Loan Trading Strategic Initiatives - Business Analyst/Project Manager- Associate

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom



Commercial Banking provides comprehensive solutions, including lending and treasury services, to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions and not-for-profit entities with annual revenues generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion, as well as real estate investors and owners. Wholesale Lending Services (WLS) exists within Commercial Banking and provides loan servicing functions to all four JPMorgan lines of business. These functions include loan documentation, closing and funding, payment and fee processing, syndication loan and trade processing, credit administration and collateral perfection and management.

The Loan Trading Strategic Initiatives team is responsible for the design and execution of a internal and external initiatives aimed at improving the end to end process in trading support for the Global Credit Trading and Syndicated Leverage Finance businesses. Focus areas include seamless systems integrations, reducing settlement times, increasing liquidity, increasing efficiency and reducing risk in the LMA & LSTA loan markets.

This role will have responsibility for delivery on strategic technology and process improvement initiatives in the Loan Trading space. This product space is experiencing significant growth in an area where JPMorgan has been the leader for more than a decade.

Key Responsibilities include :
  • Partner with Technology and Business groups to create innovative solutions to modernize our technology platform and drive operational efficiencies in order to maintain our position as a leader in the loan market
  • Perform analysis across key functional areas to assess efficiency opportunities, risks and gaps with existing processes
  • Effectively gather, compile and review information and data, evaluate existing systems, procedures and processes to develop process improvement solutions
  • Evaluate and leverage the latest technology available to address technology performance, automated testing capabilities, and new functionality improvements
  • Responsible for Project Management functions including keeping all deliverables in clear and concise project plan, driving deliverables, and timely completion of milestones
  • Work with business SMEs, external partners and technology leads to identify the appropriate data for testing, and prepare test cases; determine the acceptable range for test results and performance
  • Manage external vendor relationships, working closely to define roadmaps and enhancements to support JPMorgan's businesses
  • Develop effective presentations & project update material suitable for stakeholders & business partners regarding overall project progress and recommendations/decisions
  • Coordinate and lead meetings; host sub group meetings, establish agendas, produce minutes, establish scorecards and ongoing status reports

Skill Set :
  • Knowledge of loan product, processes and systems (Loan IQ. ACBS, Flexcube, or Markit Platforms) preferred
  • Experience working closely with technology teams, in a business analyst or product owner role is a plus
  • Strategic thinker with a proven track record of hitting milestones, understanding the big picture and succeeding in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with a hands on attitude, must be self-starter and be self-motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to multiple levels of management, both written and verbal
  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project) required

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm's current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm's vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

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