Project Coordinator (Hybrid) - 19417

Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Columbia, MD, Maryland, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 

We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for Project Coordinator to help support our Program Managers with support on our prime programs. Will work directly with senior management providing any support to the project; i.e. customer interaction, schedule support, budgeting support, timekeeping support, taking meeting notes, etc. Ideal candidate has some experience supporting the Program Management office and is looking to grow their career from a Project Coordinator to a Deputy PM and PM one day. Work is performed in a hybrid environment at our Columbia, MD office. Could have some travel based on customer wishes. 

#LI-DW2 #Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Project/Program Managers (PM) on government contracts.
  • Will interact with all levels within the organization from engineers, to senior management.
  • Help update/maintain the project/program schedule.
  • Attend meetings and take meeting minutes on a regular basis.  
  • Interact with government customers.
  • Will help the PM with the project budgets and timekeeping.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - A current Secret U.S. Government security clearance is required; U.S. Citizenship required.  
  • At least 3 years of experience supporting projects, programs, working with budgets, schedules, administrative support of programs, etc. and a Bachelors in related field; 1 year relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 7 years relevant experience.
  • Experience with meeting facilitation and recording minutes/actions.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Must have the desire to learn Program / Project Management and be a quick learner.
  • Prior experience with Finance/budgeting skills.
  • Ability to grasp technical concepts.
  • Proactively identify actions and provide accurate, professional responses to the customer.
  • Track down information and prepare reports and/or briefs to send to the customer.
  • Exemplary customer service skills.
  • Strong communication and organization skills – must be detail oriented.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule with the ability to work from our Columbia office. 
  • Possible travel up to 10% in the future.

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior experience supporting government contracts and an eagerness to learn more. 
  • MS Project experience.
  • Program/ Project scheduling experience.
  • Prior experience with the Army is a huge plus.

We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions. HII Is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force.