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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Part-time Senior Project Coordinator



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.

Job Summary:

This part-time role assists the Program Manager with the management of more complex projects within a corporate program.

What You Will Do:

• A thorough understanding in program and project management processes & tools.

• Tracking progress according to program schedules and goals; developing solutions to program problems.
• Participating in the preparations of proposals, plans, and program specifications.
• Developing the project scope documents, project timetables and other documents that would be provided to Project Managers.
• Monitoring the scheduling, budget, and performance of company programs.

What Skills You Will Have:

Business Acumen:
• Communicates key considerations for business decision making process.
• Cites examples of types of information needed to make sound business decisions.
• Participates in business task to get things done in own unit or area.
• Caters to key stakeholders and their priorities.

Planning: Tactical, Strategic:
• Develops, refines, and communicates tactical plans for own responsibilities.
• Provides the right level of detail as input for strategic plan development.
• Demonstrates the value and necessity of linking tactical plans to overall strategic plan.
• Ensures attention to the detail and dependencies of existing departmental-level plans.
• Ensures the planning process is integrated with the overall business plan.

• Demonstrates experience participating in productive collaborative processes.
• Under guidance, initiates collaborative meetings.
• Assists in communicating shared goals with diverse groups and parties.
• Helps promote collaboration across generations, functions, regions, and levels.
• Helps solve business problems and meet business goals through collaborative processes.

Effective Communications:
• Delivers helpful feedback that focuses on behaviors without offending the recipient.
• Listens to feedback without defensiveness and uses it for own communication effectiveness.
• Makes oral presentations and writes reports needed for own work.
• Avoids technical jargon when inappropriate.
• Looks for and considers non-verbal cues from individuals and groups.

Project Management:
• Utilizes preferred tools, techniques and methods for estimating project cost and time.
• Plans, estimates, staffs, organizes and monitors significant projects.
• Identifies risks and vulnerabilities; creates contingency plans.
• Conducts regular and ad-hoc project reviews with project team, sponsors, and clients.
• Maintains open communication among project participants and interested parties.
• Communicates reporting requirements; creates monitoring and control mechanisms.

Data Gathering and Reporting:
• Detects and summarizes patterns in data and findings by producing simple reports.
• Assesses common problems and obstacles surrounding data-gathering.
• Customizes data fields to meet clients' needs.
• Interprets and explains results of a data-gathering initiative.
• Participates in projects to gather data for needs analysis.

Additional Information

The location for this position is Peoria, IL.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected candidate.

This position may require up to 25% travel.

Final details

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers.

For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media


Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

June 10, 2024 - June 24, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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