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Program Coordinator
Ref No.: 18-00359
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Project Overview:
our client’s Engineering Education team (EngEDU) is looking for an exceptional Program Coordinator who will plan and manage the operational logistics and support for various leadership development programs in our Engineering organization. Strong candidates will be enthusiastic, dedicated and focused on strategic development and delivery of engEDU's learning and development programs. We are looking for a highly-motivated professional with demonstrated organizational, communication and execution skills. Candidates need to be extremely proactive, responsible, customer-focused and detail-oriented.

As a Program Coordinator, joining the Engineering Education team, you'll work across multiple offices to help scale our leadership development programs, partnering with Program Managers, Instructional Designers, Software Engineers and Research Scientists. You will work with a team responsible for providing leadership development programs globally across the Engineering organization.

Overall Responsibilities
Own the master program training schedule(s), including relevant room bookings and keeping track of dependencies
Assist Learning and Development Program Managers by tracking meetings and notes, reporting on progress, and flagging issues as necessary
Manage communications for specific program launches
Escalate program issues to senior program managers and the team as needed
Be flexible in working hours to adapt to work happening across different office locations

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities
Manage program coordination balancing different timelines, priorities and intra-team relationships
Provide strong on the ground support for individual events to ensure things run smoothly, communicate with the proper channels within our client as necessary to troubleshoot issues
Develop and maintain relationships and communicate frequently with guest facilitators, mentors and other program volunteers

Required Skills:
- BS/BA degree in any field
- 2-3 years relevant experience in project management, event planning, training coordinator or similar background
- Organizational skills, and the ability to pay close attention to detail while handling multiple, simultaneous projects under deadline pressure.
- Excellent collaboration, influencing and relationship-building skills; ability to build relationships with cross-functional partners and influence senior leaders.
- Ability to navigate ambiguity and work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Nice to have skills/Not required:
- Proficiency with our client tools (e.g. calendar, docs and spreadsheets)