You are responsible for leading the day-to-day management of strategy consulting projects. Our projects aim to solve Fidelity's most critical business issues, and your role is highly valued by Fidelity's business leaders to drive critical thinking forward. The project management and client relationship support that you provide to the team and our internal clients helps shape the future of Fidelity's businesses.
The Expertise We're Looking For
Education: You must demonstrate interest or experience in the financial services industry and have an MBA degree or equivalent.
Experience: The position requires three or more years post business school consulting experience with at least one year in the project manager role, preferably with a top tier consulting firm. In addition, you must have exceptional analytical, communication, conceptual thinking, project management and problem-solving capabilities. You have both the flexibility and the skill to lead and contribute to teams. You have demonstrated interest and/or experience in the Financial Services industry.
The Purpose of Your Role
The purpose of your role is to lead strategic projects critical to our business. These projects are typically staffed with three to six associates over a four to six month timeframe. Your role is to help scope the projects, lead and manage workstreams, and partner with Fidelity business leaders to drive successful outcomes.
The Skills You Bring
You have well-developed consulting skills and a demonstrated track record of managing projects that achieve tangible business results. Ideally, you should also have a long-term career objective of becoming a senior manager in a financial services firm.
You have experience with project and team management, specifically including strategy development, evaluation of new products and services, and business transformation
You can synthesize analysis and research into strategic insights and practical recommendations, including strategic analysis, financial analysis, operational analysis and primary/secondary research
You are able to influence middle to senior management, through both personal interactions as well as the creation and delivery of presentations
You are able to assess risk and operationalize findings - turning research into actions
You are able to quantify challenges and requirements related to execution
You are able to drive to decisions in complex environments with multiple stakeholders
You can build relationships with peers and executives in a variety of capacities
You have a passion for people development and coaching
You are comfortable with ambiguity
The Value You Deliver
Leading and delivering complex strategic, transformational, and growth projects
Interacting with Fidelity associates at more senior levels, gathering data and input and helping build consensus with key stakeholders
Directing various analyses, including market analysis, internal capability assessment, competitor intelligence, customer research, product assessment, and financial analysis/modeling
Leading the development of insights to create new strategies or products/services and developing recommendations for improving business processes, working closely with business unit personnel or potential alliance partners
Preparing and delivering presentations to senior executives
Developing knowledge and skills necessary to assume additional responsibilities within FC or other parts of Fidelity
How Your Work Impacts the Organization
Fidelity Consulting is challenged with identifying and launching growth initiatives and developing those strategies. We use the traditional consulting toolkit to solve the most important strategic problems across the enterprise. Fidelity Consulting is the perfect place to hone your business acumen and prepare for leadership positions across the firm. FC is a highly collegial, close-knit group which thrives off of unique perspectives and methodologies from our diverse associate base. Learn more by visiting the FC website: http://fc.fidelitycareers.comCompany Overview
At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com
Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.