Project and Risk Manager

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jun 2022
Closes
27 Jul 2022
Ref
14686581
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

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 POSITION
The Project and Risk Manager will be responsible for the project management of key Legal and Enterprise Risk ("L&ER") initiatives and the ongoing assessment of the internal control infrastructure of the group. The manager will partner with senior management, subject matter experts and IT in the execution of projects affecting change to meet new requirements, mitigate risks and improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of L&ER workflows. The manager will assist in the development and implementation of department-wide project management principles and reporting as well as the coordination of analyst efforts.

This role will report to the Associate Director of Legal & Enterprise Risk.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The L&ER Project and Risk Manager's responsibilities include:
  • Provide effective project management expertise for departmental and cross functional initiatives with a focus on technology-based solution delivery
  • Deliver solutions via technology or workflow enhancements that meet business needs, mitigate risks, and improve effectiveness and process efficiencies
  • Act as a thought partner with business colleagues across the firm to assist in the identification of departmental and cross functional initiatives
  • Assist in the establishment and upkeep of project management reporting tools
  • Execute departmental risk assessments
    • Perform periodic process reviews to evaluate risk/efficiencies
    • Evaluate control infrastructure & provide recommendations
QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate should bring 8+ years of project management and business analysis experience on diverse initiatives within investment management or related industry. In addition, the Project and Risk Manager should have the following attributes and qualifications:
  • Strong working knowledge in various aspects of investment management industry
  • Proven success as a project manager
  • Team-oriented: ability to apply analytical and decision-making skills in a collaborative environment
  • Service oriented: ability to balance regulatory and policy standards along with a business perspective
  • A technical orientation with deep experience with enterprise technology concerns
  • Exceptional organizational skills: ability to effectively prioritize tasks, produce consistently accurate work and meet strict deadlines
  • Strategic thinker, sound judgment, risk awareness and problem solving & decision-making skills
  • Business process and workflow design skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Strong academic credentials, PMP a plus
  • Experience with M365 eco-system is desirable
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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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