Project Manager

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
04 Feb 2022
16 Feb 2022
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.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.
The company

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2017, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 55 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 Core Transactional Technology team is looking to hire a Project Manager to work on the Investment Book Of Record (IBOR) platform. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Project Management for the IBOR Program, a complex multi-year initiative central to the Firm's investment capabilities.

At Wellington, our Project Manager interacts with our business partners and are exposed to latest industry trends within the Asset Management business.

This is a hands on position that requires a high level of collaboration and interaction with our other technology partners across the department, and an ability to deliver in a fast-paced and evolving environment. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people at all levels of the organization. Excellent communication and delivery skills are required.

  • Member of the Program Leadership team responsible for the strategy, implementation of that strategy and management of risks, issues and resources to deliver on the program's objectives.
  • Defining, maintaining and manage a multi-year roadmap with expected budgets
  • Produce and communicate Program updates at various forums (e.g. Steering Committees, Senior Management, External teams, etc.)
  • Evolve the Team's use of Agile Methodologies (SAFE) and the tools to support the same
  • Manage issues and risks throughout the project by identifying, communicating, tracking and formulating mitigation strategies. Work with issue owners to clarify and resolve issues, defining target dates and dependencies.
  • Perform Scrum Master activities for a delivery track and follow the delivery to production
We seek the following qualifications:
  • College degree with preference towards graduate level degree, CFA and/or MBA and at least ten years of broad operational and management experience in technology department.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering a large complex project
  • Demonstrated experience for being change agent to evolve a team's capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; detail oriented and proactive
  • Outstanding "soft skills": oral and written communication, emotional intelligence, diplomacy, conflict resolution
  • Expertise in agile best practices and program management best practices
  • Absolute discretion and confidentiality required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, where priorities change frequently and deadlines are often under significant time pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong business judgment with ability to impact change
  • A sense of humor is absolutely required
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

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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