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Job Summary The Project Coordinator will provide support to the Program Management Office (PMO) and its multitude of projects.
The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating all the project activities internally within AFL as well as with AFL subcontractors and support the Project Managers and Program Managers in their daily project activities.
Furthermore the Project Coordinator will ensure the processes and procedures are adhered to and act as a junior Project Manager as and when required.
Specific Responsibilities and Resulting Outcomes :
Create project schedules based on requirements set by Project Manager
Coordinate project schedule updates with internal and external stakeholders from a variety of departments, including field teams and subcontractors
Maintain project schedule with appropriate document controls including distribution and tracking approvals for documentation purposes
Provide project schedule updates including highlighting any deviations or slippage to Project Manager / Program Manager
Provide appropriate and timely communication of schedule to applicable stakeholders
Manage data storage and ensure appropriate access to the PMO team as necessary
Participate in process development as required
Document, distribute and oversee the implementation of processes for required stakeholders
Assist in communicating process changes and updates to required stakeholders
Support the Project Manager in risk mitigation which includes preparing and maintaining the project risk register
Create and track escalations in collaboration with the Project Manager
Responsible for financial management including quote creation and revision
Responsible for project margin setting as per work type
Responsible for margin variance identification and justification
Responsible for billing and invoicing related to specific project work
Create financial reports for PMO leadership team
Create and track financial performance against projects Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Promote and act in alignment with the AFL mission, values and goals
Protect AFL’s values by keeping information confidential
Enhance AFL’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishment
Adhere to and promote the environmental, health & safety policies of AFL
Help build and maintain positive relations within the team
Employee may be asked to perform other ancillary or related duties as required, to meet the ongoing needs of the organization QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge & Experience
3+ years’ relevant work experience in coordination and / or administration
University Degree considered an asset
Strong interpersonal skills with written and verbal fluency in English
Proficient in MS Office specifically Excel, Word, Visio, Access, and Power Point
Proficient in Adobe
Technically proficient with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with various and proprietary software
Knowledge of key principles of document layout / engineering design
Business English / Technical Writing skills including note taking / minutes-writing considered an asset
Familiar with budgeting practice and processes
Solid understanding of financial and account principles Skills and Abilities
Flexible open to change and new information and rapidly adapts to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles
Detail oriented excellent attention to detail with the ability to follow through on assigned tasks
Independent - ability to work well under limited supervision
Analytical Thinking / Problem Solving - capable of complex reasoning analysis
Results focused driven to achieve and committed to fulfilling deliverables
Interpersonal skills able to collaborate on projects, maintain effective relationships, and communicate clearly at all levels of the business
Adaptability - capable of working in a fast-paced environment, adapt to various situations, and prioritize multiple work assignments simultaneously
Team Player skills - possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives at appropriate times WORKING CONDITIONS Physical Requirements
Normal office environment
Some Skills & Requirements Qualifications