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Fidelity Business Consulting (FBC) is a 75 person consulting group within Fidelity Investments. The group’s mission is to partner with senior Fidelity leadership teams (e.g. Office of the Chairman, Management Committee, Business Unit Presidents) as a trusted advisor to solve their most critical business issues. The primary areas of focus for the consulting practice are strategy development and operational improvement. Typical engagements involve identifying and launching growth initiatives, managing or facilitating cross-enterprise initiatives, or addressing difficult operational issues. In addition to its core mission of providing consulting services, FBC develops strong leadership talent to fill critical management positions across the firm.
The Director works as an integral member of a 2-5 person project team and is typically the day-to-day manager of the project team’s efforts. Responsibilities include:
Leading and delivering complex strategic, transformational, and growth projects Interacting with Fidelity personnel 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 FBC or other parts of Fidelity
Skills and Knowledge
We seek individuals with well developed consulting skills and a demonstrated track record of managing projects that achieve tangible business results. Candidates should also have a long-term career objective of becoming a senior manager in a financial services firm. Specific skills that we seek include:
Project and team management, specifically including strategy development, evaluation of new products and services, and business transformation
Synthesis of analysis and research into strategic insights and practical recommendations, including strategic analysis, financial analysis, operational analysis and primary/secondary research
Ability to influence middle to senior management, through both personal interactions as well as the creation and delivery of presentations
Ability to assess risk and operationalize findings – turning research into actions
Ability to quantify challenges and requirements related to execution
Ability to drive to decisions in complex environments with multiple stakeholders
Relationship building with peers and executives in a variety of capacities
People development and coaching
Comfort with ambiguity
Education and Experience
MBA or the equivatlent.
4 + years post-MBA experience, preferably with several years of consulting experience with a large, established consulting firm.
Exceptional analytical, communication, conceptual thinking, project management and problem-solving capabilities.
Flexibility and the skill to both lead and contribute to teams.
Demonstrated interest and/or experience in the Financial Services industry.
FBC is located in Boston, MA. Client engagements will require travel to other Fidelity locations.
At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want from the 23 million people investing their life savings, to the 20,000 businesses managing their employee benefits programs, to the10,000 advisors and institutions needing innovative technology solutions to invest their clients’ money. To do this well, as a privately held company, we place a high degree of value in nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to being an employer of choice. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com.
Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.
Job: Other Corporate Services
Primary Location: US-MA-Boston
Job Level: Director
Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Overtime Status: Exempt
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