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Project Manager

Req #: 170123976
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
This role will report to a Technology Executive Director, and the primary duties and responsibilities are to:
  • Manage projects through the entire Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) using standard project processes and tools
  • Manage project budget and financials
  • Create project plan and track to key milestone dates associated with targeted implementation window
  • Manage project risks, issues, actions/deliverables
  • Partner with Technology and Product to define approach for build phase and/or scripts; maintain master plan and dates for the build phase from start of build to completion
  • Track hours utilization against forecast and escalate variances
  • Partner with the Business to identify operational risks and ensure overall operational readiness prior to launch; develop operational readiness playbook and facilitate Go/No Go meetings upon completing of testing
  • Manage project communications & status reporting (e.g. project performance metrics/KPIs)
  • Develop slides / decks for senior management team to articulate project status and issues
  • Proactively identify obstacles and collaborate with team to identify several options/solutions
  • Identify and help implement continuous process enhancements/improvements
  • Identify opportunities to automate or streamline current processes, focus on driving efficiency and improvements in controls
  • Collect and store all required compliance artifacts for the project across the project life cycle
  • 10+ years of  Program/Project management experience, including the use of project plans and issue logs
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to successfully manage conflict
  • Strong Agile background and experience
  • Proven team leadership and meeting facilitation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Cash management and Treasury Services experience/knowledge
  • Data Warehousing experience/knowledge
  • Reporting and ETL tool knowledge
  • Project Management Institute Certification a plus
  • Minimum 8-10 years Software Development Lifecycle experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective in facilitating meetings with large or small audiences
  • Excellent analytical skills, with ability to present findings in a clear and simple manner
  • Proactive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues and having the determination to follow things through
  • Good prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Bachelors degree in Management Information Systems or related field of study or equivalent experience in software development
  • Some infrequent travel may be required in this role, estimated to be <5%
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