CIB - Wholesale Payments - Product Manager - Project Finance - Middle Office - VP (London)

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

CIB - Wholesale Payments - Product Manager - Project Finance - Middle Office - VP (London)


Candidates must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in a similar role at this level / background in Project Finance and Infrastructure.

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank

JPMorgan Chase & Co is a global financial services powerhouse with assets of US$2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity.

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 $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.

Department Summary

Within Wholesale Payments, Treasury Services (TS) -- the world's largest cash management provider -- moves, safe keeps, concentrates and invests client money, and provides trade finance solutions. TS products include payments, collections, trade finance, investments, escrow and information services that help companies manage working capital and liquidity. The business, which operates in more than 40 countries, is the world's largest U.S. dollar clearer, processing an average of $3.2 trillion in fund transfers each day. More than 135,000 corporations, financial institutions, governments and municipalities in over 180 countries and territories entrust their cash business to J.P. Morgan.

Position Summary

As part of its continuous support to clients, J.P. Morgan is developing a new global product proposition dedicated to the project finance space. Reporting into the head of middle office function for EMEA and APAC, the candidate will have i) good industry experience and knowledge to understand to contribute to the product design and development; ii) leadership skills and creditability to work closely with the rest of the Treasury Services product organization and functional partners to develop the new value proposition; and iii) ethics and mind-set to act as a business owner.

New Business Activities

  • Understand the business purpose and deal structure for new Project Finance Account Bank mandates, proactively identifying deliverables and challenges and contributing to the structuring process; partner with origination teams to understand client needs and expectations

  • Partner with internal and external legal counsels, coordinating the review and negotiation of governing documentation and ensuring it meets J.P. Morgan risk appetite

  • Interact with clients in a proactive and professional manner ensuring the highest level of responsiveness and client service

  • Work with team members to ensure deal information is set up on all operating systems and contractual obligations denoted including client access to electronic banking if required

  • Ensure the account structure is properly and accurately implemented

Relationship Management

  • Act as the primary point of contact for client base, providing strong customer service by responding quickly to client requests, offering solutions to client needs, and developing meaningful client relationships

  • Partner with sales organizations to facilitate the retention of client relationships

  • Provide support to sales organizations on new business prospects as required

  • Ensure payments, administration and risk aspects of project finance related account portfolio are handled in accordance with contractual requirements and J.P. Morgan policies and procedures

  • Look for opportunities to involve client in key business initiatives


Skills/Experience/Background

Candidates must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in a similar role at this level / background in Project Finance and Infrastructure.

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Able to demonstrate VP level experience in a similar role within financial services, preferably supporting project finance transactions in a banking or corporate trust environment

  • Experience in legal contract negotiation, preferably account bank, trust or similar contracts with strong document review and leadership skills
    Demonstrated sales and strong customer service orientation

  • Highly motivated Team Player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in independent decision making
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent PC Skills including Word, Excel
  • Compliance and regulatory experience helpful.

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.”