CIB Operations - IMOS Trade Services - Executive Director

Last updated 43 minutes ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Investment Middle Office Departmental Overview:

JPMorgan’s Investment Middle Office (IMOS) Service acts as the outsourced Middle Office for our clients across a range of products, including but not limited to Listed Securities, Cash, FX, Short-Term Liquidity, ETDs, OTCs, CFDs & Bank Loans.

IMOS deals with all stages of the lifecycle for each product from broker matching, lifecycle events including corporate events, ensuring timely settlement of trades & cash, management of claims & overdrafts, client & regulatory reporting, input into the production of our Investment Book of Record delivery (IBOR) & service management of the client’s custodial network & broker relationships.


This is an Executive Director position in the Trades Services area of IMOS Operations based in either London or Bournemouth. The successful candidate will take a leading role working with clients, project teams & technology partners to ensure the successful rollout of our new strategic Middle Office Infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the successful delivery of our strategic infrastructure build out & on-boarding of our clients onto that infrastructure.

  • Working closely with project teams on major system implementations, providing requirements, reviewing design, planning testing, data migration & implementation phases

  • Working with technology & product partners to review & improve the design of systems, championing improvements to process flows to ensure scalability & to minimise manual touchpoints

  • Navigate within the organization & align key stakeholders to influence, build consensus & get things done

  • Identify & proactively manage risk to delivery

  • Ensure strong controls are in place as well as standardisation in the end-to-end operating model.

  • Drive &/or support training strategies & communications to drive successful operational adoption

  • Create & deliver executive communications, status reporting, & metrics

  • Team management to ensure we are creating diverse high performing teams & managing them effectively with clear objective, goals & targets across the teams to ensure continuous learning & development.

    Qualifications / Skills

  • Strong background & understanding the end to end lifecycle (e.g. order management and execution, risk management, trade capture, settlements, confirmations, position-keeping, accounting, regulatory requirements) across multiple financial products (Cash Equities / Fixed Income, Cleared / non-cleared Derivatives, FX etc.).

  • Quick learner with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to clearly define and articulate business requirements. Excellent written, verbal & presentation communication skills

  • Able to take an idea from inception to delivery, & support business analysis with requirements & metrics

  • Excellent problem solving skills to identify, understand & address operational & technical issues, taking the initiative to drive change & enhance controls

  • Results-oriented, flexible individual who can easily & efficiently transition across topics & disciplines

  • Confidence in communicating internally at all levels; candidate will be dealing with Product, Operations, & Technology teams on a daily basis who are both business & technically proficient.

  • Ability to navigate a complex & matrixed environment to build relationships with & influence colleagues, business leaders & functional partners

  • Ability to partner in a virtual team environment across multiple locations

  • Ability to connect with operations teams to influence current state mindset, help them adapt to a changing environment

  • Motivated & able to deliver with minimal supervision, whilst working effectively in a team

    Track record effectively managing high performing, diverse teams across multiple locations