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Project Coordinatorat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
R24_00001103
Team: 
Product Brand Management
Post Date: 
12 Jul 2024
Location: 
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Security Clearance Required: 
No

Description

Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your career and future. A Fortune 200 leader, we’re the driven professionals and technology experts companies turn to most to solve their IT challenges.

CDW is a leading multi-brand provider of information technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare customers around the Globe. A Fortune 500 company and member of the S&P 500 Index, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs over 15,000 coworkers, with headquarters across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

CDW prides itself on “making amazing happen”. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and are grounded in the CDW Way.  Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same.  From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together.

Job Summary

  • Working with the Technology Function leads to facilitate the appointment of relevant individuals to project teams.

  • Defining the project’s governance arrangements in line with standards to meet CDW needs.

  • Ensuring the delivery of new products or services from projects is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget.

  • Managing third party contributions to the project.

  • Managing Communications with project stakeholders at all levels.

  • Managing Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies to the project’s successful outcome.

  • Reporting the progress of the project at regular intervals to the Technology Business Operations Manager or other client governance bodies as defined.

  • Leverage CDW Project Portfolio Management Tool for project plans, High Level Requirements, Reporting Tasks and Schedules to monitor all activities.

  • Managing the project scope through effective Change Management throughout the project lifecycle, escalating and highlighting to relevant parties for resolutions, as necessary.

  • Ensuring effective quality assurance and overall integrity of the project.

  • Managing and reporting on the project’s budget, expenditure, and costs against delivered components and outcomes as the project progresses.

  • Develop strong working relationships and work closely with all internal teams and stakeholders as required.

  • Conduct reviews to assess project outcomes and to identify and capture lessons learned to enable continuous improvement.

  • Pro-actively identifies own training and development needs as required.

 

Knowledge and experience

  • Sound management, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • A working knowledge of techniques for monitoring and controlling projects.

  • An understanding of project management methods including Agile and Prince2.

  • Sound knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.

  • Good understanding of procurement management including negotiations, contracting with and management of third parties and sub-contractors.

  • Ability to find ways of solving and pre-empting problems.

  • A demonstrable history of project delivery.

  • Skilled at building relationships with internal and external stakeholders to respond effectivity to functional and business opportunities and capture core requirements.

  • Good knowledge of project management methods and their practical application including but not limited to Agile and Prince2.

Certifications:

  • Prince2 Foundation

  • Certified Agile Project Management Foundation.

Desirable:

  • Previous use of Asana and ServiceNow

  • Experience with SAFe Agile

More about CDW and your career with us:

At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes whom you will learn and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self — and your best ideas — to CDW.  Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving — and better solutions for our customers in a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

CDW is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a policy of non-discrimination towards all coworkers and applicants for employment in all aspects of employment. CDW does not discriminate against any applicant because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/belief, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis that is prohibited by local employment law, including those protected by the UK Equality Act 2010. 

We encourage candidates from all walks of life to apply and join us in our mission of cultivating a culture of belonging, diversity and inclusion for better collaboration, innovation, and business results.

Together, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels like they belong and is empowered to bring their full energy, capabilities and authenticity for coworker and business benefits. Will you be a part of it?

What we offer:

Life Assurance

Competitive Contributory Pension

Private Medical Insurance

Enhanced Maternity Pay

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Option to buy additional holiday

Dental Insurance

Season Ticket Loan + additional perks

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations across the globe. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers. 
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
 

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