Risk Management and Compliance Policies and Standards Governance Manager - Senior Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


Risk Management and Compliance Policies and Standards Governance Manager - Senior Associate

Bournemouth, England, UK

Job Description

As part of Risk Management and Compliance, you are at the center of keeping JPMorgan Chase strong and resilient. You help the firm grow its business in a responsible way by anticipating new and emerging risks, and using your expert judgement to solve real-world challenges that impact our company, customers and communities. Our culture in Risk Management and Compliance is all about thinking outside the box, challenging the status quo and striving to be best-in-class.

The Risk Management and Compliance Central Document Management and Governance Group is a firmwide corporate function responsible for implementing and managing the firm's governance requirements for Risk Management policies and standards globally. The group reports to the Head of Policies, Standards, Regulatory Change Management Governance, who, in turn, reports to the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer. The group is of central importance to the firm, forming part of the firm’s response to new regulations and risks impacting specific lines of business and corporate functions. The group’s focus is policy and standards governance and document management practices for firm’s Second Line of Defense.

The Risk Management and Compliance Policies and Standards Governance Manager - Senior Associate role entails managing the end to end document management cycle for a portfolio of Risk Management policies and standards. This includes interacting with and providing advice to Document Owner-Approvers and their designees to ensure documents are updated and current, and conform to firmwide requirements. The Document Manager is also responsible for validating that Line of Business, Corporate Function and Legal Entity specific documents are not in conflict with firmwide documents and changes are appropriately syndicated and approved.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including the ability to:

  • Manage a portfolio of firmwide / Cross Line of Business / Legal Entity Risk Management policies and standards. This includes oversight of governing documents related to firmwide risks such as Credit Risk, Market Risk, Capital Risk, Country Risk, Estimations and Model Risk, Reputation Risk, Structural Interest Rate Risk, Liquidity Risk
  • Drive the end-to-end document management lifecycle (drafting, revision, annual review, socialization, approval, publishing) including facilitating off-cycle updates and retirements
  • Assess document content against legal obligations, and identify any remediation needs
  • Develop in-depth subject matter expertise over firmwide policy and standard governance requirements ensuring consistency applicability to content while adhering to template requirements
  • Partner with Document Owner-Approver in development and maintenance of new policies and standards
  • Promote adherence to policy, standard and procedure governance requirements
  • Contribute to and have the opportunity to lead initiatives related to policy and standards communication, monthly bulletin, document forums, comprehensive revisions, metric development, and other group initiatives
  • Identify opportunities and contribute to the continuous improvement of the document governance operating model

Minimum Skills, Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for someone excited to join our organization. If you meet the minimum requirements below, you are encouraged to apply to be considered for this role.

  • Prior experience in risk management, particularly in credit, operational risk or other risk management areas aligned to LOBs or product aligned experience in risk management is a plus
  • Bachelor or higher degree in business administration, finance, law, accounting, or related discipline
  • Excellent written communication skills, strong presentation and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail, control mindset and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to partner effectively across different business and functional areas
  • Professional maturity and confidence in expressing a point of view with senior management
  • Ability to anticipate and properly balance the service aspect of the role with the control and governance requirements
  • Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills – essential for reporting, document reviews and creating and delivering senior management level presentations
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