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IT Project Coordinator (JIRA required) in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco has a contract opportunity in North Houston for an IT Project Coordinator. Experience with Jira is required. We will not consider candidates who do not have experience with Jira. Candidates local to Houston preferred. Onsite interview is required.


  • Responsible for ensuring projects meet project and quality standards set forth by the PMO
  • Assist and advise Project Managers and project teams as to the best use of the defined project management methodology as well as overall project management best practices.
  • Review project deliverables to ensure adherence to the PMO project management process
  • Provide guidance and support to the project team for any project management tool and/or process issues and questions
  • Monitor and modify project schedules as assigned
  • Coordinate project reporting to team and management

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent, from an accredited university or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ Years of proven Project Manager/Coordinator experience on various projects. IT PMO experience including knowledge of PMO and project management best practices; experience with PMI PMBOK in real world settings
  • Understanding of project monitoring and control processes within a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, collaboration, and assertiveness
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills. Self-starter who is very detailed oriented. Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with MS Project Server, SharePoint, and MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply industry-standard project management practices including project assessments i.e., health check
  • Must have experience with Jira