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Title:  Senior Project Control Officer




Requisition ID: 82600


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


The Senior Project Control Officer will apply their experience and knowledge of project management methodologies to support the delivery of AML projects. This support encompasses driving out and maintaining project plans, executing standard governance process and interfacing with the various project teams.  The Senior Project Control Officer will also apply their leadership capabilities to develop, mature and standardize the PCO practice within the AML PMO.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain project documentation – ensuring quality and consistency across the PMO.
  • 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 project reporting – including regular status reporting and ad-hoc presentations. 
  • Support the Delivery Manager to maintain momentum of the project against a background of constantly conflicting priorities.   In this role you are required to multitask on several projects at one time depending upon complexity and activities in progress.
  • Perform financial management activities such as project forecasting and payment processing - completing investigations as required to resolve discrepancies as they occur
  • Assume full project manager responsibilities on smaller initiatives as needed
  • Support the development and standardization of the PCO practice within the AML PMO. This includes developing new process / templates and providing coaching / oversight over junior PCOs.

Experience / Education:

  • Knowledge of project management tools and methods.
  • Skills in relationship building and ability to work in collaboration with other members of the team
  • Customer focused and performance oriented
  • Ability to deal with changing priorities and deliver great results under pressure
  • Proficient in MS excel, PowerPoint and MS Project
  • Knowledge of Power BI not required but considered an asset
  • Spanish language skills not required but considered an asset


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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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