Corporate Functions - Firmwide Business Resiliency - Executive Director

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


The Firmwide Business Resiliency (“FBR”) team is within the Office of the CFO and is responsible for the design of the firm’s Resiliency Program, including the requirements for Resiliency Planning, Testing, Reporting and Concern Management. When disruptions occur, these practices support the continued operation of the firm’s businesses, the markets, and our ability to service of our customers’ needs. The FBR group collaborates closely with the firm’s senior leadership, the LOB and Corporate Function Resiliency teams, Risk Management and Audit to ensure that the resiliency program is commensurate with the risk-taking activities of the firm. The team is also responsible for providing corporate governance, awareness and training. The team also ensures that the firm remains in compliance with global laws and regulations as they relate to resiliency risk.

FBRT is seeking an Executive Director to lead our Obligation Management and Legal Entity Framework activities. The ED role is critical to developing and implementing the Regulatory Change Management and Legal Entity Framework and agenda across the firm and will work closely with the LOB, Corporate Function and Regional Resiliency Teams, along with other key LE stakeholders across the firm.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee the Business Resiliency Obligation Management program to enable alignment with evolving resilience landscape from a regulatory, industry and local requirement perspective in partnership with Resiliency stakeholders and functions including Legal, Compliance and Control Management

Engage with broader stakeholders with respect to Regulatory and/or Industry advocacy efforts, aligned with the broader Business Resiliency Industry Engagement Framework

Inventory and evaluate rule reform impacting Resiliency relative to the Firmwide Resiliency Framework and Program (or local adjustments), and prioritize implementation where required

Manage Legal Obligations related to the FBRT from the Office of Legal Obligations program through ongoing review of new regulatory event notices, assessment of tagged obligations to demonstrate compliance and evaluation of obligation impact to the Business Resiliency Program

Establish and oversee the implementation of the Business Resiliency Legal Entity Framework, working with relevant stakeholders and aligning and where appropriate leveraging potential synergies with existing LE Frameworks (e.g., Risk, CCOR). Key focus areas include the development of the overarching framework, informing the continued design and development of the resiliency lifecycle and driving tooling, analytics and reporting requirements to fulfill LE requirements.


Significant work experience in the financial industry.

Experience in Resiliency, Risk Management, Compliance and/or in a related Control function, preferred

Strategic thinker – be able to discern themes from multiple sources of information to formulate broader agenda and see it through to implementation

Stakeholder management and leadership- demonstrated ability to influence leaders and partner well, particularly ability to navigate the organization across regions and functions

Strong communication and interpersonal skills; with an ability to make decisions, drive results and demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet overall objectives

Sound judgment and professional maturity to proactively outline and solve problems

Strong regulatory knowledge and awareness of requirements driven by regulation

Effective project management and communication, including holding others to account through effective tracking and monitoring

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