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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
Project Leader, hybrid, Senior Associate
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a professional with 1-3 years of project management experience from financial services industry. As a Project Leader you will support project execution to ensure that activities are carried out in accordance with established specifications, schedules and budgets. You will be responsible for all project’s areas: scope/ schedule/ risk & issues identification and mitigation.
As a Project Leader you may independently run smaller projects and assist the Project Manager/Program Manager with large regional projects.

 
Why this role is important to us?

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate. SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

 

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and Gdańsk or Kraków office to match your needs and role requirements.


Your new role


As a Project Leader, Senior Associate you will:

  • Be accountable for different types of projects depending on specific assignment: transitions / regulatory / process improvement / product

  • Work with internal stakeholders to implement governance and reporting structures

  • Ensure efficient communication and relationship management with multiple stakeholders including Sponsors, Senior Management, PMO, project members, business units, end users

  • Report project progress status

  • Support prioritization and time management to multiple projects/tasks in parallel

  • Ensure adherence to State Street’s internal Project Management methodologies and standards

  • Provide ad-hoc reporting according to needs of stakeholders

  • Ensure collaboration with other PMO team members on local PMO processes

PMO responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of Project Log for entire portfolio, ensuring adherence to prescribed governance and associated Project Management frameworks.

  • Involvement in forecasting of new change activities

  • Project management reporting incl. weekly change requests and monthly status reporting

  • Project Management tools, training & templates development

  • Guidance and expertise on global change methodology and processes


What we value

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of proven project management experience (preferably in financial services/ funds industry)

  • Additional Lean/Process Reengineering experience will be considerable advantage

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Knowledge of Project Management Institute Standards or certification (e.g. CAPM/PMP) will be a considerable advantage/ sharepoint software

  • Proficiency in English is a must.

Desired soft skills and competencies:

  • Well-developed communication and negotiation skills.

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills including experience in remote / virtual meetings (via Teleconference, Video Conference, Webex, etc.)

  • Strong relationship management skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Problem solving ability

  • Continuous improvement mindset

What we offer

  • Permanent contract of employment from day one

  • Additional holidays (Birthday Day Off, 3rd and 5th year anniversary Day Off)

  • Gold 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


 

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.

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.

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

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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  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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