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SSGA Business Associate, AVP

State Street
The City, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2021

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The Business Associate is responsible for providing direct support to SSGA's EMEA business across a range of strategic and tactical activities.  You will collaborate with members of the SSGA EMEA team to design, develop and execute strategic initiatives and business plans.  This role will provide an opportunity to build rewarding partnerships and to contribute - directly - towards driving SSGA's EMEA business forward.   

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, that provides services to the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors across the globe. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.

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

Open to remote

As Business Associate, you will:

  • Collaborate with business lines across SSGA to develop and implement business strategy

  • Measure performance of initiatives (including internal initiatives) relative to expectations

  • Prepare presentation materials, briefing notes and internal communications for senior leaders Support efforts to deliver SSGA's key strategic initiatives - including the development of SSGA EMEA's ESG proposition and the commercialization of this proposition

  • Drive delivery of SSGA EMEA's 'firm building' agenda - including townhalls, etc.

  • Build and maintain relationships with -internal teams across SSGA EMEA..  Partner with these teams as appropriate/as needed on key deliverables

  • Attend meetings and provide progress reports to the SSGA EMEA Chief of Staff

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal.  Mature outlook with the ability to handle sensitive information in a discrete manner

  • Strong time management skills. Able to multi-task

  • Solid problem solving skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Affinity for data analysis with solid quantitative skills

  • Team player who can cope with tight deadlines and multiple deliverables

  • Ability to build relationships across all areas of the firm

  • High levels of self-motivation, energy and initiative  Interest in financial markets

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 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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