Senior Associate- Strategic Execution

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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The Strategy and Execution team is responsible for defining and articulating the CDO vision and strategy, and executing on strategic initiatives to deliver on the CDO roadmap. The team leads strategic projects that enable Lines of Businesses and Corporate Functions with the tools and solutions to achieve AI-ready data, and effectively and efficiently manage data risk.

As a Senior Associate- Strategic Execution team within the Firmwide CDO, you will be responsible for working with Product, Technology, Lines of Businesses and Corporate Functions to deliver new and enhanced products, solutions, operating models and processes aligned to data across the Firm. You will co-ordinate strategic initiatives throughout the lifecycle from initiation through to completion, including program planning, requirements analysis, co-ordination with Product and Technology teams for design, development and testing, execution and transition / go-live phases. This position will play a critical role in the modernization of the Firm’s data management and governance practices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive strategic change initiatives in partnership with Product, Technology, Lines of Businesses and Corporate Functions
  • Gather, synthesise and prioritise requirements from Lines of Businesses, Corporate Functions and firmwide stakeholders
  • Input into solution design and roadmap development
  • Support the development of business cases for strategic programs to acquire the necessary funding to deliver the roadmap
  • Communicate the strategic roadmap and priorities to key stakeholders and senior management
  • Drive governance and oversight of the strategic roadmap, ensuring stakeholder engagement and alignment, and deliver status updates
  • Identify potential roadblocks/emerging risks and escalate issues as needed
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive program reporting and metrics, and communicate progress and performance to senior executives

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • 4+ years of experience in strategic or transformational change, or product development
  • Strong program / project management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple deliverables and work under pressure
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Pro-active self-starter with ability to solve diverse problems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience/ Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, Economics, or other related area

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • A strong data, analytics or product background is important
  • Experience and technical knowledge of data management and governance, big data platforms, or data architecture is a plus
  • MBA and/or advanced degree from a top-tier program