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Project Control Officer

  • Halifax, Canada
  • Marketing

Job description

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IBM seeks to hire a Project Control Officer (PCO)

Job Duties:

Resource will collaboratively work with and across multiple teams providing direction on process along with assignment and tracking of reviews and supporting ad-hoc request. These teams include, Account and Proposal teams, Deal Review Coordinators, Risk and TDA Consultants.

Main Responsibilities:
· Develop and maintain high quality collaborative relationship across a range of IBM organizations
· Develop trusted relationships with internal clients helping them navigate to what is required to for Risk and TDA reviews, and Deal Reviews (SRRs and PRRs).
· Monitor Risk in-box and respond to requests on a timely basis
· Supporting assignment of risk reviews and follow up with Risk Consultants workload for assignment of reviews
· Be the central focal to manage bandwidth & align reviewers to deals.
· Escalating and supporting the re-prioritization with the Risk Leader
· Maintain the Risk tracker updated and validated that the reviews are marked complete
· Maintain the NA Deal Tracker for potential pipeline of SRRs and PRRs
· Answer partner questions regarding the TDA and Risk processes
· Answer questions on Deal Review process and requirements
· Help maintain database, BOX or other tools with data repository requirements
· Assist in metrics reporting, process compliance and improvements. And Weekly and Monthly capture of data from multiple sources for metrics reporting and status.
· Assist with identification and prioritization of TDA/Risk application feature enhancements
· Spreadsheet development and updating
· Raising of delays and issues with processes, as well as, recommendations for improvement
· Provide risk management leadership reporting along with facilitating escalation awareness and support.

Skill and Experience Needs:
· Excel and working with large fluid spreadsheets.
· A plus are: Macro creation, pivot tables, data validation, formula use to include vlookup, scheduling and email
· Ability to learn new processes, coach and direct process with small teams
· Operate in a fluid and fast pace environment and process
· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
· Ability to communicate with multiple levels of management and executives
· An Understanding of GBS NA Deal Review Process, Sectors and Growth Platforms
· Learn new tools as needed

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Required Education

Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Role ( Job Role )

Project Administrator
State / Province

Primary job category

Project Management

(0026) IBM Canada Limited - IBM Canada Limitee
Contract type

Employment Type


Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree
City / Township / Village

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

please see above

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

please see above
Secondary Job Category

Other Project Management
Eligibility Requirements

·  Must be eligible to work in Canada

Position Type

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
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