Junior Program Manager - State Street Global Advisors, AVP

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
11 Mar 2023
10 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who We Are Looking For State Street Global Advisors is looking for a dynamic junior project manager with strong personal and problem solving skills who wants to be part of a major transformation initiative. The ideal candidate will bring a natural curiosity to learn about all aspects of SSGA's business and be able to leverage that knowledge to ensure project goals are met.

Why This Role Is Important To Us The Junior Project Manager will provide project management and problem solving expertise to support the implementation of the State Street Alpha platform within State Street Global Advisors. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in all phases of this multiyear transformation project that touches all aspects of SSGA.
As Junior Project Manager, you will:
  • Create and manage project documentation and checklists
  • Resolve and escalate project and operational issues in a timely fashion
  • Effectively communicate progress and escalations
  • Interpret project needs and work to meet those needs, offer assistance and advice on standard practical issues
  • Identify, develop and deploy process improvements leading to service level improvements and/or operational risk reduction.
  • Understand, follow and demonstrate compliance with all relevant internal policies and procedures, as well as provide input to further development of best practices.
  • Conduct Post Implementation Review as needed
  • Ad-hoc problem resolving
  • Interact with a large global program team
  • Ability to be firm about deadlines
  • Strong bias for action and a passionate customer focus

These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking
  • Creative problem-solving skills and decision making skills
  • Outstanding influencing skills to unify and collaborate with teams with varied strengths
  • Initiative, self-motivation and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong relationship-building skills particularly in a globally dispersed, hybrid team
  • Sense of urgency when performing tasks and projects; ability to respond to shifting priorities
  • Experience working with technical teams and on technical projects

Education & Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors' degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5 years or more of experience in leading systems implementation, program/project execution, operations and/or process improvement engagements
  • Understanding of best practices for Identity Access Management
  • Experience with development teams - acting as a liaison with development teams or leading development teams
  • PC Skills - Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc), Jira and Confluence

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.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:
$80,000 - $132,500 Annual
The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.