Project Manager, Officer (Italy support)
Project Manager is responsible for meeting project goals within agreed scope, time and budget primarily supporting State Street Italy.
The jobholder may also assist the Programme Manager / Portfolio Manager with large regional projects.
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;
Efficient communication and relationship management with multiple stakeholders including (Sponsors, Senior Management, PMO, project members, business units, end users)
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)
Adherence to State Street’s internal Project Management methodologies and standards
Ad-hoc reporting according to needs of stakeholders.
Risk and Issues identification and mitigation
Reports project progress status
Performing Lean / Process Reengineering data analysis
Collaboration with other PMO team members on local PMO processes
Core business requirements
3-5 years of proven experience in financial institution (preferably fund accounting)
Proven project management experience. Knowledge / Experience in IT implementation projects will be considered an advantage
Knowledge of Project Management Institute Standards or certification (e.g. PMP) will be a considerable advantage.
Fluent English, knowledge of Italian 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