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GWM Technology Business Manager

Job Description

JPMorgan Asset Management is part of the Asset & Wealth Management Business of JPMorgan. We draw on a full range of capabilities to provide integrated financial solutions for institutions and individuals worldwide and our broad range of financial services activities offers an exceptional range of career opportunities. If you are interested in working in an environment where leadership, excellence, initiative and diversity are amongst our core values, then we welcome you to explore the opportunities at JPMorgan.

Role Description
A Business Manager at Associate Level in the GWM Technology group. The role of the business manager is to help to manage the day to day running of the team in terms of Headcount, Budgets, Strategy, Reporting and Communication. The role reports into the Lead Business Manager for GWM Technology, and is part of the AM Finance and Business Management team, supporting the CIO of GWM Technology. 
The budget for GWM Solutions Technology is approximately $470 million with staff located in many locations around the globe, including New York, Glasgow, Bangalore and Hong Kong
Key responsibilities
The GWM Technology team has a number of CTOs (each of which has their own Business Manager) who report into the CIO of GWM Technology.  This role will work, alongside the Lead Business Manager, with the different CTOs, their Business Managers, and where appropriate the CTO-1s covering the following responsibilities
To plan and execute an annual headcount forecast for GWM Technology
Define budget plans for and help teams define the business objectives and visions for our group. To work within the timelines and constraints of the budget planning cycle for Asset Management Technology. To help document and present back to the business proposed development plans.
To develop and maintain the GWM Technology 3 Year Technology Roadmap, and prepare Monthly and Quarterly updates to the AM Technology PMO team aligned to AM Technology CIO direction and vision.  To document and maintain the GWM vision documentation, updating as vision is adapted to business demand and/or technology drivers changing delivery plans.
To help (create, improve, prepare) the GWM CIO with the appropriate governance and reporting mechanisms to the various Steering groups, Governance committees and to the GWM Operating Committee.
To manage the oversight of the temporary workforce (Consultant and Contract) from a financial and vendor management perspective ensuring costs are maintained, the ration of temporary to permanent workforce and individual temporary workforce requirements are satisfied.
To provide reporting on multiple frequency (Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly) for the group and aligned to the reporting requirements of the overall AM Technology group.
To manage the weekly global management meeting of the group and to define a rolling agenda as well as extra items of interest for the team.
To define all internal and external communications to the group, working with the AM wide technology communications group to ensure standards and style are maintained. To face off to the AM COO team and to liaise with the AM Technology communications group.
To work on ad-hoc projects for the CIO as and when they are required.   Providing both CIO and CTO level of information in various forms (PowerPoint and Excel).
Extensive demonstrable experience in partnering either at the CTO level within a Financial Services organization. Demonstration of ability to multi task and handle various competing priorities. To have excellent inter-personnel skills handling interactions at all levels of seniority especially Front Office. To be able to handle Front Office pressures in day to day operations.
  • Strong presentation skills and excellent communication both written and verbal.   Excellent business writer, storyteller, crafter of executive messages and framing technology problems in English for non-technical audience.
  • Fluency in Asset Management or Investment Banking at a very high level (not in-depth knowledge required, but awareness of our business is essential). Business knowledge will have to grow as more exposure to the business in lieu of CTO and CTO-1 interactions, within a year timeframe. Expected CFA Level 1 attendance in first year of not already attained.
  • Extensive experience of using PPM tools to manage both Projects reporting and Project Accounting. CLARITY preferred, but note essential. Excellent Powerpoint and Excel skills are required.
  • Previous experience of Excel Pivot Table and Data Analysis techniques would be essential.  
  • Experience working on large-scale strategic development projects and implementation of in-house developed and third-party developed solutions from a Business Management perspective would be preferred. 
  • Ability to use Clarity PPM tool for both Project Level Accounting and Milestone/Program reporting.
  • Delivery and impact-focused

Ability to engage and partner with analytical senior stakeholders.  

Self-assured and personable attitude: ability to face off to the business, listens to the business, influence, handle difficult messages and resolve conflicts.

Strong inter-personal and communication skills, good relationship building at all levels of the hierarchy. Strong Team Player; Comfortable in a highly process-focused environment; Ability to work under pressure

Strategic vision whilst retaining strong attention to detail and balancing short term requirements.
Req #: 160037645
Location: London, ENG GB
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: Pound Sterling (GBP)

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