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Senior Project Control Officer – Toronto, ON

Requisition ID: 104882Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


The Senior Project Control Officer will be responsible to support the Global Risk Management (GRM) Program Management team with the delivery of large programs or multiple projects launched as part of strategic and regulatory programs across GRM. The role is responsible for supporting all stages of the assigned projects such as budgeting, planning, coordination, monitoring, status updates, management reporting and tracking of risks, issues and actions.  The Senior Project Controller will also act as the point of escalation on administrative matters.


What you’ll do in this role?

• Assist senior project managers / program managers in successfully managing large programs or a portfolio of GRM projects covering a variety of initiatives
• Manage assigned aspects of the project lifecycle and works with relevant project stakeholders as directed by the project/program manager

• Assist project/program manager in developing project artifacts including charter, project plan, resource plan, change management plan, and related PM artifacts, while complying with applicable enterprise standards

• Gather project status from the team leads (Director, VP levels in typical programs)  and develop weekly status updates, dashboards and other senior management updates

• Work with the team members to collect information and update Program Logs (Action Items, Issues, Risks, Defects, etc.), and follow up for timely actions

• Manage project financial tracking and forecasts with direction from the program manager, utilizing the recommended PMO tools. Provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

• Follow up with key stakeholders responsible for issue resolution and risk mitigation plans including recording detailed results and tracking

• Perform project é program administrative activities including onboarding support, maintenance of project documentation, scheduling of key workshops / meetings etc.

• Manage the central project documentation repository (i.e. SharePoint site, etc.).  Guide the project or workstream teams to keep the repository up to date, and oversee its maintenance

• Identify opportunities for improvement in the project processes, and play a lead role in implementing such changes

• Document and issue minutes of meetings, action items and decisions.

• Prepare and roll-out project-related communications, under the guidance of the program / senior project managers


What we’re looking for?

University undergraduate degree or equivalent
5+ years of overall experience, including 2+ years as Senior Project Controller
Sound understanding of project management concepts e.g. planning, budgeting, scheduling, risk management, issue and status tracking, financial tracking etc.
Understanding of Agile project delivery concepts
Experience with technical/IT project implementations preferred 
Experience in banking as well as risk management is an asset 
Excellent skills of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access and SharePoint).
Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
Ability to set priorities and operate with minimum direction.

What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.
A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.
Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.
A competitive compensation and benefits package.
An organization committed to making a difference in our communities– for you and our customers.
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!

This position is located in downtown, Toronto

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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