Product Manager, Officer

Employer
State Street Corporation
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
14413550
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Who we are looking for

State Street Global Markets (SSGM) FX Sales & Trading and Research (S&T&R) is State Street's Foreign Exchange (FX) Trading Business and Macro Strategy Research Team operating in 10 sites globally. To grow its business activities and provide superior service to our clients, SSGM is seeking to fill a product manager role. Work closely with senior Product Managers to lead and manage major product and business implementations for SSGM's Foreign Exchange business.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world.

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

What you will be responsible for

As Product Manager, Officer you will

Major Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate the demand management process, including collecting, organizing and vetting requests with the senior Product Managers, Business stakeholders and IT Product Owners.
  • Understand and document business requirements to ensure products developed maximize business value and meet or exceed requirements, and that benefits are realized.
  • Learn and help document (bring up to date) exiting business workflows (from both operational and technical perspective).
  • Assess and understand impacts of new products and technology on the business operating model.
  • Help manage Business stakeholder engagement, accountability and expectations. Proactively identify, influence and resolve business issues, with timely escalation as necessary.
  • Help develop and manage implementation and product rollout plans in conjunction with key business stakeholders and IT Product Owners.
  • Help coordinate and drive non-IT work (e.g. legal, compliance, ops) required to commercialize solution. Keep up to date with changing regulatory and corporate governance requirements.
  • Work with senior Product Managers to proactively prepare and communicate audience-appropriate project status, including steering committee updates.
  • Help to drive product rollout to business globally, including Business testing, training, business procedures and readiness.
  • Be prepared to lead one of the Corporate Governance/CIS/ISO initiatives impacting FX ST&R applications and/or business process to ensure compliance with latest requirements.
  • Be prepared to accommodate global off-hours meetings when necessary with colleagues in APAC and EMEA.
  • Stay abreast of SSGM business and industry developments.

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What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Strong willingness to learn systems, processes and new technical skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under own initiative as well
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very strong attention to detail

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education qualifications deemed appropriate in local market
  • Previous FX Front Office experience, including direct support of traders (preferred, but not required).
  • Ability to facilitate, working with a wide variety of audiences of varying levels.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to tailor messages to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Willingness to develop leadership skills with the ability to influence across all levels of the organization, working with global teams.
  • Experience leading or working on projects or initiatives (project work on the business side).
  • Willingness to learn technical aspects the business operating model, and help drive associated implementation tasks in support of the new operating model.
  • Previous business project or product management experience in an environment where the technology organization was working in the Agile development methodology is preferred.
  • Experience or willingness to learn how to plan, lead and implement business project plans.
  • Experience in product Analysis and Implementation
  • Intermediate or advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

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