JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.7 trillion, over 240,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries.
It operates across four business segments including Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.
Asset Management is a leading investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide.
With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.
As a Project Manager in the Operations function, Asia Pacific, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful design and execution the strategic operational outsourcing initiative for JPMorgan Asset Management Asia.
This position is responsible for leading the project management effort for implementing the Fund Administration operational aspects of the outsourcing initiative.
Key responsibilities include :
Develop and execute the strategy to build scalable platform and processes that will improve the client experience, operational control and efficiency
Work closely with business partners and other operational leaders and be able to influence business decisions from an operations perspective
Work closely with technology and senior operational leaders to implement outsourcing solution across Asia :
oEstablish and manage appropriate governance, leadership and resources around all aspects of running the initiatives (e.
g. regulatory, risk, financial, people, technology)
oEnsure effective communication and escalation on overall program status, implementation plans, management issues, priorities and risks
oMonitor and enhance the control processes surrounding operations functions to proactively manage risk
oDevelop, implement & monitor performance metrics to ensure the quality and efficiency in implementing the initiatives
oEnsure that the initiatives maximize impact and effectiveness while meeting financial targets
Proactively lead the people agenda including resource planning, talent management, professional skills development, performance management & diversity
Partner closely with global & location / region managers to establish consistency and best practices
Align the function to maximize impact and effectiveness while meeting financial targets
Establish and maintain a profile as a senior operations leader both inside and outside of the firm
Support the testing efforts for the outsourcing program to ensure successful readiness of the system and processes supporting the future strategic operating model
The successful candidate will be a demonstrated leader with a proactive, hands-on management approach and strong operational skills.
8+ years of relevant project management experience, with solid experience in Operations specializing in Fund Accounting
Excellent understanding of the investment process and associated market practices with the ability to think strategically about how to create business led solutions
Product knowledge of Investment management product offerings e.g., Mutual Funds, etc.
Proved ability and experience in implementing large strategic initiatives with significant technology and operational component
Strong sense of prioritization & ability to execute against deliverables. Able to take personal accountability for projects & issue resolution
Extensive experience driving process change and efficiencies in a growing business strong focus on execution and delivery against objectives
Analytic problem solver with excellent written and verbal communications skills
Proven ability to build strong, cohesive partnerships with the business, operations, technology & other key stakeholders and work effectively in a matrix organization
Must have prior and proven experience of managing teams
Be able to lead, motivate and get the very best out of a high performing team of operations professionals
Ability to challenge and influence stakeholders to ensure decisions are well thought out and can be executed from an operations perspective
Financial and budgeting skills
Bachelors degree (or equivalent) required
Language Competencies English, Mandarin and Cantonese