ATCC

  • Project Coordinator

    Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
    Job ID
    2018-2169
    Department
    Standards Research Center
  • Overview

    Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge. 

     


    The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting project and program teams in the coordination, implementation, execution, and completion of specific projects and initiatives ensuring consistency with SRC business needs, company strategy, and internal and external commitments and goals. The Project Coordinator understands the scope and expectations of assigned projects and has responsibilities and accountabilities related to those projects. The Project Coordinator will serve as a point person for assigned projects and will manage relationships internally with project stakeholders and externally with customers. The position actively supports and complies with all ATCC corporate policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities

    1. Supports project and program teams in the initiation, execution, control and completion of specific projects and initiatives.
    2. Develops and maintains detailed project requirements, documentation and schedules
    3. Participates in project team meetings
    4. Files and updates all project documents as appropriate
    5. Is responsible for tracking project changes
    6. Understands and assists in development and execution of processes in ATCC business environment
    7. Interacts directly with customers with supervisory guidance.
    8. Translates customer needs and SRC business requirements into analytic requirements, budgets or related project costing and return on investment (ROI) for associated projects with supervisory guidance.
    9. Serves as a member of matrixed project teams to meet the scope, goals and needs of the projects within a determined budget
    10. Serves as a liaison to ATCC functional departments, contractors, clients, and others for relaying requirements for design, maintenance and enhancements of ATCC processes
    11. Develops and uses skills in the use of ATCC’s ERP system, Sharepoint, quality documentation system, inventory management system; and project management applications for the management of SRC projects
    12. Performs other ancillary duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a science, business or related field is required. 
    • A PMP certification can be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. 
    • Three to five years of experience with process analysis, projects, and/or financial analysis is required. 
    • Prior experience in project teams is a plus.

     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Organization and developmental skills.
    • Ability to understand process flows and operational systems to meet the defined requirements of the business.
    • Leadership qualities.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent team skills.
    • Ability to resolve conflicting situations.
    • Computer or technical knowledge.
    • Effective problem solving skills.
    • Ability to explore data, discover patterns, and find meaningful relationships, anomalies and trends.
    • Project Management and Microsoft Project experience.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to drive projects towards completion.
    • Can understand complex process flows in a business environment.
    • Can work effectively and efficiently with business systems.
    • Can manage complex relationships while working on projects and/or project teams.
    • Can understand complex process flows in a business environment.
    • Can work effectively and efficiently with business systems.
    • Can manage complex relationships while working on projects and/or project teams.

    Core Competencies:

    • Ability to drive projects towards completion.
    • Ability to assess project needs across range of biological areas (e.g. cell biology, virology, molecular biology, bacteriology, mycology, and protistology) .
    • Can understand and implement process flows in a business environment.
    • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with business systems.
    • Can manage complex relationships while working on projects and/or project teams.

    ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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