Corporate Systems Portfolio Management Office Lead  …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street Corporation
Corporate Systems Portfolio Management Office Lead
Who we are looking for
The role of the Portfolio Management Office Lead, Corporate Systems is to provide leadership for developing and implementing the Portfolio Management Office (PMO) model for State Street Corporate Systems. The PMO Lead reports to the Corporate Systems Strategy & Operations Managing Director and may have Vice President / Assistant Vice President level regional leads based in Boston, India, China and other global locations.

What you will be responsible for
As Corporate Systems PMO Lead, you will
  • Oversee the portfolio, including governance processes, intake processes, prioritization, roadmap planning and execution
  • Develop metrics that measures the portfolio performance through quantitative and qualitative measures
  • Ensure that the portfolio of roadmaps and project plans are current, integrated and aligned to the strategic goals of the department
  • Define and ensure appropriate resource allocation and project prioritization processes
  • Partner closely with Corporate CIO and COO to develop, communicate, and reinforce a clear criteria for prioritization and project justification
  • Provide business consulting to ensure that strategies are aligned to technical strategies and delivered upon consistently for value; be able to analyze, understand and communicate the tradeoffs involved with generation and prioritization decisions
  • Create expert-level presentations to communicate with executive and senior leaders across the organization
  • Define & champion policies, guidelines and best practices for change management and business readiness
  • Develop an approach for ongoing communication and highlighting of PMO success stories

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to collect, absorb, and analyze information quickly and independently
  • Executive communication (verbal and written) skills and an ability to communicate complex technical information in simpler terms
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Highly motivated, with the ability to take initiative, set priorities and perform tasks with minimal guidance
  • Excellent follow-through, attention to detail and time management skills

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Individual has 10+ years of related experience in portfolio management, IT strategy consulting and/or operations leadership
  • Able to expertly drive the highest level phases of the portfolio management, while considering the business implications to the current and future business environment
  • Seasoned or highly motivated individual capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Proven track record of working through ambiguity and demonstrating influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to expertly communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong thought leader, strategic thinker and problem solver

Additional requirements

Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.