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Commercial Bank - Project Manager - VP

Req #: 180018180
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Project Management
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 worlds most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. JPMorgan Chase & committed to providing a comprehensive set of benefits choices to meet different employee needs and lifestyles, which include choices such as Flexible Work Arrangements with periodic work from home and non-standard business hours, fully paid parental leave time, health care insurance and retirement benefits.

Commercial Banking serves more than 30,000 clients, including corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities with annual revenues generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion. The Firm's broad platform positions the Commercial Bank to deliver extensive product capabilities - lending, treasury services, investment banking, and asset management - to meet our clients' domestic and international financial needs.

KYC Operations is a firm-wide utility supporting all Lines of Business in the completion of requirements to satisfy the firm’s Know Your Customer (KYC) standards.  We partner with Global Financial Crimes Compliance, all JPMorgan Lines of Business and their KYC Officers and Client Owners and other utilities such as Client List Screening and Client Reference Data Operations to support and maintain the integrity of our Client KYC information.

KYC Operations team is seeking a Project Manager to manage and support strategic projects for our business.

Core Responsibilities:


  • Delivery of Strategic Programs:  Support and manage the delivery of the Firm’s strategic programs in a high quality, cost effective, timely and sustainable manner with risks and issues identified, prioritized, escalated and managed in a timely and open fashion.  This includes effective resource management (project / people / technology), and all budgetary and economic elements of delivery
  • Change Leadership: Lead/ Contribute to the change initiatives in a seamless manner in close partnership with the global stakeholders.  The successful individual will effect improvement across all aspects of delivery and Target Operating Model.
  • Re-engineering Initiatives: Partner with Technology and the lines of business, to deep-dive and identify potential opportunities and drive towards executable solutions, improving controls and delivering cost saves.
  • People Leadership: Attract, retain and develop top talent. Develop and maintain a world class and productive team. Ensure strong focus on short and long term objectives, training, succession planning, career development, and managing career opportunities
  • Global stakeholder management: Maintain a harmonious relationship with global stakeholders across different Lines of Business & Compliance, effectively syndicating on relevant issues, influencing to arrive at the right decisions
  • Controls Mindset: Ensure operational practices are in compliance with relevant risk standards, policies and regulations to maintain an effective control environment.

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Educated to degree level
  • Professional Project Management certification – Prince2, PMP
  • Must be able to demonstrate a successful history in delivery of complex business projects.
  • Thorough understanding of project requirements, project delivery processes, success factors, and implementation guidelines.
  • Experience with implementation planning, scheduling, and reporting.
  • Strong team building and management / influencing skills.
  • Expertise in managing both local and remote project resources and stakeholders
  • Ability to influence and motivate cross-functional teams and interact with all level.
  • Expert verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think and act globally, seeking harmonisation and consistency but with appreciation of local and line of business needs
  • Ability to be flexible, follow tight deadlines, organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to recognize issues and influence and implement change
  • Advanced knowledge level of Microsoft Project
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, and the ability to develop and deliver presentations to all levels of management; as well as the ability to perform ad hoc analysis and produce meaningful operational metrics to help drive performance and achievement of business objectives
  • Knowledge of Compliance and KYC within a complex financial institution desirable.


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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