Global Data Consultants

  • Project Coordinator

    Job Locations US-PA-Ebensburg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/1/2018 10:39 AM)
    Job ID
    Jessica Wells
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Project Coordinator in the Ebensburg, PA area.

    Position Overview

    The project coordinator manages a portfolio of projects through all phases of the project life-cycle. The role of the project coordinator is to plan, execute, and finalize a project according to set timelines, scope, and budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members along with third-party vendors to deliver projects according to plan. The project coordinator must actively lead all aspects of the project, including project definition, planning, documentation, execution, tracking, reporting, rollout, and formalized project closure. The project coordinator also provides direction, coaching, and mentoring by sharing their knowledge and expertise in project management with others.


    • Function as the primary interface between IT and business units and Business Partners.
    • Create and update requirements and specifications documentation.
    • Manage various projects and programs with increased complexity, strategic priority, and or visibility.
    • Manage customer expectations, beginning with initial scope identification and through the project lifecycle.
    • Create and own the project plan for each assignment according to project management standards; project plan should include management of tasks, scope, budget, schedule, issues, risk, communication, quality, and other plans as needed.
    • Define project team: establish resource allocation with managers: work with procurement to facilitate product purchasing: establish success criteria.
    • Ensure that IT business standards and procedures are maintained in accordance with Company policies, audits, security, and regulatory requirements.
    • Proactively communicate with IT to inform and influence others to achieve success for assigned projects and programs.
    • Maintain timely and accurate documentation in support of project analysis and daily operations.
    • Increase operational efficiencies within the Infrastructure and Client Services teams.
    • Notify and communicate to team and project owners to make relevant decisions.
    • Transition ownership of project activities to business owners upon project closure.
    • Manage and report issues and risk, escalating as needed to ensure timely resolution and mitigation.
    • Address the needs, expectations, and concerns of the stakeholders during the course of the project. Includes appropriately managing the expectations of the business. 

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 3 years of experience managing infrastructure projects.  
    • Ability to apply project management techniques, tools and documents.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Project, Visio and Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    • Must be able to clearly express ideas verbally, graphically and in writing for professional interaction with customers and co-workers.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Technology, English, or closely related field preferred. 

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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