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Alpha Solutions Analyst, Assistant Vice President

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 27, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As Alpha Solutions Analyst you will:
  • Work with the Sector sales team to develop strategy for Alpha Service prospects, prepare client proposals and presentation materials and present at prospective client meetings throughout the pre-contract phase of discovery and due diligence.
  • Provide insight for Alpha solutions, developing in-depth knowledge of assigned project and/or product(s) by researching facets of the operation that are unclear and developing a concise picture of the current state.
  • Throughout a service definition/due diligence phase; Lead/attend client meetings, to agree business requirements, scope of services, maintain the project plans and provide support to the Project Lead and PMO, in researching and understanding the client requirements in greater depth.
  • Develop knowledge of other State Street products to recommend to their supervisor where they may be beneficial. This knowledge can be developed by meeting with product owners, performing research during down times, and as required in a client situation. This should also include developing knowledge of non-proprietary products being used in client organizations to determine how they can be leveraged or eliminated. Research via Internet and interviews with both the client and the developer will facilitate this knowledge development.
  • In addition, expand and advance solutions to for existing client issues or service additions. This includes conducting brainstorming and planning sessions with team members to facilitate the generation of these ideas. By documenting client specific issues and the current operating environment in concise and client presentable format, the candidate must be able to convey proper courses of action based on analysis and metrics.
  • Lastly -Actively communicate the status of work with other team members to ensure that everyone involved is fully informed, and if necessary re-allocate work.

Specific Duties:
  • Prepare client proposals (RFI/RFP) and presentation materials and present at prospective client meetings and consultant meetings, and identify cross sell opportunities, as part of the proposal. Assist in preparing project information by attending and facilitating client and internal meetings.
  • Assistance in creating deal financials, deal model across all services in scope - ensuring no duplication, assumptions and appropriate internal approvals. This includes the provision that all new business activities follow the established sales process including qualification, the approval process (Sell it Right / Deal Team), and maintain pipeline reporting. Active participation in new deal internal and joint steering committee meetings and escalation of issues as appropriate
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders including other business lines and corporate functions and external stakeholders, such as clients and consultants.
  • Prepare project planning materials and presentations & identifies gaps and discrepancies in information gathered during the Due Diligence process
  • Assist in the analysis of current processes and recommends solutions and improved processes. Assist in the documentation of SLA, operating models and transition plans. Drafts / review / negotiate detailed requirements and documentation such as scope of services
  • Maintaining tracking documents during the service definition phase.
  • Assist the Onboarding & Technology teams in the data migration conversion process and the data initialization of newly deployed Enterprise components.

Work Parameters Or Boundaries (e.g. Internal Procedures)
  • Display a culture of individual ownership of tasks to embed a clear individual sense of accountability in performing the role
  • Provide appropriate management information as required to support business unit decision making
  • Ensure that the highest level of the Code of Conduct is displayed in your behaviour
  • 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
  • Liaises with colleagues within other State Street offices and teams globally. Ensure all activities are compliant with corporate standards
  • Maintain clear and effective communications with immediate colleagues and Senior Management
  • Adheres to internal procedures and best practices at all times

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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