CIB Securities Services Operations, Portfolio Services Business Engineering, VP - Bournemouth

Bournemouth, UK
12 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
CIB Securities Operations, Portfolio Services Business Engineering, VP - London/Bournemouth

Department Description

Within CIB Digital & Platform Services, the Securities Services Operations organisation is responsible for processing securities transactions and asset servicing of resulting positions for all lines of business within the CIB (Custody and Funds Services, Markets and Prime Services).

The Portfolio Services Business Engineering Team, within Securities Services, is responsible for identifying, defining and delivering change in support of the goals and objectives of the organisation. The team's focus is to deliver strategic change, enhance the risk and control environment, retire legacy systems and/or processes and create operational synergies and efficiencies.

Position Summary

As a member of Broker Dealer Asset Servicing Business Engineering team within Portfolio Services, the successful candidate will be required to drive, analyse, support and deliver a wide range of change initiatives across the CIB. The role's primary focus is take a lead role in the Business Analysis and Requirements Definition required to support the CIB Operational teams within the Change Initiative landscape, understanding and documenting the change impact across the full processing life-cycle. The role will interact with a wide range of organizations outside Operations so effective communication and broad knowledge of the Securities industry is critical to an individual's success. Successful candidates will be expected to be quick learners who can manage multiple tasks across multiple projects and be able to leverage and apply their experience effectively.

Key responsibilities

The portfolio of work will consist of projects of various sizes from large multi-year strategic efforts to short duration tactical deliveries.

As a Business Engineer, the core responsibilities of this position include:
  • Define solutions to deliver against strategic objectives, from idea generation, business analysis (end to end impact), requirements definition and work prioritisation (Agile Product Owner role) through to validation, partnering with stakeholders to achieve optimal, well considered solutions.
  • Build and own project deliverables and track to successful delivery, generating business workflows and plans that assure that our goals can be achieved.
  • Close collaboration with Operations and other stakeholders to design new operating models and procedures and supporting Operations through change implementation.
  • Contribute to governance meetings and ensure risks and issues are effectively escalated and monitored: Creation of the summarized project dashboard, to assist in communicating status to management, is also required.
  • Ensure that priorities are communicated. With competing interests, the delivery teams must balance workload and priorities around a demanding schedule. Being able to influence people for the good of the project is therefore an important skill.
  • Engage with Technology partners to explain business and data requirements and collaborate on solution design.
  • Demonstrate a strong Control and Risk awareness to identify, escalate, control and mitigate
  • Certain work will require the engagement with organizations outside J.P. Morgan. Indeed, vendors form and important fabric of support for our firm. Identifying and vetting vendors is an important aspect of the role. Successful vendor engagements require a careful balancing of priorities to assure that appropriate control and responsibility is achieved and that the engagement is cost effective. When working with vendors being able to perform the role of point person between the organizations is of critical importance.


  • Extensive knowledge of end to end Asset Servicing processing, preferably within Markets and Prime Businesses.
  • Strong business analysis skills; the ability to concisely articulate clear, concise requirements based on thorough analysis and expected impact on the end to end processing environment and ensure these are tested effectively.
  • Pragmatic decision making to overcome obstacles.
  • Sound project management skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple project commitments simultaneously across a varied book of work.
  • The ability to proactively engage with others across organizations to establish relationships that permit change to happen is a key to success.
  • The capability to evaluate and adapt to demands when introduced at any point in the Project Lifecycle and quickly establish requirements, key stakeholders and next steps.
  • Identify and develop opportunities for partner Strategic programs to deliver change through liaison with relevant stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to be flexible, follow and enforce tight deadlines
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work against competing demands
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • The ability to deliver information to senior management/stakeholders, accurately, concisely and in a professional manner and manage expectations
  • Strong teamwork and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong MS Office skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Project preferred.
  • The ability to travel may be required.
  • A self motivated individual who is able to deliver with minimal supervision whilst also working effectively as part of a team.

    About J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank:

    J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at .

    "JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government's Disability Confident Scheme."

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