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Please Note: Most recent positions are posted at the end of the list.

Verus is in search of a Senior Consulting Associate to join our Seattle office. The successful candidate will have solid knowledge of financial and equity investing techniques, knowledge and familiarity with equity markets and a basic understanding of pensions, defined contribution plans and non-profits.

The Senior Consulting Associate’s primary responsibility is to support the consulting team and individual Consultants. Typically, the Senior Consulting Associate has more client responsibilities and may act as the lead consultant on one or more accounts. 

Verus is an independent, institutional investment consulting firm.  Since 1986, we have been working closely with our clients and other professionals to add value to their investment portfolios by providing research driven investment solutions that address their specific needs.  Through independent, conflict-free advice and investment expertise, our professionals strive to be the driving force that empowers clients to achieve their investment objectives. We are looking for a talented professional who embodies our firm values of diligence, professionalism, expertise, client service, and collaboration.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, and vision insurance; 401(k) program with a company match; section 125 cafeteria plan; CFA and other professional certifications sponsorship; 11 paid holidays; and 15 days of paid time off the first year of employment.

In addition, our boutique firm allows us to have an exceptionally convivial corporate culture with opportunities for career development and cross-departmental collaboration. On top of strengthening growth and partnerships in the work environment, Verus promotes happy and healthy living with a variety of employee appreciation initiatives, a good sense of humor, and several company events throughout the year.

Verus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Verus is dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. We seek employees from all backgrounds to join our teams, and we encourage our employees to bring their authentic and best selves to work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, medical condition, military or veteran status.

Prerequisites
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably Finance;
  • MBA, Masters of Finance, or CFA Level II candidacy preferred;
  • Four or more years of analytical and research experience in a related field

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Notes to applicants:

  • Most roles at Dimensional will be part of our best-of-both hybrid working model. This includes working together in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and choosing to work where one works best on Mondays and Fridays. This maximizes in person collaboration and interaction while simultaneously providing flexibility. This broad universal approach applies to most roles globally with a few exceptions that require more or less time in the office. Please discuss with your Recruiter to confirm the details for this specific role.
  • Resumes and portfolios (when applicable) are required as part of your application. When applying from a mobile device or tablet, you may not be able to attach a resume. If you cannot include an attachment at the time of your application, you will receive a follow up email asking you to attach your resume from a computer.

Job Description:

The GCG Strategy team supports Dimensional’s senior management in defining corporate level strategic priorities and partners with senior business leaders in strategy design and implementation. The group is responsible for supporting the firm in positioning Dimensional to generate robust, long-term growth through formulating and executing enterprise-level vision and strategy, facilitating business level strategies and driving large multi-functional assignments and initiatives for the firm.

This role reports to the Chief of Staff, partnering with senior GCG management and Dimensional business units to determine strategic objectives and how to best execute upon them. This role works across various geographies and liaises with Channels and other internal stakeholders to assess performance and drive forward looking strategy and will help lead project teams in solving complex problems and implementation issues critical to the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Chief of Staff to drive execution of the GCG’s priorities and strategic initiatives

  • Serve as a liaison, thought partner, and execution partner to Channel Heads, Investment and Marketing Teams, Operations, GCG Insights & CRM Teams and the Co-Heads of the GCG

  • Execute strategic initiatives from ideation to analytics to recommendations

  • Represent the GCG on cross-functional project teams in solving complex problems and implementation issues critical to the company

  • Implement creative and impactful solutions to business challenges, providing qualitative and quantitative recommendations to Channel Heads and GCG Co-Heads

  • Prepare and manage business reporting for board and executive team meetings

  • Interact across multiple channels to significantly increase interdepartmental efficiencies

  • Develop expertise and understanding of a variety of functions and businesses

  • Be a champion for the GCG and its strategic plans and vision

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s degree in relevant discipline preferred

  • 5+ years working in sales, project management or strategy roles

  • High attention to detail, quality, and accuracy in work product

  • Professional, positive demeanor. Collegial orientation, relationship builder who is solutions oriented

  • Sound judgment and discretion

  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills: ability to prioritize competing needs, drive multiple projects simultaneously, and lead cross-functional groups to outcomes in a fast-changing environment

Dimensional offers a variety of programs to help take care of you, your family, and your career, including comprehensive benefits, educational initiatives, and special celebrations of our history, culture, and growth.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

Notes to applicants:

  • Most roles at Dimensional will be part of our best-of-both hybrid working model. This includes working together in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and choosing to work where one works best on Mondays and Fridays. This maximizes in person collaboration and interaction while simultaneously providing flexibility. This broad universal approach applies to most roles globally with a few exceptions that require more or less time in the office. Please discuss with your Recruiter to confirm the details for this specific role.
  • Resumes and portfolios (when applicable) are required as part of your application. When applying from a mobile device or tablet, you may not be able to attach a resume. If you cannot include an attachment at the time of your application, you will receive a follow up email asking you to attach your resume from a computer.

Job Description:

The GCG Strategy team supports Dimensional’s senior management in defining corporate level strategic priorities and partners with senior business leaders in strategy design and implementation. The group is responsible for supporting the firm in positioning Dimensional to generate robust, long-term growth through formulating and executing enterprise-level vision and strategy, facilitating business level strategies and driving large multi-functional assignments and initiatives for the firm.

This role reports to the Chief of Staff, partnering with senior GCG management and Dimensional business units to determine strategic objectives and how to best execute upon them. This role works across various geographies and liaises with Channels and other internal stakeholders to assess performance and drive forward looking strategy and will help lead project teams in solving complex problems and implementation issues critical to the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Chief of Staff to drive execution of the GCG’s priorities and strategic initiatives

  • Serve as a liaison, thought partner, and execution partner to Channel Heads, Investment and Marketing Teams, Operations, GCG Insights & CRM Teams and the Co-Heads of the GCG

  • Execute strategic initiatives from ideation to analytics to recommendations

  • Represent the GCG on cross-functional project teams in solving complex problems and implementation issues critical to the company

  • Implement creative and impactful solutions to business challenges, providing qualitative and quantitative recommendations to Channel Heads and GCG Co-Heads

  • Prepare and manage business reporting for board and executive team meetings

  • Interact across multiple channels to significantly increase interdepartmental efficiencies

  • Develop expertise and understanding of a variety of functions and businesses

  • Be a champion for the GCG and its strategic plans and vision

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s degree in relevant discipline preferred

  • 5+ years working in sales, project management or strategy roles

  • High attention to detail, quality, and accuracy in work product

  • Professional, positive demeanor. Collegial orientation, relationship builder who is solutions oriented

  • Sound judgment and discretion

  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills: ability to prioritize competing needs, drive multiple projects simultaneously, and lead cross-functional groups to outcomes in a fast-changing environment

Dimensional offers a variety of programs to help take care of you, your family, and your career, including comprehensive benefits, educational initiatives, and special celebrations of our history, culture, and growth.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

Notes to applicants:

  • Most roles at Dimensional will be part of our best-of-both hybrid working model. This includes working together in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and choosing to work where one works best on Mondays and Fridays. This maximizes in person collaboration and interaction while simultaneously providing flexibility. This broad universal approach applies to most roles globally with a few exceptions that require more or less time in the office. Please discuss with your Recruiter to confirm the details for this specific role.
  • Resumes and portfolios (when applicable) are required as part of your application. When applying from a mobile device or tablet, you may not be able to attach a resume. If you cannot include an attachment at the time of your application, you will receive a follow up email asking you to attach your resume from a computer.

Job Description:

Our Corporate Marketing and Communications play a central role in protecting and advancing Dimensional’s reputation as a leader and innovator in the field of finance, positioning the firm at the center of the investment conversation, and championing the role of professionals in empowering investors. The group works collaboratively across the organization to ensure a consistent and impactful approach when communicating with external and internal audiences. Reporting to the Director of External Communications, the Senior Associate role will be responsible for developing and enhancing a dynamic global media, corporate communications and crisis preparedness strategy and program that achieves maximum impact by connecting key audiences with Dimensional and supporting its business objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance Dimensional’s proactive strategic communications program that supports business objectives, elevates public presence and connects with key audiences   

  • Provide counsel and lead preparation for Dimensional investment and leadership team members on public media and corporate affairs

  • Strengthen and leverage relationships with global media, analysts and industry influencers to maximize corporate announcements, campaigns and build advocacy around Dimensional

  • Develop the public profile of leadership and other stakeholders, including finding and securing strategic opportunities including events, conferences, awards, TV and other mediums.

  • Contribute to and manage key external communications campaigns, materials and platforms, including corporate announcements, campaign plans and assets, press releases, Q&As, briefings, talking points, op eds, and the media center on Dimensional’s website

  • Direct and oversee public appearances including broadcast TV engagements start to finish, including securing and supporting strategic media opportunities, training and preparing spokespeople, and handling follow up

  • Liaise with our global agency relationships to ensure alignment with broader program, effective delivery and maximum impact

  • Establish strong and collaborative relationships with the broader Communications and Marketing Teams to ensure all external communications initiatives are aligned, consistent and synchronized

  • Stay abreast of competitive intelligence and marketplace opportunities and challenges, including monitoring and benchmarking industry developments

  • Identify new and emerging communications tools, services and software and develop strategies to leverage and build reputation and further communications strategy

  • Help refine approach to media monitoring and social listening for reputational issues, campaign impact and reporting

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of corporate communications and/or media relations experience, ideally in the asset management/finance industry

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proactive with strong media relationships and proven track record of securing high impact coverage

  • Sound judgment and an ability to quickly establish confidence and build influence with leadership, media and other stakeholders

  • Strong organizational skills to achieve the best results

  • Interest in developing new approaches to communications/public relations in an evolving digital landscape

  • Ability to analyze metrics and present information in a meaningful way

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field  

Dimensional offers a variety of programs to help take care of you, your family, and your career, including comprehensive benefits, educational initiatives, and special celebrations of our history, culture, and growth.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

Notes to applicants:

  • Most roles at Dimensional will be part of our best-of-both hybrid working model. This includes working together in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and choosing to work where one works best on Mondays and Fridays. This maximizes in person collaboration and interaction while simultaneously providing flexibility. This broad universal approach applies to most roles globally with a few exceptions that require more or less time in the office. Please discuss with your Recruiter to confirm the details for this specific role.
  • Resumes and portfolios (when applicable) are required as part of your application. When applying from a mobile device or tablet, you may not be able to attach a resume. If you cannot include an attachment at the time of your application, you will receive a follow up email asking you to attach your resume from a computer.

 Job Description:

Reporting to the Head of Channel Marketing, the Content Marketing Director will be responsible for designing, developing, and executing a content marketing strategy with clear goals and objectives that aid in the consideration, awareness, conversion, and retention of Dimensional’s clients and target audiences. This role will be focused on the priorities of our Global Client Group and partner with the sales channels in planning and implementing. Other key relationships include Marketing, Global Client Services, industry peers, thought leaders, influencers, external vendors and creative agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with teams in Marketing, Sales, and Investments on the development and implementation of a content marketing strategy that supports Dimensional’s business objectives, spanning our client website, email marketing, and targeted paid advertising

  • Promote articles, events, webcasts, email marketing messages, case studies, presentation content, white papers, blogs, press releases, survey reports, and web copy across multiple sales channels and audiences

  • Collaborate with Sales and Marketing on a cohesive lead generation, nurture, and scoring process, engaging with sales on knowing which clients and prospects are worth exploring and how to position Dimensional for maximum success

  • Continuously measure and report performance of all content marketing campaigns, assessing against goals and objectives and improving content performance

  • Identify new and emerging marketing tools, services, and software to innovate, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights

  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end client experience across multiple sales channels and touch points

  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests

  • Develop, manage, and lead a high performing team, including building bench strength and providing opportunities for professional development and growth

  • Stay abreast of competitive intelligence and marketplace opportunities and challenges, including monitoring and benchmarking industry developments

  • Push the business to adopt better content creation practices through frequent testing of new content formats and distribution channels, including championing the increased use of data visualization

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of marketing experience in the financial services industry, working with senior executives in a global business environment

  • Proven working experience in content marketing, particularly within the industry

  • Past experience with an asset management firm, broker dealer, large RIA, or annuity company preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising content campaigns that engage, inform, and motivate

  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build trust and influence, and to collaborate effectively with and across teams to achieve the best results

  • Adept at juggling numerous projects and managing multiple stakeholders while meeting deadlines and maintaining attention to detail

  • Strong leadership skills, including developing and managing high performing teams and collaborating with and across teams to achieve the best results

  • Proactive with proven track record of implementing complex marketing strategies

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field

Dimensional offers a variety of programs to help take care of you, your family, and your career, including comprehensive benefits, educational initiatives, and special celebrations of our history, culture, and growth.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

The Defined Contribution Investment Only Strategic Relations Associate (DCIO RA) will work as a member of the DCIO team to support the sales efforts across a multitude of areas. The primary responsibility is to provide dedicated support to the key account / consultant community by receiving, prioritizing and coordinating the review and response process for inbound requests. In this role, the RA’s goal is to be the central point of contact for the Relationship Manager (RM) and Consultant Relationship Manager (CRM) needs, including project work and inbound requests with the goal of gaining traction in the marketplace for Putnam’s DC product offerings.

Provide Dedicated Support to DCIO RMs/CRMs and their Contacts

  • Provide seamless support to assigned firms regarding all inquiries related to relationship
  • Act as in-office back-up to RM/CRM as their roles involve considerable travel
  • Respond to ad-hoc requests for information (RFI) / requests for proposal (RFP) specific to the firm and investment offerings
  • Respond and coordinate research request inquiries
  • Assist in the preparation and follow-up for onsite meetings, offsite meetings, and conferences to maximize DCIO team interactions
  • Communicate transparently with RM/CRM regarding all work to ensure seamless coverage of contacts
  • Assist with business development efforts at identified firms
  • Assist others on DCIO team with project work
  • As requested, attend industry conferences and meetings
  • Elevate Putnam brand awareness
  • Become a DC subject matter expert

Research Process Support

  • Serve as primary point of contact for all data, RFI / RFP, and due diligence requests and coordinate the review / response process associated to each
  • Serve as primary contact to work with the RFP team for DCIO key account / consultant content questions and requests
  • Assist in creation and distribution of identified email drip campaigns
  • Update and distribute weekly/monthly pipeline report of DC analyst activity & calls
  • Responsible for fostering strong relationships with junior analysts across firms

Salesforce/Data/Technology

  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of CRM records and update as needed
  • Maintain opportunity pipeline
  • Enter and update Research Process for firms
  • Serve as liaison for DCIO team’s CRM, Data, and Technology initiatives

 Internal Relationship Building

  • Work closely with portfolio management staff, product specialists, PRM, PGIM, RFP, DCIO team members and other departments across the firm while demonstrating a strong understanding of the firm’s products and services across distribution channels
  • Maintain a strong line of communication with entire DCIO team, providing pertinent information regarding firms prior to meetings / conferences and assist in follow-up efforts with their assigned consultants / advisors
  • Attend appropriate internal product and channel meetings to ensure product knowledge, DC industry trends and sales ideas
  • Maintain and publish pertinent communication internally using mediums including Teams, Outlook, Salesforce and other platforms
  • Act as a resource to DC, Retail, and Institutional DB sales teams

Required Experience / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the financial or investment management industry is preferred
  • Direct DC sales experience preferred
  • Advanced investment / product knowledge
  • Understanding of the various financial products and retirement platforms available in the retirement market
  • Strong sales, phone, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently in managing multiple deadlines and projects
  • Team player and detail oriented
  • Willingness and ability to travel periodically

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Job Title:

Marketing RFP Specialist

Department:

Marketing

Overview:

Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA) is seeking a Marketing RFP Specialist to join a dynamic team responsible for strengthening LGIMA’s institutional brand positioning throughout all key institutional channels and supporting the successful growth and development of its evolving capabilities. Because our distribution efforts are growing quickly, we are seeking an individual who will embrace change and tackle the workload with enthusiasm.

The key objective of the position is to maintain the firm’s qualitative and quantitative metrics on consultant and third-party databases. In addition, the position will work closely with our Distribution, Client Solutions and Investment teams to craft responses for Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs) and Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs). Significant attention-to-detail and project management skills are required for this role. It is expected that the individual will play a critical part in defining recurring processes for this function.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop procedures to populate and maintain consultant and third-party databases with product and firm metrics on a timely basis.
  • Project manage to completion RFPs, RFIs, DDQs and ad hoc requests from prospective and current clients with accurate and compelling content in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Collaborate with internal business partners to create qualitative content and enhance externally reported quantitative metrics.

Qualifications:

  • Develop procedures to populate and maintain consultant and third-party databases with product and firm metrics on a timely basis.
  • Project manage to completion RFPs, RFIs, DDQs and ad hoc requests from prospective and current clients with accurate and compelling content in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Collaborate with internal business partners to create qualitative content and enhance externally reported quantitative metrics.

Direct Reports:

N/A

Reports to:

Marketing RFP Manager

 

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Job Title:

Product Associate: 

Department:

Product

Overview:

The Product Associate will support the Product Managers and assist in the development of the product capability, helping to ensure new and existing products allow the firm to achieve its strategic and commercial goals.

Responsibilities:

 Product Strategy & Development

  • Support Product Managers leading strategic initiatives across investment strategies and fund structures and ensure these initiatives are delivered in line with the Global Product Process and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) framework.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to address ad-hoc requests for product related inquires (e.g.- product characteristics, answering RFPs, creation of sales and marketing materials).
  • Provide support to Product Team in developing and updating presentation materials.

Product Management

  • Support Product Management team, ensuring that day-to-day product functions are handled in a accurate and timely fashion.
  • Assist with supporting relationships with key external partners including back-office providers
  • Manage required product changes, doing so in line with the Global Product Process and with due regard to PLM to bring an effective implementation. 

Market Intel

  • Deliver ongoing and ad-hoc market intel covering the firms strategic focus areas.
  • Keep informed of market pricing, competitor innovations, customer requirements and regulatory change to identify and make strategic changes to the firm’s existing product ranges and to inform the product strategy and pricing considerations and price quotations.
  • ·Ensure products, throughout their lifecycle, (including launches, amendments on-going reviews and closures) have clear customer outcomes, supported by clear & concise business cases & are delivered on time within budget.

Qualifications:

 Must have extensive knowledge and proven track record in:

  • At least 3 years of work experience, with experience in the asset management industry
  • Market research and analysis experience.
  • Excellent data analysis skills, with ability to synthesize and present information.
  • High attention to detail with well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Intellectual capacity and curiosity.
  • Knowledge of investment market and products is a plus.
  • Financial industry qualification a plus.
  • Experience in the Defined Contribution market a plus.

Personal Qualities

  • Team player with client-oriented mindset.
  •  High attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with ability to interact with stakeholders across the organization.
  • Adaptable and diligent with an ability to handle multiple projects/tasks at once.

Direct Reports:

None

Key Corporate Relationships:

  • Product Review Committee.
  • Investments, Distribution, Legal, Compliance, IT and Operations teams.

Reports to:

Head of Product

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The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

As a leading investment consulting firm, we help organizations manage investment complexity, establish risk tolerance and improve governance. We are a global investment consulting practice providing advice to institutional investors (primarily defined benefits and defined contribution plans) in the areas of asset allocation, investment policy, investment manager evaluation and research, investment performance evaluation and miscellaneous investment research.

The Role

As an Investment Analyst, you will work with consultants to provide advice to clients on a range of investment-related services which can include: strategic setting of investment objectives, strategic asset allocation, investment management structures, manager selection, performance measurement and evaluation, investment manager monitoring, custodian selection, transition advice, statements of investment policy and global research services.

This role welcomes applicants who have taken a career break. Please apply and ask your recruiter for additional details.

