Senior Manager, Strategy-Investor Services Strategy group

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Job ID:
1209-31508
Job Category:
Product Development
Relevant Work Experience:
Product Development-2-5 yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
CA - San Francisco
Education:
MA/MS/MBA
Job Type:
Full Time

We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Culture:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkic76FWat8

Our Opportunity:

Charles Schwab's Investor Services Strategy group is the internal strategy group for the Retail business unit of the firm.  Investor Services drives ~70% of total revenue for Charles Schwab, offering clients services across wealth management, brokerage, trading, and Schwab ETF and Mutual Fund products.  The group is one of the main intake valves for top-tier talent at Schwab and provides members with an unparalleled opportunity to define and work on the business’s major strategic opportunities while gaining visibility among the firm's senior leadership.  The goals of the group are to deliver world-class strategy; conduct clear, consistent, fact-based analysis to inform key business decisions; and drive the allocation of scarce resources to the highest-value issues across Schwab. 

What you’ll do:

The Senior Manager role is responsible for delivering thoughtful, insightful contributions to Retail’s core strategic work.  The Senior Manager works in a team setting, reporting to a Director and working with multiple constituents across Schwab’s business units.  

The Senior Manager has responsibility for significant elements of project work, including: –

  • Developing strategic insights that will drive sustained growth in our business
  • Participating in project definition and idea generation
  • Planning and executing their own work streams for discrete projects or subsets of projects
  • Ensuring quality control of data/research and preparing presentation materials for senior management 

Senior Managers interact with senior members of Schwab’s leadership team and executive partners within the business units.  Projects are growth focused.  Representative project work includes branch network expansion strategy, “the next trillion” of asset growth, International expansion, the Future of Advice at Schwab, etc. 

What you have:

  • MBA and/or post-grad education required
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in strategy required, preferably with a top-tier consulting firm or strategy group within a financial services firm
  • Prior experience in financial services including experience with financial markets, products, technology and/or the fee-based investment advisory market preferred, but not required
  • Superior analytical skills, research capabilities and attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to develop concise and effective communications tailored to specific audiences
  • Ability to manage several projects concurrently
  • Strong and demonstrated teaming skills, especially in cross-functional teams
  • Comfort in a dynamic and fast-moving work environment
  • Ability to drive work independently 

What you’ll get:

 

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

 


Learn more about Life@Schwab.

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with San Francisco ordinance 17-14 and federal law and regulations applicable to Charles Schwab.  

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.


Position Located In:CA - San Francisco
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Brokerage Products: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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