Team Leader Planning and Development - St. Louis, Tempe or Home Based at Edward Jones

Posted in Management 4 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: St. Louis, Missouri





Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

The Planning & Development Department exists to help Financial Advisors and branch teams achieve performance objectives as outlined in their business plans by providing tailored consulting, development, guidance and direction. There are multiple functions in this department:


  • Planning & Development Consultants who support new Financial Advisors and field based Performance Leadership teams to execute business plans

  • In-Field Support Specialists who work in market to support Financial Advisors in their first 12 months

  • Client Solutions

  • Business Plan Support Line
*This role is open to multiple locations including St. Louis, Tempe or Home Based *

 


Responsibilities:


  • Attract, retain, and develop a diverse team of associates to successfully support branch teams and the firm.

  • Lead a highly skilled team who work autonomously and are comfortable working in the gray

  • Develop and execute team objectives and assess associate performance in support of department and firm objectives

  • Provide feedback, coaching, training and guidance to help develop associates to enhance current and future contributions

  • Serve as a liaison by representing the department on division and firm wide committees/projects that drive business results

  • Ensure efficient operation of the department

  • Series 7 and 66 required or obtained within 60 days of hire

  • Up to 30% travel required

  • A minimum of 2+ years with formal or informal leadership experience

  • Proven success working in consultative environment

  • Past experience working directly with branch teams

  • Ability to lead and manage multiple roles with varying functions and level of responsibilities

  • Understanding of the field's training and development program

  • Excellent people management skills including: interpersonal, communication, and collaboration

  • Ability to set priorities and delegate

  • Ability to successfully lead associates who are field-based and home-based

  • Effectively coordinate and manage multiple project





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