<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Senior Project Coordinator - IT Infrastructure]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 13 months.

They are seeking the services of a Senior (Public Sector experienced) Project Coordinator to contribute to the delivery of an Enterprise-class IT Infrastructure Refresh.

 

Targeted Skills and Experience: 
  • Strong Enterprise PMO Project Coordination experience including coordinating, large and complex IT Projects, with a preference for specialization in IT Infrastructure
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management experience, with a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with I&IT management and staff, clients and stakeholders
  • Strong demonstrated ability to monitor comprehensive Implementation strategy, Integrated project plan, and managing risks;
  • Strong Vendor Management in a multiple service provider and multiple client group environment
  • Strong Project Planning and Project Communication experience, including: tracking project status, process, action items and risks, etc.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Public Sector or BPS IT transformation projects (preferred

 

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

 

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialties who can help you with your search for a new contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

 
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Coordinator (Expert Level)]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 15 months! 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Senior Project Coordinator (PMO) to provide Expert Level Project Coordination, and Intermediate Level Project Management, within a well-structured, PMBOK congruent, enterprise-class Public Sector environment. 

 

Targeted Skills: 
  • 5+ years experience as an Enterprise-Class Project Coordinator, PCO, Project Manager, Project Lead, and/or Business/Systems Analyst
  • Strong experience leading multi-disciplinary projects including information technology, process engineering, construction and facility maintenance
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders across a large organization to collect and manage information
  • Experience preparing project plans and schedules to define project tasks, timelines and resources
  • Professional experience organizing and contributing to the development of Project Charters, Statements of Work (SOWs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and other project artifacts
  • Professional experience collaborating with formal organizational change management and deployment processes
  • Experience tracking project costs, identifying variances and resolving related discrepancies
  • Applied knowledge of MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Visio
  • Participation in development of new PMO tools, templates and processes

 

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

 

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

 

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialties who can help you with your search for a new contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

 
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![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]]> Our client, A major Financial Services company, has immediate needs for several PCO' s within its Capital Markets groups.

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 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

 

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

 

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialties who can help you with your search for a new contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.
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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 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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