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 55 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. POSITION Program Overview
The Business Associate (BA) Program is an exciting pathway into our firm for individuals who have recently graduated from an undergraduate Bachelor's degree, and who are interested in the variety of career opportunities available in the investment management industry. This three-year, London based program will help you gain insight into our industry, firm and culture, as well as knowledge of the many different business divisions that support our investment functions.
After joining, the successful applicant will take part in a structured development program, which will include external professional development and internal opportunities to gain skills and knowledge of our clients, industry, firm, and culture while developing a strong internal network that will set you up for success in the firm. By investing in your personal growth, you will help us continue to exceed our client's expectations. Division
The Human Resources Division is responsible for overseeing and providing a broad range of HR services and programs to the firm globally, including talent acquisition, learning and development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, talent analytics and diversity and inclusion. The Business Associate will work within our HR Generalist function and be exposed to a variety of work, business functions and functional areas within Human Resources.
The Human Resources Generalist group provides support to business leaders and their management teams to develop and implement the people strategy and plan that will drive successful business outcomes. This opportunity will provide the BA with experience, knowledge and practical skills in a progressive and dynamic business environment intended to develop and prepare HR professionals to be future HR leaders. The Position
The role will be primarily aligned to support two HR Relationship Managers (HRRMs) in London. There may be opportunities for formal HR learning and/or to shadow/rotate in other areas of the EMEA HR team including recruitment, talent management & development, and compensation & benefits, with the aim of strengthening the knowledge required to be a successful HR Generalist.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Skills & Qualifications
- Supporting the delivery of annual processes e.g. compensation reviews, promotions, talent development planning.
- Developing a strong knowledge of employment law in the UK and other relevant European locations. Assisting with the creation and review of internal policies & processes.
- Managing standard processes such as new joiner and leaver processes, family leave etc so that employees have a consistently positive experience and receive accurate correspondence.
- Analysing employee data - identifying trends and areas for improvement e.g. exit interview data, engagement survey results, diversity & inclusion metrics, employee turnover. Ensuring data is accurate in our Workday system.
- Supporting HRRMs with employee relations cases (e.g. performance management, employee exits, ill health). This may include preparing correspondence, taking minutes, and advising on cases.
- Contributing strongly to diversity and inclusion initiatives in EMEA.
- Assisting with the recruitment and development of our graduate pipelines.
- Working with HRRMs as required on business restructures.
- Supporting processes relating to international mobility and immigration.
SKILLS JOB TITLE
- Whilst no direct experience is required, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their interest in working in HR and the investment management industry and a willingness to acquire relevant professional qualifications.
- Degree educated
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
- Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to synthesize information and spot trends
- Global mindset to collaborate with colleagues and teams in EMEA, the US and APAC
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to build & maintain strong working relationships and willing to contribute thoughts and ideas
- Highest ethical standards and integrity; displays good judgement
- Well organized, detail-oriented; able to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
- Highly motivated self-starter with intellectual curiosity
Business Associate LOCATION
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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .