Method and Standard Lead (VP)

Location:Dorset
Job Type:Full Time

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries.


Technology fuels almost every aspect of our company, and is at the heart of everything we do to enable our customers, clients and employees.With nearly 50,000 technologists across the globe, we strive to deliver client and stakeholder value through risk management, innovation, valuing standardization and enabling our employees.


Our technologists span all lines of business and enterprise functions – Asset Management, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, Consumer & Community Banking, Cybersecurity & Technology Controls, Chief Technology Office, Global Technology Infrastructure, Corporate Technology, Strategy, Innovation and Partnerships, and Strategy & Program Management.


We are on a journey to build a world-class technology organization that is diverse, cohesive, innovative and efficient. The strong foundation we have built has enabled us to boldly focus on changing how we build and manage infrastructure, develop applications, foster collaboration and innovation across the business, and protect the firm. Our GT Vision program's pillars - Rationalizing Apps, Accelerating Development, Optimizing Infrastructure, Adopting Cloud, and Advancing You - support our multi-year plan for the next stages of the GT journey.

With a "digital first" mindset focused on bringing change that creates value for our businesses, we’ll be innovating across the firm – making it quicker, easier and cheaper for customers and clients to do business with us, doing even more to make work easier for employees, and ensuring that JPMC continues to be recognized as a leading technology company, both inside and outside the firm.

Responsibilities:


Methodologies& Standards- GT Portfolio Runbook


  • Management of the current GT Portfolio Runbook
  • Management of the content and roadmap of the Strategic Program Change Framework that will be created toreplace the PPM Runbook (iNav)
  • Responsible for creating content/input into the Framework
  • Drive top down consistent standards to increase probability of success and benefits realisation (building on the GT PMO minimum standards)
  • Responsible for engaging with the LOB Portfolio to provide guidance and coaching as required
  • Accountable for defining any new requirements for the tools strategy across the portfolio

Program Background:


A key enabler for JP Morgan to achieve its GT vision objectives is to be clearer about the destination and accelerate execution and adoption. By ensuring that we have a consistent Change Framework available to everyone, we can evolve towards business agility rather than concentrating on tactical procedures and execution.


To effectively evolve towards business agility we are going to shift from our traditional approach of concentrating on tactical procedures and execution, we are going to refocus on strategic issues such as:

  • Delivering value to the business in a reliable, predictable manner

  • Improving capacity and capability planning to facilitate program adoption

  • Championing tools to help teams deliver more effectively

  • Ensuring governance and discipline

  • Driving product Line prioritization through improved metrics

  • Continuing to meet regulatory commitments

The Global Technology Portfolio Management Office is responsible for oversight and governance of the most critical investments (the “portfolio”) within J.P. Morgan Global Technology which includes defining Firmwide Standards and Best Practices, monitoring adoption, adherence to control standards and improving predictability of program delivery of the portfolio through proactive identification and timely reporting of thematic risks, issues and delivery roadblocks.

Key Skills/Experience

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience

  • Extensive experience managing complex change in global financial institutions with knowledge of what best-in-class portfolio management looks like

  • Can demonstrable deep knowledge in Audit, Controls, and Risk Assessment methodologies and practices.

  • Excellent understanding of a Controls environment and how this is managed through the three lines of defense framework

  • In-depth knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements

  • Ability to collaborate with Internal and external regulatory functions

  • Strong grounding and proven ability in senior Stakeholder management and reporting, to provide transparency in program status and ensure issues, risks and change are escalated effectively for resolution

  • Strong grounding and proven ability to leverage current technology architectures, design and development best practices

  • Proven track record of financial, resource and commercial management of large programs and organizations. Excellent problem solving skills, ability to quickly broker solutions and resolve conflict situations

  • Proven strategic capabilities and demonstrable critical thinking across business/technology vision, solutions, strategy, roadmaps and portfolio delivery.

  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies

  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals

  • Strong work ethic, self-starter who is creative with a ‘can-do’ attitude

  • Detail oriented and results oriented with an analytical mindset.

  • High-level proficiency in MS-Office products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio)

  • High Level proficiency in Project Mgmt. tools and Agile Products (Jira, Clarity, Burndown charts, Velocity, Sprints etc.)

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

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