PMO Coordinator

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Full time

The Company
Founded in 1955, Yusen Logistics is a global supply chain logistics company that provides ocean and air freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution services, and supply chain management – a seamlessly connected suite of supply chain solutions that delivers superior value, reliability, and expertise. Yusen Logistics is committed to developing employees that deliver consistent quality and service to our customers, and providing them with the skills, training, support, and opportunities they need to be successful. As a company we’re dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the world’s preferred choice.

About IT at Yusen
It’s an exciting time to join us as we’re transforming the way we deliver IT at Yusen Logistics (Europe). Digitalization, innovation and taking our IT to the next level will be core to our future success, and we’re on a journey to create one European IT organization to take on this challenge. We’re bringing together our talented IT professionals from 12 counties as one team. They’ll be working beyond geographic boundaries, with clear technical career paths and great development opportunities. Our people are the energy behind our IT and we’re committed to making IT a great place to work for everyone. Could you play a part in helping us to achieve our ambitions?

About the Job:
We are looking to hire a PMO (Project Management Office) Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting the PMO in managing and delivering a portfolio of projects. This includes ensuring project governance, maintaining project documentation, facilitating communication, and tracking project performance. The PMO Coordinator will also assist in resource management, risk management, and ensuring adherence to project methodologies and standards. This role is key to enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of project delivery within Yusen IT environment.

• Assist in resource planning and allocation, ensuring that the right skills are matched with the appropriate project requirements.
• Coordinate project resources schedules, ensuring efficient allocation and utilization.
• Manage PMO project pipeline data, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.

Customer Service:
• Facilitate discussions on quality-related matters to ensure alignment and buy-in from all parties involved
• Escalate PMO issues to the Head of PMO as required

Systems / Technology:
• Use systems for continuous monitoring of project quality
• Identify gaps in systems or technologies related to PMO processes

Continuous Improvement:
• Identify areas of inefficiency or potential improvement.
• Propose changes to improve process efficiency and effectiveness.
• Track PMO key performance indicators (KPIs)
• Benchmark PMO performance against internal targets.
• Assist in conducting regular project audits and reviews to ensure compliance with PMO policies and procedures. Generate regular quality assurance reports for management review.

Project Management:
• Stay updated with industry best practices in project management
• Facilitate knowledge sharing sessions to disseminate best practices across the organization
• Gather feedback from project managers, team members, and stakeholders on PMO processes and tools.
• Analyze feedback to identify common issues and improvement opportunities.
• Recommend changes based on feedback to enhance project management practices

Governance and Controls:
• Support the implementation of project management methodologies, standards, and tools.
• Ensure compliance with PMO policies and procedures.
• Monitor and report on project governance metrics.

Team Leadership:
• Foster a collaborative environment where team members feel comfortable sharing ideas and feedback
• Promote continuous learning and knowledge sharing within the team.
• Promote a positive team culture by recognizing and celebrating team successes.

• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, project management, information technology, or a related field.
• Certification in project management (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) is highly desirable.

• Proven experience as a Project Coordinator, PMO Coordinator, or in a similar role.
• Familiarity with project management methodologies and tools.
• Experience in managing project documentation, schedules, and resource allocation.
• Experience in tracking KPI data.

• Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with various stakeholders.
• Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Microsoft Project, JIRA, Trello, Asana).
• Solid understanding of project management methodologies, standards, and best practices.
• Analytical skills to gather and analyze data, identify trends, and make informed recommendations.
• Problem-solving skills and the ability to anticipate and address issues proactively.
• Attention to detail to ensure accuracy in project documentation and reporting.

• Team Collaboration: Ability to foster a collaborative environment and promote teamwork.
• Continuous Improvement: Commitment to continuous learning, professional development, and improving project management processes.
• Adaptability: Flexibility to adjust to changing project requirements and organizational needs.
• Customer Focus: Understanding and addressing the needs and expectations of stakeholders.
• Quality Orientation: Ensuring adherence to high-quality standards and project management best practices.
• Data-Driven Decision Making: Utilizing data and metrics to make informed decisions and recommendations.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

What we offer.

A unique opportunity to engage, drive and develop yourself in a global company. This role comes with a great deal of freedom, responsibilities and challenges. Naturally we offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Diversity Statement.

At Yusen we are committed to fostering a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) for all our employees and stakeholders. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Benefiting from creative solution derived as a result of embracing differences. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment.


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