State Street SSGA PMO - Senior Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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As a Senior Project Manager in SSGA’s Beacon Project Management Office (PMO), you will oversee all phases of the project lifecycle for strategic, cross-functional business initiatives in the SSGA Beacon Program. These projects may involve process optimization, systems implementation, operating model restructure, risk mitigation and controls, or new revenue opportunities. You are a self-starter who is comfortable with uncertainty and deadline pressure, and possess general knowledge of the asset management industry and the processes that support it.

You will lead the end-to-end planning and management of multiple projects to ensure delivery within expected timeframes, budget and business objectives. You excel in -

  • Coordinating communication with, and managing the expectations of, senior management, business partners and the SSGA Beacon Program Leadership
  • Overseeing the definition, management and control of project scope and priorities
  • Developing, maintaining and adjusting project schedules and resource plans
  • Identifying and managing project risks
  • Creating timely, clear and accurate project progress reports
  • Motivating project team members and partners to meet project objectives

Who you are –

  • You apply a global, strategic perspective to solving business challenges
  • You cultivate long-term relationships with internal clients that encourage future partnership opportunities with the PMO
  • You enjoy mentoring and managing junior staff
  • You work collaboratively with other members of the PMO

What you bring -

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum; Master’s / MBA preferred
  • PMP certification a plus, but not required
  • 10+ years of financial services and project management experience
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills and experience in the implementation of investment management business solutions
  • Exposure to investment management operations, front office and middle office platforms, and billing processes
  • Knowledgeable of Lean, process modeling and data modeling techniques
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, facilitation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in and lead global teams; international experience a plus
  • Proficient in MS Project, Powerpoint, Excel, Visio



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Job Title: SSGA PMO - Senior Project Manager

Job ID: 169305

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston