Senior Strategic Initiatives Project Manager (Consultant w/ potential to go direct) in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 08/31/21

Senior Strategic Initiatives Project Manager - Fraud Technology (Consultant w/ potential to go direct) in Charlotte, NC



  • 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
  • Top-notch leadership committed to developing people
  • Consulting engagement offering a salary of $150-180K, benefits & paid holidays with the potential to move into a direct role with the organization you would be supporting
  • 100% remote until after October, then will transition to a hybrid schedule of 3-4 days on-site in the uptown Charlotte office and 1-2 days remote



  • Implement a new Fraud Alert / Case Management tool, a transaction detection and mitigation response workflow utility, for Deposits - that could eventually be rolled out to entire Enterprise.  
  • Set the technological standard for reducing/mitigating fraud losses, i.e. More efficient system integration, Potential for immediate interdiction, and Designed for easy rule writing.  
  • Initially the project manager will manage the vendor onboarding, management, reporting, results evaluation and final decisioning of the vendors in the Fraud Alert / Case Management Tool Proof Of Concept (POC) (between 2 identified vendors). 
  • As well as key project management activities such as organizing Confluence, meeting minutes, gathering status, TAR/Risk logs on daily basis, preparing for Governance executive presentations, maintaining roadmaps, interface to Enterprise Financial Crimes Initiative, etc.
  • Manage overall delivery of project and develop deliverables (POC Approach, stakeholder analysis, roadmap, success criteria, Governance updates, weekly exec email updates, project roadmaps, business requirements, meeting agenda/minutes, TAR log, Decision Log, Risk/Issue Log) as Project Manager
  • Establish and/or Oversee project execution structure:  PM support, ensure consistency/synchronization, integrated project plan (including updates), timeline, dependencies, issue/risk management (incl. risk, legal)
  • Coordinate Project Status with key stakeholders during a recurring weekly project meeting. With notes and action items being shared to all attendees via Confluence.  A high-level, condensed version of the program status is provided to executive on a weekly or bi-weekly basis via email as well.
  • Facilitate project / workstream update and working sessions/meetings: agenda, minutes, timeline, overall project updates, etc.
  • Actively engage call center/, deposits operations, legal/risk/compliance and marketing to understand impacts and coordinate activities as needed.   You will have technology partners and compliance partners to work with.
  • Manage the transition from Proof of Concept (POC) to Initiative Delivery.
  • Utilize Jira, Scrum of Scrums, Demos, Digital Alignment, and other Digital routines etc. to gather status (as needed)
  • Manage large-scale, strategic, complex, and highly confidential projects




  • 2+ years of Project Management experience in an Agile environment for complex enterprise projects, ideally in Financial Services with exposure to IT and /or digital technologies
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Excel), JIRA, Confluence
  • Polished and professional communicator, comfortable presenting to and collaborating with individuals at all levels of the organization (CIO, Head of Digital, or Head of Bank in meetings)
  • Strong facilitation skills (e.g. present to various stakeholders and enable them to make decisions if conflicts occur)
  • Strongly Preferred: Experience as a consultant with exposure to various organizations and projects

  • Employee Type: SOW
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 08/31/21
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