Senior Investment Group Resource Manager

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Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  30287
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): N/A 

 

Come grow with us

 

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

 

Role Overview

As part of the Investment Group Resource Management Team (IGRMT) and in partnership with the IG Operations Team (IGOT), the IGRMT Senior Manager will have responsibility for the management and execution of general administrative and operational issues and initiatives impacting the managers and IG assistants based in our Los Angeles office.  Additionally, they will have responsibility for partnering with and informing the global CWI equity investment unit on priorities and initiatives impacting the IGAs.  Responsibilities will include being the primary contact for the LAO managers and IG assistants related to our team’s mission of managing the administrative and operational resources to ensure the investment group has access to systems, processes, people and an environment that support the research process.  Seamless partnership amongst the IGRMT senior managers is expected to ensure globally consistent practices across the investment group.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with global IG Resource Management Team, IGOT, unit-aligned resources (RCC member, RDs, PCGs, RCS, etc), and operation support business units to identify and address operational priorities
  • Primary resource manager for regionally-aligned assistants and managers - liaise between managers and IGAs on performance issues, advocate on behalf of IGAs related to operational efficiencies
  • Coordinate annual IG assistant common review cycle and ongoing development process
  • Key partner for operational business units to facilitate change management
  • Collaborate amongst other IGRMT IG unit senior managers to ensure strategic consistency, taking into account unit differences, where appropriate

 

Relationship Management

  • Liaison between IG assistants and managers to ensure effective working relationships and appropriate workload
  • Partner proactively with various support areas (e.g., IT, OS, HR, etc) working with the investment group to anticipate changes and resulting needs between business groups
  • Learn historical issues; work to build upon communication between IG and support groups

 

Change Management

  • Engage various support groups to ensure key IG issues are taken into consideration when business processes change
  • Identify key issues for IG; work with IG to help understand needs for change, similarly work with support groups to communicate IG needs
  • Participate in task forces/teams to represent needs of both IG and appropriate support groups
  • Communicate with IG regarding process changes impacting their business; work with corporate communications/other necessary groups to ensure communication is appropriate in tone/scope

 

Recruiting/Staffing

  • Coordinate administrative team changes and/or coverage with HR and floor coordinators
  • Understand and help improve effectiveness of IG assistant recruiting
  • Work with recruiters  to successfully transition new associates into IG
  • Manage floor plan impacts and coverage implications

 

Project Management

  • Co-manage IG administrative and operations projects typically along with enterprise project management office (EPMO) as we introduce new technology, processes, systems into the IG
  • Provide guidance in developing global best practice training with regard to project and change management for the investment group

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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