28 days old

Project Leader, Region Business Development

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
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.

The Branch Development division at Edward Jones hires, trains, supports and develops the branch team to deliver the ideal client experience. As the key connection between branches and the home office, youll play a vital role in driving positive results in the core profit center of the firm and in gaining critical insights that shape our business.

Here, youll help branch teams grow both their clients and their leadership skills, providing innovative thinking to continue evolving our training, development, recognition and rewards in ways that best engage our unique branches.

Cultivate the knowledge and skills of our branch teams through our Branch Training & Development departments:
Study Team
Advisor Training
Advisor Coaching and Support
Advanced Branch Support
Asset and Office Sharing
Branch Learning and Development

*Project Leader, Branch & Region Development*

Branch and Region Development (BRD) is part of the Branch Development division and is focused on leading, developing and partnering with regional leadership and areas across the firm to support the evolution of the firm while continuing to achieve business objectives based on unique market and region opportunities.

The Region Business Plan Project Leader in BRD is responsible for leading one or more of the workstreams within the Region Operating System which include Region Business Planning, Objective Setting Calculator, Region Key Measures and Region Roles. This is done with direction from Region Steering groups and/or business owners inside and outside of BRD. This individual will define and maintain processes and procedures for effective project management and lead cross-functional initiatives in collaboration with other divisions. They will partner with business areas and stakeholders to define and outline project objectives, plans and measurement criteria and is responsible for monitoring, tracking and communicating progress to ensure completion of stated objectives.

*Job Requirements:*
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
* 3+ years of experience leading projects and /or programs
* 3+ years of industry or position-related experience
* Excellent project leadership and management/mentorship skills
* Ability to lead and execute project deliverables in alignment with key priorities
* Ability to think strategically and use judgment to identify solutions to problems that may put project deliverables at risk
* Ensure project schedule, scope and quality objectives are met by monitoring, using metrics and controls to track progress, taking corrective action and escalate issues when necessary
* Project management certification (PMP and/or Edward Jones) preferred within one year of assuming the role

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
* Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to sr. leaders, project teams, key stakeholder, and outside vendors.
* Ability to prioritize resources and initiatives with strong organization and time management abilities
* Ability to Influence without authority throughout the firm
Span of Influence:
* Span of Influence: High degree of influence of various programs/projects and the coordination of executing these efforts with outside areas
* Processes or systems developed may be used for several years, so impacts of performance and decisions could be significant and possibly long-term.
* Affects and interacts with all levels of the firm. They are in frequent contact with partners, leaders and associates in other departments and divisions.

Decision Making:
* High degree of decision-making authority: achieving deadlines, making exceptions and approvals related to resources and expenses
* Make and communicate complex decisions and/or recommendations with consideration for risks, impacts and other options. Some decisions may be in gray areas where little or no guidance is available.

Problem Solving:
* Problem Solving: Ability to think strategically and use judgment to identify solutions to potential problems that could project deliverables at risk.
* Will be expected to identify, prioritize, monitor, communicate and/or resolve issues that impact moderate to large scope projects and across multiple stakeholder.

* 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 firms 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:
Posted: 2021-03-19 Expires: 2021-05-17
Sponsored by:
ADP Logo

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Project Leader, Region Business Development

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast