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Project Manager - Operations - Managed accounts - Vice President

JP Morgan

Location: Midlothian

Job Type: Full time


If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment with an analytical and logical mindset to understand complex processes, this could be the role for you. Your role will focus on projects supporting the Private Bank Managed product space where JP Morgan provides best in class managed investment strategies for our clients.

As a Senior Project Manager, you will have participated in major transformation projects, with experience of leading key workstreams and delivering tangible business value. You may be involved in multiple projects or initiatives, working across the whole project lifecycle, researching new projects, business process changes, configuration changes or system modifications. Through strong partnership with Business, Operations and Technology counterparts, you’ll work on project deliverables. Primary areas of focus will include eliciting project or initiative requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis. As a Senior Project Manager, you'll critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs. Additionally, you’ll assist in the overall coordination and management of the program, including status, scorecards, and other key project management functions.

Job responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with various stakeholder areas of Operations, Finance, Technology, Product Solutions and Senior Management to build business requirements, procedures, and processes. This will include project plan development, resource management, requirements management (elicitation, documentation, prioritization, etc.), process mapping, process design, procedure authoring, org design, capacity sizing, etc.
  • Conduct data analysis, data collection, and synthesis to translate into empirical solutions or evidence that can optimize project reporting
  • Work with business partners to design, introduce, or re-engineer existing processes and business applications
  • Conduct project planning and analysis, including creating detailed project plans, documenting business requirements, detailing issues and problems, and drafting business and technical work/data flows
  • Facilitate or support project facilitator, create materials for presentation, and provide reporting/metrics as required

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Project Methodologies and especially the Product Framework and the Agile framework, including working in a Design Led change organisation
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to implement very large projects across multiple legal entities worldwide
  • Experience working with business partners to design, introduce, or re-engineer existing processes and business applications
  • Excellent communication and presentations skills with the ability to deal with different stakeholder groups (as well as Senior Management) to elicit business requirements, procedures, and processes
  • Intermediate/Advanced experience using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, detail-oriented, with interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyse/resolve project-related issues and follow through with set objectives in an ever changing and fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record in implementing/integrating a core banking system, internally developed or from a third party vendor

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Previous experience in consulting would be a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent would be desirable