JPMorgan Chase Technology Project Execution Lead in Houston, Texas

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 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 at .

Global Technology Infrastructure Service Delivery (GTI) is the technology infrastructure organization for JPMorgan Chase, partnering with all lines of business to deliver a wide range of high-quality products and services. We provide exceptional project execution and financially disciplined approaches and processes in the most cost-effective manner by following three strategic objectives:

Stability and Security – Deliver a controlled, stable, resilient and secure operating environment

People – Develop and manage our people to build a high-performing, delivery-focused team

Delivery – Deliver business value through technology while improving efficiency and productivity

The Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) Program Office provides project management services to clients with qualified project management professionals that lead GTI programs and projects using Standard Project Management execution practices, tools and templates.

As a GTI IT Project Manager / Project Execution Lead , this individual will be responsible for the management of complex technology related programs and projects including LOB Technology demand, end user, network, distributed, mainframe, cyber security and real estate build out related services and technologies. These projects support the growth and operational stability of the JPMC business in addition to delivering enhanced technology and cost reductions into the operating environment. This is a senior role involved in the different stages of the success of a project including: the funding, planning, scheduling, implementation and tracking process

This individual will be driving the delivery of projects in the portfolio across all services working closely with multiple GTI & LOB technology teams while interfacing with senior managers and stakeholders in the organization. Strong leadership, excellent oral and written communications and the ability to remain calm and perform under pressure are a must have.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for running complex projects.

  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget, on spec.

  • Manage project financials to include developing BC’s forecasting, understanding P&L, depreciation etc.).

  • Keep all projects in or project on track. Escalates decisions to executive sponsors as necessary.

  • Organizing the design and development of the Project.

  • Ensure risk management strategies are followed and reviewed within guidelines.

  • Plan and set project goals and milestones based on approved SOW, IDD, etc.

  • Responsible for development of requirements documentation and targets accordingly.

  • Identify and secure resources including project team, vendors and consultants.

  • Detect and solve project issues effectively.

  • Supervise the project management team.

  • Must make sure proper project management standards and rigor is applied.

  • Acts as the communications conduit to executive sponsor; conducts regularly scheduled briefings/status updates.

  • Serve as single point of contact for project level issues / questions / escalations.

  • Prepares and/or provides project reporting, metrics, scorecards, etc.

  • Leads technical projects from initiation through implementation.

  • Assist with the development of less experienced team members.

  • Role may also include people management responsibilities.

  • 7+ years of IT Project Management experience, or relevant business or team leadership.

  • 5+ years experience with projects in multiple technologies, functions (e.g. transaction management, risk management etc.

  • Strong knowledge of industry standard project management tools for financial and project reporting (i.e., Clarity, Beeline, etc.).

  • Formal project management training and discipline knowledge required.

  • Knowledge of technologies, systems, drivers and trends in global investment banking environments backed by a solid understanding of the banking industry fundamentals.

  • Knowledge and understanding of banking regulatory, compliance, risk and security aspects.

  • Proven experience managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-groups.

  • Knowledge of Permit to Build and Permit to Operate.

  • Extensive experience with high dollar projects with a large amount of complexity and customer interface.

  • Expert at delivering projects on time and within budget.

  • Extensive experience at presenting metrics to key stakeholders.

  • Proven experience in working with Outside Service Providers/Vendors/Customers

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills across functions and teams, up and down the chain of command.

  • Listening and gathering customer/user inputs. Simplifying complex topics for non-technical audiences and preparing quick pointed summaries for executives and stakeholders.

  • Strong knowledge of IT Environment.

  • Bachelor's degree in technology related area or equivalent experience.

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