Performance Objectives:

Excellence

  • Produce quarterly reports for delivery to clients by pre-determined deadlines
  • Support team members in the construction and delivery of presentations to clients

People

  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels

Clients

  • Work together as part of dedicated client teams providing a variety of services to clients
  • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations

The Requirements

– Undergraduate degree with 1-3 years of experience

– Progress towards CFA desirable

– Interest in financial markets

– Oral and written communication skills

– Comfortable in a team environment

– Attention to detail

– Working knowledge of Excel

– Ability to work independently and manage time and projects individually

– Ability to deliver high quality work while meeting deadlines

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Are you considering returning to the workforce after a career break of at least 18 months?  WTW has a Re-Launch Program which provides unique opportunities for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking a career break.  Our program will provide multiple resources and opportunities that will assist participants in re-entering the workforce and re-engaging into their professional career paths. Meaningful and impactful assignments will provide on the job skill sharpening and development, while professional development, mentoring and networking opportunities will help propel performance to the next level. We encourage you to apply!

WTW may be subject to mandatory employment-related COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Therefore, to the extent any such mandates apply, you may be required to certify and provide documentation of full vaccination against COVID-19 if you are hired in the U.S. If you accept an offer from WTW and are subject to a mandate but are unable or unwilling to be vaccinated because of medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, you may request a medical or religious accommodation. If you require an accommodation, the Company will evaluate your request and work with you to identify reasonable alternatives to vaccination, if available.

 

EEO, including disability/vets

Job Title:

Investment Analyst

Department:

Distribution

Overview:

The LGIMA Distribution team is currently seeking an Investment Analyst. The ideal candidate will have existing knowledge and experience in both the DB and DC markets, with an ability to partner with senior sales colleagues, following up on consultant and prospect meetings, answer product questions, provide performance data, and help to identify new sales opportunities. This position is also responsible for maintaining and expanding consultant and prospect data in our CRM system (this includes, but not limited to data clean-up, managing contact lists for various marketing campaigns, pipeline management, and consultant profiles). The candidate will also manage various projects seeking to enhance materials, refine processes, and provide proactive team support. Continuously striving to increase your knowledge of our products and the industry in order to best produce meaningful responses is a key attribute.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with sales team to develop new client business and provide service and support functions, in a timely and accurate manner. Examples include, territory prioritization and targeting, consultant/prospect meeting preparation and follow-up, CRM maintenance (data scrub- input/update pipeline, contacts and organizations), and competitive analysis reporting
  • Monitor industry trends and research and provide team with updates
  • Engage in territory business planning with team members on consultant coverage and new client development
  • Participate in internal meetings and contribute to sales and marketing meetings on new business efforts; interacts regularly with Marketing and Investment teams
  • Review RFPs and qualify before sending to RFP team members to complete
  • When Appropriate, accompany senior team members (typically onsite, but some travel will be required) to engage with prospective new clients/consultants to educate about LGIMA’s solutions and products
  • When appropriate, attend Consultant conferences and LGIMA roadshows building relationships and educating future clients about LGIMA capabilities

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Experience 3+ years of Institutional Sales/Consultant relations support role or similar function for an asset manager    
  • The ability to build strong relationships with colleagues using active listening and problem resolution competencies
  • Key Personal Attributes: High intellectual curiosity and strong attention to detail, an entrepreneurial drive, tireless work ethic, competitive winning spirit, emotionally mature with strong integrity
  • Key Skills: Effective verbal and written communication skills, solid presentation skills, and understanding of investment competence across asset classes and strategies
  • College degree required; Progress toward MBA, CFA and/or CAIA encouraged
  • Located in Chicago

Reports to:

Head of Distribution

 

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Client Portfolio Management / Product Specialist, Alternative Credit
ArrowMark Partners is seeking an experienced client portfolio manager or product specialist to play a key role contributing to the marketing, servicing, and business development initiatives across ArrowMark’s alternative credit and leveraged finance investment platforms and private vehicle structures.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Represent ArrowMark’s leveraged finance, multi-sector credit, and multi-asset investment capabilities, leading the development of strategy-level competitive positioning to institutional clients, allocators, and private fund investors
  • Work closely with business development directors to translate client needs into strategy positioning, vehicle structures, and ongoing communications
  • Participate in client and prospect business development meetings and other investment-forums to provide specialized investment strategy-level expertise
  • Cultivate existing client relationships with proactive outreach specific to strategy performance, portfolio positioning, new products, team, and/or firm updates
  • Participate in regular investment discussions with portfolio managers and analysts to maintain a strong understanding of investment themes, portfolio positioning, risk management strategies, and the general market environment as a means of developing a consistent flow of
    communications to drive business development initiatives and manage client relationships
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with sales, marketing, and investments to develop customized presentations, case studies, commentaries, and due diligence materials that translate the technical features of ArrowMark’s investment strategies into client benefits
  • Assist with product development initiatives, including competitive analysis, product positioning, terms, and fundraising plans
  • Work in partnership with other product specialists and business development directors to identify cross-sell opportunities for other ArrowMark investment strategies
  • Serve as liaison to the investment team to ensure strong communications, participation, and support of business development efforts
  • Ongoing coordination and communication with investment operations specific to performance reporting, valuation methodologies, capital events, and vehicle governance

Required Education / Certifications, Experience, Competencies & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, CAIA and/or CFA a plus
  • FINRA Series 66 and 7 licensed required
  • 8-10 years of professional experience in a structured credit/debt product specialist and/or client portfolio management role required
  • Experience marketing non-traditional, private investment strategies to institutional allocators, investment consultants, and private wealth managers
  • Possess strong investment acumen with the ability to speak cogently across investment products, capital structures, and asset classes
    100 Fillmore Street, Suite 325 | Denver, Colorado 80206 | 303.398.2929 Direct/Fax | arrowmarkpartners.com
  • Strong written and verbal communication, client relationship management, and marketing skills
  • Extensive experience sourcing, aggregating, and analyzing data related to individual securities, investment vehicles, and investors
  • Highly proficient in Excel, Bloomberg, and other industry standard data sources
  • Independently initiates and leads initiatives
  • Track record of working well as part of a team

Additional Information:
ArrowMark Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We believe the most effective way to attract and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce is to foster an open, collaborative culture where diversity of perspectives, ideas and experiences is highly valued and encouraged because it enhances employee
engagement and leads to better investment outcomes for clients. We welcome all qualified applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by applicable law.
Compensation1 and Benefits:

  • The base salary range for this position is approximated to be $130,000 – $170,000 USD. Actual pay will be based on the skills and experience of each candidate
  • Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award. Individual bonuses are determined based on individual, team, and company performance
  • Eligible employees are offered a full suite of benefit options that includes comprehensive health and life benefits, 401(k) plan, flexible and health spending programs and access to a variety of
    voluntary benefits

1The salary range is posted in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The salary range for this same position may be lower or higher in markets outside of Colorado. Actual pay will be based on the skills and experience of each candidate.

Product Manager Role Summary
The Product Manager position will work closely with ArrowMark’s client portfolio managers, business development, and marketing team members to further advance the distribution of ArrowMark’s credit, multi-asset, and equity investment strategies to sophisticated institutional allocators and individual investors. The Product Manager will be responsible for maintaining deep financial market, asset class and product knowledge to assist in the development of performance and strategy-related communications, marketing, and client servicing materials, and providing general product support for client-facing team members.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the ongoing development and review of new business prospecting and client servicing marketing materials, including product presentations, portfolio / market commentaries, investment
    primers, and strategy-level positioning updates
  • Assist with the interpretation of performance data and contribution analysis to shape quarterly strategy reviews with clients and consultants
  • Assist the client portfolio management team with current and prospective client meetings, ad hoc due diligence requests, finals presentations and conference preparation
  • Assist with product development initiatives, including competitive analysis, product positioning, terms, and fundraising plans
  • Assist with the completion of company and strategy-specific RFPs/RFIs, DDQs, and databases
  • Contribute to ad hoc projects across the distribution team, including web site / digital marketing initiatives, identifying cross-selling opportunities, standardizing materials, and new content
    creation

Required experience, competencies, and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher required
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 certifications preferred
  • 5-7 years of related experience in a similar role (i.e., product management or product marketing) at an investment firm, including experience working with alternative and private investment strategies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of institutional and wealth management distribution channels, respective investment vehicles, and vehicle terms
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel capabilities and familiarity with common financial industry tools, such as Bloomberg, Backstop, and industry databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; highly creative, strong product marketing “sense”
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; comfortable using data to drive positioning ideas
  • Effective team player who is comfortable working collaboratively and independently
  •  Strong organizational and project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects with competing or changing priorities

Additional Information:
ArrowMark Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We believe the most effective way to attract and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce is to foster an open, collaborative culture where diversity of perspectives, ideas and experiences is highly valued and encouraged because it enhances employee
engagement and leads to better investment outcomes for clients. We welcome all qualified applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by applicable law.

Compensation1 and Benefits:

  • The base salary range for this position is approximated at $115,000 – $125,000 USD. Actual pay will be based on the skills and experience of each candidate. Employees are also eligible to receive performance-based incentive compensation through the firm’s annual discretionary bonus
  • Eligible employees are offered a full suite of benefit options that includes comprehensive health and life benefits, 401(k) plan, flexible and health spending programs and access to a variety of
    voluntary benefits

1The salary range is posted in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The salary range for this same position
may be lower or higher in markets outside of Colorado. Actual pay may be different

Aon is looking for an Investment Consultant (Non-Profit Solutions), Associate Partner

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead Client Consultant to non-profit clients including higher education, foundations, faith-based and healthcare organizations
  • Provide proactive and creative support to clients.  Applies good judgment and appropriate follow-through with firm employees, investment managers, trustees, and clients.  Demonstrates initiative & ownership of client & research-related work
  • Provide guidance and insight on various matters related to management of non-profit investment pools such as foundation, endowment and operating assets
  • Ability to provide deep insights and guidance on investment strategies and investment vehicles
  • Ability to generate thought leadership around topics important to non-profit organizations
  • Outstanding presentation skills with ability to present at conferences, speak with media, and engage in finals presentations
  • Deep familiarity with various investment strategies including alternatives (including hedge funds, real estate, and private equity)
  • Understanding and expertise in Responsible Investment/ESG and related topics
  • Focus on growth initiatives, revenue generation. Support new business activities
  • Identifiy and develop opportunities on client accounts, increasing the scope of existing projects and relationships
  • Manage and deliver loosely defined and complex practice/research area work and client projects
  • Efficiently manages internal resources for effective handling of multiple client projects
  • Demonstrate clear understanding and ability to articulate value proposition of all U.S. Investment Consulting services
  • Function collaboratively across Aon practice areas and various regional leadership teams
  • Lead/manage/mentor junior colleagues in the firm
  • Lead ad hoc projects for U.S. Investment Consulting senior leadership

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area (e.g., business, finance, economics)
  • Advanced degree and/or CFA and/or CAIA credential(s) is preferred
  • 10+ years of investment experience.  The ideal candidate will have prior investment management or investment consulting experience
  • Familiarity with OCIO solutions particularly for non-profit entities
  • Outstanding technical and analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Expert level understanding of finance theory and investments
  • Advanced writing and communication skills
  • Clear and proven client relationship management skills

We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. 

Our Colleague Experience:

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience. 

 About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply. 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • A Senior Consultant leads all aspects of client deliverables and is responsible for interfacing with other teams within U.S. Investment Consulting
  • Exhibits outstanding knowledge of finance and investment theory and practice, as well as U.S. Investment Consulting’s positions, and the ability to apply this knowledge to client and practice/research area work
  • Demonstrates an excellent understanding of the client’s circumstances
  • Exhibits the ability to process complex client needs and design creative solutions
  • Acts as senior support on large clients taking partial ownership for the relationship
  • Exhibits the ability to lead smaller, less complex client relationships and/or serve as secondary consultant on smaller, less complex client relationships
  • Demonstrates ability to lead complex/challenging client meetings, if required
  • Maintains responsibility for a small portfolio of clients
  • Demonstrates clear and proven client relationship management skills
  • Provides contribution to sales efforts – completion of RFP/proposals, assembling customized prospect presentations, etc.
  • Is actively involved in continuing personal and professional development and promoting junior colleagues’ development

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area (e.g., business, finance, economics)
  • Working towards relevant advanced degree and/or CFA and/or CAIA credential(s) is preferred
  • Outstanding technical and analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Expert level understanding of finance theory and investments
  • Advanced writing and communication skills
  • 6+ years of experience within the investment space

 

We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. 

Our Colleague Experience:

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience. 

About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply. 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • The Consultant uses technical, analytical, and communication skills to support senior members of client teams in the execution and production of all client deliverables
  • Produces/oversees the production of performance reports, investment manager searches, custodian searches, asset allocation studies, program reviews, setting of policy guidelines and objectives, and other ad hoc project-related documents
  • Works independently, has good problem-solving skills, and leads projects with minimal lead consultant guidance
  • Exhibits a keen attention to detail and ensures accurate and high-quality deliverables
  • Manages multiple/concurrent projects and deadlines
  • Reviews and finalizes work submitted by junior colleagues
  • Demonstrates ability to own a client’s day to day deliverables
  • Mentors junior colleagues

Qualifications: 

  • Outstanding technical and analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • High level understanding of finance theory and investments
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area (e.g., business, finance, economics)
  • Encouraged to be working toward relevant advanced degree and/or CFA and/or CAIA credential(s)
  • 2+ years of experience in the investment space

We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. 

Our Colleague Experience:

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience. 

 About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Rapidly expanding wealth management firm in the Western Suburbs of Chicago is seeking an experienced Registered Client Service Associate.

In this role, you’ll work directly with the owner of the firm to provide exceptional service to the existing clients and build their client base.

For more information, contact Anita Knotts: anita@lotuswomensinstitute.com.

Unique and rare opportunity to work alongside a successful senior woman advisor in wealth management. The role calls for an experienced (and preferably registered) client service associate. While the responsibilities are typical of other CSA roles (open new accounts; trade entry; client support), you will have the rare opportunity to learn from one of the most successful women advisors in the Chicago area. You will also have the ability to expand your career along with the business.

For more information, contact Anita Knotts: anita@lotuswomensinstitute.com.

Unique and rare opportunity to work alongside a successful senior woman advisor in wealth management. The role calls for an experienced (and preferably registered) client service associate. While the responsibilities are typical of other CSA roles (open new accounts; trade entry; client support), you will have the rare opportunity to learn from one of the most successful women advisors in the Chicago area. You will also have the ability to expand your career along with the business.

For more information, contact Anita Knotts: anita@lotuswomensinstitute.com.

Verus is in search of a Project Manager to join our Seattle office. The successful candidate will have an interest in finance, economics and/or science, excellent written and verbal communication skills and be very organized.

The Project Manager is primarily responsible for masterminding, outlining and developing projects within the investment team, under the guidance of the Chief Investment Officer.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate with the CIO and other members of management to design project goals and success markers
  • Coordinate with the CIO and other members of management to determine how success will be measured, tracked & documented
  • Ensure projects remain on time and on budget
  • Motivate team members to meet their goals
  • Manage issues and risk accordingly
  • Act as a liaison between the investment team, other departments and management
  • Prepare and present progress reports
  • Coordinate with the CIO and other members of management to set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize progress of projects
  • Prepare reports regarding status of projects
  • Perform a variety of administrative and process tasks relating to the effective functioning of the investment team, and in particular the Public Markets research function. 

Verus is an independent, institutional investment consulting firm.  Since 1986, we have been working closely with our clients and other professionals to add value to their investment portfolios by providing research driven investment solutions that address their specific needs.  Through independent, conflict-free advice and investment expertise, our professionals strive to be the driving force that empowers clients to achieve their investment objectives. We are looking for a talented professional who embodies our firm values of diligence, professionalism, expertise, client service, and collaboration.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, and vision insurance; 401(k) program with a company match; section 125 cafeteria plan; CFA and other professional certifications sponsorship; 11 paid holidays; and 15 days of paid time off the first year of employment. 

In addition, our boutique firm allows us to have an exceptionally convivial corporate culture with opportunities for career development and cross-departmental collaboration. On top of strengthening growth and partnerships in the work environment, Verus promotes happy and healthy living with a variety of employee appreciation initiatives, a good sense of humor, and several company events throughout the year. 

Verus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Verus is dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. We seek employees from all backgrounds to join our teams, and we encourage our employees to bring their authentic and best selves to work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, medical condition, military or veteran status.
 Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Experience in project management and/or financial services, banking, or data analysis
  • SQL and or VBA skills a plus 

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Portfolio Client Analyst
The position is a Portfolio Client Analyst, which is involved in Nuveen Natural Capital’s client servicing and sales function in the America’s (Canada, LATAM and the U.S.). The position will support investor relations on new and existing products, research and managing relationships with the America’s Nuveen distribution teams and work closely with the U.S. based product specialists. The position will report directly to the Senior Portfolio Client Specialist and may require some travel.

Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Utilize Sales Force, Preqin, Money Market Directories and other applications to research target institutional prospects in the Americas
  • Provide a progress log of client activity and feedback and maintain complete documentation for all product related activities and ensure they are saved in Sharefile
  • Work with the Senior Portfolio Client Specialist to develop a sales plan with Nuveen distribution and the client relationship teams for outreach in the Americas
  • Coordinate target prospect meetings with Nuveen distribution and the client relationship teams
  • Lead the development of investment presentations and coordinate compliance approval and support broader Portfolio Management team initiatives when required
  • Track investor feedback/interactions and assist with follow up from prospect and investor meetings
  • Coordinate answers to general queries and DDQs from prospects and investors and co-ordinate client due diligence meetings and asset site tours
  • Build knowledge of farmland, timberland and our investment funds and mandates and help maintain regular updates of farmland marketing materials
  • Develop relationships with Nuveen distribution, product, marketing and client services as well as internal NNC relationships with business unit CEOs and the broader Portfolio Management Team
  • Support the broader portfolio client specialist initiatives at Nuveen Natural Capital when required
Educational Requirements
  • University (Degree) Preferred
Work Experience
  • 2+ Years Required; 3+ Years Preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work
Career Level
6IC

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years in a distribution or client services capacity 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in a distribution or client services capacity 
  • Financial services experience 
  • Data analysis for distribution or asset raising 
  • Ability to prepare presentations in Powerpoint for clients or investors 

Company Overview

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives.  Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future.  For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.nuveen.com

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If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team: 

Phone: (800) 842-2755

Email: accessibility.support@tiaa.org

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About the Asset Owner Segment, Americas

This is a recently formed business segment within the Asset Servicing Division, responsible for roughly half of Northern Trust’s total global assets under custody, as well as newly formed innovative businesses such as Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. This segment focuses on mission-driven asset owners across the Americas, primarily endowments, foundations, corporations, pensions, multi-national entities, and insurance companies.  The creation of this segment, which merges Northern Trust’s legacy business lines with its forward-looking products and capabilities, creates exciting and unique leadership opportunities to help us realize more optimal outcomes for our business, while working in close alignment with the other executives throughout the organization. This is an opportunity to transform how we serve our clients, partners, and stakeholders by leveraging the invaluable assets which exist within our people and our products, and applying forward looking, human-centered design thinking and innovation to help us collectively achieve greater.

Our vision: To be THE market-leading partner of choice in the asset owner segment through innovative products, unparalleled service, impeccable operational outcomes, and unyielding integrity and alignment to our clients.

We cannot do this without putting culture at the core. Our people, our behaviors, the decisions we make all influence the ability to achieve success. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to establishing of an environment which fosters positive results and positive experiences.

