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Project Coordinator (FTC)

Date: 17-Jan-2023

Location: Dublin or Kilkenny, L, IE, D24V8YP

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS)

Project Coordinator


A vacancy has arisen for a Project Coordinator at Glanbia Business Services.  This is a 12 months fixed term contract opportunity and will report to the Programme Manager.


The base location of the role will be Citywest, Dublin 24, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford or Leggettsrath Business Park in Kilkenny, with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


Career Framework level: Professional, step 1


Key deliverables of the role

The Project Coordinator is a role in the GBS PMO team which organises and facilitates the work on projects.  Working under the direction of a Project Manager, this individual coordinates the efforts of project team members in producing project deliverables including:


  • Compilation of Scope and Blueprint documents
  • Assisting with Data Migration plans and activities including helping to ensure data migration deliverables are aligned to process design
  • Assisting with Testing plans and activities including helping to ensure test scenarios, scripts, environments and testers are appropriate to verify the end-to-end solution is fit for purpose
  • Assisting with stakeholder analysis, communications and training plan coordination
  • Assisting with preparation of cutover plans


This individual also supports the project manager by:

  • Assessing progress against plan
  • Managing the project repository on SharePoint
  • Managing the project action, issue & risk register
  • Identifying the need to engage the Project Manager in resolving problems



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Business or Engineering)


Skills & Experience

  • 3 plus years’ experience gained in a similar role ideally within in a Global organisation
  • Takes a structured and effective approach to own work and demonstrates leadership potential
  • Able to analyse, diagnose, design, plan, execute and evaluate work to time, cost and quality targets
  • Familiarity with available methods & tools for project management within Glanbia Business Services, and makes correct choices from alternatives
  • Clearly recognises those situations where reference needs to be made to the supervising Project Manager before taking action
  • Communicates effectively, orally and in writing



  • Analytical Thinking - Builds understanding of a problem or situation by breaking it down systematically into its component parts and identifying the relationships between these parts
  • Information Acquisition - Identifies gaps in the available information required to understand a problem or situation and devising means of remedying such gaps
  • Planning and Organisation - Determines a course of action by breaking it down into smaller steps and by planning and resourcing each of these, making allowance for potential problems
  • Cross-Functional Awareness - Understands the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other functions
  • Attention to detail
  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better
  • Communication skills both written and verbal will be a key component of this role thus may need to be very strong as well as the ability to present to groups




At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.