Custody Product Development: Cross Securities Services Asset Record Global Lead, Vice President

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


JPMorgan Securities Services is in the process of re-engineering core platforms across the entire Custody transaction lifecycle. A critical component of the transformation journey is the Asset Record, which plays a central role as the strategic, real time bookkeeping source for the business, and more importantly serves as a shared platform across the entire Investment Bank.

This role is to lead the global Product Development team responsible for driving adoption of the Securities Services Asset Record, ensuring that all critical Securities Services business consumers are leveraging a single source of validated cash and securities positions across the organization. You will have a primary focus on the Custody business, while also coordinating across the wider Security Services organization to steer swift adoption of the platform and any required changes to operating models. Your completion of this multi-year initiative will allow the business to close product gaps, improve client experience, improve internal controls, reduce costs, and rapidly adapt to business and regulatory change.

Importantly, this role will provide you with the foundational experience and cross-business visibility that can serve as a segue to additional transformation opportunities in the Securities Services Product Development organization

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a global team
  • Steer adoption of the strategic asset record across the business
  • Partner with product leads in Securities Services and senior members of Product Development to design and deliver key elements of the strategic positions and settlements platform with primary focus on the asset record
  • Partner with Operations to automate manual workflows related to position keeping
  • Work with the Technology team in the development of the strategic positions and settlements infrastructure
  • Coordinate the user testing and rollout of new positions and settlements products, managing feedback and implementing additional enhancements based on priorities. Manage effective working group meetings across Product, Operations and Technology to deliver on key services and tools.
  • Participate in and contribute to the broader Securities Services Custody Product Development team-wide forums to identify opportunities for improvement and present those ideas to senior management

Required Qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • 7+ years in a Product Management, Product Development, Securities Services Operations, Treasury or Custody environment.
  • Ability to manage and lead teams and be personally accountable for achieving key milestones.
  • Be able to progress initiatives in a cross-functional and matrixed organizational model and guide product enhancements through required development, testing, and release management.
  • Ability to work with large volumes of data and conversion into a reportable format
  • Strong communication and influence management skills, ability to articulate complex ideas and analytics in a succinct way.
  • An independent contributor who is comfortable working in a self-directed mode on multiple assignments

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Global Custody Product expertise is a plus
  • Previous Project management or Business Analyst experience would be an advantage
  • Lead design workshops and brainstorming sessions – comfortable with public speaking
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