Junior Project Manager/PCO - Direct planning, scheduling, resource engagement, milestones determination - 30294

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 12, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 30, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 130071
Location: Toronto
Project Coordinator
Location Address: 40 Temperance Street 8th Floor – hybrid – onsite 2-3x a week
Contract Duration: 10 months

Story Behind the Need
Business group: Global Business Payments - Correspondent Banking
New Project: Payment Clearing Project

This team is responsible for managing the banks accounts with other financial institutions. The team is moving from one payment clearer to a new payment clearer and the successful candidate will assist and manage the transition. The main role of a Project Manager (non-IT) is to deliver the Project in accordance with the Business Requirement document within specified timelines.

 • Direct planning, scheduling, resource engagement, milestones determination, and final deliverables definition within the project.
• Engage stakeholders to communicate end objective, key milestones and milestone deliveries.
• Create project plans and manage dependencies in accordance with project needs.
• Conduct appropriate status review sessions and escalate issues as necessary.
• Manage the project budget by contributing to monthly forecasts, quarterly accruals, and year end carry forwards.
• Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives and developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution.
• Develop a strong partnership with the Business Sponsor to gain strong understanding of requirements, sustain open dialogue to manage product backlog efficiently, and facilitate and drive the benefits of the project.
• Collaborate with project teams to ensure business needs and outcomes of the project are achieved.
• Establish scope of the project; monitor and control scope to ensuring focus on delivery.
• Manage reporting for all work packages within the project.
• Establish roles and responsibilities in the project.
• Identify resource requirements, set expectations, and manage stakeholders to enable efficient and effective achievement to project outcomes

Must Have Skills:
1)3+ years previous or current work experience in the Banking industry.
2)3-5 years Project Management experience with high complexity, high risk and large budgets (preferably within banking)
3) Basic knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio etc
4) Knowledge of project management tools (e.g., CA PPM) and techniques.

Nice-To-Have Skills:
1) Payment Clearing knowledge
2) PMP certification.

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline.