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About Us Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients. About the Role We are seeking a Director to be the business lead for our Equity L/S Funds, as part of the leadership team of our Hedge Fund Group (HFG). The HFG leadership team is responsible for the strategic plan and management of the business. The new director will be responsible for the strategic direction and priorities for the Equity L/S part of our platform. Wellington has been in the hedge fund business since 1994. Today it is a $25... billion business run across our Diversifying and Equity L/S strategies. We offer our capabilities via flagship multi-strategy funds, custom combinations, and on a stand-alone basis. We strive to deliver exceptional investment results for clients and be a destination of choice for talent. RESPONSIBILITIES Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited, to the following: - Investment capabilities and talent: Ensure we attract, motivate, develop and retain our investment talent. Foster an investment culture that balances the independence and focus required of hedge fund investing and integration with our firm’s broader, highly collaborative investment ecosystem - Business Leadership and Strategic direction: Serve as business leader to develop and execute the business plan and provide day to day management; partner with our client group on our fund and growth strategy and with other investment business leaders to define the inter-connected talent strategy required to deliver perform. - Investment performance, integrity and risk: Provide fiduciary and supervisory oversight ensuring our funds are taking risks consistent with client expectations; Help Portfolio Managers foster healthy team dynamics and execute a well-defined philosophy with a strong investment process and risk plan. - Infrastructure and support: Partner with Director, Hedge Fund Group responsible for Infrastructure and Technology to ensure the platform and each PM team has the necessary infrastructure, technology, resources and support to perform. QUALIFICATIONS This candidate must be the utmost fiduciary, a strategic thinker and highly collaborative problem solver. He/she will have 15+ yrs of relevant experience leading equity hedge fund businesses. As a manager of investors, he/she must be credible with the ability to identify, attract, assess, and retain investment talent. We take a longer-term view on our talent. It is critical the ideal candidate be an empathetic leader with the strongest ability to build trust-based relationships with investors. He or she will be laser focused on helping investors succeed with flexibility, empathy, and a passion for investing. Additional skills include: Strategic orientation with the ability to define and execute a strong business plan Outstanding collaboration and leadership skills; ability to work successfully with very experienced, passionate investors and with multiple functions across the firm; Proven experience of attracting, retaining, developing, and motivating investment talent Superior organizational skills; ability to manage, prioritize, and complete multiple projects simultaneously; focused on results; Effective interpersonal and communication skills with ability to articulate and integrate numerous viewpoints and mobilize/influence across the firm and represent the function internally and externally; Ability to navigate stressful situations with poise, focused on being a calming presence, active listener and pragmatic problem solver; Prior management experience of investors and/or first-hand investment experience, either as an Analyst or Portfolio Manager, would be advantageous Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That’s ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds. As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at [email protected]. At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry. We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is: USD 100,000 - 225,000 This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process. Base salary is only one component of Wellington’s total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families, and we are committed to fostering a flexible work environment that enables employees to thrive personally and professionally. Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFA reimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time) Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. We serve as a trusted adviser to clients in over 60 countries, visit our website to see our assets under management. 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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise. For more information, please visit https://www.wellington.com/en
Boston MA USA


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