Project Coordinator

Employer
Edible Arrangements
Location
Wallingford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 16, 2018
Closes
Mar 16, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Edible International is the global headquarters for Edible Brands?, the leaders in premium fresh fruit products, including fruit bouquets, chocolate Dipped Fruit, fruit beverages, fruit salads and more. We believe in creativity and imagination, and have an entrepreneurial spirit that has brought us tremendous success. Our Headquarters staff strives to support our Franchises, who WOW our Guests every day with products that bring happiness to all of lifes occasions.

Job Summary:

The Project Coordinator will establish and implement management processes to ensure projects are meeting the defined criteria, and successfully executed to completion. The ideal candidate thrives in fast-paced, creative environments and is detail-oriented with excellent communication skills. The objectives for this position will be to provide high quality project support, accurate and timely project coordination, and focused internal and external responsiveness.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

* Create project plans, including deliverables, activities, timeliness and budgets

* Coordinate day-to-day activities of projects and team members in cross-functional organization to ensure scope, timelines and milestones are successfully met

* Quickly develop an understanding of Edible?product lines, store operations, and best practices

* Work collaboratively with other departments impacting projects

* Lead project communications with stakeholders and team members

* Provide scheduled and on-demand status reports and updates

* Assess, manage, resolve and escalate (if necessary) risks and issues

* Tailor processes (as required) to meet the needs of individual projects

* Recommend decisions based on information and input in a timely manner

* Assist with coordinating projects of high complexity; Assist with all project phases, including initiation, planning, launch and closure

* Drive process compliance and continuous improvement

* Other tasks as assigned by management

Job Requirements:

* Bachelors or equivalent preferred with minimum of 2 years experience in project management

* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and influence cross-functional stakeholders

* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and basic web technology

* Familiarity with New Product Development processes highly desired

* Detail-oriented, process-driven, positive attitude

* Must be able to establish a high level of credibility with all levels of internal operations

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to achieve support for objectives with the ability to adapt quickly to changes

* Strong written, verbal, analytical and presentation skills

* Ability to be creative and innovative

* Strong technology skills and ability to learn and impact new systems

* Effective negotiation and conflict management skills

* Poise and focus under pressure

* Resourcefulness, proactivity, adaptability and lots of initiative

What we offer:

* Competitive Salary and Benefit plans

* Healthcare Plan including health/dental/vision insurance

* 401K Plan

* Section 125 Flexible Spending Account

* Life Insurance

* Short and Long Term Disability

* Paid time off

* Paid holidays

We are proud to be an EEO employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, uniformed service, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other protected class under applicable federal, state, or local law. SDL2017