TIAA Sr Project Mgr IT in Iselin, New Jersey



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Manages and coordinates the delivery of multiple initiatives and projects including work plan, schedule, risk/issues, and budget using project management tools and techniques


•Leads 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 - 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




•Minimum of 7 years of Project Management experience

•Minimum of 10 years of overall work experience

•Six Sigma Black Certification

•Experience in a Wealth Management, Retirement, Financial Services or Banking environment


•Ability to manage at a Program level including multiple initiatives and projects

•Project and Program Management with Agile & SDLC experience

•Experience and success improving processes and procedures

•PMP certification suggested but not required

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Job: Business Administration and Support

Primary Location: NJ-Iselin

Req ID: 1711474