Business Manager

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
29 Sep 2021
15 Oct 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 60 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 Company
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 December 2019, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

The Position
The Business Manager - Americas provides strategic and tactical support to the Client Group Leadership Team to ensure productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness in driving growth initiatives and revenue to the firm. The Business Manager will work in conjunction with the Americas management team to oversee the day-to-day aspects of working with clients and prospects across the region. This involves developing a deep understanding of the client landscape, our investment offerings, and the regulatory and competitive environment.

The Business Manager will also act as a project manager internally, connecting various resources across the investment, infrastructure, and client platforms in support of our sales and relationship management efforts.

  • Work in conjunction with Americas Leadership to develop strategic plan and implement and oversee key strategic initiatives aimed at growing revenue at the firm
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the market with a focus on key trends and opportunities for growth
  • Oversee the analysis of business metrics and results across the region. Partner with Finance, IT, IPFS, and other stakeholders, to build out our analytics capabilities (e.g., revenues, pipeline, external benchmarking, activity, etc.) including regular financial and benchmark reporting.
  • Oversee resourcing planning, budgeting and team design/coverage in support of business growth
  • Establish, document, and communicate team policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Drive client servicing efficiencies via greater use of automation and new workflow processes
  • Direct management responsibilities for a team Business Development Analysts with focus on talent development plans, trainings, hiring and onboarding.
  • Serve as team representative on cross functional projects
  • Oversee risk management and work closely with Legal and Compliance on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Drive horizontal flow of communication across the Americas teams for the mutual benefit of each other's strategic priorities
  • Deep infrastructure expertise to inform IT initiatives and drive process improvement strategies for the department
  • Focus on global collaboration, across channels and initiatives cross regions
The Business Manager should have broad business and management experience. Experience managing people is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 10 years of business experience, with at least 5 years in a management role. Previous experience in the investment management industry is preferred. The individual must be analytical, detail-oriented, well organized and have strong written and verbal communication skills. MBA or CFA preferred.


Business 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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