Presidents Choice Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL) and was established to promote Presidents Choice Financial services offered by strategic partners in all regions of Canada. PCF has grown to over 3 million customers earning millions in better interest rates, free groceries and other rewards. It operates in the following segments:
Mastercard: The Presidents Choice Financial Mastercard is offered and operated by Presidents Choice Bank.
Insurance: Home and auto insurance, travel and pet insurance are offered through affiliates and relationships with several insurance companies.
PC Services, which includes PC Financial Insurance, The Mobile Shop, Prepaid Cell Phones Express and gift card businesses, is a new business in growth mode.
PC Optimum: All PCF customers have the opportunity to earn PC Optimum Points that can be earned and redeemed in all LCL stores.
Loblaws Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL). LCL is Canadas food and pharmacy leader, with a network of corporate and independently- operated stores in communities across the country, employing close to 200,000 Canadians. PCF is an important business unit within LCL that manages and develops products and service programs to improve the customer experience, maximize value, and provide a platform to enhance customer insights and relationships. PCFs vision is to provide superior value financial products to consumers.
The successful candidate will streamline the methodology and governance of PCBs project/program delivery. In order to provide consistent project/program status and financial reporting, shared repository for documentation, the PCO will setup dashboards, organize the PMO documentation, assist in developing and refining templates for required documentation.
What You'll Do:
Create real time reporting like dashboards, burnup/burndown charts from user stories using JIRA and Confluence.
Develop templates according to project/program/portfolio reporting requirements and train Project Managers/Program Managers on reporting information required.
Assist in creation/improvement of tools and processes (i.e. changes to financial tracker tools, templates for status reporting, etc) for both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Work closely with PMs and/or PCOs for the projects/programs in the portfolio, to gather status updates (Milestone level and overall status). This responsibility requires following up with PCOs, gathering their updates, combining into a tracking document, reviewing the document with the PCOs, distribution to Leads, attending status meetings, leading the meeting, taking minutes and publishing the minutes of the meeting.
Assist in developing/improving current tools and processes used in financial reporting and reconciliation.
Follow up with respective teams on variances, wrong charges identified and ensure corrections are completed/validated.
Communicate and resolve schedule variance issues with the project team.
Prepare weekly/monthly reporting for Senior Management/Executive view as per the programs governance model.
Implementation and training of tools and processes for all stakeholders (project team, finance, etc).
Adhoc/Admin requests as required.
What You'll Need:
Strong proficiency in administration and creation of dashboards/reports using JIRA and Confluence.
Strong understanding of project/IT lifecycle using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Must have strong/advanced excel knowledge (PIVOT Tables, Macros)
Must be able to work independently with little direction but also have a strong teamwork mindset.
Must have strong communication skills and be able to build strong relationships within a cross-functional team.
Attention to detail, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills are a must.
Must have good organization, time management, multitasking and stress management skill.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and work in a cross-functional team (including senior management).
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet urgent deadlines.
Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role.
Experience in project management, from conception to delivery using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Hands-on experience with project management tools.
Come and join a winning team who demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and we therefor encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Number of Openings:
PC Financial recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nations evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.