Projects Coordinator

Date: Sep 18, 2022

Location: San Juan, PR

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in the Island and abroad. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; this is why we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.


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Over 7,900 men and women in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the United States work at Popular.

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General Description

Successfully leads all aspects of designated projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within established time frame and funding parameters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that project scope is well defined and agreed with all project stakeholders. Project Objectives must follow SMART Methodology: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-Based.
  • Project Scope must be documented through "Project Scope & Requirements Document" (PSRD) before Execution phase commences.
  • Lead the definition of project scope, objectives and deliverables, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Meets with stakeholders to clarify specific requirements for the project.
  • Develops spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs.
  • Establish control mechanisms throughout the projects to avoid scope creep.
  • Changes to Scope are managed through a formal Change Request which is reviewed and approved by all stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders.
  • Consistent reporting on project progress: Project Status Report are published on a weekly basis to all project stakeholders.
  • Oversee project team execution, facilitate relations between team resources from different roles and resolve conflicts.
  • Promote a professional and cordial atmosphere among project teams.
  • Meeting Minutes shall be published within 5 business days after the meeting was conducted.
  • Project issues are identified and documented in the log to keep track and achieve resolution.
  • Documents must be archived in Teams or SharePoint site to which all team members shall have access. Such documentation is organized and archived by process groups: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control, and Closing.
  • Define tasks and required resources on the way to the development of a detailed project schedule and project timeline.
  • Projects schedules shall include all deliverables and all involved areas.
  • Monitoring mechanisms are applied to update the schedules and take the corrective actions to keep the project on time.
  • Facilitates project work and supports business areas in the preparation and execution of test plans to assure product quality.


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Industrial Engineering


At least two years of related experience.

Certifications / Licenses



Analytical Discipline
Collaboration & Teamwork
Change Agent
Customer Centric
Self Development
Business Excellence

Additional Information

The information provided here is only a general guide as to the nature of the position and does not constitute an exact description of the goals, tasks, duties and responsibilities of the position. The specific details of each position are described in the employee’s performance evaluation.

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting, if necessary.


Popular requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of work. We will require you to provide a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. (1)

(1)  In general, people are considered fully vaccinated: ±

       2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or

       2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine


Popular may provide vaccination exemptions for medical or pregnancy reasons, or due to a sincerely held religious belief or practice, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship to Popular or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. If you wish to request a vaccination exemption or have a disability and need assistance with the application process, please contact us at This email inbox is monitored for such types of requests only. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed exemptions or reasonable accommodations. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.


As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to always offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.




Popular is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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