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Risk Management - Oversight and Control – Office of Legal Obligations Project Manager – Associate/VP

Req #: 180015403
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Corporate Staff
Job Description:
Firmwide Risk Management - Oversight and Control – Office of Legal Obligations Project Manager (603/604)

Hiring Manager: Steven Ryan                                                                                            Recruiter: Christian Butterworth                     
Group:  Oversight and Control Group – Risk Control Office       
Location:  Bournemouth                    Job Type: Full Time
About J.P. Morgan
J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients' needs, anywhere in the world.  We operate in 150 countries, and hold leadership positions across our businesses.  We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm, every day.  This is why we are one of the most respected financial institutions in the world - and why we can offer you an outstanding career.
Group Description
The Oversight and Control Group’s primary function is to solidify an effective Firmwide control framework, looking within and across the lines of business, to identify and remediate control issues with a sense of urgency regardless of the source. The Team will work in partnership on the development of new, and oversight of existing, control functions and protocols throughout the Firm and will provide a centralized view of and from all control functions, assisting in immediate, real time problem detection and escalation. The Risk Control function forms part of the Oversight and Control Group and specifically supports the Risk Management function.
A dedicated program is being established to govern and oversee Legal Obligations (OLO) within the Risk Management function. The Program Lead will report to the Initiative Lead.  The Program Lead will provide day-to-day management of the operating model which spans across all line of business aligned risk groups and corporate risk functions globally and works with other key stakeholder groups including Compliance, Legal, Oversight & Control, Technology and Business Management. 
Job Responsibilities
  • Implement the Risk OLO operating model, further enhancing where appropriate
  • Report on progress of implementation to the OLO Steering Committee and provide updates to the Risk Operating Committee, Firmwide Risk Control Committee, OLO Management Group and other Risk Management and OLO governance bodies
  • Direct the development and implementation of a sustainable model, aligned to business as usual practices, where possible
  • Identify and prioritize core topics for coverage in each Wave of legal obligation drafting
  • Conduct tactical deep-dive legal obligation reviews with key stakeholders
  • Develop and oversee the process flow of legal obligations from creation through to policy and control mapping
  • Identify challenges, issues and queries, facilitating resolution and closure and any requisite remediation
  • Manage engagement with Risk Policy Contacts, Risk Subject Matter Experts and Lead Business Managers for legal obligation policy mapping, ensuring appropriate oversight and governance, aligned to the Firmwide operating model
  • Develop and manage quality assurance toll-gate process for legal obligation review (i.e., Risk Legal Obligation Review Group) to determine relevant accountability for legal obligations
  • Manage partnership with the LOB and other Functional OLO Teams on legal obligations and associated mapping
Skillset/Experience Required
The candidate must be a self starter who is able to work in a fast paced, results driven environment and capable of communicating and escalating appropriately across a large senior audience.  Additional requirements include:
  • Extensive financial services experience required; ideally in Risk and Control related disciplines
  • Strong project and programme management experience
  • Strong familiarity with the Risk Management organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Able to critically challenge when warranted with the goal of resolving issues
  • Proven leadership skills:
    • Able to take initiative and drive projects to successful completion
    • Experience working on large cross- business, function and region projects preferred
    • Experience in management of critical path, issues, risks and dependencies
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to define the scope and communicate a compelling vision and plan for teams
  • Ability to quickly understand complex subject matter
  • Ability to execute tasks under aggressive targets and effectively manage to changes in plan
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize issues
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:
J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.
J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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