The Opportunity

In this exciting new role, the Head of Product Strategy, Asset Owner Segment, Americas will design and drive forward our Asset Owner Segment, Americas product roadmap. This roadmap will be continuously informed by our clients’ feedback as well as market research and is a key component of our go-to-market strategy. This leader will also spend significant time focused on understanding the competitive landscape, forecasting future product expectations of our client base, analysing how emerging technologies will play a role in our business over time, and will help the business message our strategy and our roadmap to clients.

This position will also support outbound activities like sales, marketing, and product promotion to assist with business growth and client retention and is a member of the Asset Owner Segment, Americas management team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define and align the segment’s business strategy and objectives to our product strategy, working in close partnership with the Asset Servicing Product organization and the Asset Servicing Americas Head of Client Experience

  • Develop both a short term “quick wins” portfolio as well as a longer term, strategic roadmap that directly aligns to the strategic goals as determined and prioritized in partnership with the AOA leadership team

  • Work in close partnership with the existing Asset Servicing Product, Global Strategic Solutions and Technology to ensure recommended roadmap is feasible and aligns with corporate/C&IS technology strategy

  • Plan for and effectively secure required investment needs (capital and expense) in annual budget process

  • Oversee the progress against the roadmap, ensuring that business and initiative objectives are achieved and if not, the risks and issues are appropriately communicated and addressed

  • Participate in and in some cases lead research for new products, product enhancements and product redesign including industry and market research on product viability and competitive threats, and understand how they may impact product strategies

  • Understand our clients’ needs (current and future); help equip our organization to have more data-driven insights on satisfaction and drivers

  • Implement a process for our client servicing partners to inventory & prioritize product gaps and issues that materially impact client satisfaction

  • Ensure the organization is supporting our overall roadmap for digitalization

  • Make recommendations to the Product Executives and Business Stakeholders; create and present strategic decision proposals and the calculation of business cases

  • Establish, manage, and monitor the financial and market progress of products through metrics and key performance indicators

  • When necessary, lead strategic partnerships and necessary contract negotiations (on behalf of the business)

  • Represent the organization with thought leadership at industry events, in publications, and client events

  • Serve as a centralized point of contact for sales teams and partners, helping to craft segment-specific communications of new features & their value proposition

  • Participate in the improvement of content for RFI, RFPs and due diligence responses

  • Foster a growth oriented, positive, encouraging and fun environment while keeping employees and management accountable to company policies, procedures and guidelines

  • Assist in the development of the workforce into high-performing, collaborative teams; identify and support the promotion of high potentials and talent

  • Support the improvement of diverse representation across the organization at all levels

  • Promote a culture of innovation

Professional Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience in a product development, product management and/or product strategist role

  • Professionally trained and / or formally educated in product management, consulting and project management principles

  • Deep subject matter expertise in asset servicing products & services as well as financial products and trading/portfolio management

  • Understanding and appreciation for digitization strategies, with proven experience of driving and/or delivering digital products

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Exceptional at building key relationships, influencing and negotiating with clients, partners and leaders across multiple disciplines

  • Deep knowledge of business strategy development with both short-term and long-range planning required

  • Knowledge of Northern Trust products with a strong understanding of client needs and the relation to the product roadmap

  • Leadership and organizational skills as well as ability to influence the activities for multiple units

  • Bachelors and Master’s degrees preferred

Core Competencies

  • Create Vision, Mission and Plan for helping the business successfully execute on its Go To Market strategy

  • Define & Shape the Culture through all actions and behaviors

  • Understand Leadership & Development

  • Communication & Strategic Messaging

  • Talent Management (Recruiting, assessing, selecting, and integrating human capital)

  • Create Alliances & Partnerships, both internal and external to Northern Trust

  • Measure, Learn & Refine for continuous improvement

  • Priority Setting & Time Management

  • Stress Management & Well-Being

  • Setting Goals

  • Meetings goals vs objectives

  • Critical Thinking – Demand Independent Thinkers

  • Being a Team Player

  • Team building and development

  • Counseling subordinates

  • Conducting effective meetings

  • Delegating

  • Risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk management About Northern Trust:

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service. 

 

Working with Us:


As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!     

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

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About the Asset Owner Segment, Americas

This is a recently formed business segment within the Asset Servicing Division, responsible for roughly half of Northern Trust’s total global assets under custody, as well as newly formed innovative businesses such as Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. This segment focuses on mission-driven asset owners across the Americas, primarily endowments, foundations, corporations, pensions, multi-national entities, and insurance companies.

The creation of this segment, which merges Northern Trust’s legacy business lines with its forward-looking products and capabilities, creates exciting and unique leadership opportunities to help us realize more optimal outcomes for our business, while working in close alignment with the other executives throughout the organization. This is an opportunity to transform how we serve our clients, partners, and stakeholders by leveraging the invaluable assets which exist within our people and our products, and applying forward looking, human-centered design thinking and innovation to help us collectively achieve greater. 

Our vision: To be THE market-leading partner of choice in the asset owner segment through innovative products, unparalleled service, impeccable operational outcomes, and unyielding integrity and alignment to our clients.
We cannot do this without putting culture at the core. Our people, our behaviors, the decisions we make all influence the ability to achieve success. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to establishing of an environment which fosters positive results and positive experiences.

The Opportunity

In this exciting new role, the Asset Owner Segment, Americas (AOA) COO will provide leadership and strategic vision to the business and greater organization. They will bring operational, managerial, and administrative procedures, reporting structures and operational controls to the business. The COO will effectively communicate and foster growth among the senior management team and all NT partners. This is a vital leadership role that will drive results, spur growth and increase the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the business.

This leader is a member of the AOA management team, is responsible for managing multiple functions with centralized oversight of the segment’s internal custody-based operational functions, with a focus on enhancing our own segment’s operating environment as well the overall coordination of the firm’s service delivery to our clients.  This leader will play an impactful role in understanding our business strategy, our clients’ needs, and ensuring any operating model decisions made are informed by both.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a key leader within the Asset Owner Segment, Americas to align with the company’s objectives and the segment’s businesses strategic vision and goals
  • Directly manage all internal operational custody-based functions within our client servicing group, including fee billing, account management, and other functions as applicable
  • Directly manage the segment’s overall risk & control and resiliency function
  • Directly manage the delivery of consolidated servicing to the segment to cover functions such as partner onboarding, vendor management, project management, data analysis & management and training
  • Lead and execute on operational readiness activities related to new products, platforms, and other transformation initiatives
  • Serve as a trusted resource to the segment’s leader & practice executives to guide efforts related to service quality, process development, change management, and continuous improvement
  • Work in close collaboration with the broader Northern Trust Asset Servicing COO & her organization to ensure consistency with the overall objectives of our business unit
  • Partner with operational teams and stakeholders who support the segment to communicate our clients’ expectations, specific SLAs and ensure ongoing monitoring and success of these results in groups such as Alternative Asset Administration, Client Valuation & Reporting, Investment Risk & Analytical Services, and Daily Valuation teams
  • Drive the results of your team from both an operational and financial perspective, setting challenging and realistic goals for growth, performance, and productivity
  • Create effective tools (SLAs and KPIs) to measure and gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of our internal processes
  • Equip the business to have a more data-driven discussion and data-based decision-making process around operational support and quality
  • Provide accurate and timely reports outlining the operational environment and conditions, including forward-looking insights and recommendations
  • Work with other senior leaders on budgeting, forecasting and resource planning
  • Work in close collaboration with the business, corporate and other service support teams to create, implement, and roll-out plans for operational processes 
  • Collaborate with risk & control, sales, marketing, and other key functions of AOA business as necessary
  • Construct strategic working relationships and partnerships with others throughout the organization 
  • Foster a growth oriented, positive, encouraging, and fun environment while keeping employees and management accountable to company policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Assist in the development of the workforce into high-performing, collaborative teams, including the company-wide integration of a productivity mindset and related campaigns
  • Support the improvement of diverse representation across the organization at all levels
  • Promote a culture of innovation and technical adaptation
  • Sponsor and execute the organization’s 5-year productivity goals
  • Aim to achieve outstanding risk & resiliency to ensure we can continue to deliver services that clients rely on 

 

Professional Experience/Qualifications

 

  • Applies in-depth knowledge of organizational operations function or major operational segment as well as business and commercial expertise to differentiate the company from the competition

  • Experience leading a major part of an organization (significant operational segment of an organization function or a region/country within a function) 

  • Has significant experience with asset owners and their emerging needs and operating models; ability to represent the needs of our clients in a highly empathetic way when negotiating service outcomes with internal and external partners

  • Passionate about our business, with an unrelenting desire to achieve high quality outcomes and continuous improvement

  • Influencer to shape the opinions of, and negotiate with, other senior leaders; ability to establish collaborative relationships across the business and with external organizations

  • Foundational deep operations experience from a Financial Services operations organization with a process orientation required

  • Ability to work in ambiguity without developed processes

  • Knowledge of Industry Best Practices

  • Experience building organizational internal relationships

  • Ability to lead and influence within a large matrixed organization 

  • Technology adeptness & forward thinking mindset

  • Deep expertise in developing and executing long-term functional strategy to achieve key business objectives    

  • BA/BS or equivalent required, MBA or advanced degree preferred

Core Competencies

  • Create Vision, Mission and Plan for helping the business successfully execute on its Go To Market strategy

  • Define & Shape the Culture through all actions and behaviors

  • Understand Leadership & Development 

  • Ability to thrive in an environment of ambiguity

  • Communication & Strategic Messaging 

  • Talent Management (Recruiting, assessing, selecting, and integrating human capital)

  • Create Alliances & Partnerships, both internal and external to Northern Trust

  • Measure, Learn & Refine for continuous improvement

  • Priority Setting & Time Management

  • Stress Management & Well-Being

  • Setting Goals

  • Meetings goals vs objectives

  • Critical Thinking – Demand Independent Thinkers

  • Being a Team Player

  • Team building and development

  • Counselling subordinates

  • Conducting effective meetings

  • Delegating

  • Risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk management 

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service. 

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!     

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Apply Online

About the Asset Owner Segment, Americas

This is a recently formed business segment within the Asset Servicing Division, responsible for roughly half of Northern Trust’s total global assets under custody, as well as newly formed innovative businesses such as Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. This segment focuses on mission-driven asset owners across the Americas, primarily endowments, foundations, corporations, pensions, multi-national entities, and insurance companies.  The creation of this segment, which merges Northern Trust’s legacy business lines with its forward-looking products and capabilities, creates exciting and unique leadership opportunities to help us realize more optimal outcomes for our business, while working in close alignment with the other executives throughout the organization. This is an opportunity to transform how we serve our clients, partners, and stakeholders by leveraging the invaluable assets which exist within our people and our products, and applying forward looking, human-centered design thinking and innovation to help us collectively achieve greater.

Our vision: To be THE market-leading partner of choice in the asset owner segment through innovative products, unparalleled service, impeccable operational outcomes, and unyielding integrity and alignment to our clients.

We cannot do this without putting culture at the core. Our people, our behaviors, the decisions we make all influence the ability to achieve success. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to establishing of an environment which fosters positive results and positive experiences.

The Opportunity

In this exciting new role, the Head of Risk & Control, Asset Owner Segment, Americas plays and important role in preserving and enhancing the foundational strength of our control environment to ensure we minimize and/or mitigate risk where possible.  As a senior risk & control executive, you hold a leadership role within the business and will align your responsibilities with other risk & control executives across the 1st and 2nd lines of defense. You will have a direct responsibility for aligning the operating model, driving clarity and collaboration, and utilizing technology to increase efficiency, as a key driver in executing upon the business strategy. Along with other senior executives, you will hold accountability for the operating effectiveness of the controls in a given practice area, business line, product, and/or region.

This position reports to the Asset Owner Segment, Americas COO.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership and close collaboration with the Asset Servicing COO organization, other control executives and the process owners to directly execute on key initiatives such as Risk & Control Self Assessments, Business Resiliency plans, Incident Response & Remediation

  • Proactively ensure we are executing business activities within Northern Trust’s systematic control framework to reduce the opportunity for losses, errors, threats, and risks

  • Provide executive management and key stakeholders with reasonable assurances that the business activities undertaken are appropriately controlled

  • Lead the internal resiliency council for our leadership team, highlighting key operational risks & potential mitigation plans

  • Design the target operating model for the resiliency improvement program which includes establishing metrics that provide insight into aggregate and horizontal trends, themes, and risks

  • Direct the day-to-day focus of the embedded teams using a variety of risk identification, assessment, and control tools to spot control weaknesses/gaps and make continual process and control improvements in a documented, disciplined fashion

  • Work towards the development and execution of a comprehensive testing strategy enabled through data analytics and robotics

  • Manage the remediation review program to ensure gaps identified by other functions and stakeholders are appropriately addressed; Identify and remediate control gaps identified by the control teams

  • Oversee our involvement in the incident response process, including applying the lessons-learned horizontally, across the extended business unit

  • Liaise with auditors, regulators, and for internal and external regulatory & control meetings/reviews

  • Foster collegial relationships and manage senior stakeholder communications

  • Share key insights and learnings from participation in risk and business unit committees in a referenceable format

  • Provide proactive leadership to ensure that we seek to reduce any opportunity for losses, errors, threats, and risks that may negatively impact our business

  • Undertake assignments as requested by the business unit head

  • Guided by organization functional strategy, has broad impact on the functional, divisional or regional results and direction to managers. Decisions are guided by functional or major operational segment strategy and priorities

Preferred Professional Experiences & Qualifications

  • Prior experience in properly interpreting and applying risk, control and regulatory guidance

  • Execution of defined activities such as BCP/DR planning, Risk & Control Self Assessments, Internal Audits, Regulatory and Incident Response

  • Highly motivated, energetic self-starter who takes ownership of issues and drives them to resolution

  • Good organizational skills; manages & prioritizes multiple tasks across different time horizons within deadlines

  • Cooperative, and collegial manner to be able to flex to wide range of stakeholders and in high-stakes situations

  • Strong decision-making skills to the extent control changes impact clients, and business process and ongoing operations

  • Solid understanding of controls and how to apply them to different processes and businesses

  • Strong analytical, problem solving & process re-engineering skill

  • Excellent project management skills: successfully led transformation-based programs and initiatives

  • Skills in translating broad strategic intent into tactical plans and directions are essential

  • Applies broad industry knowledge and commercial awareness to drive financial performance

  • Negotiates with senior leaders across the business

  • Operational and strategic management skills

  • Management responsibilities and decisions including hiring, performance reviews, pay decisions and development

  • Ability to manage by influence

Core Competencies

  • Create Vision, Mission and Plan for helping the business successfully execute on its Go To Market strategy

  • Define & Shape the Culture through all actions and behaviors

  • Understand Leadership & Development

  • Communication & Strategic Messaging

  • Talent Management (Recruiting, assessing, selecting, and integrating human capital)

  • Create Alliances & Partnerships, both internal and external to Northern Trust

  • Measure, Learn & Refine for continuous improvement

  • Priority Setting & Time Management

  • Stress Management & Well-Being

  • Setting Goals

  • Meetings goals vs objectives

  • Critical Thinking – Demand Independent Thinkers

  • Being a Team Player

  • Team building and development

  • Counseling subordinates

  • Conducting effective meetings

  • Delegating

  • Risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk management

About Northern Trust

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg

  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN’S magazine

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Apply Online

About the Asset Owner Segment, Americas

This is a recently formed business segment within the Asset Servicing Division, responsible for roughly half of Northern Trust’s total global assets under custody, as well as newly formed innovative businesses such as Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. This segment focuses on mission-driven asset owners across the Americas, primarily endowments, foundations, corporations, pensions, multi-national entities, and insurance companies.  The creation of this segment, which merges Northern Trust’s legacy business lines with its forward-looking products and capabilities, creates exciting and unique leadership opportunities to help us realize more optimal outcomes for our business, while working in close alignment with the other executives throughout the organization. This is an opportunity to transform how we serve our clients, partners, and stakeholders by leveraging the invaluable assets which exist within our people and our products, and applying forward looking, human-centred design thinking and innovation to help us collectively achieve greater. 

Our vision: To be THE market-leading partner of choice in the asset owner segment through innovative products, unparalleled service, impeccable operational outcomes, and unyielding integrity and alignment to our clients.

We cannot do this without putting culture at the core. Our people, our behaviors, the decisions we make all influence the ability to achieve success. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to establishing of an environment which fosters positive results and positive experiences.

The Opportunity

In this exciting new role, The Head of Client Experience, Asset Owner Segment, Americas (AOA) will partner with the business unit leaders, clients, and employees as well as the Northern Trust Experience Design & Research team to help optimize our holistic client experience through the use of human-centered research and design. This position is dedicated to ensuring we create a truly differentiated client experience, applying specific emphasis to client research, service design and customer journey mapping. The leader will bring a modern & creative approach to supporting our prospect and client engagement efforts, focused on strategies to improve our client experience and satisfaction while enhancing our brand’s image.

This leader is a member of the AOA management team and reports directly into the Asset Owner Segment, Americas Practice Executive. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Enhance client satisfaction, by focusing on all interactions and touchpoints our clients have with our products & services, to bring forward suggestions and principles that will increase customer loyalty  

  • Work in direct collaboration with all organizations that interact and have touchpoints within the customer journey; including sales, marketing, product, operations, client services, legal, and technology – to ensure changes to our client experience are vetted and influenced by our business leaders.

  • Spearhead critical client research and engagement such as the Client Advisory Groups, Voice of the Client surveys, Client summits and conferences, and perform post-win and post-loss research with our clients

  • Play a leadership role in our market segmentation efforts, ensuring our client experience is optimized through the transformation process

  • Work in close partnership with the Head of Product Strategy to develop industry, market and competitive insights, and utilize that data to inform our product roadmap

  • Develop evidence-based insights derived from client, partner, market and competitive research to establish objectives and supporting initiatives 

  • Define and driver the segment’s Research & Design strategy in direct alignment with the division and business strategy and objectives and in accordance with budget and timelines

  • Manage dozens of projects; provide a holistic lens of design and direct input into plans, approach and execution models

  •  Create metrics focused on customer service ratings, customer satisfaction, customer loyalty, customer feedback, customer effort score and their overall experience with their Northern Trust experience

  • Identify and direct the creation of innovation and growth opportunities for new products and services using design research

  • Provide segment leadership for enterprise-wide digital workplace and client security experience programs

  • Establish human-centered design training and development opportunities 

  • Promote a fresh and inspiring cultural elevation of human-centered design thinking

  • Foster a growth oriented, positive, encouraging, and fun environment while keeping employees and management accountable to company policies, procedures and guidelines

  • Assist in the development of the workforce into high-performing, collaborative teams; identify and support the promotion of high potentials and talent

  • Support the improvement of diverse representation across the organization at all levels

  • Deliver ideas and innovative business solutions utilizing knowledge of prototyping, data visualization, and design research

Professional Experience/Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of experience in financial services 

  • At least 3-5 years demonstrated experience in client experience roles within financial services organizations 

  • Pattern and demonstration of continued education and research into CX trends, current design strategies and technologies

  • BA/BS or equivalent required, preference for a formal education or experience in human-centered research and design principles

  • Proven ability to influence a wide range of audiences and establish collaborative relationships within senior BU leadership and external organizations

Core Competencies

  • Create Vision, Mission and Plan for helping the business successfully execute on its Go-To-Market strategy

  • Define & Shape the Culture through all actions and behaviours

  • Understand Leadership & Development 

  • Communication & Strategic Messaging 

  • Talent Management (Recruiting, assessing, selecting, and integrating human capital)

  • Create Alliances & Partnerships, both internal and external to Northern Trust

  • Measure, Learn & Refine for continuous improvement

  • Priority Setting & Time Management

  • Stress Management & Well-Being

  • Setting Goals

  • Meetings goals vs objectives

  • Critical Thinking – Demand Independent Thinkers

  • Being a Team Player

  • Team building and development

  • Conducting effective meetings

  • Risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk management 

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service. 

