and variances outside the target range.
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain various reports using SQL driven application table portlets and Business Objects.
  • Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role.
  • Raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 1 year of experience as contributing member of project teams.
  • Knowledge of project management tools, methods and best practices such as those defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  • Knowledge of how to leverage business applications for project advantage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current technologies in the area of expertise.
  • Project management skills and the ability to multitask in a cross-functional environment.

 

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_3188. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_3188. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V

 

 

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_3188. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_3188. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V