Project Coordinator, Shared Services Applications


Are you an entry level, IT professional seeking a role within a global company? If so, a Project Coordinator position with the shared services IT group of ASSA ABLOY Americas division maybe the role for you.


The Project Coordinator will assist in the administration and management of a portfolio of projects related to shared services applications. The Project Coordinator will work with project managers, solution architects, and functional leads (both internal staff and external consultants) that drive the attainment of the division's roadmap of application change, conversion and implementation projects.


The Project Coordinator manages the activities and resources for small to medium complexity projects. You will collaborates with all relevant stakeholders on the development and implementation of strategic business solutions through research, audit, and analysis of data and/or business processes. Your assignments will span a broad array of projects, while you focus on improving and sustaining ASSA ABLOY's IT structures, processes, and outcomes. A top priority will be to ensure projects are completed on schedule, on budget, to scope, and within quality standards of ASSAABLOY.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of project management processes and tools; knowledge of information technology, and /or business operations; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of constituencies; and ability to convey technical information to non-technical personnel.


The ideal candidate also has an ability to establish and clarify project objectives, goals, parameters, budgets, deliverables, deadlines and the roles and responsibilities of participants; ability to identify project and application dependencies/risks; ability to develop mitigation/contingency plans; ability to organize and manage resources; and ability to prepare and present periodic project progress reports.




  • Work closely with stakeholders at all levels including business leadership, executive teams, project teams, and business users.
  • Interface with the shared services technology team, and with external managed services providers.
  • Interface with shared services teams including JD Edwards, infrastructure, business intelligence, e-commerce and EDI, supply management, etc.
  • Participate in various internal business and technology councils and other groups.


Skills and Qualifications Required:


  • 4 year College degree in Information Technology, Engineering or Business; relevant education and experience will be considered.
  • Entry Level to 2 years' experience.
  • Highly motivated and shows initiative; exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced, high velocity, environment; ability to stay focused on responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage competing priorities under pressure.
  • Demonstrate and apply strong problem solving, analytical, and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in business friendly and user friendly language; demonstrated aptitude for working with, supporting, and communicating with users and customers.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative, shared-services environment, across multiple divisions with a variety of operating environments, application software, tools and technologies.
  • Proficient in MS Project, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint are a must.
  • Must be available to work continuously in the US without sponsorship.
  • Some background and understanding of operational processes in a manufacturing environment; functional competency in manufacturing, distribution and financials is a plus.
  • ASSA ABLOY is a global company; travel is required, mostly in North America, also to some extent in Central and South America.



The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. The Group operates worldwide with 48,500 employees and sales of 8,2 billion euros. The Group has leading positions in areas such as efficient door openings, trusted identities and entrance automation. ASSA ABLOY's innovations enable safe, secure and convenient access to physical and digital places. Every day, we help billions of people experience a more open world.


ASSA ABLOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran

New Haven
Connecticut, USA