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!     

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Apply Online

About the Asset Owner Segment, Americas

This is a recently formed business segment within the Asset Servicing Division, responsible for roughly half of Northern Trust’s total global assets under custody, as well as newly formed innovative businesses such as Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. This segment focuses on mission-driven asset owners across the Americas, primarily endowments, foundations, corporations, pensions, multi-national entities, and insurance companies.  The creation of this segment, which merges Northern Trust’s legacy business lines with its forward-looking products and capabilities, creates exciting and unique leadership opportunities to help us realize more optimal outcomes for our business, while working in close alignment with the other executives throughout the organization. This is an opportunity to transform how we serve our clients, partners, and stakeholders by leveraging the invaluable assets which exist within our people and our products, and applying forward looking, human-centered design thinking and innovation to help us collectively achieve greater.

Our vision: To be THE market-leading partner of choice in the asset owner segment through innovative products, unparalleled service, impeccable operational outcomes, and unyielding integrity and alignment to our clients.

We cannot do this without putting culture at the core. Our people, our behaviors, the decisions we make all influence the ability to achieve success. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to establishing of an environment which fosters positive results and positive experiences.

The Opportunity

The Community of Practice Lead, Client Service Management (CSM) will be focused on the development of an innovative Community of Practice to ensure success of the CSMs across our business lines.  The role is designed to ensure we have dedicated focus on improving the recruiting, training, career development, policies, procedures, best practices, and special projects capabilities so critical to the success of our CSMs. 

This position reports to the Asset Owner Segment, Americas COO and will focus on partnering with the CSM Managers, Team Leads and CSMs to nurture, empower, enable, and support this business-critical function.  Over time, this position may manage a small staff.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build the framework for, and execute on the creation of, an innovative Community of Practice around the CSM role & function to improve the overall effectiveness of the teams within the segment

  • Partner with the employees in the CSM role & their managers to ensure alignment around this COP strategy

  • Build excitement and enthusiasm for the various CSM teams to align on their recruitment, training, career pathing, strategic objectives and operating practices

  • Utilize technology to build & strengthen this community

  • Create a technology strategy for workflow, task automation and service delivery

  • Develop the tools, training and effectiveness best practices for the Client Service Management teams

  • Help the CSM managers create a best-in-class work environment to recruit engage, develop, train and retain talent

  • Partner with the Asset Owner Segement, Americas lines of business to ensure the suggestions and programs meet the business objectives and align with the client service mindset and philosophy and all strategic initiatives are executed

  • Establish and manage a range of control processes, guidelines, policies, and other documentation related to Client Service Managers’ use of the various tools required to perform their job

  • Directly support the business unit in achieving its Objectives & Key Results

  • Provide expert knowledge and support to ensure all policies and procedures are understood and adhered to

  • Design, collect and analyze metrics to support the evolving business models for each component of the operations servicing model

  • Implement the use of metrics for sales strategy, competitive market analysis, pricing, planning and client reporting

  • Create and report on KPIs, business intelligence, operational efficiency metrics and ongoing analytics

  • Provide leadership to solve complex problems using sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgement and identify innovative solutions

  • Identify and solve technical and operational problems and understands and recognizes broader impact across the department

  • Positively influence the team’s ability to achieve service, quality and timeliness of objectives (guided by policies and departmental plan)

 

Preferred Professional Experiences & Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of institutional investment industry, including markets, instruments, funds and fund structures, trading, etc.
  • Deep knowledge of client servicing functions, processes and controls
  • Skilled in the development on policies, training programs, best practices, procedure and work-flow related documentation
  • Proficient in operational excellence related practices and tools
  • Ability to successfully manage projects and other process improvement related initiatives
  • Strategic planning and management skills; manage objectives and results (OKRs) which align with the business and corporate objectives
  • Applies understanding of the business and how own area integrates with others to achieve departmental objectives
  • Adept at managing by influence

Core Competencies

  • Create Vision, Mission and Plan for accomplishment
  • Define & Shape the Culture
  • Understand Leadership & Development
  • Communication & Strategic Messaging
  • Talent Management (Recruiting, assessing, selecting and integrating human capital)
  • Create Alliances & Partnership
  • Measure, Learn & Refine
  • Sets priorities & Time Management
  • Stress Management & Well-Being
  • Setting Goals
  • Meetings goals vs objectives
  • Critical Thinking – Demand Independent Thinkers
  • Being a Team Player
  • Team building and development
  • Counseling subordinates
  • Conducting effective meetings
  • Delegating
  • Risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk management

About Northern Trust

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg
  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN’S magazine

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Apply Online

About the Asset Owner Segment, Americas

This is a recently formed business segment within the Asset Servicing Division, responsible for roughly half of Northern Trust’s total global assets under custody, as well as newly formed innovative businesses such as Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. This segment focuses on mission-driven asset owners across the Americas, primarily endowments, foundations, corporations, pensions, multi-national entities, and insurance companies.  The creation of this segment, which merges Northern Trust’s legacy business lines with its forward-looking products and capabilities, creates exciting and unique leadership opportunities to help us realize more optimal outcomes for our business, while working in close alignment with the other executives throughout the organization. This is an opportunity to transform how we serve our clients, partners, and stakeholders by leveraging the invaluable assets which exist within our people and our products, and applying forward looking, human-centered design thinking and innovation to help us collectively achieve greater.

Our vision: To be THE market-leading partner of choice in the asset owner segment through innovative products, unparalleled service, impeccable operational outcomes, and unyielding integrity and alignment to our clients.

We cannot do this without putting culture at the core. Our people, our behaviors, the decisions we make all influence the ability to achieve success. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to establishing of an environment which fosters positive results and positive experiences.

The Opportunity

In this exciting new role, the Practice Lead, Head of Account Management will provide additional oversight and support to the existing custody-based account management (AM) team in the United States. They will also partner with others to ensure that our activities related to account opening and maintenance, account coding, and entity maintenance are supported, controlled, and tested – to ensure we perform these activities in an efficient, effective and high-quality manner. This role is highly operational and will require expertise and experience in mature operational environments.  The role also manages a team with financial risk, overseeing trading and cash activity processing for the Asset Owner Segment, Americas.

This position reports to the Asset Owner Segment, Americas COO.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage an operational team responsible for the successful day to day administration of the Account Management functions within the Asset Owner Segment, Americas

  • Create a best-in-class work environment to recruit engage, develop, train and retain talent

  • Directly support the business unit in achieving its Objectives & Key Results each year

  • Partner with the lines of business within Asset Owner Segment, Americas to ensure the operational model meets the business objectives and aligns with our client service mindset and philosophy.  This role may include increasing responsibility over time for functions related to account opening & maintenance so a growth mindset is required.

  • Align with the broader Northern Trust operations teams to ensure consistency with our global operating model, transfer of work objectives and business resiliency goals

  • Monitor and control of inputs and outputs to ensure the utmost in data integrity, including data sourcing, validation, processing, and analysis

  • Create a supervisory control environment that reduces error rates & servicing losses to a level within the firm’s appetite

  • Create and manage high quality documentation of policies, procedures, and written supervisory procedures as well as other documentation related to Account Managers’ use of the various tools required to perform their jobs

  • Provide expert knowledge, coaching and support to staff

  • Conduct ongoing monitoring and ensure all risk compliance required by the larger Northern Trust organization, including Risk & Control Self-Assessments and BPTRM review(s) for operations in India or elsewhere, etc.

  • Design, collect and analyze metrics to support the evolving business metrics, utilized for sales strategy & competitive market analysis, pricing, planning, efficiency & productivity as well as client reporting.

  • Identify and solve complex technical and operational problems; understand  and recognize broader impact across the department

  • Lead and participate in selected special projects to advance the Operations function within the segment

Preferred Professional Experiences & Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of institutional investment industry, including markets, instruments, funds and fund structures, trading, etc.

  • Deep knowledge of client servicing functions and controls

  • Skilled in the development on policies, training programs, best practices, procedural and workflow related documentation

  • Strong mindset towards operational excellence, with experience in the tools and practices required to achieve high quality results

  • Ability to successfully manage projects and other process improvement related initiatives

  • Understanding of the business and how this area integrates with others to achieve departmental objectives

  • Ability to guide and influence others either internally or externally to adopt a different point of view

  • Strategic planning and management skills; manage objectives and results (OKRs) which align with the business and corporate objectives

  • Management of professional staff and/or supervisors/ team leads

  • Accountability for the performance and results of a team

  • Adaptation of resource and operational challenges into departmental plans and priorities

Core Competencies

  • Create Vision, Mission and Plan for helping the business successfully execute on its Go To Market strategy

  • Define & shape the culture through all actions and behaviors

  • Understand leadership & development of employees

  • Adept at communication & strategic messaging

  • Talent management (recruiting, assessing, selecting, and integrating human capital)

  • Creation of alliances & partnerships, both internal and external to Northern Trust

  • Measure, learn & refine for continuous improvement

  • Priority setting & time management

  • Stress management & well-being

  • Setting and meeting goal

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Team building and development

  • Counseling direct reports & conducting effective staff meetings

  • Delegating effectively

  • Risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk management

About Northern Trust

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg

  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN’S magazine

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Apply Online

About Asset Owner Segment, Americas

This is a recently formed business segment within the Asset Servicing Division, responsible for roughly half of Northern Trust’s total global assets under custody, as well as newly formed innovative businesses such as Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. This segment focuses on mission-driven asset owners across the Americas, primarily endowments, foundations, corporations, pensions, multi-national entities, and insurance companies.  The creation of this segment, which merges Northern Trust’s legacy business lines with its forward-looking products and capabilities, creates exciting and unique leadership opportunities to help us realize more optimal outcomes for our business, while working in close alignment with the other executives throughout the organization. This is an opportunity to transform how we serve our clients, partners, and stakeholders by leveraging the invaluable assets which exist within our people and our products, and applying forward looking, human-centered design thinking and innovation to help us collectively achieve greater. 

Our vision: To be THE market-leading partner of choice in the asset owner segment through innovative products, unparalleled service, impeccable operational outcomes, and unyielding integrity and alignment to our clients.

We cannot do this without putting culture at the core. Our people, our behaviors, the decisions we make all influence the ability to achieve success. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to establishing of an environment which fosters positive results and positive experiences.

The Opportunity

In this exciting new role, Vice President, Business Manager supports the Asset Owner Segment, Americas segment and is responsible for the development and management of a shared business management operating model and processes, as it relates to both running of the business and strategic transformations.
This position is a senior management position (individual contributor) reporting into the Asset Owners, Americas Chief of Staff.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Establish and lead business management activities for segment involving management reporting, location strategy, training, internal communication, risk and performance management, financial planning, etc.

  • Develop, implement, and lead a repeatable and scalable strategic management process and framework, in alignment with the Asset Servicing Strategy Office, to support the achievement of the corporate and business-line goals and objectives 

  • Develop and streamline business content for executive reporting, leveraging technology and tools to enable reporting and data collection, and champion methods for data standardization and simplification 

  • Partner with internal resources to collect and provide key reporting to executive leadership on key business objectives, business KPIs, collective and individual P&Ls, OKRs and other key initiatives and related information

  • Design business management governance and stakeholder interaction models 

  • Direct activities supporting business objectives; developing execution metrics, setting priorities, supporting planning and 

  • Develop metrics to monitor and measure performance and key business deliverables 

  • Perform data-driven analysis and modeling to drive performance, priorities and decision making

  • Manage leadership forums, events and employee engagement platforms (i.e., townhalls, strategy offsites, all hands, senior leadership meetings, surveys, all-staff comms) 

  • Support ad hoc / special project requests as needed by the business

Preferred Professional Experiences & Qualifications 

  • Direct experience in a business management, business strategy and/or chief of staff related functions, preferably within financial services

  • Data and analytics expertise, with willingness to roll up sleeves & deliver success from ideation to implementation

  • Entrepreneur mindset: self-starter that can navigate with limited supervision, comfortable with ambiguity and playing in a gray space, has strong sense of ownership, accountability, and work ethic, and is highly flexible and adaptable to change

  • Exemplary project, program, change and stakeholder management abilities as well as consultative mindset with strong orientation to detail and quality

  • Ability to lead and influence without having positional authority, and navigate a large, complex organization

  • Background in operational excellence; Six Sigma certification and agile methodology a plus

Core Competencies

  • Create Vision, Mission and Plan for helping the business successfully execute on its Go To Market strategy

  • Define & Shape the Culture through all actions and behaviors

  • Understand Leadership & Development 

  • Communication & Strategic Messaging 

  • Talent Management (Recruiting, assessing, selecting, and integrating human capital)

  • Create Alliances & Partnerships, both internal and external to Northern Trust

  • Measure, Learn & Refine for continuous improvement

  • Priority Setting & Time Management

  • Stress Management & Well-Being

  • Setting Goals

  • Meetings goals vs objectives

  • Critical Thinking – Demand Independent Thinkers

  • Being a Team Player

  • Team building and development

  • Counseling subordinates

  • Conducting effective meetings

  • Delegating

  • Risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk management 

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service. 

 

Working with Us:


As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!     

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Apply Online

Job Description

Aon is looking for an Investment Compliance Manager 

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions supporting our investment team.

Your impact as an Investment Compliance Manager

Aon Investments USA’s (AIUSA) compliance department provides service, support, and advice to promote AIUSA’s growth and development while helping employees and AIUSA meet its regulatory obligations, and more broadly, to preserve and enhance our reputation for integrity.

The Compliance Manager’s primary role is to assist the CCO (Chief Compliance Officer) and Compliance Director with the development and management of the firm’s compliance program and day-to-day coordination and  administration of the firm’s compliance functions.

While the nature of the role is continually evolving due as the regulatory requirements and risks facing the firm change, the following duties are generally representative of the level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive:

  • Manage the compliance aspects of AIUSA’s marketing / sales oversight program, including the review of marketing materials and RFI / RFP documents, liaising with the business and monitoring / testing of marketing / sales related topics
  • Administer and assist in the development and maintenance of compliance policies and procedures; evaluate regulatory updates for impact on the business help implement polices and procedures to address relevant changes
  • Coordinate with CCO on the development and delivery of training to investment advisory staff on policies and procedures
  • Prepare and submit regulatory filings for regulated entity (Form ADV, Form PF, NFA QRP, etc.)
  • Evaluate controls and identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk and partner with the business in the creation of controls and solutions to resolve identified vulnerabilities
  • Serve as Compliance Subject Matter Expert (SME) when interacting with various departments within the organization
  • Conceptualize and implement new surveillance and testing programs to monitor adherence to policies
  • Conduct appropriate surveillance of business activities
  • Coordinate the annual risk assessment
  • Assist with the Firm’s responses and documentation requests to any regulatory inquiries, third party examiners and internal audit
  • Assist in the monitoring and deliverance of the Firm’s Canadian affiliate, Aon Investments Canada ’s, compliance policies including its Code of Conduct, Marketing, and Anti-Money Laundering policies
  • Additional special projects and tasks based on business need
Required Experience:
  • At least 5 years of experience in a compliance function for an SEC-registered investment adviser
  • Self-motivated professional who will take ownership of their work, think strategically, and be able to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Excellent understanding of the asset management industry as well as knowledge of securities laws that relate to investment advisers (e.g., Investment Advisers Act, Securities Act, Commodities Exchange Act)
  • Has the ability to analyze situations for compliance and business risk, and implement solutions to address and mitigate such risk
  • Ability to multi-task effortlessly and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines
  • Outstanding relationship management skills
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred Experience: 
  • Canadian compliance experience a plus
Education: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
We offer you 

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Our Colleague Experience: 

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.

About Aon: 

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

DISCLAIMER:

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Aon is looking for a Compliance Analyst, Aon Investments USA 

The Compliance Analyst’s primary role is to assist the Compliance Director and team with the day-to-day administration of AIUSA’s compliance program including Code of Ethics monitoring and reporting, monitoring and testing of policies and procedures, and completion of special projects. Additionally, this role will assist with the review of the firm’s marketing materials, RFPs, and client communications to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

While the nature of the role is continually evolving as the regulatory requirements and risks facing the firm change, the following duties are generally representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the monitoring of the day-to-day administration of the Firm’s Code of Ethics/personal trading policies through the Firm’s compliance software, Schwab Technologies.
  • Conceptualize and conduct ongoing surveillance to address emerging trends and regulatory rules.
  • Identification, research, and/or resolution of risk issues impacting the business.
  • Assist in the review, maintenance, and updates to the Firm’s regulatory filings, including those with the SEC and National Futures Association (e.g., Form ADV, Form PF, CPO-PQR/CTA-PQR).
  • Participate in the annual risk assessment and annual review of the Firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the review of the firm’s marketing materials, RFPs, and client communications to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Assist with the Firm’s responses and documentation requests to any regulatory inquiries, third party examiners and internal audit.
  • Interact with various departments within the organization to ensure consistency in policies and procedures.
  • Additional administrative duties and special projects, as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • 1+ years of experience in a compliance function for a SEC-registered investment adviser.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Basic understanding of the asset management industry and securities markets, as well as knowledge of securities laws that relate to investment advisers (e.g., Investment Advisers Act, Securities Act, Commodities Exchange Act, ERISA).
  • Critical thinker who can analyze situations and identify compliance and business risks and implement solutions to address and mitigate such risks.
  • Possess a high moral character and professional integrity.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

We offer you: 

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Our Colleague Experience:

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.

About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

DISCLAIMER:
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Advocate Aurora Health Investment Program
The Advocate Aurora Health investment department oversees $15 billion in not-for-profit corporate and pension assets. The department also maintains responsibility for the investment options available in the organization’s $9 billion defined contribution plans.
About the Role
The Investment Analyst position is a generalist role that works with the fifteen members of the investment team and will have exposure to public equities, fixed income, private assets, hedge funds, and risk management. The Analyst is an integral part of a growing team that is committed to developing internal
talent via close collaboration with the CIO and senior investment professionals. A successful candidate will be passionate about investment markets, have a history of success working in a collegial environment, and
show a strong desire to work with a close-knit team that will expose the candidate to all aspects of institutional investing. The successful Analyst should be informed, curious about varied investments across evolving markets, enjoy complex decision making, be attentive to detail, and willing to share their thoughts with the broader team.
Job Description
The Investment Analyst will perform investment analysis (both qualitative and quantitative) of both individual investment managers and asset classes by gathering, extracting, and aggregating data from a variety of sources. The Analyst will evaluate investment manager performance and summarize relevant developments to the team and will utilize and maintain reports detailing the exposures and key developments within the portfolio. The Analyst is expected to monitor global market conditions and the investment activities of investment managers and actively participate in meetings with existing and prospective investment managers. The Analyst will ensure that decisions are appropriately documented and archived within the relevant investment databases and accurately reported to internal stakeholders.
Please note that this role will be hybrid (partially in-person, partially remote).
Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field with strong academic credentials
  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests
  • Ability to handle confidential information with respect for sensitive nature of the data
  • Desire and willingness to pursue additional education such as the CFA designation

For Consideration
Email cover letter and resume to treasury@aah.org
About Advocate Aurora Health
Advocate Aurora Health is one of the top twelve largest not-for-profit, integrated health systems in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 75,000 employees, including more than 22,000 nurses and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience, and value-based care, the system serves over 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care.
Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology, and pediatrics. The organization also contributes approximately $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities annually.

