Junior Project Manager - Tech for Social Good

Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time

Junior Project Manager - Tech for Social Good


About the Tech for Social Good Team:

Tech for Social Good (T4SG) focuses on creating an environment across Global Technology (50,000 employees) that welcomes and celebrates diverse talent, and is committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work.

Current programs include Force for Good, Code for Good and Youth Programs. Force for Good is an 8 month experiential learning and development program that aligns teams of JPMC technologists with socially focused organisations to build sustainable tech solutions to help organizations better deliver their missions.

Role Overview:

Force for Good provides JPMC’s entry-level technology talent the platform to build and deliver sustainable technology solutions using agile best practices. The programme also provides senior technologists with an opportunity tomentor junior technologists and hone their own leadership skills. This Force for Good Programme Associate Manager will oversee a portfolio of Technology Pro Bono projects across EMEA with a primary focus on projects based inGlasgow. The Program Associate will also support the global team on various program related workstreams.

Regular travel will be required across the year between Tech Centers to support execution of key milestone events (e.g. kick-off, showcase etc.)

Areas of Responsibilities

The role will cover the following areas of responsibilities:

PROGRAM COORDINATION and EXECUTION

Support the execution of all Force for Good activities in a cycle, including key project management office tasks such planning and status reporting.

COMMUNICATION

Excellent intrapersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and comfortable with public speaking, leading webinars, large conference calls, and being in front of and presenting to large audiences.

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Support the portfolio management of 25-30 technology projects, working closely with the internal partners and senior stakeholders across all regions, to ensure successful delivery of programme.

Build relationship with nonprofits and social enterprises to to source appropriately scoped projects and manage ongoing program partnership.

RISK MANAGEMENT

Monitoring and escalation of project status and projects that might be at risk. Identifying mitigation plans with project teams to ensure projects are completed on time and to satisfaction.

REPORTING

Continuous monitoring of projects through analytics and check-ins, tracking of key performance indicators, including feedback from participants, and providing reporting on the overall programme status of the portfolio.

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Support the Global Force for Good lead in evolving global programme strategy, e.g. diversification of project portfolio


SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Proven track record of success with project and/or program management – ability to plan and execute with excellence

  • Excellent verbal and written communications, presentation and facilitation skills

  • Ability to prioritize and deliver on multiple activity streams, whilst ensuring best practice is followed, in line with global programme

  • Ability to problem solve issues as they arise and be solution orientated

  • Detail oriented, ability to analyse data, find trends and develop insights

  • Hands on to ensure high quality experience for all participants and clients

  • Excels in a dynamic, fast paced and fluid environment to meet deadlines

  • Able to work autonomously, as well as a collaborate in a global matrix managed organization

  • Comfortable with public speaking, leading webinars, large conference calls and comfortable being in front of and presenting to large audiences

  • Clear understanding of risk, controls and compliance constructs and prior experience in a controlled environment is desirable

  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritize and escalate appropriately

  • Ability to leverage existing or quickly develop new networks of internal and external stakeholders to drive programs

  • Passion for nonprofits and the social good sector, previous experience not a requirement but is desired

  • Experience in Agile development is desired

  • High energy with the ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously and to perform under pressure within tight deadlines

  • Ability to creatively deliver Force for Good programmatic changes with pace and agility