Program Coordinator

Portland, OR 97204 | Work from home flexibility

Employment Type: Contract Category: Project Management Job Number: 13162

Job Description


Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Program Coordinator.

Position Summary/Purpose

The Program Coordinator is part of the Flexible Load Program Implementation Team and is responsible for providing direct program support for both day-to-day operations as well as assisting with special projects. This position works directly with product and program managers, along with the Operations Lead to ensure successful program implementation, in addition to supporting continuous process improvements. Day-to-day operational support includes program coordination, data tracking, budget tracking, and reporting work to meet program milestones and ensuring smooth operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Consulting and Planning:
    • Working with the project leadership team to ensure strategic alignment, cost effectiveness and mitigation of negative operational and customer service impacts of business initiatives and projects; works with project sponsor to develop objectives and scope; assists in or develops business case/justification.
    • Coordinating the day-to-day activities of multiple projects, including preparing and maintaining project plans, project schedules, tracking key metrics, managing budgets and expenditures, and setting up of project records systems. This includes customer direct communication both oral and written.
    • Providing administrative support, as needed.
  • Team Coordination: Provides pro-active project support by scheduling meetings, developing agendas, distributing meeting materials, capturing minutes, tracking assignments, and requesting updates for assigned projects and steering committees.
  • Project Controls: Maintains, monitors, and updates the project plan; tracks and updates budget; alerts Program Managers to significant variances and potential scope increases; maintains and tracks all project-related action items and issues including customer inquiries and responses.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Organizing and facilitating internal and external stakeholder meetings where appropriate and distributing minutes to all attendees. Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings. Assisting with the development of any necessary communication or presentation materials.
  • Process Improvement: Assists program teams in facilitating business process improvement (BPI) activities; assists managers and subject matter experts to identify, improve and revise processes, practices, and policies; assists managers in measuring pre- and post-improvement performance to monitor success of improvement initiatives. May also analyze best practices, diagraming and capturing process flows, performing gap analyses, and identifying improvement opportunities; research and document user requirements for business systems; facilitates BPI sessions on behalf of program managers, as requested.
  • Project Reporting and Documentation: Prepares program/project level communications such as progress reports, proposals, and presentations. Establishes and maintains repository for project documents; ensures all project documents are catalogued and archived in a secure and efficient manner; files all “lessons learned” along with project artifacts. Part of this project reporting and documentation
  • Internal Collaboration: Partners with product specialists and program managers to improve overall organizational competencies in project management; collaborates with team and peer group to continually improve.

Location is Portland, OR with Work from Home Flexibility. Consultants should reside in the area.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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