Project Coordinator (206)

  • Royal Leamington Spa, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is 10,000 creative minds spanning 6 continents. With around 85% of its staff devoted to game development, Ubisoft has the 2nd largest in-house creative team in the world.

The company’s 27 different creative studios work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on brands including Assassin's Creed®, For Honor® Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon®, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Tom Clancy's The Division, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more

Job Description

Job Purpose

Support the infrastructural teams’ day-to-day operations by planning, implementing and optimising logistical actions to facilitate successful delivery of internal studio needs.

Reports to Project Support Manager:

Duties

  • Fulfil the Leadership Responsibilities as expected of managers at Ubisoft.
  • Act as the first point of contact for the Tools’ and Builds’ team in regards to logistical demands and/or issues (e.g. workplace requirements, subsistence, travel, etc.) and ensure the implementation of effective, tailored and timely solutions;
  • Identify and implement creative ideas to ensure timely & effective task-related services;
  • Track key performance indicators and report to the stakeholders on the project and other members within the studio;
  • Respect the project support processes, tools and policies, and suggest improvements;
  • Carry out processes related to project support and optimise them for efficient delivery;
  • Collaborate with managers in order to plan effectively in accordance with timescales;
  • Investigate needs and issues, working directly with the team and encouraging discussions in order to get results.
  • Assess and monitor logistical requirements and advise on needs to the key stakeholders.

Leadership Responsibilities

·       Build an effective team to ensure it is fully resourced, a manageable size and a good mix of levels and foster the team player culture;

·       Plan, prioritise and set inspiring objectives for your team members all year long;

·       Empower your team members with clear expectations and hold them accountable for their key results;

·       Provide your team members with ongoing and meaningful feedback on performance and development -- ensuring positive acknowledgement of all achievements, both big and small;

·       Enable your team members to reflect and prepare their future in their role and at Ubisoft;

·       Engage and positively influence team members and stakeholders around a vision;

·       Navigate through ambiguity and embrace change with a positive mindset;

·       Create the environment for initiatives and ideas to emerge and grow;

·       Care about people:  be exemplary and supportive;

Qualifications

Skill and Knowledge 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Able to plan and estimate tasks and ensure timely delivery of work; 
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, and work effectively under pressure;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities;
  • Proficiency in the standard features of the Microsoft Office suite e.g. Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint  and Outlook

Relevant Experience

  • Prior experience as a Project Coordinator or a comparable project management position within the video games industry; essential.
  • Experience in managing team members; essential.
  • Experience using issue and project tracking software (e.g. Jira) and other task tracking tools; essential.

Additional Information

Salary: Competitive + Relocation

Location: Royal Leamington Spa, UK

Opening Date: 21st March  2018

Ubisoft Leamington reserves the right to close this advert earlier than the closing date indicated should we feel we have received sufficient applications.