IT Project Manager II

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United States



The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”


The Information Technology Project Manager II leads and manages medium-scale, complex projects. For these projects, they establish project goals and success factors, develop project plans, budgets and schedules with input and buy-in from key stakeholders and team members, and lead the project teams to successfully achieve those goals in the most cost-effective and time-saving manner possible.

The Information Technology Project Manager II manages and leads medium-scale, complex IT projects. For these projects, they establish project goals and success factors, develops project plans, budgets and schedules with input and buy-in from key stakeholders and team members, and leads the project teams to successfully achieve those goals in the most cost-effective and time-saving manner possible. Throughout the project lifecycle, the Information Technology Project Manager II monitors, and measures project progress, conducts corrective action as necessary communicates project status information to all stakeholders, performs risk management, issue resolution and conflict management, and controls project scope and quality. They ensure coordination between multiple TNC departments, IT units, TNC partners, vendors and volunteers. They obtain go/no-go decisions at all project decision points from the Steering Committee and identifies and obtains approval for all project deliverables from the appropriate business and IT review teams. They lead the cross-organizational, cross-functional project team in using IT methodologies and processes and ensures all IT standards are met. The Information Technology Project Manager II works with senior IT management to develop and enhance IT methodologies, processes, and standards, creates templates, and selects and implements project management tools. They research and incorporate industry best practices as appropriate for IT. They provide project management mentorship for project leads as requested, and work with supervisors of team members to assist in their professional development.


Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I make a difference?”, but you don’t know where to go or have the time to do it? Welcome to The Nature Conservancy. You have found the solution and now you can pointedly make a difference every day!

By joining our team, you will become part of a group that is a force to be reckoned with; a force for nature, a force for people, and a force for our planet. Our team consists of a dedicated group who are supporting the conservation effort on multiple fronts and who expertly bring finance operations strategy and action together.

We’re looking for an individual with project management experience who wants to make a difference for nature and people. TNC is a global conservation leader needs your help in keeping our systems operating effectively!


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, and 3 years of progressive experience in an IT environment, including project management experience, or equivalent combination.
  • Experience using project management techniques and tools including office tools such as the Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project.
  • Experience managing a project team and the planning and managing aspects of medium-term projects.


  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Project management certification preferred.
  • Expertise in Commercial off the shelf (COTS) systems implementations.
  • Effectively communicates via presentations, conversations and documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex, medium-sized projects in a large, decentralized organization.
  • Strong dedication to the development of customer-centric standards and solutions.
  • Well versed in industry best practices, and an ability to adapt them to TNC’s organization and culture.
  • Critical thinker with demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Results driven.
  • Experience working with budgets and/or producing cost/benefit and risk analyses.


Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on

We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job.

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The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $95,000-$132,000 for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate’s actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment.


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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.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.

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An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.