Global Portfolio Execution Lead (Governance, Controls & Standards) - Executive Director, Bournemouth

Last updated 37 minutes ago
Location:Dorset
Job Type:Full Time

J P Morgan Global Technology are in the process of executing a multiyear transformation program that will deliver client and stakeholder value through innovation, standardization and optimization of technology. In support of the program the Corporate Investment Bank (CIB) Technology Group have established a dedicated Infrastructure Services team to focus on standardizing and optimizing infrastructure across CIB and to ensure that new technologies are adopted in support of application strategies.

As Global Portfolio Execution Lead (Governance, Controls & Standards), you will join the team that is responsible for managing the delivery and execution of all CIB infrastructure projects including executing one of the largest global datacentre migration programmes within the financial services industry.

Role responsibilities:

Lead global project execution teams managing the end to end delivery of infrastructure projects for CIB technology. In addition, you will also provide local site leadership of the wider CIB Infrastructure Services team based in Bournemouth, representing the group within the local senior management network.

You will be responsible for project execution delivery and throughput against strategic Global Technology targets. You will manage resolution, including requesting the necessary support and escalation to minimise deviation from objectives and/or plan

Manage RAID, effective escalation management, cross function/team partnering, anticipate blockers against delivery targets, owning all aspect of the RAID necessary for delivery whilst maintaining the appropriate governance, risk and controls needed to ensure greater standardisation and transparency across whole of Global Technology.

With this in mind, you will review and adjust your operational structure as necessary to deliver against your objectives.

  • Develop effective communication and teamwork across team members ensuring a culture of continuous improvement is maintained.
  • Provide project management expertise and discipline and liaise with other cross-functional project owners to review risks and escalate issues impacting execution.
  • Engage with internal customers to plan requirements, manage cross-functional programs, and communicate information to project stakeholders.
  • Streamline project management and execution processes working closely with CIB application developers and Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) partners to identify and implement process improvements including workflow, inventory, and provisioning systems.
  • Lead and collaborate on cross-functional datacentre infrastructure and supply chain expansion, efficiency and strategy programs.

Qualifications/Experience/Knowledge ​​​

  • Extensive background in Governance, Risk and Controls.
  • Proven Portfolio/Project/Programme management, driving and motivating geographically dispersed delivery teams to perform effectively and efficiently.
  • Ensuring delivery expectations are clearly defined, understood and delivered
  • Extensive experience managing teams, in a direct and matrix capacity. Proven ability to develop, coach and drive high performing teams
  • Proven Experience with the management of decision processes at large organisations, with ability to communicate technical information and ideas at all levels. Must be comfortable communicating clearly and concisely with senior (C Level) stakeholders
  • Strong negotiation skills, with experience of managing third party resources or delivery partners with an ability to facilitate and motivate cross-functional teams
  • Very strong planning and organisational skills with proven experience of recommending implementation strategies to ensure successful delivery of programmes and projects
  • Adaptability and ability to focus and prioritise in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ideally you will also have experience of virtualisation technologies (VMware, Containers, Public Cloud) and platform-based services (Paas, Iaas, etc)
  • Also, it would great if you have a robust understanding of infrastructure lifecycle and delivery frameworks that enable adoption and integration of new technology solutions into complex business infrastructure environments, but this is not essential.

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits. CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech organizations. In 20 technology centers worldwide, our team of 50,000 technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $10B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

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.

© 2019 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran

★☆ Location – Bournemouth based however, as we continue to adapt to current climate and as a flexible employer, we are open to discussion on how regularly you will have to come into the office ☆★

So if you're ready to put your passion for technology to work in a way that makes a real difference, apply today.