JPMorgan Chase Project Manager - Risk & Control in Chicago, Illinois

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader in Banking. The world’s corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. The Corporate & Investment Bank supports our clients around the world providing strategic advice, raising capital and managing risk.

Who we are

The Production Delivery team is part of CIB’s Production and Control organization and is responsible for initiating, organizing, and orchestrating medium to large-scale projects and programs which change the way we build and support the software that powers our business. Delivering programs at this scale requires our team to interact directly with colleagues across the CIB including senior leaders within our Application Development, Production Management, Risk and Control, and Global Infrastructure teams. We are constantly searching for innovative processes and solutions that enable delivery of key programs and projects with minimal overhead and maximum impact.

Why join?

This is an exciting time for our industry and for CIB as we continue to evolve our Software Development and Production Management practices by embracing new technology and driving innovation. As we move toward adopting industry trends such as Cloud, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Automation, we are looking for others to join and help ensure our rick and control processes meet audit and regulatory expectations. You will:

  • Be accountable for leading and delivering critical programs designed to ensure the firm meets critical risk and control commitments and positions the firm for future growth

  • Partner with application development, production management, and infrastructure teams as you drive change across the organization

  • Develop strategies and set priorities that enable successful execution of your project/program

  • Proactively identify risks, address issues, and develop mitigation strategies to ensure they do not impede progress

  • Uphold and champion firm-wide and organizational policies, procedures and standards

Who are we hiring?

We are looking for a hands-on Project/Program Manager with experience working in a fast paced, high pressured environment, ideally within financial services or large-scale technology firms.

  • You have track record of leading and delivering complex projects and programs spanning multiple domains including software, infrastructure, and organizational change

  • You are a leader, bringing the energy and commitment needed to drive projects/programs forward to achieve success

  • You are equally proficient at explaining the progress and recommendations of our technologists to executive leadership as you are discussing the challenges in execution with the team on the ground.

  • You proactively seek training and knowledge related to the project domain, leveraging that knowledge to build credibility with key stakeholders

  • You contribute meaningfully to project deliverables

  • You can operate effectively in highly-matrixed and geographically distributed organizations

  • You can influence key stakeholders, decision makers and colleagues as required to ensure project goals are met

  • You provide structure to ambiguous project by establishing priorities and clear execution plans with measurable milestones

Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of project management or project leadership experience

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including executive management presentations

  • Technical experience/background in application development, infrastructure, or production management

  • Experience identifying, driving, and managing project scope

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced team environment while managing activities of more senior people (within work streams)

  • Experience operating within the full software delivery lifecycle and practical experience with multiple software delivery methodologies

  • Ability to learn new technologies or technology concepts quickly

  • A client-focused and team-oriented mindset

  • Experience working in the financial services industry

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.