State Street Project Consultant, Assistant Vice President in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

The Business Controls Program Management Office (PMO) supports the successful execution of projects for State Street’s Business Controls Office. The business control function focuses on mitigating risk from within the first line of defense through control monitoring and enhancement. As a member of the PMO, the Project Management Consultant will participate in project selection and lead the planning and management of a portfolio of projects focused on opportunities to improve State Street’s internal controls and risk management practices. Additionally, the Project Management Consultant will further the Business Controls PMO’s objective of delivering successful projects through effective planning, establishment of clear priorities and development and execution of project management methods to ensure that all resources function at optimal levels.

Responsibilities

  • Leads the end-to-end planning and management of multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Under direct supervision, plans, organizes and controls the activities of cross-functional project teams
  • Develops and maintains end-to-end project plans
  • Coordinates project scope control
  • Manages the change control process
  • Manages project staffing, including external resources and vendors
  • Coordinates overall project communications as well as risk and issue resolution
  • Under direction, manages end-to-end project budget
  • Coordinates project tracking and status reporting
  • Drives on-time and on-budget delivery of projects
  • Coordinates communication with sponsors and management concerning the project status and issues, including formal management reporting
  • Identifies and uses best practices for project management
  • Clearly communicates both verbally and in written format
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the impact of problems across the organization and facilitates a collaborative solution
  • Performs other tasks, as assigned

Requirements

  • 6-10 years of experience managing complex projects, preferably in a large, global financial services institution
  • Formal project management training and certifications
  • Proficiency with project management tools and techniques
  • Proven experience with risk and change management
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Effective at managing conflict and influencing others for results
  • Exceptional command of Microsoft Office suite (Microsoft Project, Visio, PPT and Excel )
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proven leader and collaborator
  • Experience in risk management, compliance and/or controls preferred
  • BS/BA

172522

Boston-MA-USA

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Job Title: Project Consultant, Assistant Vice President

Job ID: 172522

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston