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Vice President, Global Reference Data Operations – Risk / Global Finance / Corporate Compliance Senior Functional Delivery Business Analyst (Brooklyn/Delaware)

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


The Chief Administrative Office consists of 10 global functions that support JPMorgan Chase’s businesses firm wide. 


The Asset Pricing & Reference Data (APRD) utility, with over 400 staff globally, is a major component of Global Reference Data Operations which will service all areas of J.P. Morgan – Corporate & Investment Bank, Asset Management, Consumer & Community Banking and the Commercial Bank.   APRD provides high quality Pricing & Reference Data to its subscribers from major external market providers such as Bloomberg, S&P, Thomson Reuters under a single operating model.  Data is sourced, validated, mastered and distributed via J.P. Morgan’s strategic Pricing & Reference Data architecture and is used for trading, risk management, settlement and regulatory reporting.


The Role


APRD is seeking a Senior Functional Delivery Analyst (Relationship Project Manager/Business Analyst) who will report directly into the Functional Delivery Manager based in Delaware.  The successful candidate will work closely with members of APRD and Reference Data Technology (RDT) teams and will be responsible for contributing to the end-to-end Reference Data and Pricing delivery and project management across Risk/LRI/Global Finance & Compliance business areas. They will have specific responsibility for driving the APRD adoption agenda to the strategic source for these domains alongside the Functional Delivery Manager. Any previous experience in any of these business areas would be of great benefit.  


The Individual


To be successful in this role the candidate must be prepared to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment delivering a first class product which will exceed all client expectations.  You must enjoy creating and maintaining strong relationships with your key stakeholders within Risk/LRI/Global Finance & Compliance business areas.  You will be responsible for delivering a strong pipeline of innovation which will help drive our business forward. You'll be someone who loves to make things happen, has excellent communication and engagement skills, be someone whom is passionate about innovation and driving change and can operate at the highest level.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join this utility in the early days of its strategic agenda.  Data quality is a key driver across the franchise and it touches almost every area of the bank. 

Areas of Responsibility

  • Ability & enthusiasm to execute the vision & strategy within APRD as we centralize our reference data, on-boarding over 700 applications to our strategic architecture.
  • Manage the relationship with business sponsors and user base.
  • Assist with the planning and project management relating to the adoption of the new strategic platform for all Risk and/or Compliance business lines, liaising with the rest of the Reference Data organizations (Tech & Ops).
  • Assist with overseeing the end-to-end delivery of business requirements, by project managing the following functions: requirements gathering, analysis, specification and testing in an Agile Development framework
  • Work with the Functional Delivery Manager in creating project plans through rigorous process with clear objectives, roles, tasks, milestones, budget and measures of success
  • Actively manage issues and risks for the area(s) in question, including escalations, related to projects, deliverables and requests from the Business
  • Act as proxy for the Functional Delivery Manager when appropriate.
  • Help maintain a backlog of requests and facilitate prioritization to ensure resources are directed to meet the top priority requirements
  • Own and develop formal communications – including status updates, and assist in the business sign-off process
  • Coordinate and work with analysts, developers and testers for software build, coordinate UAT, business sign off and user training
  • Liaise with Application Development areas to ensure successful and smooth implementation
  • Liaise with Operate support teams
 Technical Competencies
  • Proven track record of delivering complex change in a commercial business environment avoiding conflict & ensuring we meet our business needs
  • Sound understanding of global securities products (including bonds, cash and derivatives) is a requirement; understanding of equity and the trade lifecycle is highly desirable. 
  • Previous experience of working with Reference Data would be highly desirable.
  • Formal Project Management certification, such as Project Management Professional (PMP) or Prince II would be highly desirable
  • Proven Project Management skills required in a SCRUM/AGILE Framework delivering a first class service to our clients exceeding expectations.
  • Business Analysis skills coupled with basic SQL skills would be an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Great organizational and prioritization skills
  • Flexible approach to meeting targets
  • Commercial mind set, strong team attitude, proactive and pragmatic
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Have the ability to break down barriers and progress work in accordance to specific deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial drive and not to be content with the status quo
  • Enjoy working as part of a larger team and being a key contributor to its success.
Req #: 150123687
Location: Newark, DE US
Job Category: Project Management
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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