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Head of German Depositary, Vice President

State StreetAbout the company

State Street

aleja Grunwaldzka 411-415

Gdańsk

Technologies we use

Expected

  • English

About the project

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced manager with good understanding of Depositary role. The major focus of this role is to manage German Depositary processes delivery from Poland, in line with the company strategy and resources in Poland location. Individual must have an understanding of German Depositary model as well as respective depositary regulations and service requirements. Budget managing understanding is required. Depositary Services are controlled tasks with responsibility to investors, regulators and clients. The level of services requires good knowledge and understanding of investment services. Poland is taking more responsibilities year by year, with the ability to be an active partner within EMEA Depositary change and standardization processes.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

Your responsibilities

  • Lead a Team of 140 employees servicing German Depositary Services.

  • Develop, motivate, assess and ensure the competency level of staff

  • Plan and execute the respective budget

  • Create, organize and implement the appropriate risk management and control environment

  • Organize and lead the cooperation with our business partners

  • Ensure the proper documentation is up-to-date and in place (SLAs, SOPs, etc.)

  • Be accountable for delivery of KPI/KRI, governance, audit reports and other MI reporting as required

  • Manage all phases and aspects of comprehensive operating model re-design to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes

  • Ensure all projects are properly managed, follow the required methodology and meet the objectives

  • Handle harmonization and standardization of processes across all Depositary teams

Our requirements

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance or Business related area

  • Professional Certificate in International Investment Fund Services or an equivalent

  • 7+ years of experience in managerial positions

  • Fluency in English; knowledge of German will be an advantage

  • Excellent people management and leadership skills

  • Ability to keep teams’ motivated

  • Strong concentration on execution and delivery

  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Client focus approach

  • Processes reengineering

  • Agile approach in building processes, solutions, structure to manage effectively number of controls across all assets’ classes within functional models.

  • Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills

  • Risk excellence approach and risk assessment skills

  • Strategic thinking, long term planning

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours (subject to the existing business needs)

  • Interesting, non-repetitive process

  • Possibility to Work From Home (subject to existing business needs)

  • Employee savings plan

  • Premium life insurance package

  • VIP medical package

  • International operating environment

  • Language classes

  • Soft skills trainings

  • Technical workshops

  • Benefits

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • flexible working time

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.

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State Street was named one of the “Forbes Poland’s Best Employers of 2021".