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Global Shares – Project Manager – Vice President

Job Description

The Global Shares Transaction was announced on March 15, 2022. Founded in 2005, Global Shares is a leading cloud-based provider of share plan management software. Global Shares’ employee ownership solutions cover the entire company lifecycle, and caters to corporates worldwide.

We are currently seeking project managers to join Global Shares (a J.P. Morgan Company).

As a Project Manager in Global Shares (a J.P. Morgan Company) you will involve manage complex projects that involve multiple departments and teams, ensuring that the projects are aligned and directly support the achievement of strategic objectives. You will lead and motivate project teams to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and milestones ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, in scope with the budget. You will participate in establishing project management best practices and principles to expand and mature these capabilities within the organisation.

Role Responsibilities:

* Plan, manage and deliver large, complex, long-term projects that will significantly affect the client organisation, and which will deliver strategic benefits to client and/or stakeholders
* Managing the implementation of new technologies in an agile environment, co-ordinating across all teams impacted by technology changes. Understand and manage interdependencies between technology, operational and business needs.
* Support product owner in managing communications with stakeholders, managing expectations for deliverables, and implementing an effective project governance system.
* Gain understanding of business models in place across Global Shares and with external clients. Work with relevant teams to design relevant functions and processes to implement improvements and technology changes.
* Drive the estimation and resource planning across all teams to ensure detailed project plans are developed for all phases of projects
* Manage large amounts of information and confidently communicating across teams ensuring positive collaboration with all stakeholders.
* Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating effectively across leadership and project teams
* Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment, demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
* Help team achieve a high level of performance and quality, holding teams accountable for their work and removing obstacles

Knowledge & Experience required: 

* Proven success in project management through the successful delivery of multiple cross-functional projects
* Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
* Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
* Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
* Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
* Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management
* Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers.
* Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff.
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
* Outstanding organizational skills, ability to prioritize and focus on critical components
* Excellent communication skills collaborating with teams, management and other non-team individuals.
* The ability to work well with others.
* Showing a comfort with quickly changing priorities, plus a highly developed adaptability and flexibility.
* A strong familiarity with various Agile and Scrum elements, including Agile planning and Agile project management with Scrum

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities And Skills

* Minimum of 5 years project management experience.
* PMP / PRINCE II or similar certification is a plus.
* Working knowledge of Employee Equity Plans is beneficial.