The Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Business trades and structures Interest Rate, FX, Credit and Equity products across the EMEA and Latin American Emerging Markets.
JPMorgan is the market leader across these areas and has been a key driver behind the ongoing growth and development of the Global Emerging Markets in recent years. As a result of this continued pace of expansion and growth the Middle Office needs to continue to adapt and provide innovative solutions to business problems and maintain a strong control framework across the Region.
The Strategic growth project manager will report to the London GEM operations manager and will be responsible for the delivery of multi layered business growth programmes. These will in majority be in the form of official nbia programmes but additionally there will be requests to run lighter due diligence programmes to effectively full nbia standard. In this role, collaboration is expected across a wide group of diverse functions to deliver against key business objectives. The GEM business is multi layered and constantly evolving and as such there is always a complex set of in-flight tactical/strategic programmes that require operations oversight for successful delivery. Key expectations will be to proactively manage a number of in-flight initiatives, identify potential issues, drive consistency of function/process across EM operations and successfully own adhoc mgt requests which will be both diverse & complex in nature
Other responsibilities include
coordination of relationships with and requests from various constituents, such as Risk, Compliance, Internal Audit, PWC, regulators
fostering the systematic discipline of learning lessons from business processes and driving operational efficiency
Critical thinking: strong analytical and thoughtful problem solving skills
Ability to manage through a changing business landscape and externally imposed changes in agenda
Demonstrated track record of bringing initiatives to timely closure
Strategic thinking coupled with practical execution
Anticipate issues and aggressively drive initiatives to ensure results
Self-starter and ability to learn quickly; sifting through significant detail to derive key points
People and Communication
Fair-minded, direct, diplomatic communication skills
Strong relationship management and partnership with a large array of stakeholders; Ability to manage by influence to promote change
Leadership with proven ability to manage and motivate staff
Proactive in escalating negative news to relevant parties in appropriate context, but able to point out successes as well
Business and Subject Matter Knowledge
Experience in Cash and/or Derivatives would be desirable
An interest or appreciation of Emerging Markets and how they operate
Strong financial markets product knowledge and understanding of the transaction life cycle in one or more of the key business areas above
Subject matter expertise in operational risk and controls; working knowledge of relevant regulations and standard industry processes
Experience and advanced use of Microsoft Excel (in particular understanding of Macros) and Access
Masters, ACA or CFA certification preferred
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JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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