As a APR Project Manager (Application Rationalization), you will be responsible for for the management of complex technology related programs and projects and will interface with several different Teams in the Organization such as Operations, Finance, Business and several Technology groups. Project and Program scope can range from Front-Office to Back-Office, Accounting and Payments but are not limited to those. You will coordinate / articulate plans, execution and communication for Senior Stakeholders. These projects support the growth and operational stability of the JPMC business in addition to delivering enhanced technology and cost reductions into the operating environment.
You will be driving the delivery of projects in the portfolio across several subjects working closely with multiple Teams while interfacing with senior managers and stakeholders in the organization. Strong leadership, excellent oral and written communications and the ability to remain calm and perform under pressure are a must have.
•Managing complex medium to large projects across multiple locations and Business LOBs.
•Ensuring projects delivered on time, on budget, and to the agreed scope.
•Identify risk mitigation strategies. Detect and manage issues through to resolution. Escalate project risk and issues to executive stakeholders in a timely manner.
•Define and clarify project objectives, requirements and goals. Develop scope and deliverables. Build timelines and set project milestones.
•Identify project benefits and establish project success criteria.
•Define, secure and coordinate resource requirements for the design, planning and implementation of the project.
•Regular weekly project status reporting in accordance with PMO standards.
•Chair and facilitate steering committee meetings with senior executives and stakeholders.
•Supervise the project working group team and manage communications to all project stakeholders.
•Establishing and maintaining working relationships with senior technology management, business management, program sponsors, vendors, and business clients.
•Identify and raise awareness of opportunities for improvement in project management practice, project specific delivery and or areas outside of project management to increase efficiencies in the organization and supports a culture of continuous improvements.
•Ensure Business Resilience, IT Risk, compliance and cyber security are raised and considered for all projects managed.
•Adherence at all times to JPMC company standards, procedures and policies.
•Draws on experience and judgment to achieve all of the above responsibilities.
•Preferably five years experience working within the Financial / Banking industry in project environment with at least three years project management experience with a proven record of ownership, accountability and evidence of driving the successful delivery of complex technology based projects on time and within budget.
•Proven experience in managing projects through all phases of the life cycle and solid working knowledge of an industry recognized Project Management methodology from initiation to go-live and project closure
•Solid knowledge and experience of industry standard project management tools for financial and project reporting. (i.e. Clarity, Beeline, etc.)
•Knowledge of technologies, systems, drivers and trends in global investment banking environments backed by a solid understanding of the banking industry fundamentals.
•Knowledge and understanding of banking regulatory, compliance, risk and security aspects
•Knowledge and experience using project management software such as Clarity, Microsoft Project, Excel, SharePoint, and Visio
•Ability to develop reporting ,and use tracking tools (.xls, SharePoint, .ppt ,etc) to help manage and report metrics to project stakeholders
•Able to build and motivate a cohesive and effective matrixed team regardless of physical location and cultural background of team members. Able to build partnerships with senior leaders and Project stakeholders
•Able to demonstrate team leadership skills with an proven ability to communicate effectively with clients, vendors, management and project staff at all levels
•Ability to listen, analyze, influence, negotiate and use judgment to solve complex issues in order to accomplish project goals