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Compliance Practices – Governance & Oversight Project Manager – Vice President

Req #: 170085387
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Compliance
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
Global Compliance plays a critical role in the successful execution of the firm's mission.  The Compliance function ensures a strong control culture by developing and maintaining program infrastructure that identifies, measures, and monitors compliance with applicable laws, regulations and rules that govern our business globally.
Global Compliance Practices (GCP) is a governance function within Global Compliance charged with the responsibility for establishing the minimum standards for governance and oversight of compliance risk as implemented by LOB/ Regional Compliance Teams across the firm. GCP provides oversight of the governance infrastructure, standards, and processes to support the consistent identification, escalation, management and monitoring of compliance risks and issues.
The Project Manager will help drive conformance with the Governance and Oversight Practice across Compliance. This includes developing a project plan that with Business As Usual (BAU) milestones that track execution of BAU governance activities and deliverables as well as project-specific milestones to continuously evolve the Practice such as evolving how Compliance manages and monitors risks and controls related to the Practice. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing activities and status reporting related to the timeline and deliverables management, dependencies management, issue escalation, risk management, stakeholder engagement, and communications to program teams, impacted stakeholders, and senior/executive management.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Manage project scope, project plan, project delivery risks, issue escalations, and management reporting, including definition of roles and responsibilities, milestones, detailed action plans, issues/ risk tracking, and RAG ratings
  • Establish and document project requirements, priorities, and deadlines
  • Work with and manage impacted teams of stakeholders from initiation through implementation
  • Facilitate and host recurring status meetings to review status, risks/issues, and deliverables, including scheduling the meeting, preparing the meeting materials, distributing meeting materials ahead of the meeting with instructions for advanced review, tracking attendees, and documenting and distributing meeting recaps with follow-ups and action items that are tracked to completion
  • Implement Communication and Risk Management Plans; Issues & Action Item tracking
  • Provide comprehensive status reporting of project/ deliverable progress, issues, risks, and dependencies
  • Implement quality control checks and engage stakeholders for deliverable reviews, checkpoints, tollgates
  • Collaborate with Compliance Metrics Program Team and Governance & Oversight Teams to develop senior-executive-ready reports and metrics
  • Work collaboratively across he team to ensure key trends, emerging risks, key issues, and items for escalation are clearly, succinctly, and quickly brought forward from MIS into Management Summaries
  • Partners with key stakeholders within Compliance and across the Firm to promote a risk and control mindset and to help confirm that risk and control standards and guidelines are consistently understood and implemented
  • Manage Team electronic and hardcopy documents in line with required team and firmwide standards (e.g., using SharePoint while adhering to firmwide record retention requirements for retention/ timely destruction of content
  • Function as an escalation point and collaboration point of contact for Practices-related governance questions and subject-matter-expertise
  • Bachelor’s degree, specializing in Business Administration, Finance, Operations, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • +5 years project management experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable preparing meeting materials, presenting, and facilitating large meetings with senior stakeholders to discuss complex decisions or complex topics
  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-business programs with interdependencies
  • Able to network with internal customer community to foster positive and proactive approach to resource prioritization and deployment
  • Team player with ability to build strong cross-business relationships with proven flexibility, adaptability and reliability
  • Able to work independently or with minimal supervision/ limited instruction, works well individually and in teams, shares information, and supports colleagues
  • Advanced analytical skills, problem solving, good critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Experience with program and project management methodologies and resource estimation techniques, including Waterfall and Agile approaches
  • Proven experience designing, developing, implementing, and publishing senior level/ regulator-ready status reports, presentations, executive summaries, and metrics
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification not required, but exceptional organizational skills, with proven ability to prioritize, estimate work effort, and efficiently complete assignments while maintaining high quality output is expected
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office skills where Microsoft Power Point, Excel, and Word are a “must” and experience with SharePoint, Microsoft Project, and Visio are a “plus”
  • Knowledge of JPMorgan Chase organizational hierarchy a “plus”
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