Project Leader, Senior Associate Project Leader, Senior Associate …

State Street (Europe)
in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
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State Street (Europe)
in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street (Europe)
Project Leader, Senior Associate
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 Ireland;
  • 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, ensuring adherence to prescribed governance and associated Project Management frameworks;
  • 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.