Procurement Project Manager, AVP

State Street
Krakow, Poland
Not disclosed
27 Jan 2021
26 Feb 2021
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Your new role

The AVP of Procurement will be a part of the transformation team that supports transformation activities within Accounts Payable and Procurement departments.

Who we are looking for

A person with project management and process transformation experience combined with in-depth expertise in the areas of Procurement / Strategic Sourcing / Accounts Payable.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Procurement Project Manager you will

  • Help support Transformation activities within the AP / Procurement department, including tracking save opportunities.
  • Collaborate and interface with Transformation Office, Initiative Owners, and Procurement personnel. Including process troubleshooting and design.
  • Partner with Initiative owners on the reporting and execution of large initiatives. Follow up on transformation related requests from Sponsors, Stakeholders and Transformation Office.
  • Support Procurement initiatives and transformation activities, including monthly reporting to the senior leadership
  • Manage and lead projects for their entire cycle, or certain parts in for bigger and more advanced projects
  • Collaborate with various Category Managers
  • Manage project lifecycle, preset project results and deliverables

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • 10 years of professional experience preferably from international work environment including 4+ years in Project Management together with 4+ years of Strategic Sourcing / Procurement / Category Management / Accounts Payable
  • Experience in process transformation is preferred
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principals would be an asset
  • Excellent data analysis and data visualization skills are preferred
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong change agent and execution skill set
  • Proven self-starter who can work independently and with teams, effectively juggle multiple priorities, and has a strong track record of delivering outstanding results
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to influence cross-functionally
  • Personal resilience to work within an extremely fast-paced, ambiguous environment
  • Ability to manage challenging stakeholders diplomatically

What we offer

  • Fully remote work possibility
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Additional holiday entitlement
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway

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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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