Sample project coordinator job description

At [Company X], we take pride in continuous evolution. The driving force behind our business growth is a skilled and dedicated project management team. We’re searching for a highly qualified project coordinator to help us maintain our position as an innovative authority. The ideal candidate will have production experience and strong skills in work-plan development and progress tracking. The project coordinator will also prepare and present updates regularly to relevant management channels, ensuring that our goal of innovation is being achieved.

Objectives of this role

  • Liaise with managers and clients to define project requirements, scopes, and objectives that align with organizational goals
  • Coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring that projects remain within scope, schedule, and budget
  • Analyze project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope or timeline to achieve optimal results
  • Assign roles and tasks to team members based on their individual strengths and abilities
  • Help build the skill sets of team members and share learnings with other employees
  • Achieve organizational goals while adhering to standards and best practices


  • Ensure that all aspects of a project are organized and in conformance with timeline and deliverables requirement
  • Develop and maintain project performance database that tracks overall progress and achievement of milestones
  • Assign and monitor resources effectively to boost project efficiency and maximize deliverables output
  • Report project risks and outcomes to appropriate management channels, and escalate issues according to project work plan
  • Serve as point of communication between company teams and external resources
  • Deepen partnerships with outside resources, including third-party vendors and researchers

Required skills and qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience in project coordination
  • Experience in coordinating teams and clients
  • Proven success in a corporate setting, working with all levels of management
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in relevant field
  • Professional certification such as PMP (Project Management Professional)