J.P. Morgan

CIB DPS F&BM Tools and Transformation - Program Manager Associate

J.P. Morgan
Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
Highly competitive compensation package
28 Jun 2022
19 Jul 2022
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Contract type
Full time
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Job Description

The Digital and Platform Services Finance and Business Management (DPS F&BM) organization is responsible for planning and tracking the budget and hiring for the Corporate Investment Bank’s Technology and Operations organization, as well as advising the business on how to invest in those organizations.  Performing this function involves inputting data across a multitude of systems and then making decisions based on data coming out of those systems.

The complex systems architecture involved currently leads to a significant amount of effort spent reconciling data discrepancies and manual efforts in assembling data prior to presenting to our business partners to help drive the business.  An effort is underway to simplify our data architecture by establishing a central data repository to combine data from the various golden sources and model it in a way that can be more easily accessed by our users using Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, Alteryx, and other proprietary tools. 

As a Program Manager you will lead and deliver the launch of this new data repository and act as ongoing Product Owner for the repository, helping to shape its strategic roadmap and partner with technology to prioritize the development backlog.  You will partner closely with a dedicated Information Architect to develop a strategic data model which will be exposed to various Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau and other bespoke reporting and data exploration tools.  You will face off to consumers of our data which can range from dashboard developers to end users with bespoke reporting requirements and ensure they are able to acquire the data they need in an efficient manner.

In this role you will be responsible for end-to-end project delivery following the Project Life Cycle. You will partner with key business and technology partners to analyze business/operational processes, identify business and operational requirements, oversee technology build, manage user testing, and coordinate solution implementation. The Project Manager is accountable for providing senior management comprehensive project updates.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support specific workstreams within individual projects and assist in the development and deployment of the Strategic Operating model
  • Collaborate with sub-working groups or create key project deliverables (data analysis to drive operational or organizational decisions, process flows, RACI diagrams, communications) to support development of strategic operating model
  • Assist key working groups or remediation of key program issues or risks to closure
  • Partner with external operational leadership, functional SMEs, key stakeholders consumers in the design and implementation of the global operating model for operations (roles/responsibilities, location strategy, control framework)
  • Develop end to end change management plans to transition from current state to target operating model
  • Day-to-day maintenance of project plans, metrics, risk/issues as well as development and occasional presentation of project status reports/updates to the organization and senior management
  • Provide project or business analysis support as necessary on other projects (e.g. product on-boarding)
  • Manage communication of status updates to stakeholders and Senior Management through scorecards
  • Provide business and data analysis to large, cross line of business initiatives; analyzing and documenting key business discussions and requirements, managing timelines, risks, issues, and dependencies tracking action items and other project related materials

Candidate Requirements

  • 4+ years project management experience
  • Finance, Accounting or Risk experience a plus
  • Experience in developing project plans, business analysis, and their execution
  • Experience in operational, process or organizational design and related change management activities
  • Strong analytical capabilities and attention to detail; capable of synthesizing and summarizing complex data or findings to drive decision making
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate personal initiative, ownership and accountability
  • Effective interpersonal, relationship building and influencing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) and partner with key stakeholders to help advance project agenda
  • Able to work in a fast paced, results driven environment
About Us
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
About the Team

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world. 
Global Finance & Business Management works to strategically manage capital, drive growth and efficiencies, maintain financial reporting and proactively manage risk. By providing information, analysis and recommendations to improve results and drive decisions, teams ensure the company can navigate all types of market conditions while protecting our fortress balance sheet.  For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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