Business Process Design Strategist

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
02 Sep 2022
25 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

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.

About the Role

The Design Strategist is a member of the Infrastructure Design team within Investment Services and Technology (InvesTech). This role works globally across the Client, Investment and Infrastructure platforms to identify opportunities for process transformation and re-engineering in pursuit of strategic goals and objectives, increased efficiency and/or risk reduction. The Design Strategist prioritizes projects and drives the re/design process, including clear articulation of problem statement, desired business outcomes/return on value and implementation. Processes should be designed to scale and result in best client and investor experiences. The Design Strategist quickly develops deep expertise on the firm's data and specific process capabilities and limitations.

Perform various design and analytical roles that support overall development and delivery of strategy and Target Operating Model design at both a cross functional and business unit level - including:
• Identifying convergence and streamlining options between similar functions within a single or across multiple business units
• Advising business units in understanding their strategic drivers and converting these into strategic long-term objectives and business cases that provide the platform for detailed design work to start
• Developing Business Process Management models to describe current state as well as target state design including Business Decision Modelling requirements
• Working with business units to develop optimal organizational models to meet their strategic objectives
• Working with our client excellence and regulatory teams to interpret new requirements and how they can be accommodated into their Target Operating Models
• Leveraging analytics tools & core methods to assist with root cause analysis and identify opportunities for improvement
• Partnering with our technology engineers & data strategists on defining architecture strategies and controls
• Collaborating across teams to take designs into reality through design advice and the project lifecycle
• Presenting and communicating ideas and designs
• Facilitating and driving communication to gain input and consensus from stakeholders in multiple teams and regions
• Staying connected to industry utilities and market vendors to help in the overall design of our strategy, processes and technology architecture and sharing this knowledge across InvesTech

This is a dynamic role that requires a global mindset, intellectual curiosity, advanced analytical skills including the ability to frame the key issues, develop recommendations and influence outcomes. The successful candidate is likely to have:

• Proven track record driving and successfully delivering complex, cross-function projects
• Strong root-cause analysis and creative problem-solving skills, coupled with the self-motivation and leadership to drive projects to completion
• Target Operating Model development
• Ability to consistently produce high quality project documentation, specifically project updates, requirements and test scripts
• Technical aptitude and ability to partner with and provide sounding board to technology engineers on technical solutions
• A disciplined organizational process, ability to work independently, and manage conflicting priorities
• Strong written and oral communication skills with confidence and ability to communicate with senior leaders
• Ability to deliver while working under pressure to tight deadlines; flexible and able to respond positively to changes / moving targets
• Demonstrated success collaborating, ability to influence without authority
• 7+ years experience

• Functional Architecture Design
• Business Process Re-Engineering
• Experience across a project lifecycle from scoping & analysis to delivery
• Degree in Operational Strategy
• Technical knowledge of financial service industry utilities

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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