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Jr. Project Manager to support employee-driven projects for large banking client x3 - 40228

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 3
Start Date: May 23, 2022
Job End Date: May 22, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 118739
Location: Toronto
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Jr. Project Manager to support employee-driven projects for large banking client x3 - 40228

Location: Toronto (REMOTE)
Duration: 12 months
 
Job Description:
• Under the direction of a more senior Project Manager, directs small to medium complexity projects or provides assistance in managing larger projects
• Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering assigned projects and associated deliverables
• If managing a sub-project, accountable to the Project/Program manager for assigned activities
• Within the context of the assigned project, responsible for building and sustaining the day-to-day relationships and communications (including project briefings) with stakeholders at various levels of the organization, including executive level, as well as other internal and external resources
• Ensures project issues and risks are identified, quantified, managed and tracked
• Ensures risks, assumptions and constraints are appropriately communicated and escalated when necessary
• Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
• Develops project artifacts including charter, integrated plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related PM artifacts, while complying with applicable enterprise standards (e.g. Risk, Audit, Compliance)
• Proposes recommendations and adjustments to the overall project manager (or Accountable Executive, as applicable) and publishes periodic project status reports
• Contributes to improve the best practices of the project management community within the Enterprise to help drive consistency, transparency and execution excellence on projects
• Organizing documents, processes to be followed, and ensuring reports are sent in a timely manner
• Extracting reports and making presentations
• Organizing connecting meetings and ensuring meeting minutes are posted properly
 
Must-Have Skills:
• 4+ years of experience in a Project-focused role (Project Control Officer (PCO), Project Coordinator, Project Manager)
 
Nice-to-Have Skills:
• Experience in FI / banking