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Wealth Management - Credit Middle Office Project Team - Associate

Req #: 180001984
Location: Edinburgh, SCT, UK
Job Category: Credit
Job Description:
Business Description
J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth 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.

Our Team


The Credit Project Team is part of Private Banking Operations and support the International Lending Advisory team, Credit Executives and work closely with many partners to ensure project delivery across a number of macro and micro level projects. The team is mainly focused on working with Credit Operations, Technology and other relevant stakeholders to drive forward value enhancing initiatives.


The Role


The candidate will, among others, perform the following tasks:

  • Be responsible for the planning, management and delivery of high profile global projects,  utilising a robust  project plan  including pragmatic application of project management methodologies, use of a clearly defined delivery roadmap and robust financial and risk management,
  • Work with project stakeholders across functional groups (e.g. Legal, Technology, Middle Office, Business Management), to define and document business requirements,
  • Help manage and prioritize initiatives that are requested by stakeholders,
  • Plan and perform testing of new functionality and regression testing,
  • Provide updates on the project status to  management and stakeholders,
  • Drive continuous improvement of the teams strategic approach to managing change, including identifying best practice,
  • Drive progress against a defined plan, understand challenges and mitigate potential cost or time delays
  • Assist to define clear roles and responsibilities for all team members including responsibility for the delivery of project artifacts,


Applicants should have relevant experience in the industry, and fulfil the following requirements:

•Expertise in Change Management,

•Strong understanding of Project Methodologies

•Experienced in Business Analysis and in driving operational change and system development

•A good understanding of the Financial Services industry, specifically credit, lending and risk

•Ability to demonstrate leadership 

•Flexibility and adaptability

•Strategic thinking with the ability to implement and manage day-to-day tasks,

•Identify critical requirements and potential gaps by understanding complex and interdependent processes.

•Strong organizational, analytical, prioritization and project management skills,

•Creative, ready to think outside the box and add input to improving existing workflows,

•Ability to communicate, present effectively and adapt messaging appropriate to the audience,

•Team player, shows commitment and dedication, can maintain a positive attitude and deliver results in a demanding environment,

•Ability to take initiatives, work independently, multi-task and work well under pressure

•Advanced MS Access, Visio and Excel with macros knowledge is a plus,

•Excellent command of English language, knowledge of other European languages is advantageous

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.


JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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