<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
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 

 

320 Bay Street, 13th floor - Occasionally at 720 King Street 

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 
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> 1) PCO experience 5+ years of experience 
2)MS Office- Excel, MS Project, Word, Powerpoint etc (4+ years of experience) 
3) Microsoft Visio (3+ years of experience) 
4) Previous FI/Banking experience or working within a consulting firm 
5) Excellent communication 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 
• Ongoing communication of project status, completing the agreed on project reports and escalating issues to the Delivery Manager, or Senior Delivery Manager as required 
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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[IT Project Control Coordinator]]> POSITION/JOB TITLE: IT Project Control Coordinator – Consultant (Internet Channel and Agile Project Management)

START DATE: As soon as possible

DURATION: 6 months

HOURS: Regular (9.00AM - 5.00PM EDT)

SUMMARY:
The main function of an IT Project Control Coordinator is to provide project support to staff, working on internet channel and Agile projects, and provide general administrative duties as needed. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Check master schedule and work orders, establish priorities, and change schedule according to projects, work order specifications, priorities, and availability of workers, material, or equipment.
• Participate in meetings with clients and task members to determine progress of work and identify additional follow up needs.
• Provide general administrative support including monitoring calendar, setting up meetings, making travel and/or meeting arrangements, entering time and filing expense reports.
• Compile reports concerning progress of work and downtime to distribute to personnel involved in project.
• Ensure project control procedures and policies within a number of projects are executed and functioning according to Technology’ s project performance standards.
• Consolidate and integrate Work Breakdown Structure data.
• Develop, consolidate and reconcile management and resource allocation reports.
• Track progress and make decisions regarding response plans.
• Track and reconcile financials.

MUST HAVES:
• 5 years of professional experience in the IT Project Control Coordinator role, supporting medium size projects (500, 000$ to 2, 000, 000$).
• 10+ years of overall professional experience.
• Knowledge of key principles of Agile.
• Hands-on experience working with MS project tools: Excel, Word, Power Point, MS Project and Visio.
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of finance.
• Knowledge of and experience with monitoring the vital signs of an IT project.
• Knowledge and experience with IT project administration and management.
• Project Management skills.

SOFT SKILLS:
• Written and verbal communication skills.
• Interpersonal skills to be able to interface effectively with a broad range of contacts from technical staff to senior management.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent activities and to work successfully under pressure.
• Analytical thinker, with ability to solve problems.
• Can deal with ambiguity and requests for change.
• Quick and continuous learner with proactive attitude to the job duties.
• Genuine interest in the role.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• Diploma or a degree in computer science or business.

NICE TO HAVE:
• PMP certificate
• Professional experience in financial services industry

WORKER VALUE PROPOSITION: Opportunity to work on challenging and varied projects and with new technology.
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Coordinator - 2]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) PCO experience (2-4 years of overall experience) 
2) Financial Management experience 
3) Strong with Microsoft Excel/ Office 
4) Great Communication skills

 
5) Nice to have: FI/Banking, Clarity, Visio, 

he hiring manager is looking for a PCO who is able to communicate and present themselves well to senior management, VP’ s/SVPs etc and work within a team environment. This person should be finance focused as they will be managing the finances, forecasting and overall process. 
Some of the duties will also include invoices for payments, time entry, sharepoint site management, minutes, and risk issue logs. This project deals with workplace transformation, work programs for employees as well as new technology on how people work. Previous Scotiabank experience will be preferred as well as FI/Banking.

