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Market Risk Coverage - Asset Management - Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Risk Management is an independent function of JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and has a separate reporting line from the Asset Management business. The main objective of the Risk Oversight is to: measure, report and challenge risk management practices across portfolios and to ensure compliance with the law and internal policies, escalating in case of any issues. The Oversight is conducted at strategy, fund/account and legal entity levels.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitor market events that can create significant impact to business
  • Perform deep dives, including analysis of stress test, liquidity risk, performance, and compare with the portfolio’s risk profile
  • Carry out relevant investigation and escalation of limit/threshold excesses
  • Lead risk management initiatives to enhance control, oversight and monitoring of risk measures
  • Liaise with and present findings with business partners such as with the Investment Directors and Portfolio Managers on risk reviews
  • Ensure that Risk Management Procedures are followed
  • Prepare Risk Management presentations to Senior Management, Boards and Regulators in EMEA
  • Prepare annual regulatory reviews and reports (e.g. ICARA/ICAAP, CSSF/FCA queries)
  • Represent Risk in the governance forums such as Investment Director Reviews, Liquidity Forum and in new business initiatives.


  • Analytical skills and the ability to understand and explain complex issues to non-specialized audiences
  • Wiliness to deep knowledge on risk disciplines like: Portfolio Theory, Instrument Valuation and standard risk metrics such as: VaR, Stress Testing, Liquidity Risk and Sensitivities
  • Attention to detail – takes personal responsibility to ensure that work meets the highest quality standards
  • Act on own initiative and fulfil objectives with small supervision
  • Lead with inclusiveness – listens and considers the views of others
  • Strong PC skills