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Director, Product Strategy, Advice Offerings



Boston, MA, USA · Merrimack, NH, USA · smithfield, ri, usa
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Job Description:

You blend critical thinking with a drive for delivering strong and actionable results, while being passionate about bringing value to our plan sponsors, participants, and Fidelity. As a member of the Workplace Managed Account strategy team, you will collaborate with your team and our business partners across Workplace and Retail businesses to identify and prioritize strategic opportunities and develop strategies to enhance and expand current offerings through existing and new distribution channels. You will work across product team leads, distribution channel partners and other strategy leads to evaluate and influence strategic decisions and roadmaps and execute on the top growth opportunities. You will be committed to maintaining and developing your own expertise and knowledge to ensure you bring the latest thinking to your role, and support your teammates do the same.

The Team

As part of the Workplace Managed Account Product Area, the strategy team, is responsible for establishing the Product’s next 2-3-year strategy by interpreting market signals, understanding clients and customers’ needs and assessing competitive landscape to define the top growth opportunities, ideate and enhance existing or incubate new offerings. As a team, we believe that balancing collaboration with strategic thinking infused by data-driven outside-in insights would lead to the best possible outcomes.

The Value You Deliver

  • Use outside-in insights to develop hypotheses and inform learning agendas
  • Conduct market, customer, and competitive research to bring an outside-in perspective to help identify value to customer and inform prioritization
  • Collaborate within and across partners to develop growth opportunities that meet client and customer needs
  • Work with Product Area and Group Squad leadership to facilitate development and prioritization of a backlog of opportunities by building compelling and data-driven business cases, product roadmaps, leading to appropriate resourcing and outcomes
  • Build credibility and trust with a diverse set of leaders in and out of the product area to influence and align around shared goals and visions
  • Incubate early stage concepts to test and refine market potential
  • Develop executive level communications for internal and external use
  • Participate in and facilitate regular strategic planning discussions

The Expertise You Have

  • Experience in management consulting and/or product strategy, and/or distribution strategy is strongly preferred
  • Financial services experience preferred, but not required
  • Agile experience preferred, but not required Bachelor’s or equivalent with 10+ years of experience, Master’s preferred

The Skills You Bring

  • Data-driven approach to frame market opportunities and inform “key strategic questions”
  • Strong cross-functional leadership and skills to navigate a demanding environment and influence partners with a wide range of priorities and perspectives
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced environment, familiar with testing and learning to optimize impact
  • Ability to lead multiple high priority initiatives simultaneously and with multiple groups
  • Excellent consultative, listening, communication, and analytical skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset and intellectual curiosity
  • Customer obsessed and proven commitment to delivering frequent, high business value
  • Ability to see opportunities for innovation and taking thoughtful risks to get the work done better and faster
  • Strong team collaboration with the ability to navigate differences in opinion with grace and utilize constructive feedback as data for the next iteration