Purpose of the role:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator to be a part of our new Programme Management Office, this will be an opportunity to work across all areas of the business with the primary purpose of the role being to support the PMO manager and Project Manager in building out a fit for purpose team capable of successfully supporting our people in delivering critical projects as part of the McLaren Racing portfolio.
2021 and beyond is a pivotal period for McLaren Racing, we have an ambitious strategy in order to move back to the front of the grid In F1 and to excite & inspire in doing so. This has brought with it a portfolio of strategic projects, initiatives and change programmes which are being delivered to give us competitive advantage. In order to bring these plans to fruition and to achieve maximum benefits the team need support.
The Project Coordinator will play an important role in supporting, primarily, the Project Manager with the administrative side of all projects to ensure that they remain on track and run smoothly. Daily tasks will involve, but are not limited to, scheduling meetings with relevant stakeholders, creating meeting agendas & meeting minute capturing, producing reporting packs/PowerPoints and supporting the Project Manager or other Project originators with any other administrative tasks. The candidate will bring with them exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multitask across numerous projects at one time whilst being able to continue to hit deadlines.
Another important part of the Coordinators role will involve close collaboration with the PMO Manager to support in two key areas:
1) The PMO Manager will have oversight of the long-term strategies for most areas of the business including projects that will require support, the coordinator will assist in documenting these, carrying out regular reviews and allowing resource planning to be accurately completed.
2)The creation of new standardised templates, frameworks etc. that can be implemented by the Project Manager – this will involve scoping documents, risk registers, project plans amongst others.
This role will report to the Manager, Programme Management Office (PMO manager) as part of a team of three (including this role). The PMO team will report to the Director, Procurement.
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