JPMorgan Chase Commercial Bank-Project Management Manager-Business Continuity Group in Chicago, Illinois

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. JPMorgan Chase & Co.is committed to providing a comprehensive set of benefits choices to meet different employee needs and lifestyles, which include choices such as Flexible Work Arrangements with periodic work from home and non-standard business hours, fully paid parental leave time, health care insurance and retirement benefits.

Commercial Banking serves more than 30,000 clients, including corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities with annual revenues generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion. The Firm's broad platform positions the Commercial Bank to deliver extensive product capabilities - lending, treasury services, investment banking, and asset management - to meet our clients' domestic and international financial needs.

The Commercial Banking (CB) Business Continuity group is responsible for continuous improvement of CB business resiliency functions inclusive of business and technology business recovery strategies, production monitoring, crisis management and communications and development of workforce and infrastructure planning.

The CB Business Continuity team is seeking a highly experienced, process-minded professional with outstanding business sense who is able to lead cross-function teams in the execution of transformational initiatives. As a Senior Project Manager, you will drive medium and large scale projects.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-organizational or cross-LOB projects to deliver significant business results

  • Deliver enhanced processes and tools to maximize benefits, efficiency, simplification and overall improvement to business continuity strategies and functions

  • Engage the right individuals and groups to drive participation and group consensus

  • Escalate and own issues and proposed solutions and keep key stakeholder informed of project status

  • Integrate effective change management and training techniques to drive end user adoption

  • Design and lead team to execute readiness plans inclusive of all impacted groups and functions

  • Communicate effectively with senior management via multiple channels

  • Resolve conflict and gaps through expert collaboration and broad decision-making

  • Able to manage, influence, and motivate upward and downward

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree

  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience (program management, change management, project management)

  • Independent self-starter with the ability to handle multiple priorities and produce successful results in a fast-paced environment

  • Critical thinking ability; can understand all the information available, tie it all together and speak to it clearly and concisely

  • Established track record of delivery in a complex environment

  • Ability to partner across functional teams and interact with all levels of the organization

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present information in differing degrees of detail and form depending on the audience

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Proven work experience influencing others (change management) to initiate a recommended course of action to solve a problem or increase efficiency.

  • Must demonstrate a strong attention to detail with excellent organization skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in financial services, if possible Corporate/Commercial Banking

  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification or Agile certification

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.