TIAA Project Mgr III - IT in Charlotte, North Carolina



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TIAA is seeking a Project Manager III to manage and coordinate the delivery of a project including work plan, schedule, risk / issues, and budget using project management tools and techniques within the Digital Technology group.

Leads team on medium to large-sized projects

  • Proactively manages performance, cost, scope, schedule, quality, and other key project management activities and behaviors

  • Identifies, manages, and escalates risks, issues, and changes requests to appropriate decision makers based on established escalation criteria

  • Possesses professional knowledge of product / function and applies knowledge to project activities to enhance delivery

  • Deeply understands all project management disciplines and their key activities, processes, and artifacts

  • Understands the relationship of their project(s) to the overall program

  • Successfully manages projects with 10 or more resources through full project lifecycle

Team Mentoring and Leadership

  • Works with team members to set and achieve development goals. Provides constructive feedback throughout the project lifecycle. Performs effectively as a mentor for individuals in ways that contribute to the development of future leaders

General Project Management

  • Creates appropriate project documentation, balances stakeholder needs, and effectively negotiates tradeoffs between scope, schedule, and budget; Balances needs of multiple stakeholders. Gains buy-in from groups who may be resistant to change

Schedule Management

  • Creates, manages, and understands impacts to project scope, constraints, and schedule.

  • Manages projects according to work plan.

  • Performs critical path analysis

Cost Management

  • Develops and routinely reassesses project budgets to account for variances and ensures accuracy.

  • Creates budget reports to compare actual with forecasted costs

Communication Management

  • Creates performance and status reports for relevant stakeholders

Risk & Issue Management

  • Develops and manages project risk and issue management plans.

  • Analyzes risks by probability and severity to assess their impact on project delivery.

  • Implements procedures to mitigate risk threats.

  • Utilizes available tools for identifying and tracking issues such as the Delivery Risk Assessment, risk workshops, and Clarity.

Resource Management

  • Develops project organization chart and governance structures. Defines roles and responsibilities of team members

Quality Management

  • Defines processes and standards around governance, communication, and quality. Develops deliverable acceptance plans and criteria

Change Request Management

  • Identifies and develops strategy for changes in scope, schedule, and cost.

  • Develops strategic rationale for change including costs, benefits, tradeoffs, etc.

Implementation and Transition Management

  • Creates transition plan, identifies lessons learned, and applies the lessons learned to future projects.

Integration Management

  • Identifies and manages project and program interdependencies



Required Skills:

  • 4 – 10 years of functional experience within Project Management

  • 2 years of experience working within Digital Technology in a Financial Services firm

Desired Skills

  • PMP certification suggested but not required

  • CAPM certification suggested but not required

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Job: Business Administration and Support

Primary Location: NC-Charlotte

Req ID: 1707210