Progamme Coordinator

Job Title: Progamme Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham, West Sussex
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + 25 days holiday, private pension
Start Date: asap
Reference: bb482399_1545063193
Contact Name: Tanya Etheridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2018 16:13

Job Description

Our wonderful client is on the lookout for a PROGRAMME COORDINATOR to join the team. Our client is a well known, established international Wealth Management company that empowers financial institutions to shape their future. This is an exciting time to join the team! Please see below for a full job description.

Reporting To: Programme Office Manager

Responsibility for Others: None

Location: Horsham

Hours of Work Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch

Any Special Requirements Some need to travel to clients across the UK (hours, travel)

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Provide high level coordination and administrative support to the Change Programme. Assist the team to progress and monitor multiple projects to drive the successful delivery of wide ranging and complex projects and programme(s).

Key Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the Programme Office Manager and Programme Manager
  • Prepare and maintain reports for Programme Office Manager including; delivery, review, risks and issues
  • Support the delivery and documentation of project meetings
  • Support budget management coordination of the budgetary approval process
  • Accurate tracking of project processes, ensuring projects are run to the agreed processes / methodology
  • Create strong relationships, quickly building trust in the programme management function. Liaising with key stakeholders across the organisation
  • To participate in and provide support to testing and transition phases
  • To ensure all project documentation is produced and disseminated on time, including review meeting minutes
  • To produce and maintain the project action log
  • To assist the Project Manager(s) with resource planning, assigning tasks to internal teams, monitoring, chasing, liaising, ensuring actions are completed
  • Liaise with IT to ensure the required hardware and software is available, when we need it, to the correct specification and quality
  • Provide documentation for project audits, reviews and health checks
  • Support of small ad hoc projects as required

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Previous experience within project / programme environment or equivalent
  • Understanding of principles and methods for management of multiple projects
  • Ability to problem solve and use of initiative in complex project environment
  • IT literate - for a variety of tasks including Excel, word, power point
  • Proven ability to deliver in a timely and professional manner
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and presentation
  • Good organisation skills

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Financial Services industry experience
  • Experience of supporting multiple project management
  • Experience of a variety of IT delivery life cycles/approaches i.e. Agile/SAFe Agile/Waterfall
  • Experience of project management methodology - Prince2, Lean, Six Sigma approaches
  • Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance controls

Personal characteristics:

  • Highly motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • Creative ability to find solutions to complex issues / solution focused
  • Team player / collaborative approach
  • Resilient
  • Driven by a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Positive outlook on work and the activities presented
  • Delivery focused
  • Ambitious

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