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Job ID R-025252 Date posted 08/23/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you!  

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Job Overview:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Technology organization as a Principal Product Manager responsible to lead the transformation of Customer Service & Operations desktop and promote the reuse of capabilities across the organization. The incumbent will be an individual contributor on this highly visible role collaborating with senior business and technology leaders. As a trusted business partner, you will establish the strategic roadmap for the product articulating the value, lead cross-functional teams driving outcomes and contribute to the deep thoughtful analysis that enables our leadership team to make informed decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with business and technology partners to align goals and priorities for the Customer Service and Operations desktop.

  • Develop roadmaps, plans and metrics that communicate progress, risks, issues and approach to execution that support continuous learning and improve outcomes. Sets a high bar for results through repeatable, scalable processes.

  • Active engagement on the backlog management and PI events ensuring the delivery matches the set vision. Proactive leader who anticipates and takes actions preventing delivery impacts.

  • Create best-in-class reports and prepare presentations related to LPL’s strategic plays and growth initiatives that are SVP+, C-Suite, and Board ready.

  • Collaborate across the firm to maintain alignment on vision, strategy, and performance to goals, approaching strategy with an entrepreneurial mindset, leveraging critical thinking to increase the value proposition of assigned products and programs.

  • Drive decision-making for the business and demonstrate persistence in raising issues to the proper levels for attention and driving transparency at all levels surrounding program execution.

What are we looking for?

We want transformation leader who leads with example, collaborate effectively across the departments, and obsess on delivering delightful experiences at scale for our Advisors and Investors. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team-oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement. A leader who promotes an inclusive and fun culture.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in product management, management consulting, contact center solutions, preferably within a financial services or related FinTech firm.

  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience transforming Customer Service and Operations desktop is highly desirable.

  • 5+ years of leadership experience.

  • Ability to establish compelling product vision for Service and Operations desktop that supports the business growth, competition and industry outlook.

  • Ability to create a strategy/plan for supported products that articulates and incorporates compelling business vision.

  • Flexibility and organizational change management experience.

Core Competencies:

  • Expert communication skills, both written and oral, with ability to create/present executive presentations and serve as one of the recognized subject matter expert on the team.

  • Demonstrate business acumen and the ability to interact with senior leaders, including developing, presenting, and gaining approval on business cases and funding requests.

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to evaluate business opportunities and evaluate results against established objectives.

  • The ability to work in a cross-functional team and drive outcomes without having direct authority.

  • Actively anticipates, identifies, and manages risks within position scope and at the company.

  • Expert consensus-builder who drives change across initiatives within and outside direct accountability and evaluates solutions to the most complex business challenges.

  • Data driven leader who establishes/measures OKRs, KPIs and inspires the delivery of customer centric solutions

  • Obsess on delivering exceptions Advisor, Investor and Employee experiences.

  • Ability to synthesize complex solutions into easily implementable solutions paving the way for incremental delivery.

  • Strategic leader who anticipates the future and inspires the team to deliver products that enable delightful experiences at scale

Why LPL? 

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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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lplfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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