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Strategic Programmes PMO Lead

Req #: 170090866
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
As one of the main technology HUBS For EMEA the scope of work in Bournemouth is truly remarkable, we are at the forefront of innovation within the financial services industry and are pioneering the use of cutting edge technologies.
The Strategy Programme Management Office Lead will be responsible for playing a proactive role in the definition, implementation, promotion, execution and development of PMO delivery methods & standards, initially focused on support MIFID II delivery (a critical regulatory program for CIB) but expect to contribute to the evolving, cross-CIB Incubation and Quality Assurance functions.
The PMO Lead will be responsible for the identification, creation and development of standards, tools, process and culture to ensure best in class approach to the delivery of change, from inception to implementation into production.  Ultimately, the PMO lead will be expected to take on, manage and develop a team of more junior PMO professionals in support of the functions objectives.
Key Responsibilities
  • Governance & Planning management – Set up and execute appropriate governance to support MIFID II delivery
  • Risk Issue & Dependency management - Maintain and monitor list of key department level Risks, Issues and dependencies and proactively track through to completion. Ensure the correct level of focus is given in management meetings
  • Team Management – Provide coaching and mentoring to more junior members of the team. Define the career progression path for the function and ensure appropriate development plans are in place
  • MI & Reporting – Coordinate the streamlined collation of information about the health of function and provide a single source of MI, reporting and metrics to the head of Strategic Programmes as required
  • Configuration management – Develop, implement and maintain a SharePoint site to act as the Programme Management Office communication portal.
  • Communication & Stakeholder Management – Provide a communications hub for the programme which supports programme standards and internal programme communications.
  • Support for Function deliverables – Become a Programme, Quality Assurance and Incubation SME and provide support and ownership to manage work within the pipeline
  • The candidate will have the following Business Knowledge:
  • Develops the mindset for risk and control compliance to departmental and companywide standards; CIB Works within standards of financial control and budget management; Executes within client centric environment for work with teams and contributors
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience of technology and project management office within global financial institutions. 
  • Experience working with teams across multiple regions and countries, enabling a ‘one team’ culture and a positive working environment, respecting the cultures and capabilities across locations. 
  • Experienced team manager with a reputation for creating strong teams and bringing junior talent through to experienced level
  • Experience and proven track record in stakeholder management, partnership and project governance.
  • Proven history of governing technology solutions to meet aggressive and ambitious business agendas with the appropriate quality, timeliness, stability, cost effectiveness and sustainability.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, ability to quickly broker solutions and resolve conflict situations  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels
We offer highly competitive benefits including pension, bonus scheme, private medical for you and your family, as well as the freedom to innovate, continuous technology training, global collaboration and career mobility.
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
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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