Securities Services – Project Manager – Global Regulatory Practice – Vice President

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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The role provides an excellent opportunity for exposure to a range of Securities Services products, variety of functional business areas (across the Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) as well as wider J.P. Morgan franchise) and senior stakeholders.

Job Summary:

Global Regulatory Practice (with locations across the UK, Luxembourg, Ireland, Hong Kong, US and India) is responsible for overseeing the regulatory change operating model and day to day management of regulatory change across the full lifecycle (initial identification, business impact assessment and implementation) supporting J.P. Morgan Securities Services line of business. You will manage execution of regulatory programmes and build out best practices to enable the business meet its regulatory obligations and be well positioned to respond to the evolving regulatory environment across the primary services locations and legal entities. The role requires significant collaboration on a pan European and cross regional basis, working closely with highly experienced regional/location specific Regulatory Practice managers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Programme management of regulatory projects to facilitate Securities Services’ mandatory compliance with relevant obligations and coordination of implementation to operationalise requirements across products and services, operating models, technology, policies and procedures, controls framework etc
  • Effective mobilisation and stakeholder management across Securities Services product set (custody, fund admin, trading services), collaboration with functional areas (Operations, Technology, Product, Compliance, Legal etc), engagement across multiple service locations (Ireland, Luxembourg, UK, others) and regions, and management of multiple work-streams
  • Manage engagement with wider J.P. Morgan and/or CIB to ensure Securities Services is aligned to central programme management requirements for firm-wide/CIB wide programmes
  • Design and execution of a governance structure supporting the tracking of internal and external milestones against agreed deliverables and target dates
  • Work with product areas and Regulatory Practice managers to implement required enhancements to the existing products and services to meet client demand, where relevant and appropriate
  • SME contribution to the program and individual work-streams including defining scope, working principles, milestone setting, success criteria, resource requirements, project planning and key dependencies for successful execution of the scope objectives
  • Review of program and individual work-streams to ensure best practice reporting and recording of key issues, watch items, resource dependencies and scope change. Chairing of key governance meetings and senior steering committees, and production of relevant governance materials and meeting minutes
  • Identification and monitoring of cross work-stream dependencies including any go/no go decision points, toll gates or success measure check points. Re-assessing of project plans for any key dependency/assumption changes
  • Production of MIS and associated data/presentation materials as is required as well logging/monitoring open documentation requirements
  • Management of Programme Management Office function to co-ordinate across workstream programme deliverables including cross function dependencies, consistency of planning, resource management, risk management, change management etc.
  • Maintenance of document and data repository to ensure an audit trail is created covering the project objectives, execution and traceability

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills:

  • Proven track record of managing large scale regulatory projects using project management best practice discipline. Considerable knowledge of Securities Services products/services
  • Proven Track record of management of virtual project teams combining subject matter experts and experienced business analysts
  • Proven ability to lead and collaborate across multiple locations, workstream, product and functional business areas
  • Degree qualified and / or, professional project certification (such as Prince II or equivalent)
  • Technical skills including MS Office tools, including Power Point, Word, Excel, Project and Vision
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a pressurized/deadline driven environment
  • Highly structured, detail oriented and methodical in execution
  • Strong focus on driving optimal outcomes, quality and control environment
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship and partnership skills