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Strategic Execution - Project Manager II

Company: JPMorgan Chase
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
The Corporate & Investment Bank, Chief Data Office is a business-centric organization whose purpose is to unlock value for our stakeholders through timely delivery of high-quality, compliant data, that oversees the overall strategy and execution of the Corporate & Investment Bank data agenda.
The Reference Data Product team owns a suite of products and applications which are Systems of Record for the firm. The Reference Data Product organization ensures robust product architecture is developed in delivering the product vision & strategy. Products owned include external parties (Party Central), internal parties (Global Entity Management System (GEMS)), instruments (Global Information Management (GIM)), Reference Data as a Service (RDaaS), product taxonomies (Reference Data Hierarchy Product (RDHP)), as well as the new Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) utility. The Project Management team works in close partnership with external (Line of Business and Corporate Function) stakeholders, as well as internal (Reference Data) Product Solutions and Business Relationship Management leads to ensure that strategies are defined, planned and delivered, with the necessary program governance & oversight.
The Project Manager would support Reference Data Product in driving business priorities and capability delivery. The Project Management function is responsible for the coordination and/or delivery of all projects and business support required, along with minimal business management functionalities. Strong partnerships with other global functional support areas are essential, which include technology, operations, business support management, product managers, business control office, and finance teams. Developing a good rapport with partners, stakeholders, and senior management is critical; this role interacts with the leads across the Reference Data Product, Operations and Technology organizations.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Project Lead(s) to define project scope, objectives, and key milestones

  • Define and manage the project plan following a traditional Project Life Cycle (PLC) framework in an Agile delivery environment

  • Partner with stakeholders across different teams and LOBs to ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and within scope

  • Diagnose and facilitate resolution of key issues and risks within the project

  • Ensure operational and business change readiness; support the definition and documentation of new and enhanced operating models to implement strategic business priorities

  • Coordinate end to end User Acceptance Testing process; track and ensure closure/acceptance of defects prior to implementation

  • Conduct overall project evaluations/quality control

  • Status Reporting, evaluating progress and quality, reporting risks, issues and escalating when appropriate

  • Drive results through leadership, people, communication and influence

  • Must be able to manage multiple work streams and priorities concurrently

    Required Qualifications, Capabilities, and Skills:

    • 3-5 years of related experience including project management, financial services, and/or strategy related

    • Prior project management experience required; experience managing projects following traditional Project Life Cycle framework in an Agile delivery environment preferred

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required

    • Demonstrated proficiency/advanced skills using Excel, Visio and PowerPoint

    • Superior communication skills; ability to effectively communicate messages across all levels of the organization to influence and motivate change

    • Working knowledge of project planning and tracking tools such as Microsoft Project, Clarity, JIRA, Confluence

    • Strong analytical, prioritization and organizational skills

    • Logical, structured approach to planning, problem solving and decision-making

    • Capacity to think laterally and convey an understanding of the big picture

    • Maintains a sense of urgency and ability to prioritize/multi-task

    • Demonstrated experience as a key contributing member of a high performing organization

    • Builds a sense of community, creating a positive team environment and modeling a global, diverse mindset and inclusive behavior

    • Ability to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines

      JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.
      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.
      The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.
      As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm's current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm's vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.
      We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.
      Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

Keywords: JPMorgan Chase, Newark , Strategic Execution - Project Manager II, Executive , Newark, Delaware

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