x4 Senior Project Control Officer with strong financial management experience to support multiple banking projects - 28395

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 4
Start Date: Jan 03, 2023
Job End Date: Jun 30, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 125531
Location: Toronto

x4 Senior Project Control Officer with strong financial management experience to support multiple banking projects - 28395

Location Address: Hybrid (1 day/week) - Scarborough 
Contract Duration: 6 Months
Schedule Hours: 37.5 Hours
FTE: This position is a conversion role

Business Group: Project Delivery & Support (PD&S) is a centralized project management office that supports various technology and business teams across the bank

Project: As a Senior Project Coordinator in PD&S, you will support/lead a variety of projects across business lines and technologies, using various project management methodologies and tools. You will work in a culturally diverse environment while providing our Technology and Business partners with best-in-class project management expertise.

Reason for request: The team requires a good PCO candidate that has hands on experience with Contact Centers and can handle the multiple different groups etc that would be engaged for this component

Typical Day in Role
Manage and review accruals and actuals, ensuring they are entered in the appropriate tools prior to the monthly cycles
Support the forecast process within Bank’s targets and drive to meet KPIs
Create and manage project delivery artifacts for various management reviews and meetings
Provide consulting on project initiatives including business case preparation and developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution
Develop a strong partnership with the Business Sponsor to gain an understanding of requirements, sustain open dialogue to manage product backlog & benefits
Collaborate with project teams to ensure business needs and outcomes of the project are achieved
Support resource requirement identification and expectation management
Create project plans and manage dependencies in accordance with project team needs

Must Have Skills:
  • 5-7+ years of experience as a Project Control Officer
    • Prior Banking Experience
  • Strong financial management experience with program/project budgets
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint and enjoys creating presentations for executive management
  • Knowledge of project management tools and techniques (e.g., CA PPM, MS Projects, JIRA, Confluence)

Nice to Have
  • PMP Certification is an asset
  • FI/Banking experience
  • Strong communication (verbal/written/presentation), relationship building and analytical skills.

Degrees or certifications:
- University Degree in relevant field
- PMP certification or working towards

Candidate Review & Selection
- 3-step Process: 3 virtual IVs (1 resource; 1 with Director; 1 with stakeholders)
- Interviews to take place ASAP