Sr. Project Manager at T. Rowe Price in Owings Mills, Maryland

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where success results from the dedication our associates have in building success for our clients. We are a growing organization of associates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We take a long-term view on associates and their careers. Our associates do phenomenal work with purpose, and as a result, we provide growth opportunities through in-person and online training, management development programs, and career development on the job.

If you are seeking a meaningful work experience along with a workplace culture that thrives on teamwork, we invite you to explore the opportunity to join us.


This position will support the Distribution division of TRP, focusing on projects/programs for sales, client service and client support.  This candidate will manage major components of larger strategic initiatives and workstreams already in-flight and will expand their responsibilities to other assignments as demands and capacity dictate. 

Role Summary

  • Plans, monitors, and manages complex, multi-faceted projects or work streams within broader projects from initiation through business value realization.

  • Drives benefit achievement by leading project initiation, planning, solution design, and build and by measuring key performance indicators and solution adoption.

  • Monitors stakeholder needs; recommends plan adjustments to meet changing needs that optimize costs, benefits, and speed of delivery.

  • Manages project staff (as/if needed), vendors, schedule, and budget. Partners with the business to ensure our people and budget are focused on the right initiatives.

  • Provides transparency in project progress and anticipates major risks across the project life cycle. Proactively crafts feasible solutions to combat risks and issues.

  • Exercises sound judgment balancing risks and making prompt decisions in ambiguous or difficult situations. Ensures project solution meets quality and reliability requirements and that the launch approach meets or exceeds adoption targets.                                                             


  • Serves as the end-to-end project lead for large-scale, complex projects that are either standalone projects or part of a broader strategic program.

  • Engages other colleagues/resources and assigns appropriate responsibilities to support achievement of project plan(s).

  • Responsible for project management activities, including contingency/dependency tracking, status reporting, issue/risk identification and tracking, scope management, estimation, and internal/external stakeholder management.

  • Provides oversight to workstream/task leads within the project; resolves any escalated project risks, issues, and dependencies.

  • Manages the progress and contributions of workstream leads or subordinate project managers to ensure all activities deliver expected value within committed time frames and budget.

  • Develops statements of work, stakeholder management plans, guiding principles, project goals, risks, resource allocation, and roles and responsibilities for assigned projects.

  • Works with all required functions and groups to effectively plan and execute the project(s).

  • May coordinate resources across organizational boundaries.

  • Evaluates project/program costs and benefits, including actual results and forecasts with comparisons to original or baseline plan; updates plans with accurate, up-to-date information in a timely manner.  Reports financial information and status to required management.

  • Monitors project results/performance for significant deviations, evaluates options, and makes recommendations for corrective actions; implements selected actions.

Typical Qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of total relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP and/or similar certifications

  • 5+ years project management experience

  • 3+ years investment management/financial services industry experience, preferably in a project management, distribution, or client service/support-related role

  • Good presentation delivery skills and executive presence

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in the MS Office Suite of products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)


FINRA licenses are not required and will not be supported for this role.

T. Rowe Price is committed to providing our associates with a comprehensive total rewards benefit program, including wellness, retirement and quality-of-life benefits.Please view What We Offer to see what's available to you.

As part of T. Rowe Price’s Health and Safety protocols, effective October 19, 2021, any US-based new hires, including interns will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid medical or religious exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

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