Data Management Strategy Director - Chief Data Office

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 Chief Data Office (CDO) vision and strategy, and executing on strategic initiatives to deliver the target state roadmap. The team leads critical 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 an Executive Director in Data Management Strategy within the Firmwide Chief Data Office (CDO), you will be responsible for defining and articulating a comprehensive data strategy that defines how JP Morgan will unlock value from data by making it AI-ready. You will lead a portfolio of strategic initiatives/projects to develop actionable business plans for implementing standards, adopting operating models, developing new products and platforms, building a data first culture, and driving governance. Initiatives will include areas such data products, metadata strategy and data publishing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Defines the Chief Data Office vision and target state strategy, including actionable business plans
  • Establishes the scope and prioritization of data management initiatives
  • Applies structured problem-solving and design thinking to address top strategic priorities
  • Collects, synthesizes, analyses and presents project data and findings
  • Conducts creative analyses to identify issues and formulate recommendations
  • Develops strategic presentations for internal and external audiences
  • Performs competitor/industry research leveraging both public and non-public sources
  • Monitors industry trends and shares insightful reports and analyses with the broader team and senior executives

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Diverse problem solving experience from a premier management consulting firm
  • Extensive experience within a banking division (M&A, Coverage, Capital Markets, Equity Research, Consumer Banking), or another internal Strategy group within financial services
  • Experience and technical knowledge of data management and governance, big data platforms, or data architecture
  • Outstanding ability to analyse problems and apply quantitative analytical approaches
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple deliverables and work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal leadership and influencing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience/ Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, Economics, or other related area
  • MBA and/or advanced degree from a top-tier program