Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager with over 60 years of experience helping investors achieve their financial goals. Serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors, we offer a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
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.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
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—or more than $1.5 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit 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; Sydney; El Segundo, CA (Los Angeles area); and Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
Personal Financial Solutions & Client Operations - PFSCO
Vice President, Consumer Products & Strategy
American Century Investments® is a leading asset manager passionate about delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. It’s how we manage money and make an impact.
The Vice President of Consumer Products & Strategy will be responsible for researching, developing and articulation of the overall longer-term growth strategy for the PFSCO organization. Incumbent in this role will collaborate with key team members and partners including the PFSCO leader, PFSCO peers, Marketing, CX, Finance, Product and others to perform this role.
Key responsibilities and results include:
A differentiated, targeted, durable value proposition for organic growth of PFS
Strategic client experiences and related service model for PFS clients
Overall client development strategy to ‘promote’ clients with growth potential to other segments
Lead overall PFSCO strategy development and execution
Winning Behaviors and other Required Skills
Client Focused. Understand individual investor needs, wants and overall demographic trends. Ensure that any strategic approach keeps client needs at the core and deliver customer value
Collaborative. Strong listening skills to understand client and partner needs. Must have outstanding influencing, networking, and inter-personal skills to operate with comfort in a highly matrixed environment. Strong self-awareness and ability to partner with internal customers to achieve conflict resolution that seeks an outcome where everybody wins!
Curious and Adaptable. Continually supervise current industry/business trends, new technology solutions, and competitive strategies – and then translate them into new insights for clients
Competitively Driven. Translate strong ‘inner engine’ to deliver value for clients, business and teammates. Define ‘win’ in terms of the collective vs. personal where clients and firm needs come ahead of personal needs
Required Experience and Education
Minimum 10 years (15+ preferred) of proven experience in investment management, consumer product development/management, consulting and/or corporate strategy required
Project management, strategy development along with strong communication (writing, presentation, in-person) experience required
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or equivalent experience required
Post-graduate degree (e.g. MBA) and/or certifications (e.g. CFA, CFP) preferred
Location/Travel : Kansas City, MO. Travel up to 20%, as needed.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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