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Continous Improvement Consultant, Officer

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by State Street UK

Kraków, Kraków Poland
13 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Job Description General Management responsibilities:
  • 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 Process Reengineering-type projects.
  • The jobholder may be involved in Transition-type projects transferring work into/out of Poland.
Project Management responsibilities:
  • 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

Process Improvement/Change Management responsibilites:
  • Supports business in identifying broken processes and value opportunities by providing leadership and technical expertise for development and implementation of different process improvement ideas
  • Leads and delivers on process reengineering projects that drive strategic change at State Street Poland
  • Coaches and trains staff in the use of continuous improvement tools
  • Facilitates Lean best practices/knowledge sharing across the entire organization
  • Works with local, regional and global Lean Champions to build problem-solving capabilities and support culture change at State Street Poland.
Core business requirements:
  • 3-5 years of proven project management experience (preferably in leading continous improvement initiatives).
  • Good knowledge of project management and continuous improvement methodologies & techniques (e.g. PMP, Prince, BPMN, Lean/Six Sigma Green/Black Belt)
  • Proficiency in English is a must.

Core soft skills:
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Evidence of strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent managerial skills enabling managing project team working under tight deadlines.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills including experience in face to face presentations to senior management.
  • Strong relationship management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills

Reference: 671251795