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State Street Bank
Project Manager, hybrid, Officer
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
Project Manager, hybrid, Officer
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a professional with 3-5 years of project management experience from financial services industry. As a Project Manager you will be responsible for meeting project goals with agreed scope, time and budget. You will oversee project to ensure that activities are carried out in accordance with established specifications, schedules and budgets.

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 Manager, Officer you will:

  • Lead engagement work planning, scoping, and budget development in line with engagement strategy and deliverables; assembles engagement team

  • Provide overall engagement management, including work plan, issue resolution, and close management of scope change

  • Be responsible for efficient communication and relationship management with multiple stakeholders including (Sponsors, Senior Management, PMO, project members, business units, end users)

  • Be responsible for prioritization and time management to support multiple projects/tasks in parallel

  • Management of a temporary project team within the matrix reporting structure (depending on assignment)

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

  • Deliver ad-hoc reporting according to needs of stakeholders

  • Identify and mitigate risk and issues

  • Report project progress status

  • Perform Lean/Process Reengineering data analysis

  • Collaborate with other PMO team members on local PMO processes

What we value

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of proven project management experience; excellent project management skills, extensive project management experience and training.

  • Knowledge/Experience in IT implementation projects will be considered as an advantage

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

  • Knowledge of the financial industry, in particular the funds industry will be considered as an advantage

  • Fluent command of English is a must

  • Advanced PC literacy including MS Office applications (Excel, Word), Outlook, Collaborate/SharePoint, MS Project

Desired soft skills and competencies:

  • Evidence of strong communication and negotiation skills

  • Excellent managerial skills enabling managing project team working under tight deadlines

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills including experience in face to face presentations to senior management

  • Strong relationship management skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Problem solving ability.

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.

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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Recruitment process for this position has ended.


  • iconProject Management, BPO/SSC
  • iconEnglish
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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