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Project Leader supporting UK business, Senior Associate

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by State Street UK

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13 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Job Description

Project Management responsibilities:
  • Project Leader supports project execution to ensure that activities are carried out in accordance with established specifications, schedules and budgets. Project Leader is responsible for all project's areas: scope/ schedule/ risk & issues identification and mitigation
  • The jobholder may independently run smaller projects and assist the Project Manager/Programme Manager with large regional projects
  • The jobholder will primarily support State Street business in the UK
  • The jobholder will primarily be accountable for different types of projects depending on specific assignment: transitions / regulatory / process improvement / product
  • Works with internal stakeholders to implement governance and reporting structures
  • Ensures efficient communication and relationship management with multiple stakeholders including Sponsors, Senior Management, PMO, project members, business units, end users
  • Reports project progress status
  • Supports prioritization and time management to multiple projects/tasks in parallel
  • Ensures adherence to State Street's internal Project Management methodologies and standards
  • Provides ad-hoc reporting according to needs of stakeholders
  • Ensures collaboration with other PMO team members on local PMO processes

PMO responsibilities:
  • Maintenance of Project Log for entire portfolio of State Street UK projects, ensuring adherence to prescribed governance and associated Project Management frameworks.
  • Key point of contact for UK related projects, SME guidance & co-ordination of UK-specific controls and governance requirements
  • Involvement in forecasting of new change activities
  • Project management reporting incl. weekly change requests and monthly status reporting
  • Project Management tools, training & templates development
  • Guidance and expertise on global change methodology and processes

Core business requirements:
  • 1-3 years of proven project management experience (preferably in financial services)
  • Additional Lean/Process Reengineering experience will be considerable advantage
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of Project Management Institute Standards or certification (e.g. CAPM/PMP) will be a considerable advantage/ sharepoint software
  • Proficiency in English is a must.

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 remote / virtual meetings (via Teleconference, Video Conference, Webex, etc.)
  • Strong relationship management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Continuous improvement mindset

Reference: 671251779