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Project Portfolio Coordinator (2019-8224)

Camas, WA, United States
Information Technology
2019-8224

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Overview

It’s an exciting time to be in our IT/Technology Department; we’re investing heavily in the future of our firm’s technology. Our business is growing internationally, which emphasizes the need to build an unparalleled technology team that drives future global growth and scale through strategic solutions and continuous innovation. We play a foundational role in supporting our firm’s diverse businesses, and we’re excited to continue solidifying that foundation as we add more talented technologists to our team.

 

The Opportunity:

Our IT Department is now seeking a highly talented Project Portfolio Coordinator to join our team. This position will be located in our Camas, WA, (near Portland, OR) office.  The Project Portfolio Coordinator is responsible for assisting with project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and delivery and will be assigned to support other Projects department functions as needed. 

 

The Day to Day:

  • Works in conjunction with the Program Manager, Project Manager, or Product Manager to coordinate all project phases from initiation through close, and other tasks as assigned
  • Adheres to project and program methodologies and processes defined by the Projects department
  • Assists with the creation and management of project, program, and portfolio-related documentation and overall reporting
  • Coordinates with all departments and teams related to the technology portfolio
  • Performs analysis of large amounts of data, makes recommendations, and communicates via reports, diagrams, and presentations
  • Assists with other tasks as assigned by the Project Portfolio Program Manager or the Team Lead
  • Independently and successfully manages smaller projects when needed

 

Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Emerging project, portfolio, or resource management skills (1-3 years experience)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines and deal with ambiguous requirements
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Familiarity with technology and project-related terms and concepts
  • Assists with eliciting cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including internal clients and other departments
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel
  • Background in or desire to learn Resource Management and Project Portfolio Management is a plus

 

Why Fisher Investments:

Fisher Investments is a different kind of investment firm. We don’t come from Wall Street, nor do we believe we fit in with most of the finance industry, and we’re proud of that. We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to innovative perspectives on investing, it’s the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. After all, it’s our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits to our full-time employees like:

  • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
  • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
  • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
  • 8 week paid Primary Caregiver Parental Leave
  • And much, much more

We also provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. This emphasis on personal and professional growth has yielded an award-winning work environment; we’re Great Place to Work Certified, and The Oregonian named us as a 2017 and 2018 Top Workplace.

 

But in the end, it’s not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our mission of service—our employees want to make a difference in an industry that can do better.

 

* California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.

FISHER INVESTMENTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

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