• Location: Kingston on Thames / Chester / Remote – Within commuting distance to an office
  • Salary: £25,000-£30,000 DoE + Company Profit Share Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible hours/remote working, with travel to Kingston or Chester on a semi-regular basis
  • Full Time 40 hours per week
  • Unlimited holiday allowance

About Us

Silicon Reef are a Microsoft Partner consultancy based in the UK with clients all over the world. We started our journey in March 2016 and we have ambitions to grow to be one of the world’s leading consultancies in modern workplace design & implementation and applications for business.

We focus on the great things that tech can bring to a modern workforce and help our clients to build tools that automate processes and create opportunities for remote and flexible working cultures to succeed using, but not limited to, the Microsoft Stack.

The Role

The Project Coordinator will play a key supporting role for:

  • The Portfolio Manager – contributing to portfolio governance, data capture & reporting and resource planning
  • The Delivery Managers – supporting them in the delivery lifecycle of our client projects

In addition, the Project Coordinator will work with many functions in the company to support the delivery of our small tasks portfolio, ensuring that all project logistics, budgets and related processes run smoothly.

For the right candidate, this role offers a unique opportunity to grow into Delivery Management with company support to gain formal Project Management qualifications.

You will:

  • Ensure that portfolio and project management tools are updated and reports generated from these tools are accurate and trustworthy. This will help to drive better informed decision making and make sure our teams are focused on the highest priorities.
  • Drive delivery of the small task portfolio – tracking, measuring and communicating progress internally and, on specific projects, to clients.
  • Support Delivery Managers in the delivery of their projects from discovery through to closure.
  • Help to identify, record and remove obstacles and blockers that might get in the way of delivery.
  • Contribute to our continuous improvement process by capturing lessons learned and case study materials on completion of our projects.
  • Interfacing with all members of the team to support them with tasks and issues relating to time recording and resource forecasting.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • 1+ years of experience of Project Coordination, PMO, Portfolio administration or junior project management experience
  • Experience of working within a PMO or Portfolio management function, familiar with aspects of project governance & administration:
    • tracking and status reporting
    • budget management
    • risk and issues management
    • resource management
    • gate approvals
    • collation of key project documentation and deliverable for transition to support
  • Working knowledge of delivering small projects from discovery to closure (up to the value of £20K)
  • Basic Awareness and understanding of the types of project delivery processes: agile, “wagile” and waterfall
  • Basic Awareness of project management ceremonies (e.g. stand ups, sprint planning, retrospectives)
  • Good communications skills – able to lead an internal project meeting, present a project briefing etc
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft tools e.g. Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, O365, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Previous experience of working in a Microsoft agency or any agency environment preferable

If you think you have what it takes please send your CV and a covering note describing why you think you would be great for the job.