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Project Coordinator

  • Job reference: 932277
  • Location: Waukegan, Illinois
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Administration, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 08/10/2020

Orion Group is currently looking for a Top Tier Project Coordinator to make an immediate impact for our largest US client whom are a global Pharmaceutical company! Please read the qualifications below and apply if you feel you fit!


The EA IT Project Coordinator works within the Enterprise Application Portfolio team and Project Managers and responsible for managing portfolio information across one or more portfolios/Projects within the EA IT Portfolio. They will proactively monitor the projects using performance, financial, quality, business value and risk metrics, and take action. A suitable candidate will have subject matter expertise in the areas of Project and Portfolio Management, project management skills, strong Financial acumen, and a proven ability to analyze and report data. All duties are conducted in support of and under the supervision of the EA Portfolio Manager.


  • Track Project/Program financials and consolidate/reconcile Latest Best Estimates with Finance Team
  • Consolidation of project status reports and generation of Senior Executive level portfolio status report.
  • Aides in adherence of project management reporting and change control expectations.
  • Handles administration of EA consolidated Portfolio including capturing meeting minutes, action items, issues/risks and decisions and working with area portfolio leads.
  • Analyze and report portfolio data and statistics
  • Tactical management of project data in PPM tool (Clarity)


  • Must have at least 7 years of combined IT Project Management / Portfolio Management /Finance Planning & Analysis experience.
  • Strong financial acumen or prior experience with tracking and monitoring project financials
  • Strong analytical and business process re-engineering skills along with a maniacal attention to detail.
  • Strong Project management experience at a coordinator level
  • Self-motivated, driven individual who is comfortable working in a global, matrix, fast-paced environment
  • SAP experience

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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