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Technology Director – Supply Schedule Planning, Global Compute Services

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at


Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) serves as the central provider of technology infrastructure to JP Morgan Chase. Global Compute Services (GCS) is an enablement organization with Services across all infrastructure operations and architecture offerings.

This role directly reports to the Head of Supply Chain Optimization within GCS, and will be key member of the leadership team driving the establishment of the recently formed group. The position will include transforming the Supply Planning activity to create a world class function across all service offerings. The position will include partnering with the Service Leads within the GCS organisation.

The Supply Schedule Planning Technology Director is responsible for:

• Creating and leading a team of SME’s across the infrastructure planning space including areas such as data centre, network, compute, storage and platform technologies (web and database)
• Revolutionising the space to create a world class function through improvements in tooling, automation and process
• Leading strategic supply chain planning activities to agree roadmaps for service build out in new strategic datacentres in partnership with key stakeholders
• Capacity planning within the supply chain context:
o What technology services and infrastructure components do we need to meet customer demand
o What do we need to build/have available
o What do we need to buy to achieve this
• Ownership of the detailed integrated Master Production Schedule across all services , technology components, locations and resources. The Master Production Schedule is the one of the outputs from capacity planning
• Developing in partnership with the Supply Sourcing lead the Material Requirement Plan. The Material Requirements Plan provides the detailed requirements for the business case purchasing process and is another output from capacity planning
• Delivering against the manufacturing principles of just in time delivery and never being out of stock
• Managing left-right interfaces with the Supply Sourcing and Production Control leads
• Partnering with key stakeholders including Service Owners, and the Strategic Data Centre Program

• Broad technical background in distributed technologies, SME in one or more areas including: data centre infrastructure; network; compute; storage or platform technologies (web and database)
• 10+ years' experience in managing capacity planning and commercial elements of infrastructure build supply
• Working knowledge of infrastructure supply processes and the challenges
• Leadership, influence and negotiation skills with counterparts and customers at all levels including LOB Infrastructure CIOs to drive change
• Self-starter, strategic and creative thinker outlook coupled with delivery agent : generates ideas to drive forward, can see the end to end picture, delivers the vision
• Team player track record and ability to form strong relationships with peers
• Excellent communications skills, both written and spoken at all levels of the organisation
• Excellent management skills, including problem solving, team management, negotiation, conflict resolution and working as part of both a global and regional team (matrix mgt)
• Proven experience defining ,implementing and driving ever improving metrics that truly measure the performance of the team, and demonstrate delivery of the improvements
• Risk and controls experience within a technology organisation
• Bachelor's degree in related technical/business areas or equivalent work experience
Req #: 160036970
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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