AVP, Product ManagementApply Job ID: R-019848 Date posted: 12/01/2021 Primary Location CA-San Diego Other Locations TX-Austin , MA-Boston , SC-Fort Mill
LPL's Advisor Solutions group is seeking a passionate and driven Product Manager to own key parts of LPL's advisor platform, ClientWorks. The ideal candidate will be able to understand the needs of our advisors and leverage that knowledge to collaborate with broad cross-functional teams to drive meaningful improvements. They'll use that knowledge to build and execute on a roadmap to make ClientWorks easier to use and more efficient.
- Determine advisor needs and desires through interviews, market research, competitive research and insights from our stakeholders to support the technology needs of our users
- Define the roadmap of epics and features that achieve the Objectives and Key Results which measure how successful we are in improving the advisor onboarding experience
- Work with our product owners and UI/UX team members to ensure that we have a well-defined backlog of features and user stories for each Product Increment
- Ensure that relevant advisor-facing teams such as marketing, learning & development, service are prepared to support enhancements as they are released to our users
- Develop metrics to assess the success of products and features and determine necessary enhancements
- Demonstrate strategic and creative thinking skills, a strong ability to turn analytics into compelling insights, and be capable of concise oral and written communication
What We’re Looking For
Our product is continuing to evolve along with the needs of our users. To ensure that the person we hire is successful in this role, we are looking for the following qualifications:
- At least 5 years professional experience as a product manager, product owner or equivalent role as part of an agile team developing software for end-users
- A strong sense of empathy for the user journey and a passion for delivering outcomes that continuously improve that experience
- Strong communication skills – both written and oral – with the ability to present materials to senior leadership, technical audiences and operational audiences
- Strong analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to evaluate business opportunities within the context of a larger organization and its objectives
- Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous efforts spanning multiple projects and stakeholders
Preferred experience includes:
- Background in a client-facing role and/or the financial services industry
- Experience working with or managing new account workflows
- Agile and/or SAFe trainings and certifications
- Knowledge of UI/UX fundamental principles
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.
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