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Global Emerging Markets Credit Trading - EM Credit Trader - Vice President or Executive Director

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


The opportunity is to join the London EM Client Solutions Trading Desk, covering the CEEMEA region. EM Client Solutions provides bespoke, capital markets financing solutions for Banks, Corporates and Institutional Investors. Traders work with Banking, DCM, Structuring and Sales to originate bespoke credit risk which may be retained, syndicated in primary or sold in secondary credit markets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary deal team to deliver bespoke financing solutions for clients
  • Define and set the parameters for the deployment of capital in the context of risk reward
  • Manage the pre trade governance process across Credit, Market and Country Risk as well as JPM legal and regulatory capital teams
  • On-going risk management of a retained risk portfolio which includes bespoke and illiquid credit risk
  • Engage sales, syndicate and clients to provide trade ideas which complement the risk management objectives of the desk

Experience required:

  • Fundamental credit analysis and familiarity with a capital markets deck/cap structure analysis
  • Experience working in a deal team to deliver primary financing solutions
  • Experience working in one or more of the following areas: Structured Credit Trading, Credit Structuring, DCM, Leveraged Finance
  • In-depth knowledge of CEEMEA Emerging Markets
  • Strong analytical & communication skills
  • Bachelors or equivalent in an analytical subject

This role encompasses the performance of regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the relevant regulatory authorities to carry out such activities.