Advocate Aurora Health Investment Program
The Advocate Aurora Health investment department oversees $15 billion in not-for-profit corporate and pension assets. The department also maintains responsibility for the investment options available in the organization’s $9 billion defined contribution plans.
About the Role
The Sr. Investment Analyst position is a generalist role that works with the fifteen members of the investment office and will have exposure to public equities, fixed income, private assets, hedge funds, and risk management. The Sr. Analyst is an integral part of a growing team that is committed to developing internal talent via close collaboration with the CIO and senior investment professionals. A successful candidate will be passionate about investment markets, have a history of success working in a collegial environment, and show a strong desire to work with a close-knit team that will expose the candidate to all aspects of institutional investing. The successful Sr. Analyst should be informed, curious about varied investments across evolving markets, enjoy complex decision making, be attentive to detail, and willing to
share their thoughts with the broader team.
Job Description
The Sr. Investment Analyst monitors global market conditions and the investment activities of investment managers and actively participates in meetings with existing and prospective investment managers. The Sr. Analyst is expected to identify and communicate key risks and considerations identified during due diligence activities and investment manager meetings. The Sr. Analyst will perform investment analysis (both qualitative and quantitative) of both individual investment managers and asset classes and will perform performance attribution and develop and maintain reports detailing the exposures and key developments within the portfolio. The Sr. Analyst will ensure that decisions are appropriately documented and archived within the relevant investment databases and accurately reported to internal stakeholders.
The Sr. Analyst will collaborate and coordinate with members of the investment team across a variety of workflows that may include maintenance of internal databases, preparation of direction letters and legal documents, aggregation of portfolio level data, trade planning, cash forecasting, commitment modeling, etc.
Please note that this role will be hybrid (partially in-person, partially remote).
Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics, or a related field with strong academic credentials
  • 4+ years relevant experience
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests
  • Ability to handle confidential information with respect for sensitive nature of the data
  • Desire and willingness to pursue additional education such as the CFA designation

For Consideration
Email cover letter and resume to treasury@aah.org

RMB Capital Management, LLC is a rapidly growing Chicago-based investment advisory firm with over

$10 billion in assets under management. We are seeking an Analyst to join our Asset Allocation and Manager Selection team in Chicago, IL. This is an exciting opportunity for a hard-working team player who wants to make an impact in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

This analyst will bring a generalist mindset and an interest working across asset classes including fixed income, equities, hedge funds, private equity and real estate. They will be intellectually curious, passionate about investing, and have superior quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Accumulate and analyze capital market and economic data
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative information pertaining to macro market factors
  • Execute existing process and procedures, and identify new ways to add value to RMB’s asset allocation process
  • Prepare reports and presentations to communicate RMB’s views on investment opportunity and risk
  • Monitor the risks and opportunity sets of RMB’s existing 3rd party investment managers across mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity, real estate and separately managed accounts
  • Assist in the due diligence process as new managers and strategies are added to the platform
  • Identify and source new ideas and new managers for RMB’s clients
  • Work side-by-side with other members of the Asset Allocation and Manager Selection team; regularly collaborate with the Investment Committee, Retirement Plan Solutions team, operations team, and client-facing advisors
  • While the analyst will be a generalist with a wide range or responsibilities, the degree of emphasis across these duties and responsibilities will be in part dependent on the Analyst’s skillset and interests
Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in financial services
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Strong quantitative skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and manipulating large sets of data
  • Experience using Bloomberg and/or Factset strongly preferred
  • CFA or progress towards CFA strongly preferred

RMB Capital Management, LLC offers a dynamic work environment and competitive compensation and excellent benefits such as:

  • Medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Sabbatical awards
  • If you are offered this position, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19
About RMB Capital

RMB Capital is an independent investment advisory firm. Its businesses include wealth management, family office services, asset management, and retirement plan consulting. Headquartered in Chicago, RMB also has offices in Denver; Lake Forest, Ill.; Milwaukee; Minneapolis; St. Joseph, Mich.; and Washington D.C. To learn more about RMB, visit www.rmbcap.com.

RMB Capital Management, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RMB Capital Management, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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At RMB Capital, we are driven to deliver superior investment outcomes for our clients which range from high-net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals and families to corporations, universities, and other institutional clients. Now with over $10B in assets under management, RMB has grown dramatically since its founding in 2005 to be counted among Barron’s Top 50 Independent Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) globally.

We seek an Investment Analyst to support our various advisory services and investment content development efforts. Responsibilities of this role include client service and business development activities, developing written content and presentations on macroeconomic and investment topics, and various ad-hoc projects supporting the investment processes of the firm. This is an entrepreneurial opportunity that will work alongside members of the Investment Management team as well as other resources throughout the firm.

Key responsibilities
  • Provide client service and business development support within the Investment Management team for institutional and private clients and prospects.
  • Assist in the development of investment outlook presentations through data gathering and compilation, presentation construction and written notes of supporting details.
  • Write monthly investment commentaries and articles supporting the firm’s investment outlook for use with clients and prospects
  • Participate in the development of a wide range of investment related content for distribution to clients, prospects, and other constituents.
  • Develop / update data and reporting packages for various internal constituents
  • Support ad hoc projects related to the investment outlook, asset allocation and portfolio management processes of the firm
  • Operate successfully with other departments throughout the firm
Experience

An ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience at an investment firm, communicating on various types of economic data and investment strategies. Candidates should possess:

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and passion to serve clients
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree, related to economics or finance
  • Progress toward or completion of industry accreditations; CFA preferred
RMB Capital Management, LLC offers a dynamic work environment and competitive compensation and excellent benefits such as:
  • Medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Sabbatical awards

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ABOUT RMB CAPITAL RMB Capital is an independent investment advisory firm. Its businesses include wealth management, family office services, asset management, and retirement plan consulting.

Headquartered in Chicago, RMB also has offices in Denver, Colorado; Lake Forest, Illinois.; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Minneapolis, Minnesota; St. Joseph, Michigan; and Washington D.C. To learn more about RMB, visit www.rmbcap.com.

RMB Capital Management, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RMB Capital Management, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Why RMB Capital?

RMB Capital Management, LLC is a rapidly growing Chicago-based investment advisory firm with over $10 billion in assets under management. RMB has grown dramatically since its founding in 2005 to be counted among Barron’s Top 50 Independent Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) globally.

We are committed to building relationships and making a difference. We regularly appreciate our employees who demonstrate our values. We host monthly events including themed happy hours and coffee get togethers to give our employees the opportunity to build relationships by getting to know each other.

We are passionate about enriching the lives of our teammates, our clients, our partners, and the communities in which we live and work. Our values are:

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Invest in Relationships
  • Never Settle
  • Leave No Stone Unturned
  • Get It Done

We are actively committed to the personal, professional, and financial growth of each other. We believe there is no greater accomplishment than knowing that at the end of the day, we are making a difference.

Our businesses include wealth management, family office services, asset management, and retirement plan consulting. Our headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois. We have offices in Chicago, Illinois, Denver, Colorado, Lake Forest, Illinois, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Minneapolis, Minnesota, St. Joseph, Michigan, and Washington D.C.

About The Role

We are seeking an Equity Research Analyst to join our 10-member our Equity Investment Team in Chicago, Illinois. The Equity Team is a group of versatile, experienced equity

investment professionals that provide portfolio management and equity analysis for each of our ten proprietary internal equity strategies. These strategies range up and down the market cap scale and address both domestic and developed international markets. In identifying attractive investment opportunities, the team employs both industry standard as well as proprietary equity research valuation systems and data sources. Responsibilities of this role will include supporting our senior equity analysts in generating investment insights for our portfolio managers across our internal strategies.

Further responsibilities of this role include conducting investment analysis, data collection, and report generation in support of various RMB investment and wealth advisory teams. This role will also be trained in our proprietary corporate performance and equity valuation framework as well as our proprietary risk management framework to both apply these systems for investment analysis and to be involved in their ongoing maintenance and development.

Our team is comprised of passionate, forward-thinking professionals eager to take on the challenge of meeting client’s unique investment and retirement goals. We are looking for a candidate that is inspired by our values and motivated to help people achieve their investment, financial, and life goals.

Responsibilities
  • Proactively support the goals and objectives of the Equity Team in a collaborative environment.
  • Work as a generalist supporting equity analyst across sectors of the market to provide investment insights to our portfolio managers and senior equity sector analysts. Conduct primary due diligence for idea generation and monitoring of current positions. Research activities may include company research and financial modeling as well as regular communication with management teams, industry experts, and sellside analysts. Perform other investment analyses upon request.
  • Communicate investment insights to groups outside of the Equity Team including the RMB Investment Committee and our private client advisors.
  • Manage the internal production and delivery of key macro and company-level research reports for the Equity Team, the Investment Committee, and for our private client advisors.
  • Develop familiarity with the proprietary RMB economic return corporate performance and valuation framework and provide support for the ongoing development and maintenance of the framework. Proficiency in accounting topics of particular value here.
  • Develop familiarity and provide support for the development and maintenance of the proprietary RMB risk management system. Proficiency or aptitude for mathematic concepts a plus, but not a requirement.
Qualifications

An ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in a related field, preferably the sell-side, buy-side, or in public accounting.

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or related field. Proficiency in mathematics is a positive but not required.
  • Strong financial modeling skills and in-depth experience with Excel, ideally including some VBA proficiency.
  • Basic proficiency in PowerPoint and FactSet is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter, work independently and accomplish goals.
  • Intellectually curious with strong analytical ability and attention to detail.
  • Ability to deliver clear, effective verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • CFA and/or CPA designation or progress toward designation preferred.

Perks – We offer medical, dental, and vision coverage, competitive salaries, profit sharing plans, a wellness program, and flexibility with our hybrid work model.

Hybrid Model and Dress for Your Day – The pandemic showed us how capable and motivated our employees are while working remotely which is why we changed our policy to a hybrid model where our employees work 2 days remotely and 3 days in the office. RMB Capital offers a Home Office Stipend to cover the cost of our employees buying equipment to work from home. Our dress code is dress for your day to allow our employees to dress comfortably and appropriately for their day.

RMB Capital Wellness Program – We are committed to helping our employees live happy and healthy lives. RMB Capital partners with WellWorks to offer our employees a comprehensive wellness program which focuses on whole body health and wellness We have companywide wellness challenges where employees can earn gift cards, national park passes, and more by participating.

Appreciation – We recognize and appreciate employees who stay at our firm with anniversary awards including extra time off, cash awards and sabbaticals

Volunteer PTO Days – We are actively committed to the personal, professional, and financial growth of each other, our firm, our clients, our partners, and our communities. We deeply care about our communities which is why we allow our employees to take two additional paid days off from work to volunteer at a non-profit organization. We believe there is no greater accomplishment than knowing that at the end of the day, we are making a difference.

So—what do you think?

If you have made it this far, we are excited to meet you too. We are hopeful that this role will give you the experience to make a difference in our clients’ lives, passion to serve our communities, and fulfillment to make you never want to leave our team.

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RMB Capital is an independent investment advisory firm. To learn more about RMB, visit www.rmbcap.com.

RMB Capital Management, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RMB Capital Management, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Analyst works directly with the Head of Sustainability on ESG-related projects for clients, and on ESG related white papers and educational materials. These may include climate-specific investment projects, broader ESG projects, or other topic-specific projects. The Analyst is responsible for a range of research, data collection and analysis, assisting in writing reports, and developing and maintaining knowledge across the spectrum of ESG topics that may be material to Meketa clients. For client projects the Analyst’s responsibilities will often include working with client staff and investment managers as a project unfolds. The position will include projects that may span all asset classes and includes working with Meketa public and private markets manager, and macro research teams. This role may be filled at any one of our six US locations.

Required Skills:
  • MBA, CFA Program, and/or CAIA Program enrollee (or designee) preferred
  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience, ideally in finance/investing
  • Sound understanding of economic and investment theory and practices
  • Solid quantitative skills, including facility with financial and statistical concepts
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced excel skills, including using formulas, pivot tables and more for large data sets
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to gather, organize, coordinate, and interpret data from disparate sources
  • Work efficiently and accurately under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and to proactively seek new responsibilities
  • Collaborate with employees from other company departments and offices
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the firm’s ESG research activities
  • Participate in client meetings related to ESG projects as needed
  • Lead report preparation and production for assigned projects, including producing ESG and financial data, number-checking, writing, and proofing reports
  • Calculate and verify client-related data
  • Gather and organize ESG and financial data related to client accounts and investment managers and strategies
  • Produce client ESG reports, and related advisory services
  • Assist in the production of various ESG educational thought pieces and white papers
  • Utilize ISS ESG and SDG data, and other necessary sources of ESG data
  • Develop resources that contribute to improvements in the quality of the company’s ESG investment advisory services
  • Develop resources that create and enhance timely and efficient workflow
  • Assist with marketing initiatives, including writing Requests for Proposals, developing marketing exhibits, and participating in marketing presentations
  • Assist with the completion and presentation of ESG research and recommendations to our internal investment committees and/or to clients
  • Build professional networks and connections by participating in ESG related conferences and industry events
About Meketa Investment Group
 
Meketa Investment Group is an employee-owned full service investment consulting and advisory firm. We work with some of the nation’s largest and most sophisticated institutional investors including public and private plan sponsors. We have a staff of over 200 employees among our six U.S. office locations and London.
 
Meketa recognizes that our workforce is a reflection of our company, and we operate in an inclusive environment that accepts and promotes diversity. We believe our employees can best serve our clients in an atmosphere where individuals are treated fairly, where professional growth is developed and encouraged, and where a healthy balance between work and home life is respected and preserved. To support employees, Meketa offers a competitive compensation structure, a wide range of benefits from core insurance benefits to time-based benefits, as well as flexible schedules and support for continuing education.
Meketa is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us.

Job Description:

The Group:

The Morningstar Investment Management group consists of our investment advice, consulting, and retirement-solutions businesses. Through our investment advisory subsidiaries, we use our expertise in asset allocation, manager research, and portfolio construction to create innovative investment solutions for institutions, advisors, and their clients.  

The Profile:

As an Investment Product you will be lead Product Management and Development efforts for the assigned product suite. Working cross-functionally across Morningstar to ensure we are offering best-in-class products.

The Role:

The Investment Product Manager leads investment product management for our multi-asset managed portfolio strategies including risk-based and outcome-based strategies. As product manager, you will own the product roadmap for our multi-asset strategies, lead the development of new product enhancements/features, and work with Investments, Operations, Technology, Compliance, Marketing, Sales, and Account Management to execute the strategy. The ideal candidate will identify and empathize with clients’ needs, understand the market demand and requirements, the competitive landscape and revenue impact/opportunities, serve as a subject matter expert on our multi-asset strategies both internally and externally, and will continuously find ways to enhance the products by working cross-functionally with the various stakeholders and support teams. This role reports to the Director of Investment Product Management and is located in our Chicago office.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the development, lifecycle management including enhancements, extension and rationalization of our 1940 Act mutual funds
  • Develop committee proposals for new investment products as well as for enhancements, extension and rationalization of existing products
  • Lead investment product development and cross-functional launch efforts by following our product launch playbook
  • Develop investment product positioning content as well as working with internal parties to ensure representation of the multi-asset managed portfolio strategies is accurate and compelling
  • Answer product inquiries, assist in crafting and creating investment product messaging and positioning using deep analytical and competitive intelligence
  • Identify resources and collect information to research and analyze all aspects of competitor products, peer performance and competitive industry landscape, and then use that intelligence to support messaging
  • Proactively identify product innovation and existing product positioning opportunities based on industry trends, current market environment and competitive advantages to meet customer needs
  • Perform analysis on key performance indicators (KPIs) and measurements of product success (product revenue, product profitability, customer satisfaction, quality, cost implications, forecasts, etc.) to inform product design

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7-10 years investment product development/management experience with deep understanding of all aspects of product development, positioning, and implementation within a financial services environment
  • Experience creating materials for and presenting to Fund Boards
  • Experience handling annual regulatory reporting such at 15c
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpreting and applying market and analytical research required
  • Highly effective communicator with excellent writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to articulate complex investment topics
  • Knowledge of advisor channels, primarily independent RIAs and Broker/Dealers; experience working with the financial advisor community and/or managed account platforms a plus
  • Proven track record of leading large, cross-functional projects or initiatives
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills including demonstrated experience with research, data gathering and ability to think strategically
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, with a proven ability to collaborate with diverse, multi-functional teams
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred, CFA designation a plus

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Morningstar employees are required to be fully vaccinated or submit to regular testing to work in any office. Morningstar’s vaccine policy may be modified to comply with evolving legal requirements and other changing circumstances.

The Investment Analyst works directly with Consultants to provide investment advisory services to client investment pools (e.g., pension funds). The Investment Analyst is responsible for managing the client investment fund reporting process, establishing and maintaining knowledge of a broad range of investments and managers, and contributing to investment and economic research. The Investment Analyst is directly involved in all aspects of the investment consulting process and will have direct interaction with the clients.
The Investment Analyst is expected to have a high level of general investment knowledge and, ideally (but not necessarily), be familiar with the investment consulting and investment management industries. Additionally, candidates should possess three or more years of relevant experience, and should be enrolled in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.

Required Skills:
  • MBA, CFA Program, and/or CAIA Program enrollee (or designee)
  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience, ideally in finance/investing
  • Sound understanding of economic and investment theory and practices
  • Solid quantitative skills, including facility with financial and statistical concepts
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb computer skills, including facility with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to gather, organize, coordinate, and interpret data from disparate sources
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and to proactively seek new responsibilities
  • Ability to work well with employees from other company departments and offices
  • Ability to travel periodically, up to 20% of the time

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Participate regularly in client meetings for one or more clients.
  • Contribute to the firm’s research activities, as needed.
  • Manage report preparation and production for assigned clients, including producing financial data, number-checking, writing, and proofing quarterly reports.
  • Calculate and verify client-related investment data.
  • Gather and organize financial data related to client accounts and investment managers and strategies.
  • Assist consultants in the production of client investment policy statements, asset allocation recommendations, and related advisory services.
  • Assist consultants in all aspects of client Fund Coordination services, including interacting with investment managers, custody banks, and other vendors as needed.
  • Utilize investment-related software programs to aid in the evaluation of client investment structures and in the formulation of recommendations.
  • Develop resources that contribute to improvements in the quality of the company’s investment advisory services.
  • Develop resources that create and enhance timely and efficient workflow.
  • Assist with marketing initiatives, including writing Requests for Proposals, developing marketing exhibits, and participating in marketing presentations.
  • Fulfill any and all other duties deemed necessary by management.
Job Performance Evaluation Criteria Include:
  • Accuracy and timeliness of work product
  • Growth in knowledge base, including general investment and economic topics, as well as client-related issues
  • Degree to which specialized knowledge is communicated and available to other investment staff
  • Level of proficiency with investment-related software
  • Effectiveness of communication, both verbal and written, in conveying knowledge, eliciting necessary information, and meeting predefined objectives
  • Contribution to improvements in the quality of the company’s investment advisory services
  • Contribution to improvements in the efficiency of the company’s analytical processes and procedures
  • Maintenance of good working relationships with other employees
  • Levels of satisfaction of consultants as users of the Analyst’s services

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We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

The department

Distribution is responsible for the marketing, promotion and ongoing development of our product offering, for both institutional and intermediary channels globally. Distribution is a trusted partner to our clients and we enable investment solutions through active management. Areas within Distribution consist of Sales, Global Marketing, Global Product and Investment Trusts.

Overview of the role

As a Director you will be responsible for coverage of large market institutional clients on the west coast, with a focus on Corporate (DB and DC) plans and Public pensions. This role will work closely with the institutional team including consultant relations, client service, client strategy team and marketing as well as colleagues in investments including Portfolio Managers/Client Portfolio Managers and other Investment team members of Janus Henderson.

