Asset Management - Guideline Management Strategic Implementation Specialist - VP/ED - London

London, United Kingdom
Not disclosed
Jul 03, 2017
Jul 08, 2017
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
J.P. Morgan Asset and Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Our clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.  Throughout its long and distinguished history, Asset and Wealth Management has been steadfastly committed to putting our clients' interests first. This fiduciary responsibility defines our relationship with clients and informs every decision we make on their behalf. The Asset Management business is also guided by its strategic objective and business priorities.  Asset Management J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.
  • Clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns
  • More than 1,300 investment professionals providing strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity
  • Leadership positions in the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the investment management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates worldwide.  Role Description An opportunity has arisen to join the Global Guidelines Management team as a Strategic Implementation Specialist. The team's focus is to safeguard the fund management process by controlling and effectively mitigating portfolio risk by coding and monitoring investment restrictions. As a senior member of the team you would serve as a key interface to the Equity, Fixed Income, Multi Asset Solutions, Liquidity and Beta investment businesses as well as be responsible for system enhancements and other strategic investment projects.  In addition, the successful candidate will partner with Guideline Management leadership and analysts across the globe, plus key stakeholders in Client Service, Chief Data Office, Compliance, Funds Management, Product Development, Technology, and Risk Management to advance an aggressive agenda. The individual should be able to distill high level and detailed functional requirements for guideline restriction controls and work with the global team to ensure they are incorporated within the overall Guideline Management program.   The successful candidate will join the Guideline Management Team will work closely with the investment desks and business management teams to ensure adherence to guidelines while continuously improving quality and addressing the administrative burden through innovative solutions.   Responsibilities:
  • Build strong understanding of business strategies for each of the product desks in order to be able to support to provide daily support
  • Develop best in class guideline practices to minimize manual intervention by investment professionals
  • Build strong relationships with all key stakeholders
  • Work with Technology to implement automated solutions to enhance systems and processes for maximum efficiency
  • Code investment guidelines into Fidessa's Sentinel and similar applications
  • Implement solutions to challenges and issues that are raised by stakeholders across the business
  • Enhance end-to-end process flow to improve efficiency and enhance control
  • Foster strong partnerships with leaders across Global Guideline Management in order to achieve strategic initiatives
  • Produce effective and relevant management information
Essential Experience
  • Relevant experience in Fixed Income, Equity, Guideline (pre/post trade) Compliance or Risk Management
  • Broad understanding of global markets and products (including Beta/ETF products is ideal)
  • Knowledge of investment processes and portfolio construction
  • Knowledge of Guideline Management functions from both a control and technology perspective
  • Established track record of execution and delivery within a complex environment
  • Proven ability to drive change
  • Highly structured with proven ability to prioritize daily tasks and project initiatives
  • Knowledge of technology infrastructure is helpful
  • Self-starter that is comfortable working in an unstructured situation, at a fast pace
  • Clear communication skills and the ability to articulate complex issues concisely
  • Flexibility and willingness to engage across diverse areas across the firm globally
  • Credibility to interact effectively across a number of different disciplines and teams
  • Relationship-building and influencing skills to drive the global control agenda
Preferable Experience
  • Understanding of the Investment process and products within Equities and Fixed Income
  • Knowledge of 1940 Act UCITS and other global regulations
  • IMC, CFA or CAIA
JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.   JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer   "LI/POST"