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Program Control Officer - It Risk | CareerAIM

Program Control Officer - It Risk
Date Posted
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Toronto, ON
Finance and Insurance

What is the opportunity?

Working within IT Risk, you will be responsible for the development, maintenance and variance analysis/reporting of a complex and enterprise-wide Information Technology Program Plan, spanning anywhere from 10-50 project plans. You will oversee and provide ongoing support to the Program Manager with the creation and development of detailed project management schedules for an enterprise-wide, large and complex Information Technology program. You will manage all the Project Manager’s project plans and their deliverables to ensure operational effectiveness of program execution

What will you do?

  • Follow the RBC Large Program Management Framework (LPgMF) and Program Management Framework (PMF) best practice, or any rule set forth by the IT Risk Program group.
  • Support the Program Manager in planning, executing, controlling and closing phases of the program. Participates in PMO planning and development sessions (strategic, tactical plans, budgeting)
  • Analyze to extensively monitor the milestone reports such that any impacts to schedule can be escalated to the Program Manager.
  • Complete weekly Schedule Variance reports & PCO Project Status Reports and Scorecards. Prepare Weekly PMO Report package, including Program Status Summary, Milestones Reports.
  • Provide customized reports for key program leaders and management team
  • Support Program Manager to monitor the Action Items Log, Risks Tracking Log, Issues Tracking Log, Change Requests Log, and Decisions Log and correlates all project managers information at the Program Level.
  • Conduct weekly risk assessment of the Program schedule highlighting high risks to key deliverables and resource conflicts.
  • Assist Program Manager in doing “what if” scenarios on schedule to recover any slippages identified

What do you need to succeed?


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Program Control Officer
  • Experience working within large enterprise environments
  • Hands-on experience managing 20+ concurrent Project Plans
  • Experience with SharePoint
  • Extensive experience with relationship management
  • Excellent documentation, record keeping and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • PCO experience working within the banking/finance industry
  • Exposure to IT Risk project streams
  • Any knowledge or experience with IAM Technologies

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services
  • Flexible work/life balance options
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities         
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with clients
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies


Learn more about RBC Tech Jobs

City:  Toronto 
Address:  88 Queens Quay W 
Work Hours/Week:  37.5 
Work Environment:  Office 
Employment Type:  Permanent 
Career Level:  Experienced Hire/Professional 
Pay Type:  Salaried 
Required Travel(%):  0

Exempt/Non-Exempt:  N/A 
People Manager:  No 
Job Posting End Date:  2018-01-19 
Req ID:  153792

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