Primary responsibilities include growing the business and managing critical new and existing clients in the west region of the U.S. and working closely with the client relations team in servicing and cross-selling. In addition, this position will develop and implement a successful marketing and sales strategy for the west Region including public funds and corporate (DB and DC) plans Top candidates will have the ability to effectively communicate the investment philosophies, processes, strategies and performance to prospective clients with credible, sophisticated depth of investment knowledge.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Develop and manage prospective client relationships and attract new assets through a consultative approach.
  • Maintain a high level of activity and be actively involved in presentations to prospective investors and the follow-up necessary to give investors comfort regarding the firm’s experience and capabilities across the firm.
  • Appropriate investor targeting from established relationships and managing the evaluation of potential client relationships.
  • Provide information and support to consultant relations and client relationship management teams and coordinate sales activities with members of product management and consultant relations teams to develop new business relationships.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.  

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Have a minimum of 7 years of experience in an institutional direct and consultative sales role at an investment management firm and be known for delivering and exceeding results against goal.
  • Strong academic background, with a preference for an advanced degree such as an MBA or a professional certification such as the CFA.
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 required. Series 3 required within 90 days of hire.

Competencies required

In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Have a strong client orientation and a successful track record of raising assets and generating revenue through sourcing opportunities independently, closing new business in final presentations and servicing large complex mandates with clients.
  • Be business-oriented as well as client-driven.
  • Be consultative and solution oriented in meeting client needs.
  • Work well as a collaborative team member.
  • Have the highest standard of integrity and quality in delivering excellence to the client.
  • Demonstrated ability to represent a multiple-product firm. Have very strong financial, pension and investment understanding.
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and influencing skills along with a demonstrated team orientation and collaborative nature.
  • Experienced professional who understands how to navigate organizations, communicate clearly, gain alignment, and complete responsibilities.
  • High degree of integrity, initiative, results orientation and entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and an ability to explain and discuss sophisticated investment products and investment strategies.
  • Proven success in building long-term relationships and demonstrating a keen understanding of the sales cycle. Possess a focused and strategic approach to the market.

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:

  • Annual performance appraisal.
  • Completion of all assigned compliance training.

Compliance requirements                             

At a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles.
  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required.
  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required.
  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

Compensation Information

The base salary range for this position is $185,000 – $200,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool.  The profit pool is funded based on Company profits.  Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance.  

Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits.   To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page here.

Janus Henderson (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson at its sole discretion).

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We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

Our culture is the foundation for how we interact with clients and one another as part of our unique, people-focused work environment. We support a flexible hybrid working model that allows teams to build a strong and positive culture by inspiring innovation and increasing collaboration. Currently our hybrid working model allows employees to work 2 or more days in office and the remaining time remotely.  

Employees and Managers will discuss and determine what schedule works best for them and the team, with additional flexibility available based on the role, business needs, and individual circumstances. 
JHI Workplace Practices is subject to change as the future of work within our organization evolves.

The department

Distribution is responsible for the marketing, promotion and ongoing development of our product offering, for both institutional and intermediary channels globally. Distribution is a trusted partner to our clients and we enable investment solutions through active management. Areas within Distribution consist of Sales, Global Marketing, Global Product and Investment Trusts.

Overview of the role

You will head up the sales team and also have coverage of the east region with a focus on corporate (DB and DC) plans and public pensions. This role will work closely with investment colleagues and those currently involved in consultant relations, client service, business development, Portfolio Managers/Client Portfolio Managers and Investment teams of Janus Henderson.

You will be responsible for growing the business and managing critical new and existing clients in the region and working closely with the client relations team in servicing and cross-selling. This position develops and executes on a successful marketing and sales strategy including public funds and corporate plans. The ability to effectively communicate investment philosophies, processes, strategies and performance to prospective clients with a credible, sophisticated depth of investment knowledge is important.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Develop and manage client relationships and attract new assets with particular focus/expertise with institutional plan sponsors.
  • Manage and develop (coaching and mentoring) the sales team to achieve institutional sales objectives and work collaboratively with client service and consultant relations teams.
  • Be actively involved in presentations to clients and prospective investors. Complete necessary follow-up to give investors comfort regarding the firm’s experience and capabilities across our business and affiliates.
  • Conduct appropriate investor targeting from established relationships and manage the evaluation of potential client relationships.
  • Provide information and support to consultant relations and client relationship management teams. Coordinate sales activities with members of product management and consultant relations teams to develop new business relationships.
  • Detailed understanding of what Janus Henderson/Perkins offer and an understanding of how these solutions compare to those of their competitors, working closely with the investment teams making efficient use of capabilities and relationship networks.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.   

Supervisory responsibilities

  • Yes

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Minimum of 12+ years of experience in an institutional direct and consultative sales role at an investment management firm.
  • Known for delivering and exceeding results against goals.
  • Experience supervising and mentoring the development of successful sales talent.
  • Strong academic background, with a preference for an advanced degree such as an MBA or a professional certification such as the CFA.
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 required. Series 3 required.

Competencies required

In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Have a strong client orientation and a successful track record of raising assets and generating revenue through sourcing opportunities independently, closing new business in final presentations and servicing large complex mandates with clients.
  • Be business-oriented and client-driven.
  • Be consultative and solutions oriented in meeting client needs.
  • Have the highest standard of quality in delivering excellence to the client.
  • Demonstrated ability to represent a multiple-product firm. Have very strong financial, pension, and investment understanding.
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively.
  • Good interpersonal skills and influencing skills along with a demonstrated team orientation and collaborative nature.
  • Experienced professional who understands how to navigate organizations, communicate clearly, gain alignment, and carry through.
  • High degree of integrity, initiative, results orientation, and an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Able to explain and discuss sophisticated investment products and investment strategies.
  • Proven success in building long-term relationships and in presenting during “finals” meetings, demonstrating a keen understanding of the sales cycle.
  • Possess a focused and strategic approach to the market. 

 

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:

  • Annual performance appraisal.
  • Completion of all assigned compliance training.

Compliance requirements                             

At a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles.
  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required.
  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required.
  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

Compensation information

The base salary range for this position is $210,000 – $240,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool.  The profit pool is funded based on Company profits.  Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance.  

Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits.   To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page here.

Janus Henderson (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson at its sole discretion).

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Summary

The Head of Operations will be lead Harbor Service Group’s Investment Operations Team. The Investment Operations Team is developing a servicing model within our operations team to support Harbor’s next generation of products using a mix of investment solutions, proprietary strategies, Harbor Funds, and those sourced through an open architecture platform. These types of investment portfolios are multi asset in nature, and may include equity, fixed income, and alternative asset classes.

The investment operations team is responsible for working with HCA product team to ensure portfolio positioning is within target ranges across investment strategies, ensuring data integrity, facilitating active trading and re-balancing, overseeing outsourced operations as liaison to external vendors, as well as monitoring cash positions and collateral management requirements. This involves working closely with multiple points of contact across the business such as product, compliance and accounting teams, and external teams (including outsourced middle office/back office, execution, portfolio management technology providers).

The successful candidate will lead a team to provide support to portfolio managers, manage day to day operations, and will be expected to possess an understanding of common-to-complexed investment and trading processes gained through investment operations, middle office or buy side execution experience.

Key Responsibilities
  • Have a deep understanding of full trade lifecycle, portfolio operations, and firm organizational dynamics working with internal product teams to ensure operational excellence across all Harbor second generation (i.e., non-mutual fund) product lines

  • Manage, and improve all portfolio implementation and operations downstream from investment strategy decision making.

  • Work closely with Portfolio Managers to implement investment strategy in a timely manner, deliver efficient trade execution, trade settlement, collateral management across portfolios.

  • Support healthy and transparent relationships with external vendors who provide outsourced operations across middle office, back office, custodian, execution, transfer agency, and fund accounting.

  • Have in-depth knowledge of Eze Order Management System.

  • Oversee cash inflows and outflows, to ensure efficient execution of investment mandate and client instructions.

  • Ensure rebalancing of portfolios administered in an accurate and timely manner, inclusive of complex transitions, restructures and product launches/closures.

  • Ongoing monitoring of investment positions/asset allocations, cash positions and foreign exchange sweeps across portfolios.

  • Monitor mandate restrictions and liaise with Compliance where necessary.

  • Work closely with technology teams to ensure data integrity, improve functionality, and enhance / implement solutions.

  • Develop rapport with internal partners to effectively manage projects, communicate initiatives, and contribute to the broad organization.

  • Articulate specifics of the investment process and tools required to support front, middle and back-office operations within Harbor in a logical and consistent manner.

  • Undertake specific projects as requested by management.

​​Key Behavioral Expectations

Drives for Results

  • Executes deliverables in line with the organizational vision and strategy

  • Demonstrates strong business results focus and shared vision for the company’s goals

Creates Culture of Collaboration

  • Proactively seeks and/or embraces opportunities to work across departments and teams to achieve shared objectives

  • Gains trust and support of others throughout the company

  • Places company and team contributions before personal objectives

Change Leadership

  • Understands what’s required for change and adjusts behavior as needed

  • Drives change when appropriate, through interactions with peers and clients

Courageous & Resilient

  • Tackles difficult issues with optimism and remains confident

  • Remains steady and positive in times of adversity

  • Rebounds from setbacks, and reflects in order to grow from difficult experiences

Minimum Qualifications
  • 7-10 years of direct experience in asset management, banking, hedge fund, or on a sell side trading desk – preferably in a portfolio implementation, investment operations, middle office, or investment assistant role

  • Experience with multiple investment vehicles, including SMAs, mutual funds, CITs, and ETFs is required

  • Strong academic record – Bachelor’s/University degree required, Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance is preferred, but will also consider candidates with proven businesses experience in these areas of investment management operations support.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and analytical skills are required; demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a highly customer-centric investment operations team

  • Evaluate the internal and external business environment to best leverage existing operations model with vision and strategy for longer term scalable models

  • Asses current governance framework and structure; recommend changes which maximize our effectiveness

  • Develop business cases to drive strategic partnerships that give Harbor Service Group a competitive services edge

  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated ability to multi-task and to improve processes

  • General knowledge of markets, products and processes is essential

  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills and a bias towards data-based decision making with ability to learn new concepts, systems, and processes

  • Ongoing management and development of internal resources including hiring, and maintaining ongoing development plans to support a diverse and effective workforce

  • Applies a broad and comprehensive understanding in multiple functional areas of investment management

  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding HCA, it’s clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgement regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

  • Advanced technical skills across front , middle and back office applications (i.e., Bloomberg, Factset, Fund Connect, Eze OMS/Geneva, etc…) , as well as internal applications (i.e.: Office365 platforms and Tableau).

  • General knowledge of corporate actions, performance, and investment accounting.

About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

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Summary

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive level support to the Distribution organization. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a balance among multiple priorities while meeting deadlines.

The Executive Assistant must learn to anticipate the needs of senior members of the department, develop and foster positive relationships with all team members, manage multiple assignments effectively, manage confidential information professionally, exhibit a high degree of trustworthiness, work autonomously and take direction, show strong initiative, and demonstrate excellent follow through and attention to detail. The Executive Assistant must be a team player, exhibit strong interpersonal skills, and be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide administrative support to senior leaders, provide general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks

  • Maintain all travel and calendar management including processing invoices, travel & expenses

  • Organize and prepare for meetings (both in person and virtual), including gathering documents and attending to logistics of meetings

  • Organize events, including technology to support the meeting, agenda production, and catering/meals associated with event

  • Coordinate interview and onboarding process.

  • Plan and coordinate schedules, providing both a “gatekeeper” and “gateway” role

  • Participate in intra-departmental and cross-company projects as necessary

Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Agility & Adaptability

  • Communication & Engagement

  • Creates Culture of Collaboration

Minimum Qualifications
  • 3 – 5 years of experience supporting executives, preferably in a financial services firm

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

The ideal candidate will have exceptional experience supporting executive positions with the ability to quickly assess a situation and exercise sound business judgment and will possess the following attributes:

  • High sense of responsibility, trustworthiness, and a strong work ethic

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal; must be able to interact with senior business professionals with tact, courtesy, and professionalism, using a high level of verbal skills and listening skills

  • Organized, self-starter with a positive, poised, polished, can-do attitude and the ability to follow through and complete tasks in a team environment

  • Ability to work independently and with other team members under pressure and prioritize competing tasks that require the highest level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Experience dealing with sensitive, highly confidential matters, which require the highest degree of diplomacy, confidentiality, and discretion in communicating information

  • Highly proficient with software applications including Microsoft Windows, MSWord, Outlook, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Teams and Excel, and Adobe Acrobat

  • Ability to shift focus dependent upon the needs of each department

About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

Summary

The Reconciliation Representative position is responsible for the daily account reconciliation of mutual fund and Collective Investment Trust business between the transfer agency and the firm’s custodian bank(s), along with performing treasury service functions. The position is responsible for corrective processing, regulatory filings, shareholder taxation and more. The role requires developing and maintaining working relationships internally, as well as with third-party service providers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Reconcile the firm’s demand deposit accounts (DDA) by reviewing and researching transactions and money movements utilizing back office and treasury systems
  • Produce and balance reports that disseminate monetary values and share counts to the custodian(s), internal parties, and Portfolio Managers
  • Perform routine treasury services functions which include but are not limited to payments, transferring funds, and monitoring payables/receivables
  • Monitor and report trade correction, gain/loss impact(s), while escalating atypical activity
  • Review underlying product positions for accurate regulatory filings to the SEC
  • Execute dealer fee payments to financial intermediaries within a timely manner
  • Oversee shareholder taxation, state/federal withholding, and the distribution of tax forms
  • Monitor the foreign shareholder population, and tax related matters such as FATCA
  • Validate product pricing on a nightly bases across mutual funds, Collective Investment Trusts, and Exchange Traded Funds
  • Fulfill external and internal audit requests on varying matters throughout the year
  • Facilitate meetings with custodian bank(s) to support overall relationship management and reporting
  • Complete any special reporting or projects assigned by management
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or other business related concentration
  • 3-5 years of financial services industry experience preferred
  • Prior experience within an accounting, fund accounting or mutual fund taxation role  preferred
  • You will also be required to obtain three (3) FINRA licensing exams within ten (10) months of your hire date: the SIE, the Series 6 or Series 7 exam, Series 63.

Harbor Capital will pay for your exam preparation materials

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Thorough understanding of financial products, such as mutual funds, Collective Investment Trusts, and Exchange Traded Funds
  • Advanced level technical abilities in Excel
  • Intermediate to Advanced level technical abilities in the other Microsoft office tools
  • Sound analytical skills that result in solving problems and completing projects expeditiously

  • General knowledge of individual tax forms that relate to capital gains and distributions
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

 
Summary

As a member of the Client Engagement team, the RFP/Client Reporting Associate will serve a critical role in support of Harbor’s growth and relationship management priorities. This individual will partner closely with National Accounts, Consultant Relations, Field Sales, and various other internal groups to complete monthly and quarterly client reporting and respond to RFPs, RFIs, Due-Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs). The RFP/Client Reporting Associate is responsible for ensuring consistency in messaging, accuracy in information, and legal and regulatory compliance.

Key Responsibilities
  • Respond to client and Consultant requests including recurring monthly, quarterly, and annual questionnaires and RFIs.
  • Complete RFPs, RFIs, Due Diligence Questionnaires and other ad hoc requests from clients, consultants, and prospects. This entails detailed descriptions of both product and process with accurate and compelling content in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Ensure consistency in the firm’s brand and positioning in the marketplace through development and maintenance of RFP responses and relevant data in internal and external databases
  • Familiarity with Consultant and Third-Party databases (eVestment Alliance, Callan, Morningstar, Diligence Vault, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts including Sales, Investments, Product, Operations and Compliance to obtain specialized and responsive content and data
  • Maintain and conduct periodic audits to the firm’s RFP database (Rocketdocs).
  • Proficient in the MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to edit content with quality investment writing skills
  • Assist with other ad-hoc projects as necessary
Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Agility and Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Communication and Engagement
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years of relevant RFP/writing experience in the asset management industry
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage projects consistently with prompt follow-through in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong reasoning ability (i.e. capacity to understand inner workings of investment strategies, explain them simply, and spot inconsistencies/errors in language and data used to represent them)
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Possess a self-motivated work ethic
  • Ability to maintain sound judgment and professionalism under pressure
  • Ability to balance long-term projects against daily tasks
  • Team player with a positive attitude and ability to adapt to the changing environment of a firm focused on growth
About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

Summary

The Marketing Operations Generalist position supports Marketing and Distribution efforts by supporting the production of monthly and quarterly product content, completing custom client analysis, maintaining sales enablement and automation system, ad hoc requests and deliverables related to competitive positioning of the firm’s products, contributing to both new sales as well as the retention of existing client assets.

Key Responsibilities
  • Updating and proofing of monthly/quarterly product reporting (quarterly reports, fact sheets, presentations, holdings, etc.)
  • Maintenance of Seismic automation and sales enablement tools
  • Partnering with compliance team to ensure content and disclosures are up to date and in compliance
  • Creation and automation of content to support new product launches
  • Analyze data for accuracy and troubleshooting using pivot tables and other functions
  • Accountable for the accuracy, timeliness, and effectiveness of marketing deliverables
  • Ad-hoc and custom client reports

Key Behavioral Expectations

Drives for Results

  • Executes deliverables in line with the organizational vision and strategy
  • Strives to achieve the goals set forth by your manager

Agility & Adaptability

  • Welcomes new solutions and takes on stretch assignments for own development
  • Acknowledges small mistakes and actively course corrects

Courageous & Resilient

  • Tackles challenges with optimism and remains confident
  • Rebounds from setbacks and reflects to grow from experiences
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of marketing experience in financial services industry
  • Extensive PowerPoint experience
  • Experience using Excel for data analysis and recurring reporting
  • Experience with Seismic, Red Oak or SharePoint a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Functional investment, distribution and market environment knowledge preferred
  • Technically capable, excellent communicator, and a desire to improve processes
  • Ability to pivot as firm continues to grow and evolve
  • Must be a self-starter, but also a team player
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, with the ability to lead and prioritize multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with others
  • Creative, strategic thinker and problem solver with strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated record of successfully transforming business partners’ objectives into effective deliverables

About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

Summary

Reporting to the Director of Client Experience, CX Marketing Specialist will help the team deliver a best-in-class client experience to advisor prospects and clients. Building out a cutting-edge client experience marketing program to establish Harbor as a preferred asset management partner to advisers across independent broker dealers, RIAs, and the DCIO landscape is an essential element to Harbor’s future success.

The CX Marketing Specialist works with the Distribution Team to manage execution of client email campaigns, client journeys, Compliance submissions, all components of internal and external client experience marketing programs. The candidate must have strong interpersonal, organizational and collaborative skills with a focus on driving for results through robust execution of projects.

