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Project Coordinator

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Aquent's Fortune 50 client is looking for a Project Coordinator to work a six-week assignment with strong potential to convert to permanent, on-location for 40 hours/week in Richfield, MN

The individual selected for this role will be a project management resource across several Strategic Growth Office (SGO) initiatives. All project support will be for initiatives designed to drive growth for the Client. Recent examples of initiatives include In-Home Advisor and SmartHome Powered by Vivint. Projects may vary from small trials in localized markets to the scaling of new business lines.


  • Assist the Program and/or Project manager in executing the project deliverables for all assigned programs and projects. These projects could vary in size and scale (i.e. small projects to large programs). 
  • Coordinate project meetings and take program/project meeting notes. 
  • Get task, issue, and risk updates from project team members and make updates as appropriate to project documents. 
  • Manage project SharePoint sites. 
  • Partner with the Project/Program Manager to develop ongoing communications with project teams in the form of regular meeting rhythms and other communication methods. 
  • Project Management for Small Projects 
  • Responsible for determining project team structure and resource needs for assigned small projects. 
  • Partner with the Program/Project Manager in putting together project structure and resource needs for assigned projects. 
  • Within assigned projects, identify and engage relevant cross-functional partners. 
  • Use tools provided by Program/Project Manager to assist in planning project and resource needs. 
  • Drive project tasks while maintaining Time, Scope, Resources, & Quality. 
  • Provide day to day work direction of small project teams. 
  • Provide project status reporting as appropriate including documentation of action, issue, change, and risk management for assigned projects. 
  • Develop and lead ongoing communication to project teams on assigned projects in the form of regular meeting rhythms and other communication methods. 

What would a normal day for this position look like?

  • Provide overall support to programs and projects in the SGO portfolio 
  • Attending meetings to capture notes, issues/risks, and action items 
  • Update project documentation 
  • Scheduling and facilitating project meetings 
  • Assisting the program/project manager in keeping project plans up to date 
  • Holding project team members accountable for assigned tasks 
  • Communicating status, issue, and risks to stakeholders 
  • Managing the project plan and holding project team members accountable 


  • Candidate must have PC experience in a large organization. 
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook) 
  • Minimum of 2 years Project Coordinator experience 
  • Excellent organizational skills – the individual in this role will help the team stay organized 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Able to translate a meeting conversations into clear, concise, and actionable notes 
  • Experience managing project plans in Excel (planning) ​
  • Proven ability to work in fast-paced environment – the Strategic Growth Office initiatives have aggressive timelines
  • Ability to leverage Outlook for meeting coordination  

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