Consultant (contract) @ Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
Senior Program Manager, Investment IT @ Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP)
Director of Consulting, North America @ FMC Inc. (Financial Models)
BSc., Management Information Systems @
Accomplished business focused technology professional and delivery leader with a unique blend of corporate and vendor/consulting experience, mainly in Financial Services. Track record based on almost 20 years of experience working with different technology platforms and systems in providing high quality service in program and engagement management, project delivery, management consulting, and building quality products. Possesses passion
Accomplished business focused technology professional and delivery leader with a unique blend of corporate and vendor/consulting experience, mainly in Financial Services. Track record based on almost 20 years of experience working with different technology platforms and systems in providing high quality service in program and engagement management, project delivery, management consulting, and building quality products. Possesses passion for excellence, proven abilities in outstanding customer service and relationship management, effective team building and stakeholder management. Consistently recognized for applying a well-thought out process-oriented, best-practices approach to any project or business challenge with superior people management, organizational, coaching, diplomacy, and negotiation skills. Experience in working with a variety of customers, from small startups and boutiques to large, global corporations in North America and Europe.
Senior level Portfolio Strategy and Program Management
Executive level Client/Partner/Vendor Relationship Management
IT Enterprise Governance and Risk Management
Project Management (including large system implementation/migration and business transformation projects)
Change Management and Process Design
Business Process Improvement/Re-engineering
Strategic Business Planning and Development
Operations Management (Investment Finance and IT)
Application Development (SDLC/ALM) and Support
Consultant (contract) @ Providing management consulting services to Investment IT senior leadership in the area of assessing existing controls, potential operational risks and in improvement of operational effectiveness (agile project delivery model and governance, process improvement, daily operation and support, customer and vendor relationship/partnership). Advisory role to IT Planning and Governance team on strategic planning, project portfolio and risk management. From January 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) Senior Program Manager, Investment IT @ Provided oversight within the project and application portfolio of the ‘Book of Record’ Program, supporting Investment Finance to ensure business objectives and priorities (strategic and tactical) were aligned and managed effectively through implementation of new initiatives as well as efficient management of the support model.
IT Project Owner of a successful cross departmental portfolio accounting system implementation program (SimCorp Dimension), the largest project in the company’s history. From January 2006 to December 2012 (7 years) Director of Consulting, North America @ Responsible for building and managing a strong IT management consulting team with technology focus and capability within the company to provide consulting services, mainly around systems integration, custom development, business analysis, and project management to clients in North American and European financial markets.
Led consulting engagements and implementations of firm’s reporting and reconciliation solutions for clients across North America managing a practice with teams in Toronto and New York. From July 2000 to June 2005 (5 years) Director of Consulting Services @ Responsible for delivering complex IT infrastructure-related solutions based on Microsoft and other leading platforms as well as managing consulting engagements for CGI clients within his Platform Technologies practice. From September 1997 to July 2000 (2 years 11 months)
Business Management @ York University - Schulich School of Business From 2009 to 2009 BSc., Management Information Systems @ Bellevue UniversityProject Management Institute P.J. Zych is skilled in: Program Management, SDLC, Change Management, Vendor Management, Management Consulting, Governance, IT Strategy, Project Delivery, Process Improvement, Relationship Management, Operations Management, Business Process Re-engineering, IT Service Delivery, Professional Services, Leadership
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