Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, the firm’s 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, offering a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—more than $1.6 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Frankfurt; Sydney; Los Angeles; and Mountain View, Calif. (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
The primary responsibility of a Business Consultant is to build relationships with key partners to drive innovation and facilitate change. You will work directly with our Business Capability Owners, business partners, key vendors and agile teams to promote business case development and inspire change within the organization!
As our next team member, you will:
Collaborate to maintain an effective and groomed backlog, with clearly defined acceptance criteria per story, so that the development teams are aware of expectations, priorities, and the roadmap of the product
Drive innovation, acting as an impetus for transformation
Give to the program vision and roadmap, and participate in program backlog refinement
Act as a liaison between technical and non-technical users, ensuring parties involved have an understanding and gain knowledge of the application and/or business considerations
Demonstrate understanding of, contribute to, and communicate the product's vision to the team, from the point of view of the customer, end-user, or partner
What are your valuable skills and experience?
Models the ACI Winning Behaviors-Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitive Drive
Experience working as a business analyst, data analyst, product owner, or equivalent
Willing to learn new tools and technologies to be able to work effectively in a rapid growth environment
Has a deep understanding of Service and Operations business processes to help drive success
What will make you really standout?
Bachelor's degree in Business or equivalent in a related field
Product Owner certification is a strong plus
Scaled Agile (SAFe) experience
EOE Policy Statement : American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.