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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Gdańsk
level iconLevel: specialist
published 2021/09/15
Governance Specialist, Senior Associate
Location: Gdańsk

Your new team

The Governance team primary role is to ensure adequate governance is in place within the Global AML Centre to support the effectiveness of Corporate Programs / Policies, minimizing regulatory, monetary and reputational risks for the team and the team's service recipients.

Your new role
Outsourcing Governance
Governance Specialist will be working closely with the Reporting Specialists to deliver periodic reporting to Service Recipients.

Team Governance

Governance Specialist will be coordinating the team’s governance requirements to adhere to Corporate Policies & Standards e.g. Business Continuity, Record Retention, Incident Management, Issues Management (exc. AML Program)


The person will be responsible and accountable for design and execution of FLOD metrics in support of the AML Program.

Job responsibilities:

  • Equip the team with subject matter expertise on governance practices to satisfy outsourcing obligations

  • Support Outsourcing Engagement Managers with due diligence requests / site visit coordination / risk assessments

  • Lead the periodic review process for all outsourced arrangements to which the team are party to

  • Coordinate and host Service Review Meetings for Service Recipients

  • Assess and validate implementation of corporate Programs, Policies / Standards for the Global AML Center

  • Consult with appropriate AML Center specialists to ensure procedures & controls are developed where necessary to adhere to corporate Programs, Policies, Standards

  • Develop / update Governance Team procedures / guidance notes / controls in accordance with standards, technology and operating model changes

  • Oversee the Global AML Center Standard Operating Procedure library to ensure timely review by procedure owner

  • Act as Liaison for the team on Privacy / Data Protection / Record Retention & Destruction

  • Attend and participate in AML awareness training sessions to continue to enhance the quality of deliverables

  • Promote adherence to standard operating procedures and controls

  • Coordinate and oversee various administrative responsibilities and tasks for the team

What we value

Specific Qualifications / Skills:

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills with strong attention to detail

• Evidence of strong communication & influencing skills

• Excellent verbal and written command of English with the ability to effectively communicate with different stakeholders using various tools

• Take initiative, exercise independent thinking, juggle multiple projects, set priorities, solve problems and meet aggressive deadlines in a fast paced environment

• Strong knowledge and capabilities in Excel, Macros, PowerPoint, reporting design and good Microsoft Word skills

• Experience with SharePoint would be an advantage

• Ability to lead various initiatives with confidence

• Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Previous Level Of Experience:

• Prior experience in working in an international environment; designing communications and / or preparing materials for senior stakeholders would be an asset

• Knowledge of Anti Money Laundering, Know Your Client and Financial Crime regulations, policies and processes is desirable

• Experience in data analysis and report production preferable

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.

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