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Project Manager - Markets Operations Transformation - Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Take your project management career to the next level and join the team responsible for the delivery of the Strategic End State Programs!

As a Project Manager – Markets Operations Transformation – Associate in Markets Operations Transformation team you will be responsible for aligning cross-functional projects, ensuring that they're fiscally and technically within reason and aligned to the business priorities. You will be asked to lead governance routines, work streams and projects across Markets Operations. You will collaborate with various internal teams and business leaders alike to deliver Target State Solutions that are aligned with the strategy, cost optimization, regulatory reporting, and end state client experience.

Job responsibilities

  • Leads, and drives execution of multiple projects/programs across Markets Operations areas, specifically with regards to the implementation of operational improvements (i.e. increase Straight Through Processing rates, reduce cost), regulatory & industry changes (i.e. benchmark reform, move to T+1 settlement for US Securities), and business aligned growth and strategic initiatives (i.e. expansion to new markets & new products)
  • Takes responsibility of end-to-end delivery of these projects/programs, partnering closely with teams across Operations, Technology, Sales & Trading, Data & Analytics, Legal & Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, and other corporate functions. This will include project planning and analysis, resource management, driving or overseeing project execution, and reporting of status to senior management
  • Performs activities supporting the governance infrastructure of the projects/programs, including the chairing of project working group meeting and preparing materials and updates for steering committees
  • Partners with stakeholders to perform impact analysis, define requirements, create operating models, and ensure all risks & issues are documented and escalated within the appropriate governance channels
  • Defines clear objectives, outcomes and criteria to measure success of each project

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Previous experience in project management / business analysis
  • Excellent written/verbal communication targeting various stakeholders and senior management
  • Strong presentation skillset with effective story telling
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Office, including Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent analytical and logical thinking to understand and analyze complex business problems
  • Strong data analysis skills, including analysis of operational, process, and financial data
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills, detail-oriented, and strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • End-to-end project management experience, including scoping, business case development, implementation, results measurement and change management

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Markets or other related financial services experience preferred; experience in an operations and knowledge of industry regulations is a plus
  • Demonstrable experience in Fixed Income, FX, and Commodities products and Rates and Credit Derivative products is desirable but not essential
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