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Program Coordinator
Ref No.: 18-02258
Location: Purchase, New York
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 4 Years
Start Date: 08/08/2018
Investment Bank in the Westchester NY area is seeking a Project/Program Coordinator to be responsible for assisting in all aspects of program and projects throughout the project life-cycle.

This includes initiation, planning, execution, reporting and closure. Works closely with the COO and Senior Project Manager to ensure all program/project deliverable are implemented on time, on budget, and within scope to meet the expectations of program/project stakeholders. The Program Coordinator shall report to the COO, Wealth Management Diversity & Inclusion (WMD&I).
Responsibilities
• Assist with D&I website, 3DR, Forums, campaigns, ITK site, National D&I council, MENG/WENG, & mentoring programs.
• Manages medium to large scale and complex WMD&I projects throughout the entire project lifecycle, coordinating the efforts of internal team members, vendors, and other business units
• Regularly manages 1 or more programs and 3 or more concurrent projects within a program or portfolio
• Works closely with project sponsors to ensure requirements are complete, accurate and measurable
• Establishes and maintains detailed program/project work plans; and monitors progress against baseline schedule
• Contributes to strategic planning, status reporting, budgeting and other assigned special projects

Experience
• Working with very large global organizations (2000+ employees) and demonstrated ability to manage staff remotely, across multiple time zones
• Experience managing projects in a matrixed organizational structure
• Excellent leadership and project management skills working with multiple stakeholders across several technology platforms and business areas
• Excellent communication (written and verbal), stakeholder management and interpersonal skills; ability to interface and influence at all levels within the Firm, including facilitation, consulting, negotiation, presentation and coaching
• Working knowledge experience with vendor and contract negotiation
• MS Office Suite including MS Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Professional Characteristics
• 2-3 years of experience required
• Outstanding work ethic; displays a high sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
• A high sense of responsibility to the quality and timeliness of one's own work
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Willingness and flexibility to jump into the details and get the job done