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Senior Project Control Officer (6+ years) to update status, risks, head counts, contractors and support PMs for multiple projects for a Public Sector Client

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Sep 05, 2022
Job End Date: Mar 12, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 123020
Location: Toronto
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Our valued public sector client is seeking a Sr. Projet Control Officer for an initial 6-month contract in Toronto (2 days/week onsite)!

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Ensuring program and project control procedures and policies within a program or project are executed
  • Maintaining project schedules
  • Developing and maintaining issue and risk logs
  • Creating and maintaining project repositories of documents
  • Preparing documents for various recurring meetings including minutes, issue logs, etc.
  • Developing presentation documentation as required for project teams
  • Development of management-level and client-level presentations
  • Providing regular status reporting to the project management team
  • Developing consolidated program or project status reports
  • Gathering, reviewing and providing key program/project data
  • Being responsible for monitoring and reporting on program and/or project thresholds
  • Facilitating planning and scheduling activities under the guidance of the Program or Project Manager
  • Delivering required controls, including communication plans, quality plans, issue and action logs, risk management plans, and change control plans
  • Ensuring business and assignment risks are identified, monitored and managed to achieve minimal disruption to delivery and success
  • Complying with standard policies and procedures and working across practices to share lessons learned and best practices
  • Contributing to the professional community through production and reusable content from other projects and lessons learned
  • Ensuring that the customer's requirements are met by the project and delivered to the agreed project definition
  • Making recommendations which may impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects
Must have:
  • 6+ years experience as a Project Control Officer
  • Strong proficiency in Accounting and Microsoft Excel.
  • Significant competency in typical PM and office productivity software (Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
  • Strong planning, scheduling, communication and customer facing skills
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Ability to update status, risks, head counts, contractors, etc., against 20-30 projects
  • Experience working with project and senior project managers.
 
Education:
  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • CAPM or PMP certification strongly preferred