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Who we are looking for State Street's Alpha Services Strategy, Solutioning and Implementation Team is seeking a qualified Alpha Transaction Management Implementation Manager, VP for the industry's first ever front to back client servicing platform. This leader will focus on driving end-to-end integration and interoperability for our Alpha clients focused on complex instrument types such as derivatives, bank loans and collateral management.
The Alpha Client Implementation Manager will be responsible for overseeing due diligence, driving the client solution design, flows, operational processes and business system functionality. Managing the implementation and onboarding plan, project timelines, conversion approach and post-go-live efforts for several simultaneous client implementations.
The successful candidate will also help define the long term business strategy for these complex instrument types, ensuring solutions developed for our Alpha Front to Back Platform meets the customer's and State Street business requirements, in alignment with the Alpha Strategy.
Why this role is important to us The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for As Alpha Transaction Management Implementation Manager, VP you will
Drive the delivery of cross-operations, high priority projects across all typical project phases
Work with external clients and portfolio managers to configure the Alpha platform for client-specific workflows
Project initiation and scoping including plan definition and managing realistic expectations for successful delivery with project stakeholders
Manage business analysis and requirements definition
Support ongoing project management including progress monitoring, reporting and quality assurance throughout the project
Build and manage strong relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders in Operations, Technology and the business, understanding competing priorities across these groups
Understand the firm's strategic plans, business, process and architecture in order to influence design and develop solutions
Work with Operations business units to assess and streamline processes in order to mitigate risk, cost or service issues and generate efficiencies
Collaborate with other teams to share approaches, develop best practices and improve team capabilities to successfully migrate clients
Become a product and platform Subject Matter Expert on State Street's Front-to-back platform
What we value
Proven ability to work effectively with senior management
Strong communication, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Ability to influence and work collaboratively across multiple organizations to reach common goals
Demonstrate excellent process and project management skills
Education & Preferred Qualifications
BS degree in Finance, Economics or Engineering
15+ years of industry experience with front, middle, and back office integration, functionality, and electronic trading platforms (i.e. Bloomberg PORT, CRD, BRS Aladdin, SimCorp Dimension, Fidessa Minerva, Eze Software, BBH Infomediary etc.)
Strong knowledge of existing State Street organizational constructs and teams required, in addition to deep understanding of middle and back office systems, functions and services supported at State Street
Strong Industry and regulatory experience across complex derivative and bank loan instruments
Experience with collateral management practices and processes
Expertise in MS Office including MS Visio, Project and PowerPoint
Strong understanding of transaction messaging protocols and format, XML, FIX, SWIFT, FPML etc.
SQL/database query skills a plus
Competency in SDLC & Agile Methodology and tools (i.e. JIRA, Rally, RTC)
Domestic and/or international travel may be required
This position may be also be based in Boston.
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. Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers