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Commonwealth Financial Network Program Manager – Continuum in Waltham, Massachusetts

Whether you’re looking for a high-energy, inclusive atmosphere or a company that understands the importance of work/life balance, Commonwealth is your match! From generous bonus and 401(k) programs to tuition reimbursement and opportunities for flexible work schedules, Commonwealth is focused on helping its employees thrive in an environment suited to their needs. On top of all that, the Project Management Office offers a hybrid work schedule, so you’ll be able to work from home part of the week!

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategizing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise program initiatives to meet organizational objectives for a new business line

  • Working closely with business sponsors, cross-functional teams, and assigned project managers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for the program

  • Managing program and project teams; coordinating and delegating cross-project initiatives

  • Identifying key requirements needed from cross-functional teams and external vendors

  • Overseeing work products from third-party service providers

  • Building consensus with senior cross-department stakeholders

  • Analyzing, evaluating, and overcoming program risks, and producing program reports for management and stakeholders

Core Strengths and Skills

  • 12+ years of program/project management experience

  • Experience in helping stand up and supporting a product/business line

  • Experience managing large and complex multi-year programs

  • Experience with Agile and traditional methodologies

  • Strong, clear communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)

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

Picture Yourself Here

At Commonwealth, we believe in a better world. We hold ourselves and each other to higher standards. We take care of one another. That’s why we invest in you—we encourage employee growth both in your career and education; we are building out a robust diversity, equity, and inclusion program; we offer incredible health care benefits; and we find plenty of occasions to celebrate. What’s not to love?

We are always striving to be better, and we are looking for employees who share that same mindset. Better people, better coworkers, better leaders, better creators. Bring your best work and your full self to the table, and we will do the same. Together, we can build a better future for our advisors, their clients, our company, and you.

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, Nine 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, which has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards.

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 talent from all backgrounds.

ID: W-2023-059

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Street: 29 Sawyer RD