CIB - Wholesale Payments - Global Trade Regional Portfolio Head EMEA - ED - London

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) 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 over $24 trillion of assets under custody and $430 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.

Global Trade (GT) is a division of Wholesale Payments. For more than 200 years, J.P. Morgan has helped clients make trade payments, access liquidity, and manage risk. We connect counterparties with market-leading Traditional Trade, Supply Chain Finance, and Export Finance solutions. Our institutional strength, practical expertise, comprehensive technology, and unparalleled network enable us to deliver powerful global solutions, when and where our clients need them. Our global product and technology platform, integrated client service model and network of operational centers enable us to deliver a consistent set of services to clients no matter where they are across the world.


Position Description: Serve as the chief regional approver for the Global Trade Engagement Committee and Portfolio Management Head for the EMEA region. Instil a culture of ownership and first line accountability for the Trade Business in the region through sound structuring, risk and return discipline. The Trade Regional Portfolio Head reports in the Global Trade Portfolio Management Head.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Chair the regional engagement committee that serves as the businesses key committee responsible for reviewing pricing, structure, appropriateness and risk appetite for all material transactions in the region.

  • Portfolio management head for the EMEA Region, responsible for leading quarterly reviews of exposure booked and managed out of the region

  • Represent and review on behalf of the region all Global Trade Engagement Committee meetings on transactions sponsored out of the region

  • Working with the Trade Risk organization and the Product leads, drive the build-out of a robust framework for assessing risk acceptance criteria and related approvals

  • Work with the Middle Office and Business Management functions to ensure we have best in class reporting to track changes in portfolio quality and anticipate potential problems

  • Proactively identify risks on exposure by monitoring credit and operational risks that may arise from sovereign, industry, market or other risk changes that may impact the portfolio

  • Participate and help set product strategy and engagement for problem facilities / exposure, working closely with product and regional heads

  • Review any new product approvals that impact the region or require regional roll-out. Provide input for product leads on key regional considerations, with critical influence on the regional

  • Participation in ad hoc strategic projects, relating to either new products, governance, regulatory or risk management related business initiatives

Experience Requirements:

  • Able to demonstrate extensive relevant experience, with strong knowledge of corporate finance, credit and legal risk

  • Extensive experience of direct Trade product
  • Ability to learn new products and related risk profiles where gaps may exist across the wide Trade product spectrum

  • Knowledge of relevant accounting guidance for off-balance sheet trade financings

  • Experience with structuring and negotiating complex transactions
  • Ability to partner closely with functional partners including product risk, finance and legal

  • Knowledge of Risk Management policies and procedures
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 www.jpmorgan.com.

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.