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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Gdańsk
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Senior Project Manager, hybrid, Assistant Vice President
Location: Gdańsk

Who we are looking for

The role will be responsible for supporting the EMEA Business by leading the team responsible for active project management of all incoming work migrations. This will be done in cooperation with the Global Footprint Strategy team and observing all the rules collected in the Migration Playbook.

The role will interact within Poland, EMEA and Globally, very often with Senior Management

This role can potentially be performed fully remotely from home within Poland area.

What you will be responsible for

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the EMEA Migrations Team and supervise delivery of all Migrations under the Team’s remit. Be the Team’s final gate keeper (eg. “go-no-go decision” on each transition) and the local escalation point.

  • Be the source of knowledge for all the Migrations Playbook related questions. Actively share this knowledge and build Migrations team visibility/recognition.

  • Consistently manage Transitions update to various Stakeholders (specifically PL Management Team), using various Steerco Meetings, Reports, Knowledge sharing sessions, etc.

  • Collaborate with wide range of senior stakeholders to improve pace of delivery and quality of execution by increasing efficiency through digitization and adoption of transformative ideas.

  • Manage escalations and proactively hold various stakeholders accountable. Escalate delays in a timely manner. Also continuously find alternate ways of driving resolution.

  • Consistently manage all EMEA and Global Team reporting. Offer improvements on the reporting process and cooperate with other Transitions Managers and wider GFS teams

Education & Preferred Qualifications

Drive development within the team through regular 1:1 meetings, performance reviews & ongoing coaching. Navigate the team through change and help them adapt. Minimize attrition, maximize development & maintain employee engagement. Differentiate performance by providing input into the mid-year, end-year and TCP processes for all subordinates.

  • University degree

  • Formal project management certification (eg: LEAN, PMI or Prince II) would be an advantage

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Experience delivering and supporting change programmes in the Financial Services/Banking industry (ideally work migrations)

  • Proven Team management experience

  • Experience with project management protocols, end to end project lifecycle and an understanding of good governance standards

  • Experience with continuous improvement processes with an ability to identify more efficient and effective ways of working and reporting

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Very strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Successful track record in problem-solving

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines

  • Ability to anticipate challenges and opportunities

  • Ability to influence people without direct reporting lines

  • Negotiating skills/stakeholder management

  • Self-starting with the ability to operate without or take steps to define clear guidance on required outcomes

What we offer

  • Permanent contract of employment 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

  • Employee savings plan

  • Multisport Card

  • 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 programs

  • 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.


  • iconProject Management, Banking
  • iconEnglish
  • iconGdańsk, pomorskie

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