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Job ID1052
Job TitleProject Control Officer Contractor
Permanent/Contract Contract
Travel (%)0
Date Posted 2017-06-16
CityToronto
State/Province ON
CountryCanada
Job Description A bank in Downtown Toronto requires a seasoned PCO to support their PMO for project activities under Global Wholesale Operations (GWO) portfolio. Under direct supervision of a Senior Delivery Manager, or a Delivery Manager, Project Control Officer assumes project support responsibility for all aspects of the project over the entire project life cycle (initiate, plan, execute, control, close). To effectively support the project the Project Control Officer must be able to understand project scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member. This position requires knowledge of project management tools and methodology. The PCO will have demonstrated skills in relationship building with excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Responsible for supporting the Delivery Team in the following: • Maintain the project files; this pertains to project documentation, approvals, drawdowns, spreadsheets, meeting minutes, monthly status reports, third party contracts and other correspondence and documentation as appropriate. • Maintain the budget; this includes auditing items to be delivered under projects, reviewing the weekly and monthly time tracking reports for anomalies, ensuring all invoices have been approved with the proper sign-offs prior to payment and ensuring drawdowns are properly recorded and maintaining ongoing cost to complete forecasts. This includes full reconciliation of the project budget and completing investigations for differences as they occur. • Act as the project secretariat; this includes preparing/distributing agendas, attending meetings, preparing/distributing clear and detailed minutes on a timely basis, recording, communicating and following up on action items and maintaining project distribution lists. • Support the Delivery Manager to ensure all appropriate areas are represented on the project team and to maintain momentum of the project against a background of constantly conflicting priorities. The individual is required to multitask on several projects at one time depending upon complexity and activities in progress. • Formally document and cost project activities by using the Microsoft Project tool Definition of development activities at sufficient detail levels (not to exceed 10 work day increments and not to detail less than 4 hours) • Ongoing communication of project status, completing the agreed on project reports and escalating issues to the Delivery Manager, or Senior Delivery Manager as required
Job Requirements 1) IT Project Control Officer/Project Coordination (5+ years experience with an understanding of IT concepts, methodology, vocabulary) 2) Project Management Office (5+ years experience in PMO supporting a multiple number of projects of similar complexity in a sophisticated matrix management organization.) 3) Project Financials (5+ years experience with authorized funding, forecasting, etc) 4) Excel (5+ years experience in relation to project financials and budget) 5) MS Project (5+ years experience to maintain schedule including multiple files consolidation and reporting) 5) FI/Banking industry experience
     
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