Project Coordinator

Location Birmingham
Job type: Contract
Salary: £35.82p/h Umbrella
Contact name: Johanna Cowan

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39029
Published: 13 days ago
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • To enable the client to meet our ambitious digitalisation plans, a Business Systems Delivery team has been established as part of the development of a class leading, high performing and best practice Transformation Organisation.

  • The Business Systems Delivery team is the crucial bridge between technical delivery and companywide adoption, acting as the mechanism to maximise the value and benefit of the Manufacturing Systems programmes within the business.

  • The team combines business change, training and testing expertise to deliver a high-quality end user deployment experience.

  • The Business Systems Delivery Team is accountable for managing the change and deploying the manufacturing systems content across client global footprint.

  • The Role Reporting to the Business Systems Delivery Manager, you will be working as a Project Coordinator in a central supporting role based from Solihull, West Midlands.

  • You will be responsible for coordinating change requests, planning system releases / upgrades & aligning with our Digital programme deployment plans; ensuring that the developed products meet requirements; end to end processes are updated; testing is planned; training is created / delivered and the content is communicated; identify resource constraints / planning conflicts.

  • You will work closely with business leads within our Manufacturing sites as well as internal and external developers.

  Skills Required:

  • 5+ years' experience project delivery role

  • Experience of using Microsoft Excel for project planning

  • Previously worked in manufacturing

Experience Required:

  • Understanding and knowledge of business requirements and solution design methodologies

  • Excellent written, presentation and communication skills

  • Proven ability to remain positive and focused under pressure

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven track record of establishing, building and maintaining relationships

  • Working in a fast-paced environment and ability to adapt to a changing working environment

  • Responding quickly and decisively to changing circumstances and able to deal with ambiguity

  • MS Office suite (e.g. PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint, etc.)

  Experience Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Execution Systems

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes

  • Project Management qualifications (Agile PM / PMQ / Prince / APM CM) Agile Scrum delivery methodology

Education Required:

  • KPI's You will be communicating and engaging across production, maintenance, engineering, digital and business teams to ensure stakeholders understand and are committed to delivery of manufacturing system upgrades.

  • Working with development teams, third parties, operations teams, and business areas to plan & co-ordinate deployments by: Creating a project / deployment plan (aligned with other projects where applicable)

  • Risk identification and management via a change impact assessment

  • Arranging walk through sessions for the business and impacted users

  • Seeking engagement and buy-in from essential stakeholders

  • Any other task deemed suitable for the skillset of this role

Additional information:

  • Required to travel across midlands and up to Liverpool on occasion