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Project Coordinator, Firm PMO

Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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.Project Coordinator - Firm Portfolio Management Office
The Firm Portfolio Management Office is an enterprise-wide function responsible for evolving the firm's capabilities for planning, project, and program management to help facilitate decision-making around and execution of the firm's portfolio of strategic work. This includes development of the processes by which strategic programs and projects are scoped, prioritized, planned and resourced as well as leadership of execution around our largest strategic programs through a centralized program management function in partnership with division-level PMOs.
This position is to support a specific firm program that is part of the firm's portfolio of strategic work.????Opportunity Overview:

Leading and/or assisting in coordination of project tasks under the direction from Team Leaders and/or Project Leaders. Adhering to predefined processes and procedures for effective project management.Leading and/or assisting Project Leaders in carrying out project duties and tasks, coordinate project meetings, assist in gathering requirements, and maintain project information/content management for the project (presentations, stakeholder lists, distributions lists, folder management, best practices, project plans, etc.)Leading and/or assisting with monitoring, tracking and communicating progress against project plans. Also lead or assist with issue and risk identification and resolution.Understanding the project objectives and measurement criteria.Assisting with and/or ensuring project deliverables meet the business area's need by assisting in quality assurance testing. Assisting with and/or scheduling and facilitating meetingsAssisting with and/or communicating progress and developing solutions to meet project goalsWorking with the Project Leaders to gather all information required to support any sourcing activities the project requires. Partnering with business areas and stakeholders to define and outline project objectives and measurement criteria.Assisting with and/or ensuring project deliverables meet the business area's need and align with the division's and firm's direction.Assisting with and/or ensuring the test plans are executed. Assisting with and/or ensuring all defects are logged properly and communicated to the project team responsible for fixing the defects. Qualifications Required:
Possess a working knowledge of project management methodologies - both waterfall and agile methodologiesStrong verbal and written communication skillsOrganizational skills and time management abilitiesProblem solving skills - know when to escalate, ability to identify alternatives, assist in analysis and resolution of issues and provide recommendations
Decision making skills - understand alternatives to arrive at appropriate decision, present issues clearly Working knowledge of Product Management methodology

  • 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 firm 's 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. 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:
        Salary: $65656 - $108268
        Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Chesterfield , Project Coordinator, Firm PMO, Other , Chesterfield, Missouri

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