Fund Development & Oversight Manager

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Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
23 Mar 2021
22 Apr 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 55 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


The Fund Development and Oversight Manager is responsible for business and investment oversight and strategy of our US-based sponsored funds. The Fund Development and Oversight Manager will work on a range of business and investment-related activities including vehicle development and design, commercial strategy, fund economics, and project management.

  • Evaluate new fund ideas in collaboration with Director, US & Alts Funds, our relationship management and product management teams; oversee pipeline of new launches (priorities, sequencing, timelines)
  • Oversee fund economics, including pricing, capacity, and expense cap frameworks and initiatives
  • Lead product and strategy-related initiatives, including new vehicle initiatives, design of vehicles and products for new channels, and other initiatives to ensure IPFS Fund Management is meeting evolving client needs
  • Assess commerciality of new and existing funds to ensure there is a pathway to scale
  • Represent the US & Alts Fund Management Team's views to Wellington Management's Product Innovation Committee
  • Vet requested investment strategy changes for funds (with a risk management lens) to ensure they're in accordance with client expectations
  • Oversee watchlist of funds for potential closure; work cross-functionally to drive consensus on closure decisions
  • Participate in investment due diligence meetings for our sponsored funds
  • Ad hoc project management

The ideal candidate will have a strong investment acumen and in excess of ten years' relevant experience working with alternative strategies, mutual funds, collective trusts, and/or LP vehicles including deep knowledge of the vehicles, fund investors, fund operations and the competitive dynamics and client trends in the channels into which funds are sold. S/he will be a strategic thinker who is grounded with the pragmatic ability, problem solving and project management skills to operationalize a vision.

In addition, the candidate should process the following attributes:
  • Intellectual curiosity, originality in thinking and ability to bring new ideas and creative solutions to discussions
  • Ability to proactively drive projects in a highly matrixed and collaborative team environment;
  • Exceptional communication skills including interpersonal, verbal and written skills;
  • Flexibility and the ability to partner effectively with others, seek a wider audience, build consensus, influence and act decisively
  • Impeccable business judgment and strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and creativity; continuously seek out ways to improve upon and elevate effective work processes, such as employing technology to leverage resources that reflect and extend the Wellington standard and deliver a high return on investment for the firm
  • Strong fit with the firm's cultural tenets of inclusivity, collaboration, accountability, and collegiality;
  • Sense of humor and passion for working in a creative and collaborative environment
  • Grace under pressure; ability to adapt, "roll up sleeves" and get things done
  • Prior management skills and an advanced degree and/or CFA are viewed favorably

Fund Development & Oversight Manager

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As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .

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