Senior Project Manager

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jun 2022
Closes
02 Jul 2022
Ref
15188839
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.

At Wellington Management our appetite for technology is insatiable. We recognize that the world is full of fascinating questions that will impact the future of companies, economies, financial markets, and entire industries. We want you to help us find answers to these questions by building and evolving our innovative, industry leading, technology platform. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated well-managed technology platform that is built by people like you. This is your chance to build something incredible. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Derivatives Technology Team seeks to hire an experienced professional in the areas of Project Management and Business Systems Analysis. This team is responsible for all systems that support Wellington's investments in derivative instruments on behalf of our clients. The team is also central to the firm's cross-functional multi-year strategic initiative called Derivatives 2.0. The mission of this strategic program is to advance all aspects of the firm's capabilities to support growth in our derivatives investments on behalf of our clients

This role offers a unique opportunity to leverage both project management expertise and business analysis competency. A portion of the role will involve consolidated project planning, tracking, and reporting for a large onshore/offshore team. This will be complemented with working directly with cross-functional stakeholders to assist with solutions definition and coordination of a large-scale strategic project under the Derivatives 2.0 Program.

This individual can expect to work with other project managers, business analysts, software developers and quality assurance engineers to facilitate project progress and communicate project status with several stakeholder groups. High quality communication, both verbal and written, with an ability to synthesize information at the right level of detail will be paramount in this role. Emotional intelligence, grace and humility when working with so many people will be important attributes of success.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ownership of mid-level project tracking, coordination, and communication

• Collaborate with team members to define, maintain, and manage near/long-term team roadmap

• Create communications and presentation materials around team project status, risks, and issues for different forums, including technology leaders and business partners of varying levels

• Keep a pulse on status, risks, and issues across multiple tracks and projects within the team

• Assist with annual budget planning cycle, tracking spend, and progress against program budget and goals

• Partner with Derivatives 2.0 Program leaders to organize, coordinate, and facilitate a large multi-year cross-functional technology change around the firm's representation of swap instruments

• Creation of critical project documentation and centralization of information

• Collate and manage multiple team's inputs into master project roadmap

• Develop an understanding for and ability to recognize and help manage cross team dependencies

• Lead the analysis of certain aspects of the project, working with different business and technology stakeholders to understand options and facilitate selection of the best option

• Risk and issue identification, tracking and maintenance of numerous project details in JIRA and Blueprint (project reporting platform)

• Facilitate and contribute to the creation of project requirements, design documents and process flows and the like, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS
• College degree with preference towards graduate level degree, CFA and/or MBA

• 5-7 years of business systems analysis and/or project management experience

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills

• Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and "soft" skills, including emotional intelligence, diplomacy, and conflict resolution

• Proven business analysis skills in working with business and IT stakeholders for evaluating solutions to meet business needs

• Demonstrated experience in project management for multiple teams and interdependencies

• Ability to learn business and technical concepts quickly to facilitate project progress and create project management artifacts

• Strong working knowledge of software development lifecycle including agile best practices

• Willingness to help shape how the team operates

• Self-starter who can largely operate independently

• SQL and/or other data analysis skills a plus

• Experience in the Asset Management industry is required

• Knowledge of derivatives workflows is ideal

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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