State Street AIS Business Strategy Consultant, Assistant Vice President in Boston, Massachusetts

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This position supports State Street Global Services, Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS) business and reports to a MD for Strategic Business Solutions supporting various programs and initiatives across AIS. This position will provide the candidate exposure across all AIS business lines, a strong foundation in project management, and a potential career path in program strategy and execution. The position is responsible for supporting a broad variety of activities across the team. A core responsibility will be assisting with project management activities such as maintaining project plans, migration flight plans, risk logs, action item trackers, etc. to drive results and transformation.

The AIS Business Solutions Consultant (AVP) will:

  • Support AIS Project Management Office (PMO) activities through management of project as well as its artifacts as needed, including managing, tracking and reporting on projects and program functions to drive successful execution

  • Lead the end-to-end planning and management of a small to medium project and/or lead a work stream within a large strategic initiative

  • Ensure that project scope and requirements and mandates are fully scoped out and documented, including coordinating project scope control

  • Assess, identify and mitigate the risk areas for each project activity and actively working on activities to manage the risk

  • Prepare PMO management reports, dashboards and presentations related to the program and/or activities

  • Interface and collaborate across key internal stakeholders (business, IT and project teams) and external parties to deliver results and ensure consistent service delivery, client solutions and client satisfaction

  • Participate in structuring, analyzing ad executing projects across the full breadth of AIS’s geographic markets and business lines

  • Facilitate working group sessions, as needed, to drive initiatives forward, including obtaining consensus and approval from all stakeholders

  • Support project manager to accomplish the project plan activities, including managing risks and issues as required

  • Support analysis on current and target state operating models, organizational designs, workflow and restructuring functions to determine optimal operating model strategy to drive the execution on target state models

  • Provide quantitative and qualitative analysis to inform strategic and transformation planning and decisions

The candidate will have strong analytical, project/time management, documentation skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and solid working knowledge of financial markets. The candidate will be required to work with a diverse group of individuals including Business Sponsors, Business Users, IT stakeholders, Project Managers and Subject Matter Experts – internal and external to State Street.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 10+ years of business experience, preferably in financial markets, business analysis and project management

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or equivalent. Working on a Master’s Degree or CFA is a plus

  • Strong knowledge of project and systems development lifecycles

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written to communicate across various levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight schedules

  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel and Word), SharePoint and Collaborate Community Sites

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written to communicate across various levels of the organization

  • Highly motivated self-starter willing and able to learn a great deal of information in a short period of time

  • Ability to work independently or as a team member on projects of varying size and scope

  • Ability to quickly adapt to constantly changing requirements and business needs

164067

Boston-MA-USA

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Job Title: AIS Business Strategy Consultant, Assistant Vice President

Job ID: 164067

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston