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IT Project Coordinator

PetIQ

PetIQ

Administration, IT
Omaha, NE, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
PetIQ provides convenient and affordable pet health and wellness products and veterinary services to pets and their families through retail and ecommerce channels across the country.
We are advocates for pet parents, because we believe that all pet parents should be able to provide necessary care that enhances the lives of their pets.
Why join the PetIQ Team?
· Great company culture
· Company is in growth mode, come be a part of our exciting growth
Full time employee benefits include:
· Medical, Dental, Vision
· Flex Spending Account
· Company Paid Life Insurance
· 401(k) with Company Match
· Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
· 8 Paid Holidays, 2 Personal Days and PTO
· Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
We are seeking a highly organized and motivated IT Project Coordinator to provide essential support to our IT project management team. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to assist in various aspects of project planning, execution, and coordination. As an IT Project Assistant, you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful delivery of IT projects on time and within budget.
Responsibilities:
Project Planning: IT Project Coordinators are responsible for creating project plans, which include defining project scope, objectives, timelines, and resources required. They work closely with project managers to ensure the project's goals align with the organization's strategic objectives.
Resource Allocation: They assist in allocating resources, both human and technical, for the project. This includes assigning tasks to team members, ensuring that they have the necessary tools and equipment, and monitoring their progress.
Communication: Effective communication is crucial in project coordination. IT Project Coordinators facilitate communication among team members, stakeholders, and management. They may organize regular meetings, create reports, and maintain project documentation.
Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating risks is a key part of their role. They assess potential risks to the project and work with the project manager to develop strategies to minimize these risks.
Quality Assurance: Ensuring that the project delivers a high-quality outcome is essential. IT Project Coordinators may implement quality control processes and conduct quality assurance checks throughout the project's lifecycle.
Timeline Management: IT Project Coordinators keep a close eye on project timelines and milestones. They work to ensure that the project stays on schedule and, if necessary, make adjustments to address delays or unforeseen issues.
Documentation: Maintaining accurate and up-to-date project documentation is crucial for accountability and future reference. This includes project plans, status reports, and change requests.
Stakeholder Engagement: Engaging with stakeholders, including clients, end-users, and other departments within the organization, is an important aspect. They gather feedback and ensure that stakeholder needs are considered throughout the project.
Problem Resolution: When issues or conflicts arise during the project, IT Project Coordinators play a role in resolving them. This may involve mediating disputes among team members, finding solutions to technical challenges, or escalating issues to higher management when necessary.
Project Closure: After the project is completed, IT Project Coordinators are typically involved in the closure process. This includes conducting post-project evaluations, documenting lessons learned, and ensuring that all project deliverables are handed over to the appropriate parties

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ Years experience in a project support or coordination role, preferably within an IT or technology-focused environment
  • 2+ Years Experience using communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • 2+ Years Experience in using project management software and collaboration tools
  • 2+ Years Experience with high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management certification (e.g., CAPM, PMP) or willingness to pursue certification
  • Familiarity with IT project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall)
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization tools
  • Experience with any ERP System
  • Experience in any Business Functional Area (Finance, Accounting, Manufacturing and/or Supply Chain)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented mindset and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Basic technical knowledge and understanding of IT concepts.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field or Associates Degree + Relevant Experience
Great Location & we bring our dogs to work.
PetIQ is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles, such as afros, braids, locks, and twists), creed, caste, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (including ancestry), genetics, physical or mental disability (including obesity, HIV, or hepatitis C status), age, marital status, or honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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