Our client is looking for a Project Coordinator to be based out of their downtown Chicago Office.
The Project Coordinator will perform work that will support the Project team. This person must have good analytical, quantitative, administrative, communication and interpersonal skills. This person will perform a variety of complex tasks (such as analyzing data, preparing advanced power point presentations) for use by others. This position requires advanced administrative knowledge and capabilities and may include analyzing incoming requests, e-mails, phone calls and handling routine and non-routine matters independently and or under minimal supervision. The role will interface with global colleagues at all levels of the organization which requires experience working in a global environment including scheduling meetings and telepresence which span across many time zones. The role requires an ability to anticipate next steps and appropriately delegate materials to other department members to deliver results within the established timelines. This role will require flexibility in working schedules and can include overtime.
-Track and follow up on projects assuring all required data, forms, presentation, etc., are clear, complete and concise.
-Interaction involves regular communication requiring interpretation, persuasion and discretionary skills. Requires daily contact with all levels of management, often dealing with confidential information.
- Schedules meetings for the team members and helps facilitates decisions affecting the team schedule/priorities. Schedules global meetings, telepresence and travel reservations.
- Prepares confidential spreadsheets, PowerPoint and/or documents. -
Completes non-routine, complex projects, assignments.
- Prioritizes, organizes and delegates workloads/assignments independently
- Serves as a point of contact for project team programs and projects.
- Independently identifies and initiates process improvement areas across team.
� Associates degree or equivalent work experience of 3 - 5 years of relevant experience
� Excellent written and verbal communication skills
� Advanced computer skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
� Ability to interact with all levels within and outside of the company
� Ability to maintain confidentiality
� Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
� Comfortable with rapid change and a certain level of ambiguity
� Ability to work independently