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Commonwealth Financial Network Product Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

Do you love using technology to find creative solutions to business problems? Are you adaptable, flexible, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment? Do you want to lead transformational efforts that are mission critical to our future success? If so, you may be the right fit for our expanding Application Solutions team.

We are looking for a highly analytical and creative person to help lead our product efforts. We are evolving our culture of indispensable service to provide modern and efficient solutions at scale. As a team, our areas of focus include the development and support of internal systems, as well as integrating with third-party applications.

Key responsibilities

  • Creating and managing, in alignment with the corporate strategy, strategic product road maps

  • Leading efforts to uncover and understand customer needs, translating them into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development

  • Assessing buy, build, and partner implementation options to determine the right approach

  • Leading teams without direct supervision to gain alignment and drive efforts toward common goals with success metrics, ensuring that implementation plans align to goals

  • Helping the organization adopt data-driven methods and use customer insights to influence product decision making

  • Understanding, researching, and following technical trends in the industry and in general

  • Assessing emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company, as well as making recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage

  • Developing and managing business capability maps

  • Rationalizing technologies and products across the enterprise

  • Championing product capabilities and helping drive adoption

  • Facilitating the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation

  • Using data tools to analyze key performance indicators and evaluate experiments

Core strengths

  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to think strategically

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

  • Examples and at least one sample of an effective document delivered in the past

Additional skills and knowledge

  • 5+ years’ experience as a product manager

  • 3+ years’ experience in the financial services industry

  • Technical background, experience with API management and data integrations

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred)

Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves.

Picture Yourself Here

Imagine keeping company with big thinkers and even bigger doers who share a common purpose to make a profound difference. Figure in an experience-it-to-believe-it culture, massive growth potential, and benefits galore, and you get the full impression.

We are committed to providing a supportive, equitable environment where you can bring your full, authentic self to your work every day and truly thrive in meaningful ways. Where you can be yourself and belong. Where you can build a career and find community.

At Commonwealth, everyone plays a part in our success story—and in building a more diverse and inclusive workplace, we are broadening our perspectives and capabilities. Together, our potential is limitless. Come join us on the pathway to a brighter future!

About Commonwealth

Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser, provides a suite of business solutions that empowers more than 2,000 independent financial advisors nationwide. J.D. Power ranks Commonwealth “#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Seven Times in a Row.” Privately held since 1979, the firm has headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California.

Turning our advisors into raving fans starts by doing the same for our employees. We foster an environment of excellence, growth, rewards, and fun in equal measure, so our employees genuinely enjoy coming to work. Our refreshing workplace culture has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards—and counting.

The Fine Print

We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth will never ask potential hiring candidates to pay or transfer funds as a precondition of interviews or employment, nor will we authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf.

Commonwealth is an equal opportunity employer, making intentional efforts to source candidates from all backgrounds.

ID: W-2021-002

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