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Sr. Finance Project Manager

Posted by
The Nature Conservancy
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Arlington, VA
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Published 19 days ago

Location

Location may be flexible within any TNC office

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Although you’ll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.

Position Summary

The Sr. Finance Project Manager manages and leads medium/large scale, highly complex business-critical projects or multiple complex projects that are aligned with TNC’s Operational Excellence Initiative. This initiative is expected to run for approximately three years. This role establishes project goals and success factors, develops project plans, budgets and schedules with input and buy-in from key stakeholders and team members with minimal direction. They lead the project teams to successfully achieve those goals in the most cost-effective and time-saving manner possible. Throughout the project lifecycle, they monitor and measure project progress, conduct corrective action as necessary, communicate project status information to all stakeholders, perform risk management, resolve issues and control project scope and quality. The Senior Project Manager ensures coordination between multiple TNC business units (such as Legal, HR etc.)  the Finance department, consultants, vendors and volunteers. The Senior Project Manager obtains go/no-go decisions at all project decision points from the Steering Committee(s) and identifies and obtains approval for all project deliverables from the appropriate teams. They lead Finance projects that may require a cross-organizational, cross-functional project team as well as application of the appropriate methodologies and processes and ensure all TNC standards and policies are met. They work with senior management to develop and enhance strategies, methodologies, processes and standards, create templates, and leverages the appropriate project management tools. They research and incorporate industry best practices as appropriate for Finance. May manage a multidisciplinary team of professional and support staff.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, information technology or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 6 years or more of experience in managing business-led projects.
  • Experience effectively communicating via presentations, direct communications and documentation.
  • Experience using project management techniques and tools including office tools such as the Microsoft Office suite/Project and SmartSheet.
  • Experience managing a project team and the schedule and financial aspects of large highly complex projects.


Location

Location may be flexible within any TNC office

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203, United States

How to Apply

To apply, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

To apply, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

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