Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator takes ownership of project definition, technical project planning, and technical QA test writing skills for projects within the organization.

 

REPORTS TO

  • Director of Quality Assurance

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Work closely with management to define the projects that will be added to the product roadmap.
  • Manage the gathering of product requirements and project scope in a holistic manner across multiple teams, business functions and end-users.
  • Establish and maintain application design standards from one project to the next.
  • Work closely with Director of Development to estimate development time required and ease the transition between design, development and Quality Assurance.
  • Work with Director of Quality Assurance to estimate the time required to provide a full Q/A of each project while maximizing the use of Q/A staff.
  • Work with Technical Writer for completion of documentation while maximizing the use of project information for final documentation.
  • Identify innovative solutions to project deadlocks and resolve issues and constraints through consensus and sound judgment.
  • Provide communication for both internal and external use.
  • Identify, document and monitor possible project risk and possible change requests prior to the project initiation.
  • Communicate project details to customers in both written and verbal communications.

BACKGROUND OR EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience working with ERP software solutions in an Ag-Retail environment with preference given towards experience with AgTrax solutions.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Demonstrated understanding of IT methods with a technology background, especially in a service-oriented environment with an understanding of software development.
  • Experience managing projects to a successful conclusion.

SKILLS

  • Understanding of ERP software from a user perspective to work with management in defining project scope, project plans, technical requirements and test documentation.
  • Knowledge of technical document writing for project plans and quality assurance testing.
  • Ability to provide architectural guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers and senior business leaders.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • An understanding of software development languages and methodologies.
  • Excellent interviewing and listening skills.

TRAVEL OR OTHER CONDITIONS

  • Some overnight travel is required.

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