With a history of three decades supporting Canadians, Invesco operates in Canada
under the Trimark, Invesco and PowerShares product brands. Invesco Ltd. is a leading
independent global investment manager, dedicated to helping investors worldwide
achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive
investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment
strategies and vehicles to our retail, institutional and high-net-worth clients
around the world. Operating in more than 20 countries, the company is listed on
the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available
Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world. Operating in more than 20 countries, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ.
Job Purpose (Job Summary):
Responsible for managing significant projects (e.g strategic change management, new business and product initiatives, process re-engineering, establishment of control procedures Sometimes referred to as internal consultants, typically work on multi-disciplinary projects and require a broad knowledge of the firm and its key functions. Use knowledge of the PMO development methodology to monitor and ensure completion of projects on schedule. These projects require full time commitment and are not undertaken by staff having other operating responsibilities. Strong quantitative, analytic and project management skills are required.
Key Responsibilities / Duties: Manage medium/large sized projects through a complete project lifecycleOversee the delivery of one or more work streams within a programOversee the delivery of several small/medium sized projectsAdhere to the PMO project methodologyDefine Project Charter (e.g. project objectives, scope and deliverables) and validate alignment with business and system strategiesLead reviews of requirements and designs with relevant stakeholders to obtain agreement and sign offCreate estimates of effort, costs and timescales for proposed projects and take responsibility for managing against these estimatesAssist in prioritization/phasing of project deliverablesSecure and coordinate the necessary resources for a project by working with appropriate line managers including any vendor or third party resourcesDevelop and manage communications plans supporting the project; including but not limited, to status reporting, management of issues and risksScope/Change managementOrderly close-out of project, including, but not limited to, conducting Sponsor Satisfaction Survey and 'lessons learnt' as appropriateSupervise day-to-day work of project teamLead and motivate staff on the project teamKey contributor to the continuous improvement and development of the PMO project methodologyContributor to the ongoing development of the PMO book of businessMay supervise day-to-day work and coaching of less senior PMO staff members, but will not have a formal staff management role
Work Experience / Knowledge: Experience managing projects including responsibility for the whole project life cycle
Ideally, will have managed multi-discipline projects and/or phases of projects with teams of up to 10 people and of a minimum length of 9 months
Expert practitioner of PMO project methodology
Broad knowledge of systems and business processes in at least one business area
Ideally, will have had experience of negotiating with external parties / suppliers
People management experience
Proficient user of the Microsoft suite of products, including Project and Office
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required: Excellent written communication skills (to include process flowcharting, and formal business solutions documents)
Strong verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
Able to influence and build relationships at all levels internally and externally
Strong customer focused attitude
Strong experience of negotiation, influencing and conflict management
Creative problem solver - able to challenge and propose solutions which challenge the status quo
Structured, disciplined approach to work and strong attention to detail
Strong time management, organizational and planning skills
Able to multi-task and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines while remaining professional and courteous
Flexible, able to meet changing requirements and priorities
Proven ability to work in a global, multicultural environment
Flexibility and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as and when required by demands of projects and/or PMO
Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties) A Bachelor's Degree, Graduate or Graduate Caliber, or equivalent qualification is preferred
License/Registration/Certification: (minimum requirement to perform job duties) Formal project management training and/or qualification (i.e. PMI PMP certificate) preferred.
Working Conditions: Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust and temperatures
Able to lift up to 10 lbs. (or 4.5 kg)
Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment.
Hours may include evenings and/or weekends.The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.
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Industry: Financial Services and Banking
Job Function: Technology and Digital Media