Senior Operational Risk Management Analyst
Wellington Management - Boston, MA

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The Company:
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With US$719 billion in assets under management as of 31 March 2012, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. We welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

Position:
Operational Risk Management (ORM) is responsible for supporting and enhancing the proactive management of operational risks by business units across the firm.

The Senior Analyst will report to the manager or associate director of ORM, and will be a key team member that leads cross functional initiatives to address risks and support each business areas’ risk management efforts.

Description:
The ORM Senior Analyst will work closely with the ORM Managers and Associate Directors to liaise with business unit leadership to support business units’ identification and management of operational risks. As a member of the team, the individual will:
•Provide an enterprise-wide risk perspective, which will include:
Identification, oversight, monitoring and reporting of key operational risks across the firm
Review and enhance risk management practices
•Create awareness of cross-functional operational risks
•Make recommendations for improvement in technology and processes
•Share best practices across the firm
•Participate in, or lead, initiatives designed to mitigate risk across the firm.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
•Expertise in investment management industry operations and processes, including institutional accounts, hedge funds and mutual funds
•Detailed understanding of portfolio management, derivatives, foreign exchange, middle-office and back-office processing
•Ability to think strategically while also focusing on the details
•Sound business judgment and discretion
•Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
•Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to manage and execute multiple initiatives in parallel
•Creativity, thoroughness, attention to detail and leadership ability

In addition, fixed income investment experience and knowledge of the fixed income markets, processes, and instruments and/or a strong working knowledge of information technology and systems is extremely useful. An undergraduate degree is required, and an MBA degree or CFA designation, is strongly preferred.

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