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Commonwealth Financial Network Senior Project Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

Do you have a track record of successfully completing a portfolio of business and technology projects? Bring your project management expertise to our Project Management Office (PMO) team and support the delivery of programs and projects 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

  • Working with senior leadership to establish a new portfolio of programs and projects

  • Partnering with business stakeholders, when needed, to conduct business process analysis and develop and document business cases, process flows, and requirements

  • Building consensus with senior cross-department stakeholders and presenting status to executives

  • Facilitating the definition of scope, milestones, goals, and deliverables

  • 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 teams

  • Monitoring project costs and managing to budget

  • Concurrently managing multiple projects and/or a large program

Core Strengths

  • 10+ years of project/program management experience

  • Financial services industry experience

  • Business analysis experience

  • Familiarity with Scrum

  • Experience working independently, as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

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

  • Ability to run and facilitate meetings with executives

  • Persuasive, adaptable, encouraging, and motivating

  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines using analytical and problem-solving skills

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, Seven 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

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Commonwealth is an equal opportunity employer, making intentional efforts to source candidates from all backgrounds.

ID: W-2021-061

External Company Name: Commonwealth Equity Services, Inc.

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Street: 29 Sawyer RD