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Programme Coordinator

£20000 - £25000 + benefits

Programme Coordinator

Horsham

Up to £25K

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s most innovative Financial Services firms. The company are passionate about partnering with high-quality, forward thinking companies to provide innovative technology to streamline their infrastructure, growth capital to further develop the companies, or discretionary investment solutions to drive your proposition. Offering a tailored solution to deliver value to Financial Adviser firms and their clients.

The overall purpose of the role is to provide high level coordination and administrative support to the Change Programme. Assist the team to progress and monitor multiple projects to drive the successful delivery of wide ranging and complex projects and programme(s).

Key Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the Programme Office Manager and Programme Manager
  • Prepare and maintain reports for Programme Office Manager including; delivery, review, risks and issues
  • Support the delivery and documentation of project meetings
  • Support budget management coordination of the budgetary approval process
  • Accurate tracking of project processes, ensuring projects are run to the agreed processes / methodology
  • Create strong relationships, quickly building trust in the programme management function. Liaising with key stakeholders across the organisation
  • To participate in and provide support to testing and transition phases
  • To ensure all project documentation is produced and disseminated on time, including review meeting minutes
  • To produce and maintain the project action log
  • To assist the Project Manager(s) with resource planning, assigning tasks to internal teams, monitoring, chasing, liaising, ensuring actions are completed
  • Liaise with IT to ensure the required hardware and software is available, when we need it, to the correct specification and quality
  • Provide documentation for project audits, reviews and health checks
  • Support of small ad hoc projects as required 

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Previous experience within project / programme environment or equivalent 
  • Understanding of principles and methods for management of multiple projects 
  • Ability to problem solve and use of initiative in complex project environment
  • IT literate – for a variety of tasks including Excel, word, power point 
  • Proven ability to deliver in a timely and professional manner 
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and presentation
  • Good organisation skills 

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Financial Services industry experience
  • Experience of supporting multiple project management 
  • Experience of a variety of IT delivery life cycles/approaches i.e. Agile/SAFe Agile/Waterfall 
  • Experience of project management methodology – Prince2, Lean, Six Sigma approaches
  • Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance controls 

Personal characteristics:

  • Highly motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • Creative ability to find solutions to complex issues / solution focused 
  • Team player / collaborative approach 
  • Resilient
  • Driven by a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to motivate others 
  • Positive outlook on work and the activities presented
  • Delivery focused 
  • Ambitious 
Location: 
Horsham
Employment type: 
Employed (Full Time)
Sector: 
Financial Planning
Reference Number: 
SR-1099