Key Responsibilities
  • Execution of marketing email campaigns and collaboration with Distribution Intelligence to measure campaign success
  • Facilitate project management needs across CX Marketing Team to help traffic projects and manage prioritization based on business goals
  • Partner with CX Marketing Manager to implement customer journey campaigns, creation of digital assets, and scheduling of marketing channel activities, such as podcasts
  • Partner with Integrated Marketing to help execute on event, webinar and sponsorships deliverables
  • Partner with Channel Marketing to manage firm submissions and review needs based on content type
  • Work closely with Compliance for submission of content across CX Marketing Team
Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Drives for Results (Impact)
  • Creates Culture of Collaboration (Impact)
  • Communication & Engagement (People)
  • Agility & Adaptability (People)
Minimum Qualifications
  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • 3-5 years industry experience preferred
  • Job requires both marketing experience and project management background
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Ability and desire to lead, must work collaboratively with external vendors and internal colleagues
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic and commitment to team and department
  • Ability to think creatively and has the initiative to present new ideas
  • Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organized and ability to multi-task and strong project management skills preferred
  • Facilitate alignment across data, measurement and campaign execution
  • Financial services experience preferred
About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

 
 
Overview

Manage our trade and asset services function in a client centric, risk mitigating, scalable way across all instrument types, including but not limited to Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives and Alternative instruments. Set the team’s strategic objectives, aligning with both LGIM’s Global Operations and LGIMA’s strategic objectives, and ensuring team member’s objectives are also aligned

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the successful execution of all post-trade processes on behalf of our clients, including trade matching, trade settlement, failed trade management, custodial reconciliation, cash management, and corporate action management across all instrument types. Work with regional operational teams to strive for consistency of process and approach.
  • Accountable for ensuring strategic and operational risks and issues are identified, prioritized, assessed and mitigated. Ensure global stakeholders are briefed, updated and where appropriate enrolled in the management and control of key risks.
  • Ensure appropriate control environment, effective policy and procedures including escalations are in place.
  • Create a sense of urgency for change, challenge assumptions and adapt, or generate, imaginative and innovative ideas for improvements to organizational planning, policies and operational systems globally.
  • Strive for excellence in people management, displaying an empathic leadership style, leading by example, and using this to coach and support a team expected to deliver high standards. Focus attention and resources of driving forward results of staff survey ensuring output is managed and aligned across Operations.
  • Maintain transparent communication. Appropriately communicate through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, MI generation and appropriate email, and regular interpersonal communication. To have a well-defined communication and engagement model in place to achieve this.
  • Participate in Client Due Diligence meetings.
  • Consciously create a workplace culture that is consistent with our mission, vision, and values. Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious conflict resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, supportiveness and working effectively together to enable each employee and the department to succeed.
  • Form strategic partnerships with business partner/service providers/vendors; leveraging network. Actively participate and represent LGIM/A at working parities/forums. Clearly articulate and share market information internally to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods & best practices.
  • Partner with HR to recruit the very best talent in line with the agreed framework. Plan and allocate resources, optimize the team structure, and work with global peer group to fulfil the mission and the goals of the department efficiently and effectively.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 12+ years in a trade and asset services function; strong asset management or investment experience
  • In depth understanding of trading systems and execution strategies
  • Strong business acumen
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Strong leadership experience and skillset
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast moving and sometimes ambiguous environment with completing priorities
  • Experience of managing multiple initiatives/projects within a complex professional environment and delivering demonstrable business benefits
  • Extensive experience in business analysis, process improvement and change management
  • Ability to influence change in a positive manner
  • Evidence of high degree of independent judgment for decision making and problem solving.
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to relay information clearly and concisely in both written and verbal communications to a variety of audiences
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership with ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others.
  • Drives culture of the business
  • Drives development of talent
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EOE Statement

As an EOE employer, Legal & General Investment Management America will extend equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, and/or any
other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. (2020)

 
Overview

Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, the DC Counsel will have primary responsibility for handling all legal and regulatory matters related to LGIM America’s defined contribution strategy/product suite

Responsibilities
  • Work with DC Team on development of DC products and strategies, including retirement income solutions, QDIA-eligible products, mutual funds, collective investment trusts, and managed accounts.
  • Advice on legal and regulatory risks and implications of DC products, strategies and services.
  • Assist with drafting and maintenance of DC product materials.
  • Lead contract negotiations with DC service providers.
  • Supervision and coordination with external counsel with respect to DC legal and regulatory matters.
  • Perform legal research and analysis; advise the business on regulatory developments and changes in legal requirements impacting the DC industry
  • Provide support to compliance team on regulatory interpretation issues including regulatory filings
  • Other tasks as identified by DGC
Qualifications
  • JD
  • Licensed to practice in IL
  • 5-7 years DC industry experience required, preferably at a registered investment adviser, record-keeper, or DC consultant
  • Experience with investment adviser regulatory matters, ERISA, and investment products (particularly, mutual funds and collective investment trusts) required
  • Collaborative, team-oriented work ethic and commitment to building an inclusive and diverse team culture required

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EOE Statement

As an EOE employer, Legal & General Investment Management America will extend equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, and/or any
other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. (2020)

Job Title:

Creative Services Specialist

Department:

Marketing

Overview:

The Creative Services Specialist will help maintain and update marketing collateral, including client presentations, factsheets and other documents as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and updating marketing collateral, including marketing presentations, factsheets, overviews, etc.
  • Work with internal databases to extract data to update slides
  • Become familiar with all product offerings and vehicles
  • Work with compliance and performance team where necessary to update materials and deliver through Seismic system
  • Work on various marketing initiatives
  • Responsible for printing and binding presentations

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of products with expert level experience in PowerPoint required
  • Team-oriented, highly-organized, proactive individual
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail with impeccable follow-up
  • Professional demeanor, able to interact with all levels of firm
  • Familiarity with Seismic and Salesforce preferred
  • Knowledge of current investment market and economic issues preferred
  •  Strong overall investment knowledge including an understanding of the different investment vehicle options (1-2 years of experience preferred

Direct Reports:

N/A

Reports to:

Head of Creative Services

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Overview

The Senior Investment Associate is responsible for the origination, analysis, execution and management of investment grade debt private placements for LGIMA clients. This role will be focused on corporate issuers across a wide range of industries and will help develop new investment opportunities within the structured finance sector.

LGIMA private credit in the US was founded in 2017 and is focused on covering transactions from issuers based in North America and Australia with a focus on both corporate private placements and infrastructure debt investments. It is part of a global team that is comprised of more than 20 investment professionals managing a growing global portfolio of more than $15 billion. LGIMA’s internal L&G affiliates have been increasing their demand for illiquid investments and have made substantial commitments to grow the private credit portfolio managed by LGIMA.

Responsibilities

  • Help filter new potential investments according to value and suitability for LGIMA clients and their private credit portfolios based upon fundamental and detailed investment analysis.
  • Work closely with the colleagues in the private credit investment and credit teams in Chicago and London to analyze potential investments and to negotiate and execute transactions in line with client requirements to obtain the best value.
  • Help pro-actively manage existing investments by reviewing regular reports and managing waivers and approvals according to the relevant procedures. Our approach is to seek to address any issues early on and to update our risk views in real time.
  • Help manage key internal and external counterparty and borrower relationships.
  • Support the marketing process to new investor clients where required as well as helping with the marketing of private credit investment solutions to borrowers and other market participants.
  • Support the formulation of the broader investment strategy by identifying transactions and sub-sectors that could be appropriate investment targets for LGIMA clients.
  • Help support the provision of on-going client reporting and contribute to the periodic review of private credit procedures.
Qualifications
  • The candidate is likely to have 5-10 years’ experience in buy-side debt private placements with experience across multiple sectors in corporate debt. Successful candidates may also have experience in a bank credit program and have familiarity with rating agency methodologies.
  • The role requires reviewing large numbers of transactions to identify suitable investments that align with LGIMA’s focus on strong relative value and the ability to structure and execute transactions which achieve the required credit rating is critical.
  • The candidate will need to be organized, focused, and self-motivated with strong communication and analytical skills.
  • It is necessary to be able to work with a variety of investment formats and also to be able to structure a transaction entirely in house if required.
  • Strong financial modeling skills are an advantage and detailed knowledge of investment documentation is also important.
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EOE Statement

As an EOE employer, Legal & General Investment Management America will extend equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, and/or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. (2020)

 
 
Overview

The Client Strategy Associate will be an integral part of the team, providing client-centric solutions that meet the objectives of our clients. This includes the design, implementation and execution of client strategies in conjunction with the investment, solutions, distribution and client service teams.

Responsibilities
  • Support development and oversight of client strategies to ensure they are optimized for client-specific investment objectives and constraints.
  • Understanding of fixed income and derivatives securities and markets, discounted cash flow analysis and metrics
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of current investment markets, macroeconomics, LDI building block strategies, and LGIMA firm views
  • Develop a detailed understanding of market instruments applicable to the assigned clients/sectors
  • Work on the development and use of systems for modeling/monitoring risk and investment performance and attribution
  • Model the outcomes of different asset and derivative strategies to match client liabilities or risk objectives
  • Support preparation of presentations for investment consultants and clients
  • Support responses to client, consultant and other third-party requests for information in a comprehensive and timely manner
  • Support thought leadership research and publication
  • Create and provide customized client reporting as required
  • Partner with Account Management to maintain and enrich Salesforce
  • Attend firm-wide training and professional development sessions when available
  • Promote and support our principles of diversity, equity and inclusion
Qualifications
  • Strong understanding and comfort with Microsoft Office toolkit, including strong Excel spreadsheet modelling skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Bachelor degree required. CFA or work towards such or related professional designations a plus
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EOE Statement

As an EOE employer, Legal & General Investment Management America will extend equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, and/or any
other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. (2020)

The Group:

The Morningstar Investment Management group consists of our investment advice, consulting, and retirement-solutions businesses. Through our investment advisory subsidiaries, we use our expertise in asset allocation, manager research, and portfolio construction to create innovative investment solutions for institutions, advisors, and their clients.  

The Profile:

As an Investment Product you will be lead Product Management and Development efforts for the assigned product suite. Working cross-functionally across Morningstar to ensure we are offering best-in-class products.

The Role:

The Investment Product Manager leads investment product management for our multi-asset managed portfolio strategies including risk-based and outcome-based strategies. As product manager, you will own the product roadmap for our multi-asset strategies, lead the development of new product enhancements/features, and work with Investments, Operations, Technology, Compliance, Marketing, Sales, and Account Management to execute the strategy. The ideal candidate will identify and empathize with clients’ needs, understand the market demand and requirements, the competitive landscape and revenue impact/opportunities, serve as a subject matter expert on our multi-asset strategies both internally and externally, and will continuously find ways to enhance the products by working cross-functionally with the various stakeholders and support teams. This role reports to the Director of Investment Product Management and is located in our Chicago office.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the development, lifecycle management including enhancements, extension and rationalization of our 1940 Act mutual funds
  • Develop committee proposals for new investment products as well as for enhancements, extension and rationalization of existing products
  • Lead investment product development and cross-functional launch efforts by following our product launch playbook
  • Develop investment product positioning content as well as working with internal parties to ensure representation of the multi-asset managed portfolio strategies is accurate and compelling
  • Answer product inquiries, assist in crafting and creating investment product messaging and positioning using deep analytical and competitive intelligence
  • Identify resources and collect information to research and analyze all aspects of competitor products, peer performance and competitive industry landscape, and then use that intelligence to support messaging
  • Proactively identify product innovation and existing product positioning opportunities based on industry trends, current market environment and competitive advantages to meet customer needs
  • Perform analysis on key performance indicators (KPIs) and measurements of product success (product revenue, product profitability, customer satisfaction, quality, cost implications, forecasts, etc.) to inform product design

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7-10 years investment product development/management experience with deep understanding of all aspects of product development, positioning, and implementation within a financial services environment
  • Experience creating materials for and presenting to Fund Boards
  • Experience handling annual regulatory reporting such at 15c
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpreting and applying market and analytical research required
  • Highly effective communicator with excellent writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to articulate complex investment topics
  • Knowledge of advisor channels, primarily independent RIAs and Broker/Dealers; experience working with the financial advisor community and/or managed account platforms a plus
  • Proven track record of leading large, cross-functional projects or initiatives
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills including demonstrated experience with research, data gathering and ability to think strategically
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, with a proven ability to collaborate with diverse, multi-functional teams
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred, CFA designation a plus

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Morningstar employees are required to be fully vaccinated or submit to regular testing to work in any office. Morningstar’s vaccine policy may be modified to comply with evolving legal requirements and other changing circumstances.

Summary

The Shareholder Services Representative role provides support to internal and external clients, which include shareholders, brokers and other Harbor employees. The representative provides accurate and timely transaction processing, quality assurance, written and verbal shareholder communication, and project support on behalf of shareholders and associates of Harbor Funds.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide timely and accurate information to support daily communication with Harbor Fund’s shareholder base to meet, or exceed, internal quality standards.
  • Accurate and timely review of daily department reports to successful support daily operations
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual audit reports
  • Active participation in departmental project support work
  • Assist in the documentation of departmental workflows and procedures
  • Maintain updated knowledge of fund products, and industry trends
  • Perform additional activities as needed

Communications

  • Support the telephone requests of the shareholders of Harbor by performing transactions such as exchanges, redemptions and maintenance requests.
  • Accept inbound calls to communicate product knowledge and information to shareholders
  • Call, write letters, and send e-mails to shareholders to resolve account requests which are not received in good order
  • Perform weekly phone audit to ensure phone recordings are in line with departmental standards
  • Apply an understanding of technical/business writing principles to Harbor Services Group’s document library of correspondence templates
  • Compose, edit and proofread correspondence for Harbor Funds shareholders and other document outputs, with focus on content, clarity, grammar, and typography.
  • Research and prepare content for the Frequently Asked Questions segment of the website and responding to inquiries received electronically via the “Contact Us” section of the website.

Processing

  • Execute day to day processing of various account details as a result of customer requests and inquiries with a strong attention to detail
  • Perform quality control for transaction processing to ensure compliance with regulatory and department quality standards
  • Enter and releasing of federal wire transfers through use of State Street Cash Manager
  • Perform corrective processing and monitoring of dividend adjustments

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • 1-2 years of financial services industry experience preferred
  • Experience in business writing and customer service preferred
  • FINRA Series 6 or Series 7 within six (6) months and Series 63 within ten (10) months of hire
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Thorough understanding of mutual funds, securities pricing, account registrations, retirement plan processes, and SEC/FINRA regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent organizational, time management, analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, and constantly changing environment
  • Ability to shift focus dependent on the need of the department to support teamwork
  • Strong technical abilities in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, etc.)
 
Summary

The Human Capital Management team at Harbor is recruiting for an ambitious and self-driven Senior Learning and Development Manager. This role is responsible for designing, developing, and delivering learning and development programs that addresses the firm’s learning and talent development needs. This role balances operational execution with contribution to the strategic direction of business and L&D activities across Harbor. This person will also bring knowledge, experience and innovation to Harbor’s Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIBs) employee resource group and play a significant role in driving DE&I efforts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assess current talent development frameworks, learning solutions and processes; apply subject matter expertise and provide recommendation to achieve future statement objectives; then implement
  • Collaborate with business partners to analyze training need and gather requirements, aligning proposed solutions with Harbor and HCM strategy and priorities
  • Craft and develop enterprise-wide leadership and professional skills programs
  • Enhance and implement learning solution development programs and manage the operational aspects of recurring L&D programs
  • Promote learning and development to elevate diversity and retention initiatives
  • Identify and implement enhancements to the candidate experience / candidate lifecycle
  • Utilize and expand upon Workday HCM for applicable tracking and metrics
  • Develop KPIs to measure efficacy of programs
Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Drives for Results
  • Communication & Engagement
  • Creates Culture of Collaboration
  • Change Leadership
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7+ years in Learning & Development/Organizational Development
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles, instructional design, and experience with the production of digital learning assets preferred
  • Financial Services experience a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Learning and Development strategy, design and execution experience in a fast-paced company with demonstrated history of success in leading change and talent management
  • A strong understanding of the LMS and EdTech landscape – best practices, design, implementation and integration; ability to leverage experience to curate relevant and accessible content and coaching resources
  • Comprehensive knowledge and application of organizational design, change management concepts and leadership development principles and processes
  • Analytically sound with experience creating a framework for assessing, measuring and tracking L&D programming success
  • Capable and confident communicator with strong personal presence and outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Advanced presentation and facilitation skills
About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

Summary

The Investment Consultant Analyst plays a supporting role in building the Harbor brand and share of AUM in the field. This individual will serve a critical role as it relates to client research, coordination (e.g. operations), and the support of ongoing communication requirements so that Regional Investment Consultants can optimize engagement with targets across select Broker Dealers, RIAs, Bank Trusts, and Regional Consultants.

Investment Consultant Analyst will report directly to the Head of Sales but will partner closely with territory-based Regional Investment Consultants, Key Accounts Managers, Investment Product Support, Distribution Intelligence Analysts, Marketing and Harbor’s Product Group as they engage targets and seek to bring the best of Harbor Funds to market.

Key Responsibilities
  • Partner with the Business Development Team to identify opportunities within a given market and execute a tactical plan (which would include both digital and human engagement) to ameliorate identified performance gaps in the territory.
  • Analyze data to ensure that the territory is on track to meet their KPI’s (New Advisors, Net New Sales, Gross Sales).
  • Work with the Data Enablement team to target specific cohorts of advisors to execute marketing strategies and to test marketing and sales theories.   
  • Make recommendations for activities that would yield the best results based on the best practices across the ICA Team.
  • Assist in the development of territory specific marketing and sales plans to improve the execution of our growth objectives.  E.G., the ICA would source, create, and distribute targeted lists for ETF launches, website registrations, email follow-up etc.
  • The ICA would act as an internal resource who would report results of initiatives and make recommendations to Data Enablement, Marketing and Sales. 
  • The ICA would influence the region through local media engagement (posting to social media sites and submitting ghostwritten financial content for local papers.) 
Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Agility and Adaptability
  • Drives for Results
  • Communication and Engagement
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 0-3 years of experience in mutual fund industry
  • Series 7/63
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Technologically savvy with a strong command of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial, exhibit creativity, and is comfortable working within a highly regulated environment
  • Team player with positive attitude and ability to adapt to the changing environment of a firm focused on growth

About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

 
Summary

Harbor is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented and proactive Project Manager to join the Enterprise Project Management Office (PMO) team. In this position, you will focus on project planning and executing while interacting with business stakeholders including Investments, Operations, Product, Distribution, Finance, Legal & Compliance, Marketing and Information Technology and oversee product development, process improvement workflows and leverage solutions which support the organizational goals and objectives.  The Project Manager must be extremely organized, proactive, collaborative, an innovative thinker and problem solver. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in translating business requirements into technical deliverables.

About the Executive Office

To reach the goals of Harbor’s ambitious targets, it is important that we focus efforts on professionalizing certain functions with a specific emphasis on providing execution leverage.  The mandate of the Executive Office is to provide this leverage through effective project management, a commitment to collaboration, constant communication and creative problem solving. The group is led by a One Harbor mentality with a work style that is fast moving and unpredictable from day-to-day.

