Platform Modernisation Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Midlothian

Job Type: Full time


In this team, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of all operational flows and contribute to a growing international business in a fast paced and innovative environment. Our success depends on a close collaboration with counterparts from all areas in the business. That mindset and collaboration is an integral part of what makes the firm one of the most respected financial institutions in the world.

If you are a strategic thinker who takes ownership in driving solutions, initiatives, and projects, this could be the role for you. Being part of the Projects and Business Innovation Support team, you will be working in conjunction with our internal partners including Client Service, Advisors, Operations, Technology, Product, Business Management, Legal, Risk and Compliance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive the planning, requirements gathering, management and execution of a platform transformation project with engagement of various functional groups (Legal, Compliance, Technology, Operations, Business Management, Risk)
  • Responsible for designing the operating model front to back including the control framework and understand the details of a process and products
  • Demonstrate strong ownership with ability to operate in a flexible, dynamic environment where creative and strategic thinking are also required in driving solution, initiatives, and projects
  • Manage Senior Stakeholders across different Regions and Teams to align expectations, escalate issues and risks and provide updates on the project status

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience and proven ability to gather/analyse complex data and develop accurate conclusions with sufficient comprehension of the business to understand risk implications
  • Strong ability to design operating model front to back including the control framework and understand the details of a process
  • Experience in Operations trade support or strong knowledge of trading products/processes would be of particular benefit
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to implement very large projects across multiple legal entities worldwide
  • Must be highly disciplined, a self-starter and have the ability to execute on assignments independently and autonomously
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills with the ability to work in collaboration building strong rapport with peers
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical, organizational and prioritization skills

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience as a Product Owner would be a plus
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