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JPM Payments - Onyx Coin Strategy - Associate - London

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Our Business

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments, financial institutions, pensions, sovereign wealth organizations, states and municipalities entrust us with their business. We offer our clients a full suite of global financial services and capabilities, providing strategic advice, raising capital, managing risk, and extending liquidity in markets around the world.

Onyx by J.P. Morgan was launched in October 2020 to reimagine how businesses are built, grown and how they interact by developing innovative applications that leverage cutting edge technology. We seek to build the world’s most advanced ecosystem, with ubiquitous access to infrastructure, collaboration networks, services, and expertise. Onyx has four business stripes:

  • Liink by J.P. Morgan, a blockchain network of banks that facilitates information exchange (formerly IIN)
  • Coin Systems, a global provider of shared ledger solutions enabled by JPM Coin
  • ODA, Multi-asset blockchain network and platform that enables the exchange of value
  • Blockchain Launch, a leader in productionizing new applications and shared platform technology

Job Summary

J.P. Morgan is seeking a talented individual to support strategy across the four business stripes of Onyx. As a member of the Onyx Strategy team, you'll contribute to setting and driving the execution of a cohesive, strategic vision for Onyx by J.P. Morgan.

This role will work in a cross-business, cross-functional, project-based environment to accelerate decision making and will have exposure & visibility to senior management. Types of projects may include developing commercial models for new products / solutions, working with product partners to define “north star” strategic plans, working on corporate development opportunities, and others.

This role is ideal for highly self-motivated individuals who perform well in fast-paced environments and are not afraid to tackle ambiguous situations. Candidates will be responsible for driving or supporting multiple projects. They will work with and be responsible for executing on project objectives and deliverables and forming partnerships across teams within Onyx and across broader J.P. Morgan.

Job Requirements

  • Relevant work experience
  • Prior work experience in management consulting, strategy, and/or investment banking is preferred
  • Previous exposure to the technology industry or financial services industry is preferred
  • Prior people management experience is preferred

Essential Skills

  • Strategic Thinking & Analysis
    • Leverages strategic expertise to provide direction to team in developing strategic frameworks to structure business problems
    • Develops testable hypotheses to reach conclusions on key project topics
    • Designs insightful analyses to test hypotheses
    • Able to quickly become a thought partner on new, complex concepts
    • Works with senior stakeholders to understand business context and defines scope of project
  • Communications
    • Has confidence providing clear and succinct verbal updates to management / partners – proactively provides upward feedback / surfaces issues
    • Leads meetings with senior business partners and actively influences conclusions / decisions on strategic issues
    • Able to develop compelling storylines that communicate key takeaways and answer questions posed by senior management
    • Provides coaching and feedback to direct reports
  • Working style
    • Manages project plans across multiple projects
    • Becomes a trusted partner to senior stakeholders, acting as an innovative thought leader
    • Provides upward feedback to minimize ambiguity for direct reports
    • Always hungry to learn and improve as a professional
    • Acts as culture carrier for Onyx and looks to mentor junior members across the organization