VP EMEA Alts Segment

State Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
Not disclosed
14 Nov 2022
14 Dec 2022
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Contract type
Full time
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Reports to: EMEA Alternatives Segment Head

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated private markets specialist to join our EMEA Private Markets solutions team. This is a highly visible role designed to develop viable commercial solutions and proposals working very closely with the sales team. The ideal candidate is a private markets specialist who can collaborate across teams to lead and develop solutions for prospects and drive business growth.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Provide subject matter expertise - strong background in the private markets space spanning Private Equity, Real Assets, Hybrid and Infrastructure asset classes and have a good understanding of source systems and processes of major vendor applications. Ability to develop solutions that can be deployed for complex clients.
  • Drive solutions - lead and partner with teams across our global organisation to define and solution critical deals and to ensure that the relevant subject matter experts are consulted and that critical design assumptions and strategic options are thoroughly explored.
  • Research & Market Analysis - Ensure key competitor intelligence is updated continuously and emerging industry trends are captured where relevant. Our value proposition should evolve to remain relevant.
  • Perform business cost analysis, support business cases and risk analysis of large and complex deals.
  • Partner with the Coverage team to develop a robust pipeline. Provide guidance and direction to the team to drive business development, including providing support in Request for Information / Proposals, ensuring quality responses and participating in commercial negotiations.
  • Lead the design and implementation of key metrics to drive the sustainable growth of the private markets business across all major segments.
  • Provide any required post-sales guidance to support the smooth implementation of the proposed solution.


  • University degree (accounting degree strongly preferred; business, finance or technology degree required)
  • At least 15 years of accounting and/or financial service experience
  • Strong knowledge of Private Markets requirements and operations
  • Solid experience and track record in business development and management
  • Strong leadership, written and verbal communication skills

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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