Strategic Initiatives Leader - US Remote Eligible
Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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
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
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
Proven ability to effectively manage change in a demanding
Ability to independently identify, prioritize, monitor,
communicate, and/or resolve elements that can impact a project
Experience evaluating and documenting cost / benefit
FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100
Best Companies to Work For - list. From FORTUNE -2020 FORTUNE Media
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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
Salary: $89642 - $152634
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