7 days old

Project Manager / Scrum Master

State Street
Boston, MA 02109
  • Job Code
    R-672663

Who we are looking for

The project manager/scrum master is responsible for supporting the tracking and implementation of methodologies, best practice standards and quality assurance activities in the active workstreams under the Business CIO Strategic Program Management structure.

What you will be responsible for

As a Project Manager/Scrum Master:

  • Produce and analyze Program & Project Level reporting to ensure the projects progress against key criteria such as cost, schedule, risks, issues and benefits and that these are accurately reflected
  • Support and maintain Program/Project level governance control procedures, such as resource utilization, change control and financials
  • Ensure the program and project deliverables are compliant to documented standards, templates and frameworks and are captured in agreed toolsets
  • Complete quality assurance reviews / checks to monitor the quality of the project reporting and deliverables to drive improvements. Proactively highlight and escalate delivery risks and issues to senior mgmt. providing an independent view of project & program health
  • Document & coordinate required meeting outputs, associated artefacts and action items
  • Identify trends and improvement opportunities, covering process enhancements, tool developments or introducing new tools, highlighting action plans to senior management
  • Provide system administration for key applications within the project delivery toolset, assisting in tool development and team learning
  • Creation of a continuous learning curriculum aligned to the core competencies for project & program management

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • 7+ Years Experience in a program management, project mgmt., or scrum master role
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting projects to successful conclusion
  • Familiarity and exposure to Waterfall, Agile and Iterative Methodologies
  • Experience in the refinement, deployment and general usage of standard governance methods
  • Experience in tracking & analyzing financials through planning and execution
  • Proven ability to effectively assess and mitigate project risks and dependencies
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral & written)
  • Used to working to tight deadlines, experienced in multi-tasking and is self-motivated
  • Flexibility and willingness to work autonomously
  • Experience and or exposure in SharePoint, Clarity, Rally, MS Project preferable

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree, Technical degree preferred

Additional requirements

Travel up to 25% might be required

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. Were driving the companys 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. Were 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 were making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, weve 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. Youll 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







Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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