The main function of a Project Coordinator is to provide project support to staff and providing general administrative duties as needed. A typical Project Coordinator arranges schedules and regulates flow of work within or between organizational groups or businesses. 
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1. Project Control Officer/Coordinator (2-3 years experience - preferably junior rather than too senior) 
2. Excel (2-3 years experience with financial models, dashboards, macros) 
3. Audit Requests (2-3 years experience with internal & external audits) 
4. Process administration/management (2-3 years experience for IT teams - Agile, SDLC, support teams) 
5. Capital Markets (1-2 years recent experience) 
6. IT systems for Capital Markets (any experience - preferably recent with front, back, accounting, etc) 

Global Wholesale & Wealth Technology (GWWT) group is seeking a Project Control Officer to support the Technology team servicing the Trading group (Murex, Commodities trading, Global trading desks). This team provides 24/7 support on a global scale. They will support one Project Manager on multiple initiatives for all aspects of the program/projects over the entire program/project cycle. There will be a strong focus on project financials and financial controls. 
• Reason for request: Backfill 

Typical Day in Role 
. Maintain the budget; this includes auditing items to be delivered under projects, reviewing timesheet 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. 
. Performs Project Manager functions, on small projects across business lines. Co-ordinate and manage small to medium phases of larger projects 
. Responsible for providing project support services to Program/Project Managers, applying all project management standards and templates to support the PM in project schedule management; project risk issues, actions and change management; dashboard reporting; vendor management and budget management, including financial forecasting. 
. Perform ongoing communication of project status, and escalating issues to VP or SVP as required. 
. Maintain the project files; this pertains to project documentation, approvals, drawdowns, spreadsheets, meeting minutes, monthly status reports, third party contracts and other correspondence/ documentation as appropriate. 
. Prepare/distribute agendas, record minutes, attend meetings, track issues, risks, etc. 
. Create and maintain Project Plan/Schedule 
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Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[PCO]]> New PCO needed to work on 2 projects: – Control Room PTA Global Rollout – Market Abuse Order Monitoring 

Typical Day in Role 
Job Responsibilities: 
• Be PM’ s eyes and ears when PM is out of office. Most importantly, take ownership/ follow up with cross functional teams’ (IT, Vendor, Users) actions and project critical path ways 
• Escalate timely and or to PM and BA Lead as needed (cannot treat this as second priority) 
• Assist in maintaining project plans 
• Maintain RAID Logs 
• Schedule meetings as needed 
• Maintain/keep up to date project repositories, assist in project financial reporting and management as needed. Assist PM with presentations, streering and operating meeting materials as needed 

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) PCO experience 4-6 years of experience 
2)MS Office- Excel, MS Project, Word, Powerpoint etc (4+ years of experience) 
3) Microsoft Visio (3+ years of experience) 
4) Previous FI/Banking experience or working within a consulting firm 
5) Excellent communication skills 

Degrees or certifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree or Post-Secondary education 

Additional notes: Hiring Manager is looking for candidates who are coming from large FI/Banks with 4-6 years of experience working within a PCO role.
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Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]>   New PCO needed to work on 2 projects: – Control Room PTA Global Rollout – Market Abuse Order Monitoring 

Typical Day in Role 
Job Responsibilities: 
• Be PM’ s eyes and ears when PM is out of office. Most importantly, take ownership/ follow up with cross functional teams’ (IT, Vendor, Users) actions and project critical path ways 
• Escalate timely and or to PM and BA Lead as needed (cannot treat this as second priority) 
• Assist in maintaining project plans 
• Maintain RAID Logs 
• Schedule meetings as needed 
• Maintain/keep up to date project repositories, assist in project financial reporting and management as needed. Assist PM with presentations, streering and operating meeting materials as needed 

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) PCO experience 4-6 years of experience 
2)MS Office- Excel, MS Project, Word, Powerpoint etc (4+ years of experience) 
3) Microsoft Visio (3+ years of experience) 
4) Previous FI/Banking experience or working within a consulting firm 
5) Excellent communication skills 

Degrees or certifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree or Post-Secondary education 

Additional notes: Hiring Manager is looking for candidates who are coming from large FI/Banks with 4-6 years of experience working within a PCO role.
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Analyst / Data Network]]> Title:  Project Analyst / Lead  for Data ( Telecommunications)   Networks

Job Summary:

The Canadian Network Services team is responsible for the operations of the data network of   Canadian retail branches, data centres, wealth management locations, call centres and Executive Offices. This PCO  will be accountable for the successful delivery of the next generation network (data) infrastructure at the Clients'  Canadian Retail Branch environment. S/he will be the focal point and representative of the Canadian Banking & Data Centre Network Services Team in the overall Next Generation Network Program. This is an integral  role that will  act as an escalation point for issues relating to the nightly site cutover activities.
  • Accountable for ensuring that the business needs and outcomes of the project are met as per business case.
  • Responsible for the management of the set of projects undertaken by the Canadian Network Services team in a manner that optimizes the ROI from these projects and ensures their alignment with the organizations strategic objectives.
  • Expected to have ' strong' business acumen, ideally with some specific knowledge of retail banking, that they can leverage to build the necessary relationship with the client being supported; establishing the trust to deliver the requirements that are being provided to them. The position requires expert understanding of networking technologies (TCP/IP, BGP4, QoS, MPLS, Cisco IOS and IOS-XR) and project management methodologies. The Project Manager will have excellent skills in relationship and general business management.

Key Accountabilities:

Accountable for leading the Delivery Team in the following:
  • Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution. The focus is to be kept on overall business solutions, not on specific packages or technologies.
  • The solution must be formally documented and cost as the General Design Document and internally represented on the project management tool (i.e. Microsoft Project). Definition of development activities at sufficient detail levels.
  • Identify and confirm project leads from all required business stakeholders and IT groups to ensure responsibilities and deliverables are understood by each.
  • Assist and provide input to the Next Generation Network Program Manager to prepare appropriate information for dissemination to the Steering Committee.
  • Manage project participants and relationships ensuring project teams are cohesive ad operating to common objectives and priorities.
  • Work with the Program Manager to establish the scope of the project and then manage to the established scope.
  • Ensure Project Change Notifications are raised where necessary and approved. If the scope changes, identify impacts to the Program Manager, Project Sponsors and/or Steering Committee.
  • Hold meetings and work sessions as necessary to ensure that project management deliverables are met i.e. project planning, risk management, issue management, status meetings
  • Motivating the project team and maintaining the momentum of the project against background of changing and occasionally conflicting priorities
  • Ongoing communication of project status, completing the monthly project status reports and escalating issues to the Program Manager, Operations Sponsor, SVPs and EVPs.
  • Ensure the documentation and archiving of project activities, deliverables, tools and findings and for use in future projects.
  • Coach and manage the project coordination resources to ensure successful execution of nightly cutover activities
  • Work with the Telco Supplier' s project managers to ensure the Supplier' s technicians are meeting project obligations. Manage and escalate issues to the Bank and Supplier management teams.

Functional Competencies:
  • Demonstrated competence in IP networking and MPLS carrier technologies related to the retail banking and broader financial services industry. This is to be coupled with the ability to effectively project manage a multiple number of projects of varying complexity in a sophisticated matrix management organization. To be effective, a thorough knowledge of the Bank’ s formal and informal organization structure is imperative.
  • Requires expert knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.
  • The position is expected to have extensive knowledge of emerging technologies, product development methodologies and technical architectures pertaining to the area.
  • Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills to rapidly assess problem situations and creatively develop alternate solutions and approaches necessary to resolve high-level, complex problems. The individual is expected to bring solutions to the table and support information technology part of business objectives.
  • Expert facilitation and interviewing skills are required to produce objective and highly developed requirements and solution documents.
  • The individual requires superior oral and written communication skills and proven ability to:  make presentations to varied groups; deal with all levels of line management up to the Executive Vice-President (individually or in committee); chairing meetings involving diverse Bank organizations and management levels; and dealing with vendors/consultants without exceeding authority. He/she must have an expert ability to balance competing or conflicting goals of various departments/stakeholders, requiring a mature, diplomatic approach and highly developed negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills are also critical in order to negotiate with project team members/management to acquire/maintain support and to negotiate priorities with full consideration and awareness of potential impact on business needs and outcomes.

Education Requirements:
  • PMP designation an asset
  • Formal Project Management Education
  • Bachelor’ s degree in business or technology
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