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State Street Bank
Alpha Implementation Workstream Lead/Analyst, State Street Alpha, Assistant Vice President
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Alpha Implementation Workstream Lead/Analyst, State Street Alpha, Assistant Vice President
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for

A candidate who can collaborate across STT products and services, who represents the STT enterprise culture traits and behaviors in order to deliver the Alpha solution to our clients. The Alpha Implementation team in EMEA reports into the Alpha Platform and Solutions team.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of a global, cross-divisional group supporting State Street AlphaSM. State Street AlphaSM redefines the common definition of ‘alpha’ to mean powering better performance and outcomes at every point on the investment lifecycle and is the first open platform from a single provider that connects the front, middle and back office. It harmonizes data, technology and services across trusted providers to help our clients better manage their businesses. Join us if making your mark in an ever-changing, increasingly complex and competitive industry is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Alpha Implementation Workstream Lead/Analyst you will:

  • Plan and manage a single or multiple workstreams for a client implementation
  • Working with cross functional teams to break down the scope of work down into blocks of delivery, defining clear activities and accountability
  • Developing a detailed workstream project plan
  • Capturing of business requirements and reaching agreement on Target Operating Models in partnership with business architect, global implementation, product and BAU teams
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of assigned project and/or product(s) by researching facets of the operation that are unclear and developing a concise picture of the current / strategic state and working with the Alpha Implementation lead, global implementation, business architecture and product owners to define a solution which is fit for purpose.
  • Managing the solution delivery and proactively monitoring progress against the agreed plan
  • Resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action with key stakeholders
  • Proactively managing the workstream’s risks, issues, dependencies and escalate appropriately
  • Input into the design of the program milestone planning and the development and testing phases of a Middle Office IT Implementation project
  • Participating in internal project governance forums clearly articulating workstream status and key issues
  • Managing internal and external senior stake holders including reporting the progress of the workstream at regular intervals to the Alpha Implementation Lead and Programme lead
  • Manage the project transition and hand off to BAU

Additional requirements

  • Ability to understand and document complex processes, while distilling information for easy consumption by a wide variety of stakeholder groups
  • Comfortable in bridging the gap between technical/product teams and the BAU teams
  • Organised and focused on delivery
  • A self-starter who is ready to own responsibility
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives within a wider project/programme in a fast pace environment
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity

What we value

  • Leadership and ability to bring together teams across different levels and disciplines within the organization
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, decision making and relationship management skills
  • Experience in managing large scale, multi-location projects, across multiple business lines and corporate functions
  • The Enterprise Culture traits and behaviors – Choose to own it, Break through Silos, Deliver results through integrity, Do Better Every Day, Care for colleagues, clients and community

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified with a financial or analytical discipline preferred, or relevant experience within the financial services industry
  • Minimum of 5 years of Middle Office experience preferably with Blackrock Aladdin
  • Experience in projects incl. IT projects
  • Strong experience with MS Office (e.g. Visio, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Confluence/JIRA is an advantage
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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