Key Responsibilities

Project Estimation

  • Facilitate scope definition, high-level planning and estimation of projects with cross-functional teams
  • Document key assumptions and dependencies
  • Develop and present high-level project plan with cost benefit analysis for key stakeholders
  • Where required, work with SMEs to quantify cost factors to deliver project deliverables including resources, project oversight, objective risk and related contingency

Project Planning Development

  • Develop detailed project plans with multiple milestones and phases which align resources, costs, and schedules to maximize performance, minimize cost overruns and ensure on-time delivery
  • Create a project plan and schedule to include: Key Deliverables, Key Milestones, Project Related Tasks, Communication Plan
  • Develop a project plan and schedule with cross discipline/functional leads input
  • Ensure necessary steps and dependencies to deliver projects and components are documented and included in the plan
  • Assist in the definition of the project scope and validate the project can be completed on time and within budget
  • Manage project management tool

Project Delivery

  • Lead and drive enterprise & business division projects and business initiatives through a full delivery life-cycle ensuring project is delivered on-time and on-budget
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the business environment and overall project scope
  • Manage project scope, matrixed/team resource assignments, budget, scheduling and change requests
  • Validate project assumptions and review project plans with project stakeholders
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver projects with multiple dependencies and constraints to include business divisions, Information Technology, PMO and 3rd parties if applicable
  • Support and coach team members on identifying, documenting and refining requirements; including development and execution of test cases and scripts.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all business and technical requirements as it relates to the scope of project
  • Engage and communicate across technical and business teams to manage risks, dependencies, issues, release readiness and quality standards
  • Provide regular project updates to PMO leader and project sponsor about the project deliverables, major milestones, schedule and financial/budget/variance reports and outstanding issues
  • Monitor adherence to project schedule and milestone commitments
  • Escalate key issues and risks to ensure timely resolution and mitigation to the PMO leader and project sponsor
  • Control potential expansion and change of project scope, record causes of change and facilitate change requests to ensure impacts to schedule or budget are approved and communicated in a timely manner
  • Collect and leverage metrics to drive performance, efficiency and forecast improvements
  • Provide PMO and stakeholders post implementation analysis, lessons learned and final cost benefit analysis
  • Lead the official handoff from the project team to the business operations and ensure the project is closed
Key Behavioral Expectations

Drives for Results

  • Executes deliverables in line with the organizational vision and strategy
  • Strives to achieve the goals set forth by your manager
  • Demonstrates strong business results focus and shared vision for the company’s goals

Communication & Engagement

  • Engages stakeholders through effective communication
  • Expresses recommendations with clarity and confidence
  • Actively listens and checks for understanding
  • Respects expression of diverse ideas and different ways of thinking

Agility & Adaptability

  • Navigates organizational culture effectively
  • Readily adapts style and communication based on the circumstances and stakeholder needs
  • Welcomes new solutions and takes on stretch assignments for own development
  • Acknowledges small mistakes and actively course corrects
  • Extracts lessons learned from the past and applies to new situations

Minimum Qualifications
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience in project management
  • Experience in asset management/financial services preferred
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication including an ability to communicate effectively at an executive level
  • Ability to work collaboratively across distributed workforce
  • Possesses significant practical experience in the basics of project management (project planning, resource planning, issue management, risk management, change management, communication planning)
  • Excellent organizational skills and capable of setting priorities and a demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time, on budget and within scope
  • Proven accomplishment as a driver of multiple projects running concurrently
  • Exhibit good judgment skills on when to seek guidance and when to escalate risks and issues
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile project management (Scrum methodology preferred)
  • PMI Portfolio Management Professional and/or PMP Project Management Professional certification preferred
  • Experience with Smartsheet and other project management tools is a plus
About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

 Summary

Reporting to the Director of Client Experience, the Sr. Channel Marketer will develop and build customized marketing strategies and plans specific to targeted sales channels, national account relationships and consulting relationships. This role will work across the Distribution Marketing organization to implement cutting-edge client campaigns, develop strong relationships across channels for deep understanding of client needs and recommend creative methods for driving strong engagement and advocacy for Harbor Capital Advisors suite of products. The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, willingness to contribute to the team in a capacity outside of specific job function if needed, collaborative mentality and willingness to travel (10 – 15%).

Key Responsibilities
  • Develops and creates integrated marketing strategies, plans, campaigns, and programs that are customized for specific external firm/client needs and Harbor suite of product solutions
  • Serves as a critical representative of the Harbor brand to external firms/clients; holistically representing appropriate Harbor suite of product solutions specific to each firm/client platform
  • Partners with Sales team to implement marketing strategies and campaigns to enhance Distribution effectiveness in driving positive net flows through external firms/clients
  • Partners with Distribution Enablement team to identify key campaign segmentation opportunities, personalized channel content and end-to-end measurement  
  • Serves as leader of external firm/client planning strategy, process, and execution
  • Develops and meets specific KPIs with targeted external firm/clients at the platform/product level
  • Partners with leadership across the Distribution organization to develop and implement marketing-led and results-driven sales enablement
Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Drives for results
  • Creates Culture of Collaboration
  • Communication & Engagement
  • Unleashes Innovation
  • Agility & Adaptability

Minimum Qualifications
  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • 10-15 years industry experience preferred
  • Job requires both marketing experience and strong financial services background, preferably with financial adviser experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Ability and desire to lead, must work collaboratively with external firms/clients and internal key stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic and commitment to team and department
  • Responsive yet thoughtful to external firms/client requests; advocates for external firms/clients and Harbor equally
  • Results driven – seeks to learn and enhance marketing activities based on data/results (quantitative/qualitative)
  • Ability to think creatively and has the initiative to present new ideas
  • Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Financial services experience working directly with key accounts and/or advisers preferred
About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

 
Summary

The ETF Product Specialist will help with the development and building of Harbors ETF business, with particular focus on ETF operations and workflows. The role will be critical in product development, product launch and ongoing product management functions, along with oversight over ETF services and the daily basket process. The product specialist will be critical in the ongoing relationship and evaluation of the ecosystem created to launch and service the growing suite of Harbor ETFs, seeking to implement industry best practices across Harbor and its partners. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Support launch and ongoing management of Harbor ETFs, including technology requirements and build, portfolio management process and operational design and implementation.
  • Provide guidance, training and support to Harbor ETF sub-advisors and portfolio managers
  • Provide detailed competitive analysis pre and post launch to all levels of management within Harbor on our current and planned ETFs. 
  • Act as a ETF subject matter expert in support of all areas of Harbor, Distribution, IT, Operations, Accounting and marketing
  • Work with key stakeholders across the ETF value chain to ensure product success, listing exchange, service provider, AP’s, Market Makers and distributor
  • Support management and distribution of daily basket process, act as a key contact on ETF questions in support of the business
  • Help set the strategic vision of Harbor’s ETF business and deliver against long and near-term goals to drive corporate success.
  • Working with marketing leaders on ongoing training, development and collateral in support of ETFs
Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Unleashes Innovation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Creates Culture of Collaboration

Minimum Qualifications

  • A passion for the ETF industry
  • 2-3 years of ETF experience, with detailed subject matter expertise across the ETF product life cycle
  • Capital markets knowledge and experience, either from trading, modeling or designing strategies or products, or from supporting investment or product functions
  • Experience working with exchanges, market makers, authorized participants, index providers, servicing/custodian firms, legal/regulatory entities
  • Experience across multiple asset classes highly preferred
  • Understanding of international securities markets, currencies, and their related market structure including trading, clearing and settlement
  • Experience working with Distribution and Marketing leaders
  • Experience speaking with clients, especially intermediary platforms, banks, RIAs and any research/gatekeeper function
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, and a desire to drive strategy into operational success
  • Proven ability to produce results and drive projects to success
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and manage cross-functional relationships and projects
  • Self-motivated and driven individual with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Analytical ability to synthesize information and summarize issue
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and common analytical/trading/data applications, such as, Bloomberg, Factset, Morningstar, Broadridge, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably finance, economics or business administration
About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

Summary

The Infrastructure & Security Operations (“ISO”) Team is seeking to hire a Senior Cloud Operations Engineer who will work collaboratively with other members of his/her team to enhance Harbor’s Cloud Operations posture.

The ISO team is responsible for all infrastructure and computing needs for Harbor including, but not limited to, cloud infrastructure and operations, security operations, end-user computing, application support and service management. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about technology and unafraid to explore new technology frontiers in the realm of cloud computing. This role calls for individuals who are unafraid to push the envelope and explore out of the box thinking in a nimble, fast-paced organization. The selected candidate will have an opportunity to work with some of the best and the brightest Investment professionals in the country and therefore, will play a large part in shaping and delivering Harbor’s vision of being a top tier asset management firm.

Key Responsibilities

Normal day-to-day work may include all and/or some of the following responsibilities:

  • Hands on AWS work: Architecting, managing, and/or administering a cloud operations strategy across multiple cloud platforms with a specific focus on the AWS cloud
  • Expert level understanding of AWS cloud services is expected
  • An understanding of other cloud computing models (i.e., IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) is also expected
  • Having a broad understanding (and past experiences) with network architecture, engineering and design is expected along with experience in working on network switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless networks.
  • Understanding of how security is an overlay to everything we do: Integrating security as a core component of cloud and network operations. Having a working knowledge of security tools in the SIEM, network monitoring, IDS/IPS realms is also preferred.
  • Weekly on-call rotation duties: Being a part of the Cloud Operations sub-team will involve the need to be on-call based on a rotation schedule shared with other members of the team.
  • Possessing an expert level of troubleshooting skills across a wide variety of systems, tools, and technologies.Assisting and collaborating with other team members when responding to technical issues and doing so in an eager, professional, and timely manner.
  • Provide innovative solutions and collaborate with the business including evaluating current cloud infrastructure and recommend improvements to security, scalability, and cost.
  • Representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and make timely and prudent technical risk decisions.
Key Behavioral Expectations

The key behavioral expectations for a candidate to be successful in this role include:

  • Being passionate about technology and eager to unleash innovation.
  • Communicating well and positively engaging with peers and other team members.
  • Driving for results.
  • Demonstrating strategic thinking.
  • Creating a culture of collaboration.
  • Demonstrating change leadership.
  • Being agile and adaptable.
  • Facilitating the sharing of ideas, exploring “out of the box” ideas and pushing past the status quo.
Minimum Qualifications
  • STEM field education required
  • 10+ years of experience as a network/systems engineer (3+ in cloud) required
  • Currently active professional and/or technology certifications preferred
  • Financial industry experience a plus
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in the following areas which are essential to be effective and successful in this role:

  • Strong technical understanding and knowledge of AWS’ Compute (EC2, Lambda, ECS, ELB etc.), Storage (S3, S3 Glacier, AWS Backup etc.), Database (RDS, DynamoDB, Redshift etc.), Network & Content Delivery (VPC, DirectConnect/VPN, Transit Gateway, Cloudfront, Route 53, etc.), Management & Governance (CloudWatch, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, Config etc.) and Security & Identity stacks (IAM, KMS, SecurityHub, GuardDuty etc.)
  • Strong networking skills: it is not necessary to be a network engineer in the current role but prior experience with advanced networking skills (switching, routing, firewalls etc.) is required because this role will require hands on networking skills.
  • Technical understanding and knowledge of Azure Compute, Networking, Storage, Identity and Security services.

Engineering Skills

  • Cloud Operations: expert level skills.
  • AWS Compute, Storage, Database, Networking, Management/Governance and Security/Identity stacks: expert level skills
  • Network and network engineering – proficient level skills
  • Security Operations: proficient level skills
  • Working knowledge of version control systems
  • Azure Compute, Network, Storage, Identity and Security services (preferred)
  • Programming/Scripting Skills

About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

Summary

The Regional Investment Consultant will proactively market Harbor Funds wide range of investment products and solutions to Fee Based Advisors, Regional Banks, and Regional Consultants. Successful candidates will demonstrate an intense client focus, be self-driven; yet aligned and focused on the achievements of the team and the strategic direction of the firm. Also critical to success in this role is a forward looking and innovative mind set.

Key Responsibilities
  • As a regional investment consultant (RIC), the successful professional is empowered to establish, grow and retain relationships with business contacts at regional banks and investment consulting firms, as well as financial advisor teams across all channels (RIA,BD,Hybrid)
  • Take an entrepreneurial approach to the creation of a territory specific business plan, execution of objectives, and allocation of one’s time, leading to healthy client relationships and business results
  • Develop proficient knowledge of investment partners’ philosophies, processes and key differentiators to enable frictionless communication to clients and prospects
  • RICs are a key conduit to Harbor Capital’s clients as an extension of our brand within their territories.  They must identify centers of influence and industry organizations that align with our business objectives and use their assigned marketing budgets judiciously in support of local initiatives
  • RICs play a critical role in capturing feedback from customers on products, services, tools and engagement preferences.  They must be attuned to the future needs of clients and advocate for change where appropriate
  • Travel is expected to exceed 40%, to facilitate in-person meetings within the assigned geographic territory and to industry conferences, as needed
Key Behavioral Expectations
  • Drive for Results
  • Communication and Engagement
  • Unleashes Innovation
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree required
  • 5+ years of asset management distribution experience
  • Series 7/66
  • ETF sales experience preferred
  • CFA or CFP preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of capital markets
  • High degree of intellectual curiosity and self motivation
  • Data driven process orientation
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce and Tableau

About Us

What makes Harbor unique is our commitment to only partnering with the very best asset managers globally. This focus allows us to act in the best interests of our shareholders every day, and help them achieve their investment goals through active, cost aware investing. This approach has served us well, becoming one the largest and most highly regarded manager of managers in the industry.

We take a similar approach with the people we hire, seeking the very best individuals that share our passion for putting shareholders first, and we are currently looking to grow our firm with talented, intellectually diverse people with excellent work ethic.

If you are passionate about putting shareholders first and enjoy the unique nature of working with the very best asset managers in the world, click on “Apply” to start your application!

Job Purpose

The Derivatives Trading Associate, an entry level position, reports to the Senior Managing Director, Fixed Income Trading and works as a Derivatives, U. S. Treasuries/Futures and Agency Debenture trader.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Verifying fixed income and equity derivative trades to preliminary confirmations.
  • Updating databases and spreadsheets to house and track derivative trades.
  • Maintaining and tracking progress on ISDA related matters.
  • Researching different trade ideas and strategies.
  • Working on various derivative and cash trading related projects.
  • Executing derivatives/treasuries/futures/agency debentures.
  • Providing back up to the Trading Associate for the entire Fixed Income Trading Desk.

Other Duties

  • Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Desire to learn about derivatives and rates trading.
  • Extremely detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high pressure environment.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office suite and Excel.
  • Ability to interact with all levels in the company.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business, Finance or Math/Statistics major, required.
  • Progression towards CFA preferred.

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Job Purpose

The individual will join the Credit Analysis group as a member of the investment team for PPM’s core portfolios of corporate bond and loans.

Essential Responsibilities

Quantitative and qualitative credit analysis of the holdings in PPM’s portfolios and research of new investment ideas;

Preparation of written reports for new investments and ongoing monitoring of investments; Verbal presentations to senior management and other professional staff at PPM America;

Support work for senior credit analysts on various projects, including industry research, analytics and automation of various reporting.

Other Duties

  • Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to analyze companies and industries by reviewing a high volume of information – e.g., financial statements, company presentations and third party research reports – with the judgment to identify the most relevant areas for further investigation;
  • Familiarity with financial statements and the ability to quickly build accurate Excel financial models;
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills with an appreciation of the value of succinct, clear writing;
  • Track record of professional and academic achievement with intellectual curiosity and a passion for financial and industry analysis;
  • Personal characteristics such as resourcefulness, self-motivation, discipline and comfort forming an original opinion.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Distinguished academic record with an undergraduate Degree in Finance, Accounting and/or Economics is required.
  • 1-3 years of post-undergraduate work experience in finance, accounting or consulting related fields is required.
  • Previous work conducting original research and communicating the results in writing is preferred.
  • Direct exposure to investing or credit training is preferred.
  • Interest in or progression toward a CFA is preferred.

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MFS Investment Management

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MFS Investment Management

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MFS Investment Management

Experience:

10+ years

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Boston, MA

 

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MFS Investment Management

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Boston, MA

 

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MFS Investment Management

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2+ years

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Boston, MA

 

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Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

7+ years

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Full Time

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Boston, MA

 

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Company:

MFS Investment Management

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Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

10+ years

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Full Time

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Boston, MA

 

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Job Title:

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Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

1 to 2 years

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Full Time

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Job Title:

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Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

5+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

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Job Title:

Account Representative – Edward Jones

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

Open

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

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Job Title:

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Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

5+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

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Job Title:

Regulatory Analyst II (Paralegal)

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

3+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

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Job Title:

Corporate Actions & Investment Risk Monitoring Specialist

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

3+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

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Job Title:

Client Service Representative – June Start

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

1+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

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Job Title:

System Architect

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

7 to 10 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Senior Network Engineer

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

7+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Security Associate

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

Open

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Sr. Salesforce User Engagement and Adoption Specialist

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

6 to 8 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Sales Practices Oversight Analyst

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

4 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Client Service Specialist

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

3 to 5 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Quantitative Trading Strategist

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

3 to 5 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Senior Global Client Administrator

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

3 to 5 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Performance Attribution Analyst

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

2+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Fixed Income Portfolio Specialist

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

5 to 7 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Inbound Sales Representative

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

1+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Fixed Income Research Analyst – Structured Products

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

5+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

High Yield Trader

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

3 to 5 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Manager, Quality Assurance * GIT QA

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

10+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Systems Application Engineer II

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

5+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Senior Business Systems Analyst

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

8+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Sr. IT Unified Communications Engineer

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

7+ years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Research Associate

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

Open

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

Job Title:

Security Architect

Company:

MFS Investment Management

Experience:

6 years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Boston, MA

 

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and ins…

 

 

Verus is in search of a Director of Marketing to join one of our offices in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Pittsburgh, or Los Angeles. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the investment industry and investment consulting combined with 10 or more years of marketing experience.

The Director of Marketing drives, executes, and manages the Verus brand identity and enterprise approach to marketing.  The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing strategic messaging and marketing plans for all Verus services and business lines, ensuring the sales and consulting teams successfully cultivate new retainer business. This position manages marketing efforts and staff, supervises the request for proposal process, measures the effectiveness of Verus outreach, supports client communications, and prepares marketing materials and stock business development presentations.

Verus is an independent, institutional investment consulting firm.  Since 1986, we have been working closely with our clients to add value to their investment portfolios by providing research driven investment solutions that address their specific needs.  Through independent, conflict-free advice and investment expertise, our professionals strive to be the driving force that empowers clients to achieve their investment objectives. We are looking for a talented professional who embodies our firm values of diligence, professionalism, expertise, client service, and collaboration.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, and vision insurance; 401(k) program with a company match; section 125 cafeteria plan; CFA and other professional certifications sponsorship; 11 paid holidays; and 15 days of paid time off the first year of employment.

In addition, our boutique firm allows us to have an exceptionally convivial corporate culture with opportunities for career development and cross-departmental collaboration. On top of strengthening growth and partnerships in the work environment, Verus promotes happy and healthy living with a variety of employee appreciation initiatives, a hybrid work schedule, a good sense of humor, and several company events throughout the year.

Verus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At Verus, we’re committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our firm and industry.  This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization.  Research shows that oftentimes women and other minority groups only apply to open roles if they meet 100% of the listed criteria.  Verus encourages everyone- including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ+ community- to apply for our available positions, even if they don’t necessarily check every box on the job description.

Prerequisites
  • A bachelor degree in finance, economics, or marketing is required.
  • 10 years experience in a marketing capacity, ideally being able to demonstrate a portfolio of marketing

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Los Angeles based high yield investment manager with over $17 billion in assets under management is seeking an exceptional individual to join our Client Services group as an Associate. The successful candidate will work closely with senior members of the team to provide a professional and superior level of client service to separate account and commingled fund clients; support for current and prospective client marketing efforts; and assist in building the market presence of the Firm.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinate client meetings and calls
• Prepare and organize presentations for client meetings
• Utilize Excel to create, update and send client reports in a timely manner
• Respond to client requests and inquiries in a timely, informative, and professional manner
• Participate in the on‐boarding of new client accounts
• Relay client feedback to appropriate parties within the organization
• Develop and maintain strong working knowledge of Post’s processes and products
• Complete DDQ’s while coordinating with other departments, as needed
• Assist in completion of RFP’s

Qualifications

• Minimum of 2‐4 years of relevant experience working at an investment manager, institutional manager or hedge
fund manager
• Experience working with separate accounts and commingled funds is a plus
• Experience with Salesforce and Outlook is a plus
• RFP and DDQ experience
• High level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat and PowerPoint are required
• Demonstrates intellectual curiosity, quantitative and analytical skills in areas of moderate complexity
• Knowledge of high yield and bank loan experience preferred
• Bachelor’s degree required

Personal Characteristics:
• Ability to handle multiple priorities in a demanding work environment
• Must possess exceptional organizational as well as verbal and written communication skills
• A problem solver with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, time management and a commitment to follow‐up
• Collaborative team payer
• Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to enhance and build strong relationships
• Willing to work some overtime, as required

If interested, please send resume via email to Branna Rose at brose@postadvisory.com and Rachel Webster at rwebster@postadvisory.com.

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