Red Hat Project Coordinator - U.K. in Farnborough, United Kingdom

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Project Coordinator to work with our UK Services business to join us in Farnborough, UK. In this role, you will manage all aspects of projects at a foundational level using Waterfall or Agile methodologies. You will deliver project kickoffs, manage schedules (milestone or sprints), maintain risk and issue logs, complete regular internal and external status reports, and complete project closeout activities. This is a great opportunity to grow your project management skills with the world's leading provider of open source enterprise software solutions.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Initiate projects effectively, including development and presentation of project kickoffs

  • Implement a communication strategy to support ongoing and regular touch points with customer and project teams, as well as cross-functional internal team meetings with Finance, Sales, people management, etc.

  • Assist with staffing allocation

  • Apply traditional Waterfall or Agile project management fundamentals, concepts, standards, and tools

  • Accurately maintain all processes, approvals, and system tools related to specific projects

  • Gain an understanding of the Services team global project management framework and methodology

Required skills

  • Experience delivering professional services engagements for multiple customers

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Working knowledge of Agile and Waterfall project delivery methodologies; certifications are preferred

  • Ability to motivate and shape internal and external stakeholders

  • Good problem-solving and relationship-building skills

  • Ability to stay calm and focused

  • Experienced working in fast-paced and delivery focused environments

  • Experience working with third party resources

  • Understanding of Salesforce.com is an advantage

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job ID 63291

Category Consulting, Project Management