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Strategic Initiatives Leader - US Remote Eligible

Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors. Department: Operational Excellence

Description: This work directly supports the satisfaction of our clients and the success of our financial advisors. You will mentor others to leverage your knowledge and experience across the Firm. You will have accountability for leading team members to meet strategic business objectives and working with other senior leaders to build effective roadmaps of improvement initiatives, understanding the linkages and dependencies with other Enterprise level initiatives. Edward Jones is committed to our goal of leveraging Operational Excellence to enhance client value by ensuring Edward Jones' processes are aligned, efficient, and client focused - you will have key leadership role in this firm wide strategy.

Key Responsibilities:
Facilitates and/or oversees enterprise level initiatives using Lean, Six Sigma and other quality methodologies

Train, develop and coach project teams across multiple business units to analyze, diagnose, and identify/implement solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness of business processes

Deploy the various quality tools to deliver project cost, quality and time objectives established by key stakeholders and leaders and the needs of the business

Position Requirements:
A bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree preferred.

Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt certification required. Master Black Belt is a plus.

Experience with training and deploying Lean Six Sigma programs.

Experience using Design for Six Sigma.

Experience project and/or functional leadership in the industry in increasingly responsible positions, including 5+ years of experience leading projects.

5+ years experience managing teams with Six Sigma methodologies preferably in a financial services environment.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills; effectively communicates with all levels, ability to exercise influence without authority

Proven ability to effectively manage change in a demanding environment

Ability to independently identify, prioritize, monitor, communicate, and/or resolve elements that can impact a project

Experience evaluating and documenting cost / benefit justification

FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - list. From FORTUNE -2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year. The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified - organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm 's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Salary: $89642 - $152634
Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, St. Louis , Strategic Initiatives Leader - US Remote Eligible, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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