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Technical Project Manager

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 www.jpmorganchase.com.
 
About Chase Card Services:
Chase Card Services has more than 20,000 employees globally and is one of the nation's largest credit card issuers, with more than $130 billion in loans and more than 65 million credit cards in circulation.  Millions of customers in the U.S. and Canada used Chase cards to meet $343 billion of their spending needs in 2011. 
 
About Auto Finance Student Lending:
Chase Auto Finance and Student Lending offer loans through more than 16,200 auto dealerships and 2,200 schools and universities nationwide. The Auto Finance business is one of the top bank providers of auto financing in the country and manages a portfolio of more than $51 billion in assets. They have more than 3.3 million customers and maintain relationships with over 75 percent of all U.S. automotive dealers.
 
The Project Manager will lead key technology software development projects in support of the Auto Finance and Student Loans Line of Business.  This person will have end-to-end project accountability for up to 3-4 concurrent projects of between 1,000 and 10,000 hours of development.  Chase Auto Finance and Student Loans is a challenging and fast-paced environment, with most development projects impacting multiple development application teams across multiple lines of business. 
 
Job Overview/ Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to manage projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles, based in PMI disciplines 
  • Responsible to manage the project budget, including assistance with the business case, project estimates, and management to the approved spend
  • Responsible to develop comprehensive work schedules and to manage project execution to the schedule
  • Responsible to manage the project scope, including the creation of quality business requirements, functional requirements, and the application of a stringent change control process
  • Responsible to appropriately resource the project, through collaboration with impacted development managers, business managers, test managers, risk managers, architecture managers, and governance personnel within the Business Management Office
  • Responsible to ensure the quality of the project through the management and control of project test results, and through the enforcement and execution of quality checkpoints and the formal sign-off of key project artifacts
  • Responsible for the coordination and communication between key project stakeholders, including planning meetings, execution meetings, and the creation of standardized project reporting
  • Responsible for risk management and control, including the ongoing process of risk identification, and the development of appropriate risk response plans
Required Skills:
  • Minimum of seven years of Project Manager experience leading technology software development projects in large, complex development environments with multiple types of development platforms; such as COBOL, UNIX, .NET.
  • Minimum of five years of Project Manager experience concurrently leading multiple software development projects of various sizes between 1,000 and 10,000 hours of development
  • Minimum of five years of Project Manager experience leading geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-groups
  • Proficiency in the use of standard Project Management scheduling software, such as Microsoft Project, Workbench, or equivalent. 
Preferred Skills:
  • Applicable experience as a Project Manager of technology software projects in one or more Fortune 100 companies
  • A demonstrated history of organization development, including the building of processes and tools to assist in the management of projects
  • PMP or equivalent certification in Project Management disciplines
  • Experience managing project including vendor and consulting resources
  • A demonstrated ability to consistently provide confident project leadership through the acceptance of full delivery accountability and the ability to influence upstream and peer group managers, as needed, to ensure successful project delivery
  • Awareness of PMI, CMM and Six Sigma Methodologies and Standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
 
Req #: 160022079
Location: Columbus, OH US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

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