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Corporate - Compliance Operations - Global Reference Data Operations - Project Management Instrument & Pricing CIB Adoptions - Associate

Req #: 160122640
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Project Management
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)



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
The Chief Administrative Office consists of 10 global functions that support JPMorgan Chase’s businesses firm wide. 
The Instrument, Pricing & Common Reference Data (IPC) utility, with over 400 staff globally, is a major component of Global Reference Data Operations which will service all areas of J.P. Morgan – Corporate & Investment Bank, Asset Management, Consumer & Community Banking and the Commercial Bank.   IPC provides high quality Pricing & Reference Data to its subscribers from major external market providers such as Bloomberg, S&P, Thomson Reuters under a single operating model.  Data is sourced, validated, mastered and distributed via J.P. Morgan’s strategic Pricing & Reference Data architecture and is used for trading, risk management, settlement and regulatory reporting.
The Role
The role will be responsible for the completion of the final phase of a multi-year CIB adoptions programme with a firmwide business case saving $37mm for CIB by 2018.  As the project manager you will be responsible for completing the Instrument and Pricing CIB adoptions in 2017; 22 CIB applications for Instruments and 2 for Pricing.
The Project Manager will be accountable for regular status updates to the CIB governance meeting attended by CIB CTOs; the 2017 completion milestone is a Level 1 milestone with significant importance to the Firm.
The Project Manager will work closely with Product and Operations executives and teams across the firm, with their technology counterparts and with clients to complete the CIB application adoptions.  The candidate will also work closely with the wider IPC change management team, including Business Analysts, Project and Programme Managers and Product Owner - in addition, there will be extensive interaction with the Reference Data Technology teams.

The CIB programme contributes to the firmwide business case for the Reference Data Utility of reducing costs to CIB by up to $37m per annum after 3 years. Any previous experience in this functional area would be of great benefit. 

The Individual
To be successful in this role the candidate must be prepared to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment delivering a first class product which will exceed all client expectations.  You must enjoy creating and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders.  You will be responsible for delivering the agenda which will allow our business to drive forward. You’ll be someone who loves to make things happen, has excellent communication and engagement skills, be someone whom is passionate about innovation and driving change and can operate at the highest level.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team as the firm-wide utility takes shape.  Data quality is a key driver across the franchise and it touches almost every area of the bank.


Key responsibilities:
  • Responsible for delivering the 2017 CIB adoption scope of 22 instrument and 2 pricing adoptions across CIB
  • Partner with firmwide business and tech leads to explore existing requirements and offerings
  • Partner with the internal team, and wider technology partners to ensure priority and focus on the 2017 agenda to achieve the Level 1 milestones
  • Project reporting in OPTIC, but also to the CIB Governance meeting
  • Build relationships with senior stakeholders across the firm.



    • Strong communication skills and proven ability to develop collaborative relationships with   business partners are essential
    • Ability to work independently and with a team, and ability to manage requests from multiple disciplines
    • Prepare presentations and reporting for Senior Management and clients
    • Ability to think strategically but have strong attention to detail
    • Proven analytical, organization and planning skills
    • Ability to interrogate data, draw conclusions and present recommendations
    • Strong written and presentation communication skills
    • Execution orientated and results driven
    • Demonstrated problem resolution skills and ability to assess and prevent Operational Risk
    • Expertise in project management discipline and techniques
    • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and interact will all levels
    • Ability to be flexible, follow tight deadlines, organize and prioritize work
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