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Corporate Sector - Vice President - Strategy Manager - Corporate Location Strategy

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Vice President: Strategy Manager
JPMC is seeking a Vice President position for its Corporate Location Strategy program, a top strategic priority for the firm. The position will play a key role in driving the Corporate Location Strategy program across multiple lines of businesses in locations globally.
The Corporate Location Strategy (CLS) team is part of the firm’s Strategy & Process Improvement (S&PI) function. The teams operate as change agents to drive, align and enable businesses achieve their global resource and location strategy goals that result in operating and bottom-line improvements.
Specifically, the Corporate Location Strategy team is responsible for advocating, leading, developing, and reporting the execution of the firm-wide location strategy program – across all lines of business and functions, 70+ global locations, 155,000 support employees. The program is focused on optimizing our work-force in strategic global locations, including consolidating into world-class corporate centers of excellence that enhance our client support, employee satisfaction, productivity and controls, while optimizing operating costs.
The role will entail working closely with global business and functional leaders to drive optimal target state design of the firm’s real estate footprint and mature the operating model. It will require reaching across the isle and partnering with multiple support teams like GRE, Business Management, HR, Technology, regional executives globally and JPMC executive clients.
  • Assist the Head of the Strategy team drive the CLS program by
    • Defining, designing and driving overall corporate location strategy guidelines
    • Ensuring each Line of Business (LOB) strategy aligns with the overall corporate guidelines
    • Leading key strategic initiatives where the candidate will analyze, assess and optimize the current global footprint
    • Ensuring all strategic locations are effectively utilized and maturing to become JPMC Centers of Excellence
  • Partner with existing and new Lines of Businesses to help define, design and drive their LOB location strategy
    • Build relationships with partners, client management, LOB strategy leads and their strategy team
    • Understand LOB requirements and help enable execution and resolution of deployment issues
    • Develop deep trust-based advisor relationships with key client stakeholders and ensure client is satisfied throughout engagement
  • Partner with Global Real Estate Teams to drive global RE strategy and investment decisions
    • Ensure ongoing real estate plans and investment/ divestment decisions align with LOB implementation risks and long term plans
    • Drive opportunities to reduce the firm’s building and location fragmentation globally
    • Help design optimal target state in hubs by driving LOB and cross functional business adjacencies
  • Partner with Corporate Support Teams (e.g. HR, GSI, Facilities, communications etc.) to
    • Ensure corporate teams are aligned with CLS program priorities
    • Ensure corporate teams are providing necessary coverage for growth locations
    • Ensure corporate teams are providing necessary coverage for location rationalization
  • Partner across CLS cross functional teams and help manage/ mentor junior members on the team
    • Partner with team members to identify areas for continuous improvement and development
    • Manage resources in the team by providing guidance, direction and support with their daily activities
  • Provide process improvement expertise to help mature the CLS program and improve the global change management governance process
    • Become a process improvement advisory lead for internal (CLS) and external (LOBs) location strategy migrations
  • Play a key role within the broader S&PI community
    • Become the CLS SME and a go-to person for any business enquiries coming from strategy colleagues


  • 10+ years of extensive experience in  driving global change management programs in large peer financial institutions or as a management consultant advising senior management on change management initiatives
  • Candidate must demonstrate superior ability to structure and scope complex problems, lead teams, deliver on-time/on-budget, perform post-close/continuous improvement reviews, apply a range of analytical tools, gain and synthesize insights and develop solutions
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of using Excel and PowerPoint. Tableau is a plus
  • Strong team player and interpersonal skills; demonstrable experience managing relationships
  • Strong academic background (advanced degree in Finance or Management Consulting disciplines strongly preferred)
  • Strong client management and executive-level communication skills a must
  • Knowledge and certification of quality improvement / Six Sigma process is preferred, but not mandatory
  • PMP certification is preferred, but not mandatory
  • Financial services background is preferred, but not mandatory

Req #: 160045182
Location: New York, NY US
Job Category: Project Management
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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