Human Resources - Mergers & Acquisitions - Program Manager - Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

The newly formed global Human Resources Mergers & Acquisitions Product team (HR M&A) supports the HR strategy across deal phases, from due diligence to pre-close & employee integration planning through optimization. Partnering across HR, technology, tax, legal and finance partners, you would be responsible to:

  • Support HRBAs and HR M&A Leads on end-end transactions – Due Diligence, Pre-Close, Integration and Optimization –
  • Prepare executive presentations to update senior management and ensure optimal coordination across HR teams globally and update program scorecards, ensuring deliverables and overall program objectives are met
  • Perform gap analyses between target companies and JPMC employment policies, compensation / pension / benefits offerings and how this may impact the deal valuation as well as employees through the merger
  • Analyze the impact across service and delivery milestones and engage functional partners across advisory and operations to delivery against a coordinated plan – meeting facilitation and documentation, project plan administration, task follow up, issue and risk management and status reporting

The team applies “product” operating principles as part of Human Resources transformation towards enhancing holistic employee experiences with end-end HR products. You would be part of this journey to develop the M&A product to:

  • Work with the HR M&A Product owner and team members to define and refine product objectives and key results for defined customer segments (primarily JPMC line of business executives and acquired company employees)
  • Work on the holistic development and continuous improvement of the product and playbook, incorporating lessons learned from the ‘feature teams’
  • Assess the HR operational and digital impact and downstream effect on country and location footprint and related HR functional resources
  • Simplify processes to effectively enhance the employee experience and work with HR technology to identify and implement digital solutions, where appropriate

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strategic mindset – ability to evaluate big picture as well as dig into the details
  • Consulting skills - ability to influence others, develop and maintain working relationships, and deliver results and/or expertise for a client in a professional manner
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills to include data/information synthesis and succinct messaging
  • Excellent Powerpoint, Excel and Tableau skills. Knowledge of Jira helpful
  • Results-oriented with the persistence and patience necessary to work effectively with a variety of internal and external clients at all levels within the organization
  • Self-motivated professional with good judgment and the ability to work under pressure
  • Must be able to work well and remain flexible in an environment of constantly changing priorities and demanding deadline schedules
  • Proven skills in working through complex problem assessment and resolution as well as practicing collaborative problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and lead team efforts as necessary
  • Strong ability to think globally and act locally, as well as provide strategic guidance and practical recommendations on properly balance the needs from multiple constituencies
  • Ability to handle confidential/ sensitive information on a frequent basis
  • Demonstrated results in identifying and implementing best practices related to processes, systems, tools, training, controls and metrics
  • Commercial mindset, ideally with HR and Acquisition experience
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