Commonwealth Financial Network

  • Project Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    W-2019-010
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology - Project Management Office
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Bring your project management expertise to our PMO team and support the delivery of projects and programs to successfully meet the goals of the organization and your business partners. Working with a project sponsor and/or product owner, you will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects, ensuring consistency with the company’s strategy, commitments, and goals. 

     

    Key responsibilities 

    • Facilitating the definition of the project’s scope, milestones, goals, and deliverables
    • Defining project tasks and resource requirements from various in-house teams
    • Developing project plans at the task, milestone, and resource level
    • Collaborating with project sponsors or product owners to break the project into proper phases and clearly identify deliverables for each phase
    • Tracking project against plan—anticipating events that may require a contingency plan, recommending corrective action, and ensuring that stakeholders are kept informed
    • Providing management, direction, and support to the project team
    • Managing multiple small or medium projects or a large project or program
    • Working with Scrum or project teams as needed to get the project completed

    Core strengths 

    • 5+ years of project management experience
    • Knowledge and some experience with Scrum
    • Experience working independently, as well as in a team-oriented collaborative environment
    • Strong, clear communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)
    • Able to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
    • Persuasive, adaptable, encouraging, and motivating
    • A background in financial services

    Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves. 

     

    About Commonwealth—and Our Anything but Common® Culture 

    Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we’ve been delivering indispensable service to independent financial professionals so they, in turn, can put their clients first. Our technology, research, resources, and support—plus a variety of affiliation models—deliver what today’s independent advisors need to thrive. 

     

    That being said, we are a financial services company with a unique mission—one that encompasses purpose, vision, and core values in equal measure. Staying true to these guiding principles is the reason we are recognized so often and by so many for the quality of life we enjoy here. We believe it directly translates to a better experience for everyone: employees, advisors, clients, and our communities. 

     

    Creating a supportive culture where everyone can thrive is a mission we take seriously. From professional development to comprehensive benefits, grassroots leadership opportunities, generous bonus and stock option incentive plans, opportunities to unwind and connect, and so much more, Commonwealth is not just a great place to work—it’s a place that, for many, feels like home. 

     

    Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce. 

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