Project Manager is responsible for meeting project goals within agreed scope, time and budget. The jobholder may also assist the Programme Manager / Portfolio Manager with large regional projects.
The jobholder will be primarily accountable for Transition-type projects transferring work into / out of Poland
The jobholder may be involved in Lean / Process improvement type projects depending on specific assignments
Project Management / Change Management
Project Manager oversees projects to ensure that activities are carried out in accordance with established specifications, schedules and budgets;
Leads engagement work planning, scoping, and budget development in line with engagement strategy and deliverables; assembles engagement team;
Provides overall engagement management, including work plan, issue resolution, and close management of scope change;
Ensures efficient communication and relationship management with multiple stakeholders including (Sponsors, Senior Management, PMO, project members, business units, end users)
Secures prioritization and time management to support multiple projects / tasks in parallel
Provides management of a temporary project team within the matrix reporting structure (if applicable)
Secures adherence to State Street’s internal Project Management methodologies and standards
Produces required reporting according to needs of stakeholders.
Provides risk and Issues identification and mitigation
Performs Lean / Process Reengineering data analysis if applicable
Collaborates with other PMO team members on local PMO processes
Core business requirements
3-5 years of proven project management experience (preferably in transitioning of financial services). Additional Lean / Process Reengineering experience will be considerable advantage
Excellent project management skills, extensive project management experience and training.
Knowledge of Project Management Institute Standards or certification (e.g. PMP) will be a considerable advantage
Proficiency in English is a must. Knowledge of other language will be an advantage
Core soft skills
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.
Continuous improvement mindset
Knowledge of financial industries
Advanced PC literacy including MS Office applications (Excel, Word), Outlook, Collaborate / SharePoint, MS Project