AVP, Product ManagementApply Job ID: R-015463 Date posted: 06/10/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations CA-San Diego
The Investor and Investment Solutions (IIS) organization is expanding its product management team and currently hiring an AVP product manager to join a team responsible for driving the lifecycle management and execution of LPL’s end-investor facing technology tools and capabilities. This role must exude a passion for product management in a manner that results in the utmost satisfaction of our Advisors and their clients. The ideal candidate will understand the needs of our advisors and their clients and be comfortable driving outcomes across broad cross-functional teams.
You will be supporting our Client Direct Trading capabilities as we continue to build out industry-leading capabilities, with an emphasis on both driving adoption and engagement.
This position will have the opportunity to partner with cross-functional stakeholders and executives across multiple business areas in the firm to:
- Prioritize product features and guide development solutions to achieve the key short-term and long-term goals indicated in the overall product strategy
- Function as an Agile ‘product owner’, representing the voice of the customer on a scrum development team
- Provide thought-leadership analysis to frame and plan enhancements to the end investor experience
- Support the implementation of new offerings through participation in and evaluation of prototypes and pilots
What will you do?
- Working closely with a cross-functional team to develop feature set priorities to execute and achieve the overall strategic product vision
- Create and prioritize user stories with a focus on providing the highest value to customers
- Communicate with agile development teams to ensure that the delivered capabilities are desirable, useful, and usable
- Leverage the organization to develop and execute detailed, tactical plans to enhance the end investor experience, especially with respect to digital adoption
- Synthesize internal and industry data into themes and patterns to provide insights and data-driven recommendations
- Building cross-functional relationships to establish a collaborative environment at all levels of the organization to create a more collaborative team
- Achieve alignment by communicating decisions and outcomes to various levels throughout the organization
- Creating presentations for senior members of the organization
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team-oriented, and can execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.
You must have strong analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple bodies of rapidly evolving work simultaneously, and demonstrate the ability to creatively define, develop, and execute plans to solve highly complex matters. A successful candidate will demonstrate strategic and creative thinking skills, a strong ability to turn analytics into compelling insights, and be capable of concise oral and written communication. You must have a results-oriented and outcome-based approach, as well as exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
- 2-5 years of professional analyst experience, BA/MBA degree preferred
- Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to present materials to the highest levels in the organization, and the ability to frame complex issues
- Entrepreneurial perspective, self-starter, ability to work with minimal supervision
- Product management/multi-tasking skills to deal with complex application development
- Background in client-facing experience, financial services, scrum product owner, and/or R&D a plus
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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Information on Interviews:
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