Aug 11, 2022

Manager - Business Engagement

  • Ownership Works
  • New York, NY, USA
Full-Time Business Development Finance/Accounting Professional Services

Job Description

About Ownership Works 

Ownership Works is a fast-growing organization with a mission to increase prosperity through shared  ownership at work. We partner with companies and investors to implement innovative shared ownership  programs that make every employee an owner and honor the collective effort behind a company’s success.  

Ownership Works was founded in 2021 to scale shared ownership as a pathway to maximizing shared  wealth creation, addressing economic insecurity, and strengthening companies. Our partners manage  over a trillion dollars in assets and employ over a million people.  

Ownership Works is building a team of outstanding leaders and professionals to guide investors and  companies through the process of sharing ownership and to evaluate the impact of these programs. 

About the Business Engagement Team  

The Business Engagement team provides best-in-class advisory services to top management teams at  companies and private equity firms on strategy and execution of shared ownership programs. This  includes helping companies to structure and implement optimal broad-based equity plans, develop a  robust engagement and ownership culture, and increase employees’ financial inclusion and resilience. 

Ownership Works partners with some of the nation’s largest private equity, financial services, consulting,  and law firms, and is also supported by premier foundations. 

We are:  

Results-oriented with a culture of humility and excellence 

Pragmatic optimists who enjoy translating “big ideas” into actionable plans and results

Strategic, curious, diverse, and accountable 

Incredibly fast moving as we build and grow the organization 

About The Position 

Ownership Works is seeking a driven and mission-oriented professional who is passionate about creating  more valuable companies and advancing social impact through engagements with private and public companies as they implement shared ownership programs. The Business Engagement Analyst will  interface between clients and Ownership Works’ staff and partners, ensuring that companies are  efficiently and effectively implementing shared ownership programs. The successful candidate will have a  passion for value creation and social impact, and exhibit strong client-facing and project management experience. 

Core Goal 

Lead and project manage the day-to-day execution of client engagements, taking ownership of end  products. Help establish Ownership Works as a thoughtful, value-add advisor to companies implementing  shared ownership programs. 

 Responsibilities 

Establish trust-based relationships with clients and partners to support implementation of broad based employee ownership programs  

Develop breadth of knowledge across the four key verticals of shared ownership programs: (1)  Structuring & Implementing Equity Plans; (2) Creating a Culture of High Engagement, Voice &  Ownership; (3) Financial Inclusion & Resiliency; and (4) Data & Learning 

Manage and prioritize across multiple client engagements  

Manage analysts who will lead processes to gather and analyze information, formulate  customized solutions, and develop and present results/recommendations in collaboration with  client team members  

Refine existing content and develop new client-facing content for specific topics and practice  areas  

Collaborate closely with the Ownership Works’ team of subject-matter experts and strategic  partners, including top-tier law, consulting, financial services, and accounting firms 

Contribute to organizational development to achieve ambitious mission and growth targets 

What this position at Ownership Works offers you 

A unique opportunity to work with top leaders in finance and business to impact the lives of  thousands of hard-working individuals by transforming businesses and creating shared wealth 

Opportunity to be a generalist with a comprehensive understanding of all elements of shared  ownership programs while developing expertise in specific content areas that you own 

Talented and passionate colleagues 

A flexible work environment in a people-centered organization 

Hiring Organization

Ownership Works

Qualifications

Skills and Qualifications

A commitment to and passion for Ownership Works’ mission 

A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced graduate degree (e.g., MBA, MPA, etc.) is strongly  preferred

5-7 years of job experience with 1-3 years of consulting, finance, or other business advisory  experience at the Associate/Manager level 

Proven project management, time management, prioritization, and multi-tasking abilities while  maintaining excellent attention to detail 

Ability to independently lead a client engagement from beginning to end  

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills 

Excellent relationship management skills  

Highly responsive and collaborative team player 

• Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset 

Industry/Service Area

Impact Investing

Level

Mid-Senior level

Benefits

Equal Opportunity Employer. Ownership Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Benefits. Excellent health, vision, and dental care benefits for you and your family. Unlimited paid time off. 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer contributions.

Location. Ownership Works is building a New York City based team. We will have an office-centric hybrid work model that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff and partners.

Application Instructions

To Apply.

Please submit a resume to hiring@ownershipworks.org with the subject line “Last Name,  First Name – Analyst.” Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Due to volume, only  those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 


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