Who we are looking for
We are looking for a Senior Associate to manage product enhancements and implementation of our Alpha for Private Markets Fund Insights framework. The Fund Insights framework digitizes the back office accounting NAV production for private markets. The candidate will have strong business systems analysis skills, data management experience and an understanding of business intelligence tools and principles to partner with business stakeholders and IT colleagues.
The successful candidate must be inquisitive, have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, demonstrate an ability to liaise between business/implementation and technology teams, and collaborate with various audiences to build consensus on what constitutes a successful project outcome. The candidate will manage and test initiatives priorities and assist the team to create the implementation playbook for our Alpha for Private Markets Fund Insights framework.
Why this role is important to us
State Street is making a multi-year strategic investment in Private Markets. The first phase of our strategy was the acquisition of Mercatus which enabled and the launch of Alpha for Private Markets, which is a unique front to back technology and service offering built for private markets managers and allocators across the multiple sub-segments. State Street will continue to invest in our Alpha for Private Markets platform to deliver scale, automation and data insights; this role is responsible for managing the development priorities and creating a scalable playbook for execution of our current and new clients onto the platform.
What you will be responsible for
As Private Markets Product Development and Business Implementation – Senior Associate you will
Work with the business and technology teams to enhance the frameworks, adding new functionalities
Onboard beta clients for new functionality; create a playbook and train the Private Markets Automation Implementation team
Prioritize enhancements to the product and manage the IT projects
Manage the enhancement priorities including creating functional requirements specifications
Provide user acceptance testing (UAT)
Subject matter experts to the Private Markets Automation Delivery team to standardize and create best practices
What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
A combination of proven performance, business acumen, and critical thinking skills
Strong written and verbal communication, influencing and collaboration skills including the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior stakeholders and participants
Comfort with change and ambiguity
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Minimum of 1-2 years of Project Management/Business Analysis experience
Strong business systems analysis skills, data management experience and an understanding of business intelligence tools and principles
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, MS Project)
Knowledge of project management methodologies
Self-motivated professional with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and goals
What we offer
- Permanent contract from day one
- Additional holidays (Birthday Day Off, 3rd and 5th year anniversary Day Off)
- VIP medical package for employees and their families (partner and children)
- Premium life insurance package and private pension plan
- Wide range of soft skills training, technical workshops, language classes and development programs
- Opportunities to volunteer your time to company-driven initiatives, employee networks or organizations of your choice
- Variety of well-being programms
Apply today – we are committed to teaching you the ropes for your successful career in State Street
Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.