Project Coordinator

Portland, Oregon


Post Date


Job Id: 60502

Project Coordinator
Our client is seeking a Project Coordinator to join their team. The Project Coordinator is high-energy, flexible, and detail oriented. Successful Project Coordinators have a passion for delighting our customers, building strong relationships with internal teams, and maintain a high-level understanding of the internal Construction One Product Suite. The Project Coordinator will assist internal and external resources in the coordination and maintenance of projects; which includes supporting consultants, project managers, customers, and third-party vendors. This role reports to Director, Professional Services.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the administration of project setup and maintenance. Works with Resource Manager, Business Process Manager, and Project Managers to collect key project data and ensure our system of record is kept current and accurate.
Assists in maintaining internal communication tools (i.e., Google Sites and Google Drive).
Collaborates cross-functionally when customers’ needs fall outside of Professional Services.
Performs miscellaneous other duties as assigned.
Ownership and Accountability: Own and drive projects to completion. Influence others by gaining buy-in and support needed for project success.
Holds self accountable for meeting expectations and delivering agreed-upon results.
Analytical Problem Solving: Identify existing and potential issues that impact internal/external success.
Propose thoughtful solutions.
Time Management: Organize and handle multiple projects simultaneously to ensure timely, quality solutions to internal and external customers while also completing daily tasks and responsibilities.
Recognize what is most important based on business needs.
Communicate Effectively: Present and explain information clearly.
Listen effectively, share verbal and written information accurately and understandably across business units.
Stay Engaged: Self-motivated while working individually or in a team environment.
Strive to improve tools and processes. Open to new approaches.
Develops new skills and pursues learning opportunities.

Skills Preferred
Professional training or coursework in project management.
Basic knowledge of accounting principles and terminology.
Familiarity with the construction industry.
Technical oriented mindset; comfortable learning new technologies.
Basic knowledge of project management methodology and practices and experience coordinating project activities in a matrix environment.
Must be able to consistently perform assigned work within established deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to complete deadline driven assignments/projects and accommodate urgent requests as necessary.
Ability to handle stress and remain productive under pressure and deadlines while efficiently managing time, resources, and priorities.
University degree in business or other relevant discipline plus a minimum of two years of experience coordinating projects or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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