Senior Alpha Strategic Client Project Manager, AVP

State Street
Krakow, Gdansk, Poland
Not disclosed
15 Feb 2021
15 Mar 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for

A professional who will join the Strategic Client Projects team – a new group created under Alpha Professional Services.

The Service is delivered across all clients and covers most IT and Business implementation activities after on-boarding. Projects you will be involved in, are serviced end-to-end and include a full range of internal and external drives.

Why this role is important to us

State Street IMS is responsible for outsource service provision through leading edge technology and services for its clients. SSC has demonstrated excellent success in recent times with major client wins covering in excess of 10 locations worldwide, including UK, Europe, India and USA, for the outsource arrangements of Fund Accounting and Investment Operations. SSC are increasing its talent to support the planning, development and roll-out of the Enterprise project within the Investment Operations arena and require keen and experienced investment operations business professionals to play a key role in the delivery of a successful solution.

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 an Alpha Strategic Client Project Manager you will

  • Have a client-facing role and be the client’s main point of contact at a project level (usually facing the client PM).
  • Be ‘conspicuously’ available to client and will ensure key information is to hand.
  • Demonstrate a ‘can-do’ attitude to the client balanced carefully against SSB’s own capabilities,
  • strategy and commercial priorities.
  • Collaborate at early stages of the project to agree the appropriate level of service and delivery model.
  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of key business content (requirements, data files etc).
  • Embrace a ‘one team’ approach - promoting good communication and collaboration with other functions:
  • Portfolio/Program Management (inc. Client Change Relationship Management)
  • Project Analysis
  • Project Support
  • Be responsible for end-to-end delivery of one or more projects.
  • Develop, in conjunction with the client, third party and SSB stakeholder, plans and costs and will manage effectively including prioritisation and escalation as required.
  • Be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities and contributors involved in delivery.
  • Involve in key activities, including:
  • Establishing governance structure
  • Requirements gathering
  • Impact assessment
  • Planning, costs, resourcing
  • Managing IT requirements/requests
  • Operational and other business readiness
  • Test management
  • Implementation management
  • Cost tracking
  • Reporting
  • Managing working and steering groups
  • Document and log management
  • What we value

    These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Virtual team / matrix delivery management
  • Internal change processes
  • Drafting change documentation
  • Document management
  • Meeting management
  • Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or above.
  • At least 8 years of financial industry experience.
  • Project Management qualification (eg PRINCE or PMI).
  • Professional qualification in planning, business analysis or operational model design.
  • Recent experience in Project Management or Change Delivery within Operations, Finance or IT.
  • Client-facing experience.
  • Excellent English skills.
  • We offer

  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • 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 in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program 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 perspective 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 the 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 program 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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