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Wealth Management - Institutional Wealth Management (IWM) Product Manager, Associate/VP

Req #: 170098712
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Asset Management
Job Description:
J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.
J.P. Morgan Private Bank is a global wealth management leader that delivers the highest quality advice, service, capabilities and products to Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) individuals and families around the world. We deliver highly customized and comprehensive solutions to help clients with the many complexities they face by leveraging the commercial and investment banking capabilities of the firm.
Private Banking is involved with every facet of wealth management, including investments, wealth structuring, philanthropy, liquidity and credit management, and tax and estate planning. Our business model focuses on deep client relationships, an integrated team structure and a platform of depth and breadth.
Our Business
J.P. Morgan Private Bank has been helping the world’s wealthiest individuals, families, foundations, and endowments grow, manage, and sustain their wealth through personalized, comprehensive financial solutions for more than 160 years. J.P. Morgan is a global leader in asset and wealth management with assets under supervision of $2.4 trillion and assets under management of $1.7 trillion. With Private Bank advisors in 108 offices in 25 states and 20 countries, the Private Bank provides ultra high net worth and high net worth clients with a global perspective delivered through a local, dedicated team of specialists focused on fundamental wealth management disciplines, including investment management, wealth structuring, philanthropy, credit and banking.
Institutional Wealth Management  (IWM) offers a specialty driven coverage model, client dialogue, investment offering, and set of solutions to foster deeper relationships with existing billionaires and helps regions win more billionaire and centi-millionaire accounts.  IWM consists of the Endowments & Foundations Group (EFG), Global Investment Opportunities (GIO), the Philanthropy Center (TPC), & the Private Bank Partnership Group (PBPG). 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate in the Institutional Wealth Management (IWM) Product Management Team in London.
Our Team
The IWM Product Management team partners closely with IWM senior management and Business Management in defining and implementing the business strategy, and owns the end-to-end management and execution of priority investment and new business initiatives.
The IWM Product Management team is responsible for development and delivery of new or enhanced products, capabilities (e.g. trading systems) and business process efficiencies for the IWM business. Team members will develop a detailed understanding of the IWM business, as well as local platforms and regulatory environments.
This is a highly visible role which will require the ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels and to collaborate with global teams.  The role will require strong partnership across regions and functions including technology, legal, risk, compliance and controls management to implement IWM priorities.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Drive expansion and development of investment and new business capabilities for IWM desks in the US, EMEA, and Asia, providing regular updates to senior management & escalating risks / issues as necessary
  • Develop and manage project plans though strategy development, project definition, solution development, agreement, and implementation regionally and /or globally for business and regulatory priorities
  • Analyse current investment offerings and operating models across IWM and partner with the Asset Class Leaders and IWM Management Team to define new business priorities
  • Provide input to technology project managers throughout the project delivery lifecycle to ensure business needs are met
  • Partner with legal, risk, compliance and controls management to effectively incorporate local regulatory requirements in adapting solutions to address core business objectives
  • For globally-driven priorities, work with control partners to clearly articulate proposals to address local regulatory nuances and obtain business sponsor buy-in where necessary
  • Facilitate partnership between regional senior and business management & global IWM management team to prioritize core IWM initiatives
  • Partner with Legal, Compliance, and Risk to identify and address areas of risk and regulatory exposure across multiple asset classes
  • Define and prioritize the annual discretionary technology budget to support the relevant investment business and regulatory needs
  • Build detailed knowledge of current platforms, trading systems and front office and middle office process flows and identify opportunities for global harmonization and greater efficiencies
  • Strong business / client-oriented focus
  • Proactive, accountable, and detail oriented work ethic
  • Ability to quickly analyse current business practices to identify risk and develop innovative solutions and set milestones
  • Organized and comprehensive project management approach 
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Control-oriented mind-set
  • Confidence and skill to both develop and recommend solutions to business leaders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interface globally with all levels of the organization, from senior management to process participants, and ability to articulate complex issues to a range of audiences
  • Team-oriented, collaborative and comfortable working in influencing role
  • Ability to work independently and be comfortable in an unstructured environment
  • Experience in large-scale project planning and product management
  • Working knowledge of investments across asset classes, including derivatives & structured products and alternative investments
  • Working knowledge of local regulations and legal framework
  • Advanced data analytics and excel skills
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.4 trillion, over 200,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries.  It operates across six business segments including Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Treasury & Securities Services, Asset & Wealth Management, Retail Financial Services and Card Services.
The Wealth Management division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. is part of the Asset & Wealth Management business segment.  It has offered for over 160 years customised solutions and client service of the highest quality to solve the complex needs of wealthy individuals and their families around the world.  With assets under management of $1.25 trillion, it is one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world. 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date - 29th March 2017.


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