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Wealth Management - Credit Middle Office Projects Manager - Associate/VP

Req #: 170113858
Location: Edinburgh, SCT, UK
Job Category: Credit
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.4 trillion, over 250,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments including Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.


J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management advises institutions, endowments, foundations and families through Asset Management and Wealth Management. Our Wealth Management business includes J.P. Morgan Private Bank, J.P. Morgan Securities and Chase Wealth Management.


J.P. Morgan Private Bank advises the world’s wealthiest families and helps them achieve their desired goals. Our teams of Advisors deliver advice, solutions and services across investments, wealth planning, credit and banking to help clients build, preserve and manage their wealth over time.


Our team of specialists works seamlessly to help our clients achieve their financial goals and aspirations. We’re proud to be named ‘2017 Best Private Bank for Ultra-High-Net-Worth Clients’ by Euromoney: Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Qatar, Spain, United Arab Emirates and UK.

Our Team


The Credit Project Team is part of Private Banking Operations and support the International Lending Advisory team, Credit Executive, and work closely with partners to ensure project delivery across a number of macro and micro level projects. The team is mainly focussed 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,

•Coach and mentor team members,

•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

•Identify and secure appropriate resources for the project; define clear roles and responsibilities for all team members including responsibility for the delivery of project artefacts,

•Provide team leadership to change professionals, developing colleagues through challenging objectives, feedback and coaching 


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 of people and teams

•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.

•Demonstrated leadership in running a program or a process where the understanding of complex operational processes/products was required,

•Strong organizational, analytical, prioritization and project management skills

•Creative, able to 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 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 programme and a highly competitive compensation package.


JPMorgan Chase & Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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