EMEA Business Continuity Director, VP
Who we are looking for
This primary objective of this role is to represent Global Markets (GM) EMEA as Business Continuity Director and Planner, responsible for managing and providing leadership for Business Continuity (BC) matters across all Global Markets business lines in EMEA. Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world. Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for. What you will be responsible for
Represent Global Markets (GM) EMEA as Business Continuity Director and Planner
Enhance senior management awareness and focus on true recoverability
Better position GM to be in compliance with program standards and regulatory guidance globally
Improve timeliness of business impact, decision making and dependency knowledge during an incident
Coordinate Business Continuity activities of the division with Global Continuity Services as necessary
Respond timely to implementation of new program requirements based on best practices and external factors (such as regulatory guidance)
Educate GM business leaders on BC ans assist in resolving any identified issues
Manage continuity incidents across GM and coordinate with the Global Incident Management Program
Liaise with external counterparties and Industry forums and feedback insights to improve
Support the 'Risk Excellence' culture within the business
Adhere to limits of delegation and escalation procedures required by your manager so that you comply with internal policies and external regulations What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and escalate issues in good time.
Ability to multi-task.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship skills, that include the ability to build productive working relationships across teams and functions; and the ability to foster an environment of open communication; Ability to work collaboratively with other business units.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - PP, Teams, Word, Excel, Access
GM business knowledge of both operational and technical components to support the performance of GM functions and cross-unit dependencies
Well rounded understanding of business continuity topics and/or information security topics Additional requirements
Ability to work collaboratively with other business units.
Resolve issues and prioritize actions in the absence of the direct manager
Pro-actively takes ownership; can identify and resolve variety of issues; communicate to appropriate parties; escalate as required.
Contribute to a wide variety of initiatives as a dependable and flexible resource.
Respond with answers in a timely manner so that others can then resolve their impacted issues.
Track outstanding issues; be detailed oriented and prioritize effectively.
Management skills necessary to lead a team of non-direct reports 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, 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 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.
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