Project Coordinator

Project Management Morrisville, North Carolina


Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

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  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator plays a key role in successfully executing deployment projects with Sensus customers and Distributors.   This role will support the project teams in all facets of the customer engagement, and will work across the organization to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Track project budget (revenue and expenses) and timing to ensure the project is on track according to forecast/budget
  • Maintain Project Charter information and aid in the collection of the data
  • Complete internal purchase requisitions for external vendors
  • Act as liaison to remote project managers and internal SME’s to assist in driving resolution to project deliverables/issues
  • Track, report, and assist in escalation of project-related technical issues
  • Ensure projects are being executed according to Sensus standard methodology, planning, and best practices. Facilitate the development and sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
  • Drive internal improvement processes
  • Track deployment performance metrics to ensure we are meeting contractual SLA’s throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Analyze impact of issues across PM organization and disseminate information to mitigate risk
  • Track resource loading to ensure the organization is working optimally and identify risks in project coverage
  • Conduct monthly billing for supporting region
  • Support our regional Distributors by conducting regular calls and escalating issues internally
  • Assist in the Deployment Services portion in the RFP process
  • Assist in special projects as needed
  • General administrative duties

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Associate or BS Degree or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • 2-3 years of project-related experience in a matrix organization preferred
  • This role requires a highly detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to positively drive execution with minimal authority.
  • Ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment with multiple demands, tight timelines and prioritize appropriately.
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to work independently and carry out detailed instructions, multi-task, organize and prioritize work while meeting aggressive deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • com and MS Project experience is preferred
  • PMI-CAPM certification is a plus
  • Requires flexibility, openness to suggestions highly effective verbal, written, interpersonal and team-oriented skills with ability to interact with staff from multiple departments.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Ability to travel ~20% of the time 
  • Finance/budget skills preferred
  • Attention to detail, highly motivated
  • Organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and willingness to participate and work with a team

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.