Charles Schwab’s Digital Services enterprise is responsible for leading digital disruption on behalf of investors and advisors. We are on a journey to build the future of financial services and transform the way we work to get there through deep integration of our client focus with Design Thinking techniques and modern Agile development practices. Our mission is to deliver best in class digital and data solutions that help investors and advisors achieve their goals, while enhancing our scale and agility and developing our industry leading talent along the way.
We are looking for a Managing Director of Business Strategy to help guide our enterprise through this transformation.
The Managing Director reports directly to the Chief Digital Officer serving in a Chief of Staff capacity and is responsible for driving and supporting a range of key activities in support of the Digital Services enterprise. The Managing Director will work closely with the Digital Services Leadership Team and other key executives on a range of ongoing activities and projects, ranging from defining and drafting strategies, defining and executing on the agenda for key leadership meetings, presentations and talking points for both internal and external audiences, and supporting the coordination of activities across Digital Services and key partner organizations. Projects are broad in scope and require creativity and exceptional strategic thinking, as well as strong project management, influencing and leadership skills.
Flexibility, creativity, efficiency, resourcefulness, and enthusiasm are highly valued on the team, as well as the ability to collaborate with and influence individuals at all levels within the enterprise and firm at large. A strong candidate has a ‘can-do,’ results-oriented approach to business, and a bias for action with the ability to identify and overcome obstacles. The successful candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and is:
A minimum of 3-5 years managing complex projects is required, and an MBA and/or post-graduate education is highly preferred. Previous work experience in strategy, preferably with a top-tier consulting firm or strategy group within a financial services firm, is desirable.