Commonwealth Financial Network

Cross-Enterprise Program Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
Job ID
W-2021-199
# of Openings
1
Category
Project Management Office
Type
Permanent/ Full-Time

Overview

Do you have experience driving business improvements and delivering successfully on high priority enterprise programs and projects? Our PMO team is looking for a professional to support the successful completion of goals for Commonwealth and our business partners. In this role, you will be responsible for providing transparency and oversight for critical programs and projects, communicating project reviews to the executive team, and leading the adoption of best practices across the organization.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Guiding program and project managers to triage, mitigate, and resolve risks and issues
  • Improving the delivery and efficiency of high priority programs and projects
  • Implementing status reporting processes, cadence, and metrics for communications with executive stakeholders, and ensuring that the status and health of delivery initiatives is understood
  • Leading reviews of high priority programs and projects with executive stakeholders
  • Managing the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, and control of projects

Core Strengths

  • Experience working independently, as well as in a team-oriented collaborative environment
  • Strong communication skills (i.e., written, verbal, and presentation)
  • Adapts to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines using analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Persuasive, adaptable, encouraging, and motivating

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • 12+ years of program or project management experience
  • Experience managing large and complex multi-year programs
  • Knowledge of Agile and traditional project management methodologies
  • Financial services experience preferred

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

 

Picture Yourself Here

Imagine keeping company with big thinkers and even bigger doers who share a common purpose to make a profound difference. Figure in an experience-it-to-believe-it culture, massive growth potential, and benefits galore, and you get the full impression. 

 

We are committed to providing a supportive, equitable environment where you can bring your full, authentic self to your work every day and truly thrive in meaningful ways—personally and professionally. At Commonwealth, everyone plays a part in our success story. And in building a more diverse and inclusive workplace, we are broadening our perspectives and capabilities. Together, our potential is limitless. We invite you to join us on the path to a brighter future!

 

About Commonwealth

Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser, provides a suite of business solutions that empowers more than 2,000 independent financial advisors nationwide. J.D. Power ranks Commonwealth “#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Eight Times in a Row.” Privately held since 1979, the firm has headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California.

 

Turning our advisors into raving fans starts by doing the same for our employees. We foster an environment of excellence, growth, rewards, and fun in equal measure, so our employees genuinely enjoy coming to work. Our refreshing workplace culture has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards—and counting. 

 

The Fine Print

We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth will never ask potential hiring candidates to pay or transfer funds as a precondition of interviews or employment, nor will we authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf.

 

Commonwealth is an equal opportunity employer, making intentional efforts to source the very best talent from all backgrounds.

 

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