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CIB – Custody & Fund Services - Depositary Transformation Program Manager - Executive Director

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Depository Transformation  Project Stream Lead – Job Description

JPMorgan is one of the world’s largest Depositaries with over US$2.3 trillion of assets under depositary.  We have a well established franchise which is critical to the  Custody and Fund Services business line and the Bank generally. To continue the success of the business we have recently commenced the Depository Transformation Project product offering. 
The job is a business leadership role across the project based in London focused on the gathering and design of requirements and the execution of the roll out of the Project. As a stream lead you will have responsibility for setting strategy, project management and budget oversight. The role requires identifying client risk and market changes and ensuring that these can be supported in the end state transformed product and operating environment. Additionally the successful candidate will be required to work closely with colleagues in the Investment Bank and Prime Broker to realise the strategic goals set by the firm. The primary responsibilities of the stream lead include;
  • Active participation in the leadership of the program in EMEA  working closely with the Head of Depositary Services and external consultants where appropriate  to ensure representation of regional requirements and strategy
  • Promoting the program to senior leaders across all functions (client side and functional roles)
  • Contribute to design of the end state operating model
  • Acting as a focal point for the region in terms of support for client requests and determining optimum strategy for support of the business.
  • Provide the project governance for the region ensuring a consistent approach and identifying synergies both intra and inter region.
  • Gaining a comprehensive understanding of existing capabilities and designing solutions in line with the broader Depositary and program objectives.
  • Providing oversight to product development design to new changes within existing processes
  • Acting as the focal point for all of the major Depositary global projects
The successful candidate will have worked in an investment management and / or global custodian environment in an operations, client service, product or technology role and will exhibit the following skills:
  • A self starter who is comfortable working on self contained assignments, challenging the operating norm, suggesting solutions and making recommendations
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Exceptionally strong project management skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A strong team player
  • An ability to work in teams distributed across the globe
  • A strong overall understanding of the Custody and Fund Services Industry
  • Consultancy experience would be an advantage
  • Strong change management skills
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Req #: 180056603
Location: London, ENG GB
Job Category: Account Servicing
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

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