Project Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 00012550-1
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2020
  • Recruiter: William Hill
  • Location: Kraków
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Bookmakers
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Project Coordinator - 12 months fixed term contract
 
We bet we can be a great match
 
Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Krakow?
 
About us
 
Working with us you’ll be at the heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.
 
Your role in the team
 
The role of Project Coordinator is to support the programmes and projects throughout the full project life cycle, ensuring that Projects are managed to time, on budget and to the agreed quality standards. This role is within the Data Managment Division of William Hill. 
As a Project Coordinator in William Hill you will;
- Ensure that accurate Financial Tracking and reporting is in place across your channel 
• Own the financial process for your channel. With input from your Head of Portfolio and Delivery Leads, you will complete the forecasted spend for your channel, conduct monthly reviews to track the actuals vs forecasts and provide commentary on variance. This means analysing the data, recognising errors and trends and providing Exec level explanations. 
• Reviews weekly project reports for accuracy, ensuring any changes are communicated promptly
- Maintain and manage key support activities for programmes and projects i.e. maintenance of Programme portfolios 
- Work with your team on the internal project time recording system. Providing guidance where necessary and be the administrator for your channel
- Work closely with various teams to gain knowledge on recruitment and track resource within your channel 
- Forge good and effective relationships with immediate stakeholders within the organisation as we are all ultimately working to the same goal   
 
As a Project Coordinator in William Hill you will:
 
• Ensure that accurate Financial Tracking and reporting is in place across your channel 
- Own the financial process for your channel. With input from your Head of Delivery and Project managers, you will complete the forecasted spend for your channel, conduct monthly reviews to track the actuals vs forecasts and provide commentary on variance. This means analysing the data, recognising errors and trends and providing Exec level explanations. 
- Reviews weekly project reports for accuracy, ensuring any changes are communicated promptly
• Maintain and manage key support activities for programmers and projects i.e. maintenance of Programme portfolios 
• Work with your team on the internal project time recording system. Providing guidance where necessary and be the administrator for your channel
• Work closely with various teams to gain knowledge on recruitment and track resource within your channel 
• Forge good and effective relationships with immediate stakeholders within the organization as we are all ultimately working to the same goal   
 
 
Skills needed
 
•       Superior proficiency in Powerpoint and Excel
 
•       Ability to various ways of explaining data depending on the audience, including reporting to Exec level 
 
•       Excellent English, both written and spoken communication skills
 
•       Experience of working as part of a full project life cycle
 
•       Good planning and organising skills
 
•       Self-motivated and proactive
 
•       Some experience of working with figures, not necessarily financial background
 
•       Adaptable/flexible approach to a changing environment
 
•       Preferred exposure to Project Management Methodologies including Agile
 
The role will suit you if:
 
 
•       Thrive under pressure
 
•       Communicate effectively at all levels
 
•       Have motivation to work alone
 
•       Succeed when working to tight deadlines
 
•       Haves a flexible attitude
 
It may not suit you if:
 
• You do not enjoy working in an agile business where priorities may change at short notice.
 
•  You find it difficult working with colleagues remotely 
 
• You enjoy a structured routine
 
 

 

 

 
What we offer
 
• Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, lunch and learn sessions and an individual development budget.
• Complex work and the chance to make an impact.
• Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
• Some opportunities for International travel to our offices in London, Leeds and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach).
• A great working atmosphere in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward-thinking managers.
• Competitive salary and benefits fully paid private healthcare, Multisport pass, daily fruit, and employee referral program.
• Flexible working practices 
• And some fun in the office – integration events and company parties, internal football league, gamification initiatives, FIFA, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.
William Hill in Krakow
Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Cracow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities. There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here. 
 
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