Project Management, AVP

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
29 Sep 2022
29 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for:
The Project manager will provide project management expertise to support the implementation of a new banking and payments infrastructure.

Why this role is important to us:
The Global Banking Modernization (GBM) team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Process Delivery (GTCB). GBM is a multi-year global program the will provide best in class banking and payments functionality for State Street. The new functionality touches almost every business area within the organization including, Global Process Delivery, Global Markets, Custody, Global Treasury, Global Credit Finance, Finance, AML and Credit Risk.

What you will be responsible for:
As Project Manager, AVP you will:
  • Independently manage program workstream(s) and deliverables
  • Interact with a large global program team
  • Create & execute project plans, revise as appropriate to meet changing needs & requirements
  • Manage project financials, risks and issues
  • Create and manage project documentation and checklists
  • Resolve and escalate project and operational issues in a timely fashion
  • Effectively communicate progress and escalations
  • Interpret project needs and work to meet those needs, offer assistance and advice on standard practical issues
  • Identify, develop and deploy process improvements leading to service level improvements and/or unit cost & operational risk reduction.
  • Understand, follow and demonstrate compliance with all relevant internal policies and procedures, as well as provide input to further development of best practices.
  • Conduct Post Implementation Review as needed
  • Ad-hoc problem resolving
  • Other priorities per management requirement, e.g. team development and governance

What we value:
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking
  • Creative problem-solving skills and decision making skills
  • Project management experience in large complex projects

  • Education & Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in Business or Finance
  • 5-7+ years of relevant industry experience - financial services with banking and/or payments experience preferred
  • Project management experience in large complex projects
  • Initiative, self-motivation and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relationship management skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Sense of urgency when performing tasks and projects; ability to respond to shifting priorities
  • PC Skills - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Project, Flowcharting, Visio
  • PMP Certification - Preferred, but not required

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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