CONTRACT: Project Manager III in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 10/21/21


AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.


  • Top 25 U.S. digital financial services company committed to developing award-winning technology and services.
  • Named one of the top three fastest-growing banking brands in the U.S. in 2020.
  • Offers a full suite of products including mortgage lending, personal lending, and a variety of deposit and other banking products (savings, money-market, and checking accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and individual retirement accounts (IRAs)), self-directed and investment-advisory services, and capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.



  • Fast paced, highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Ability to drive change within the organization with a focus on advancement in technology and programs
  • Top-notch leadership committed to developing people


The Project Manager role is accountable for leadership of strategic Line of Business (LOB) initiatives through all stages of the initiative lifecycle by effectively engaging cross-functional teams to deliver seamless end-to-end (E2E) solutions and achieve key business outcomes. The role designs highly collaborative and effective approaches which bridge different working methods, including agile, hybrid and waterfall frameworks.

Principal Expectations:

  • Establishes collaborative relationships with initiative stakeholders, participants, and support partners
  • Engages with the product and portfolio management teams to guide initiatives through the LOB’s initiation (intake) and prioritization process
  • Engages with product and stakeholders to define epic (initiative) scope, specify targeted outcomes, identify cross-functional impacts, and establish an approach for discovery (planning)
  • Facilitates the discovery stage, with key stakeholders, to define requirements, finalize business case, determine Minimum Viable Product (MVP), and conceptualize E2E solutions.   Liaises with product and engineering to rationalize preliminary feature estimates to key milestones and approximate MVP delivery timing
  • Facilitates external 3rd party selections, work definition and Statement of Work creation by collaborating with product, architecture, business relationship owners and supply chain partners
  • Manages expectations for MVP delivery timing by developing integrated plans to establish, monitor, manage, and report key milestones throughout discovery and execution
  • Leads prioritization of issues, contributes to issue resolution, facilitates risk management and elevates critical issues / risks for senior leadership resolution
  • Manages scope changes to stay within initiative guardrails, or elevates significant changes for stakeholder approval or trade-off decisioning
  • Creates decision frameworks and facilitates stakeholder evaluation of decision options or alternative solutions
  • Monitors and communicates progress throughout the initiative lifecycle to stakeholders, participants, support partners and senior leadership
  • Acts as the initiative’s liaison to project stakeholders including Technology, Digital, Legal, Compliance, Corporate partners, and other business/IT partners as needed
  • Works with vendor management team(s) to supervise/develop vendor resources, including initiative-related new vendor assessments and onboarding when vendors are critical to delivery

Mandatory Skills:

  • 8+ years' experience or equivalent in one or more:  project or program management, agile delivery, technology implementation, or strategic planning
  • Hands-on experience in FinTech organizations and/or banking industry (preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree or greater
  • Ability to manage initiatives that span from small to large scale in size and complexity, and to tailor approaches accordingly
  • Experience working in varied delivery methodologies or frameworks (e.g., waterfall, iterative, agile Scrum or scaled agile)
  • Ability to thoroughly understand the business issues surrounding each project
  • Ability to operate at varying levels of detail while maintaining an end-to-end solution perspective
  • Ability to manage issues and deliver initiatives within budget, scope (shared accountability with product) and schedule
  • Knowledge of financial estimation and initiative budgeting
  • Experience influencing/managing teams, including senior leadership, matrix partners, 3rd party vendor resources and cross-geographical teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively across a multi-partner environment, in both written and verbal formats, at all levels and with senior leaders
  • Experience establishing trusted-advisor relationships with key stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Ability to collaborate through ambiguity and complexity to negotiate a shared vision for targeted business outcome(s)
  • Working knowledge of agile tools such as Jira, ADO or JIRA Align (preferred) 
  • Highly skilled with MS Office Suite
  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 10/21/21
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