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Project Coordinator FTC

Kilkenny, Country: Ireland
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Job Description

Date: May 30, 2020

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS)
Project Coordinator (fixed term contract)

A vacancy has arisen for a Project Coordinator at Glanbia Business Services based in Kilkenny. This is a 12 months fixed term contract position to cover maternity leave and will report to the Programme Manager.

Key deliverables of the role
The project coordinator is a role in the GBS PMO team which organises and facilitates the work on projects. Working under the direction of a project manager, this individual coordinates the efforts of project team members in producing project deliverables including:

  • Compilation of Blueprint documents
  • Assisting with Data Migration plans and activities including helping to ensure data migration deliverables are aligned to process design
  • Assisting with Testing plans and activities including helping to ensure test scenarios, scripts, environments and testers are appropriate to verify the end-to-end solution is fit for purpose
  • Assisting with stakeholder analysis, communications and training plan coordination
  • Assisting with preparation of cutover plans

This individual also supports the project manager by:
  • Assessing progress against plan
  • Managing the project repository on Sharepoint
  • Managing the project issue & risk register
  • Identifying the need to engage the project manager in resolving problems.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Business or Engineering)

Skills & Experience
  • Takes a structured and effective approach to own work and demonstrates leadership potential
  • Able to analyse, diagnose, design, plan, execute and evaluate work to time, cost and quality targets
  • Familiarity with available methods & tools for project management within Glanbia Business Services, and makes correct choices from alternatives
  • Clearly recognises those situations where reference needs to be made to the supervising Project Manager before taking action
  • Communicates effectively, orally and in writing

  • Analytical Thinking - Builds understanding of a problem or situation by breaking it down systematically into its component parts and identifying the relationships between these parts
  • Information Acquisition - Identifies gaps in the available information required to understand a problem or situation and devising means of remedying such gaps
  • Planning and Organisation - Determines a course of action by breaking it down into smaller steps and by planning and resourcing each of these, making allowance for potential problems
  • Cross-Functional Awareness - Understands the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other functions
  • Attention to Detail
  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better
  • Communication skills both written and verbal will be a key component for this role

Job Settings
Number of jobs: 1 hires
Information about the advertiser
Company: Glanbia
Company size: 1-49
Contact: NA