Vice President- Strategic Execution Lead

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 Strategic Execution lead within the Firmwide CDO, you will be responsible for driving change that delivers new and enhanced products, solutions, operating models and processes aligned to data across the Firm. You will co-ordinate and oversee 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, managing 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

  • Lead 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
  • Partner with Product and Technology to design solutions and define the product roadmap and deliverables
  • 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
  • Provide governance and oversight of the strategic roadmap, ensure 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
  • Coach other team members and contribute to the wider group’s objectives

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Significant industry experience
  • Experience in strategic or transformational change, or product development
  • Ability to manage tight delivery timelines and multiple deliverables under pressure
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal leadership and influencing skills
  • Pro-active self-starter with ability to solve diverse problems
  • 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