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Data & Process Solutions Lead, VP - State Street Global Advisors

State Street

State Street

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

The Data & Process Solutions team within SSGA Investment Operations is seeking a highly motivated, innovative process improvement professional to serve as a Vice President of Data & Process. This role will collaborate with partners across the firm to drive operations strategy and lead execution of our data and process improvement initiatives. The individual will be responsible for managing our communications strategy and leading innovation across other areas of the firm.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic initiatives across the firm through process discovery and collaboration

  • Provide input to the Future of Operations strategy and organizational design

  • Communicate with partners to ensure key parties are aware of status, issues and changes

  • Advocate for and win management, stakeholder and partner “buy-in” on the value of our initiatives

  • Develop a framework to measure the success and return on investment for the team’s initiatives

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the organization

  • Identify and further develop talented analysts to ensure we have a deep pipeline of qualified and diverse candidates

  • Actively stay current on industry trends and technologies that may impact our Process Solutions function

  • Develop and maintain a strong network within the firm and industry in order to stay up to date on industry trends and emerging technologies

Additional Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Data Management, Investment Operations and Process Improvement

  • Prior experience as a strategic leader Operations

  • Ability to understand processes, data, control frameworks and the application of technology

  • Strong leadership and organizational awareness with ability to facilitate and resolve conflicts

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Prior business operations role with data focus

  • Experienced in managing/monitoring low-code platforms

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree

  • Project Management or Process Improvement Credentials (e.g. PMP, Design Thinking, Lean)

  • Data Management experience or credentials

  • Experience with Agile Development

  • Knowledge of low code applications such as Appian, Operin, Unqork

  • Knowledge of Data Management applications such as Informatica, Collibra

  • Capabilities with Tableau and/or Alteryx

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street Global Advisors

What We Do. As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world’s largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.

Our Mission. At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to Flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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.

Salary Range:

$100,000 - $167,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.