Platform Services SBS DEI Lead - Vice President - Hybrid Working

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time



The Platform Services (PS) group is responsible for defining, developing, engineering and operating Platform-as-a-Service products consumed by our Application Development Partners across the firm. 

Platform Services is a part of the Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) organization and GTI is responsible for delivering and maintaining an industry-leading technology infrastructure to J.P.Morgan’s Global Technology group.

This role sits within the Strategy and Business Service (SBS) team of Platform Services; reporting into the PS DEI Global council lead.

The role will involvea wide variety of activities and partnershipon all aspects of DEI with the PS Leadership team, PS managers,PS Global DEI council and people across PS; in addition to the wider GTI & GT organizations and external bodies.

The ideal candidate will be from a technology background with experience in the DEI space and will be a highly motivated individual with strong communication and analytical skills, experience of interacting with and presenting to senior management, the ability to develop relationships with all levels across all lines of business and corporate functions, and a desire to learn the Technology operating model. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in partnership with PS Global DEI council and PS LT to define PS Global DEI strategy andcreate a PS Global DEI roadmap to deliver on the strategy

  • Define and measure PS DEI metrics and PS DEI OKRS and identifykey actions to address any trends in metricsand celebrate DEI successes

  • Lead the design, planning and execution of DEI initiatives and programs, guiding long term growth and development plans in the areas of diversity, equity & inclusion.

  • Arrange cultural and ‘hearts and minds’ events and initiatives to help foster an open and inclusive culture.

  • Provide consultation and coaching to managers and employees on all areas of DEI including training, culture, and organizational effectiveness.

  • Conduct on-going research on best practices, and after analyzing data, recommend strategies for continuous improvement.

  • Act as advisor to and partner with HR on areas related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, to drive the development and implementation of strategies and tactics for diversity recruiting, talent development and retention of a robust pipeline of diverse talent.

  • Partner with leadership team and PS SBS to embed DE&I practices into all talent programs; as an example, leverage the Talent Planning Process to maximize opportunities with high potential talent and provide recommendations to business leaders for succession planning.

  • Develop an overarching strategy for PS to provide recommendations to attract, retain and train diverse, multi-generational talent through targeted university, college, and industry relationships (i.e., HBCUs, SEPs, Year-Up, Re-Entry etc).

  • Develop and manage relationships with external partners/ diversity organizations and increase the number of representatively diverse candidates in the pipeline for technology internships, full-time (Early Career and Experienced Software Engineers), and other Emerging Talent and Reskilling opportunities

  • Collaborate and work within the highly matrixed global DEI space, maintaining internal lines of communication and engagement with key leadership stakeholders, Recruitment teams, hiring managers, functional partners, and others

  • Measure ROI and communicate outcomes to key stakeholders on a regular basis; create executive summaries and provide recommendations for improving metrics

  • Administration and execution of various programs: including but not limited to managing budget, vendor management, scheduling events, activities, and other program processes, prepping and conducting various sessions, creating, and collecting feedback, measuring, and communicating outcomes, etc.

What’s in it for you?

Besides driving a critical initiative, no day is ever the same. This role provides the opportunity to learn how to run a business from financials to workforce strategy. 

The team thrives on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver products to continually help our clients succeed. Above all else, we care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual. 

  • Continued career advancement opportunities, including industry recognized certifications

  • Exposure to strong mentorship and leadership examples

  • Professional and technical development programs 

  • Opportunities to be a valuable member of a close-knit, collaborative, diverse team that encourages networking

  • Support Flexible Working Arrangement between home and office

Our Corporate Technology team relies on smart, driven people like you to develop applications and provide tech support for all our corporate functions across our network. Your efforts will touch lives all over the financial spectrum and across all our divisions: Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and within the Corporate Administrative Office. You’ll be part of a team specifically built to meet and exceed our evolving technology needs, as well as our technology controls agenda.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech organizations. In our global technology centers, our team of 50,000 technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $11B annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that are transforming the financial services industry.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

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