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Architecture Strategy Project Execution - Database Program

Req #: 170107812
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)
Technology Strategy Project Manager
 
The Risk & Finance Technology (RFT) organization is part of JPMC’s Enterprise Technology group in Corporate Sector.  The organization provides the technology for Firm-wide Risk, Liquidity Risk for Treasury, Finance organizations and partners with lines of business in the firm and GTI to support and deliver that technology.
 
The Strategy Project Manager role facilitates creation of technology strategies, program and project frameworks and solutions supporting Technology within Global Finance, Corporate Treasury and Risk Management. This role focuses on value-creating approaches to IT, bringing mission-relevant criteria to IT investments and helping teams to think about IT's ability to improve operating results. This role focuses to drive execution of the firm’s highest priorities and top strategic initiatives, develop expertise in a variety of functions and businesses, and hone problem solving, modelling, solution creation, program delivery,  communications and thought leadership.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of various projects and ensure work output of all involved; inclusive of a key VLDB ("Very Large Database") program which focuses on the firmwide program which reviews the entire portfolio of VLDBs, with a target state objective of ensuring resiliency/RTO compliance for all applications
  • Defining and deconstructing problems
  • Prioritizing issues, analysis, and solution creation
  • Structuring and building quantitative and qualitative/conceptual analyses
  • Identifying implications of data and analysis with the team
  • Analyzing operational and financial (program budget and planning) data
  • Analyzing business process and re-engineering processes, implement new process and drive execution and delivery on those
  • Working collaboratively with team members across line of business and cross functional teams. Ability to drive and facilitate discussions and activities across functional teams.
  • Create concise high quality reports, presentations/ power point deck, communication materials for senior management. Articulate key messages in high quality visual PowerPoint presentations
  • Creating and maintaining detailed plans with dates and deliverables
  • Hands on manage initiatives and projects
    • Project delivery management
    • Timeline management
    • Scope Management
    • Artifact and Deliverable Management
    • Risk and Issue – management, escalation
    • Communications & status reporting
 
Candidates must be able to demonstrate:
  • Diverse problem solving experience, such as with a top management consulting firm or in other PMO, process re-engineering areas within technology environments across financial services sectors
  • Experience with application development or architecture or infrastructure (in strategy process consulting, PMO, project manager, capacity)
  • An outstanding ability to analyze problems, apply quantitative analytical approaches, communicate effectively and confidently (both oral and written), work well in cross-functional teams
  • A track record demonstrating a high level of personal initiative, setting and achieving challenging goals, and demonstrating skills to create, structure new initiatives and deliver on the agenda
  • Excellent and efficient MS Excel and PowerPoint tools (absolutely required)
  • Ability to handle multiple mid to large project assignments simultaneously
  • Experience understanding software development practices, processes and methodologies
  • Ability to influence stakeholders to take action / facilitate buy-in of recommendations
  • Ability to work with a team of SMEs to assess needs, understand requirements, and syndicate solutions
  • “Own” overall project success, direct strategic thinking and approach, quickly identify most critical aspects of problem and appropriate solutions within the applicable constraints
  • Produce project materials that are on target, on time and of the highest quality standards
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with senior executives, team members and peers
  • Ability to think creatively and have flexibility;  ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills – build relationships, and obtain required information from partners at all levels
  • Positive, pro-active, can-do attitude and strong control mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Practical understanding of Project Life Cycle
  • Excellent multitasking and prioritizing skills
  • Financial industry experience preferred
 
 
Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelors degree with total 8-9 years experience, 3+ years experience in strategy, process consulting and PMO areas.
  • Minimum 2 years experience improving the business value of IT
  • Minimum 2 years experience supporting strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or IT transformation
  • Minimum of 2 years of technology experience
  • Exposure to technical arena and understanding of system development, process improvement and infrastructure
  • Experience in financial services industry and Management consulting strongly  preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Experience with at least one named project management methodology
  • Excellent written communication - able to synthesize data, and simply articulate a message
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. CA Clarity, PPM, MS Project, working knowledge of SharePoint are a plus.
Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelors degree with total 5-7 years experience, 3+ years experience in strategy, process consulting and PMO areas.
  • Minimum 2 years experience improving the business value of IT
  • Minimum 2 years experience supporting strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or IT transformation
  • Minimum of 2 years of technology experience
  • Exposure to technical arena and understanding of system development, process improvement and infrastructure
  • Experience in financial services industry and Management consulting strongly  preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Experience with at least one named project management methodology
  • Excellent written communication - able to synthesize data, and simply articulate a message
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. CA Clarity, PPM, MS Project, working knowledge of SharePoint are a plus.
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