International Consumer Bank Risk Modelling Lead - Executive Director

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


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 RM&C Secured Credit and International Consumer Bank (ICB) modeling team is searching for an ICB Risk Modeling lead. In this role, you will be responsible for utilizing statistical and machine learning techniques to lead ICB risk model development. You will lead a team of 6 model developers in steering models throughout their life cycle, including development, implementation, use, monitoring, and retirement.

You will have the opportunity to engage with senior business leaders and drive a risk modeling pipeline for the organization. You will collaborate closely with partners in strategy, marketing, technology, and model governance. In addition to model development, you will focus on projects such as Ongoing Performance Management, cost/benefit analysis of models, and help establish the risk technology framework to be able to run proprietary models in real time.

The ICB business within JPMorgan has grown significantly since its launch in 2021, with the number of models expected to more than double in 2023 alone. Over the next several years, we expect the business to expand significantly.

Minimum Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Successful candidates will be motivated, self-starters that are results driven and able to operate effectively in a large, matrix organization. You should be highly organized, detail oriented, collaborative and have an aptitude for thinking strategically and creatively. The most qualified candidates will have:

  • Team management experience.
  • Master's or PhD degree in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, or Engineering.
  • Experience in designing, building, and deploying production quality models utilizing statistical / Machine Learning (ML) techniques. Examples include fraud models, credit decisioning models, account management models and collections/recovery models.
  • Deep familiarity with lending markets in UK/Europe.
  • Ability to thrive in a matrix environment and build partnerships with colleagues at various levels and across multiple locations.
  • Ability to work with significant sense of urgency.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including influencing and presentation skills.

Additional Skills, Experience and Qualifications

The following additional items will be considered but are not required for this role

  • Familiarity with ML libraries such as TensorFlow or scikit-learn

About Us

Across JPMorgan Chase, we serve millions of customers and many of the world’s most prominent corporate and government clients. Our mission is to build a stronger, more equitable economy, and we strive to make a positive impact everyday with our customers in their communities. We are proud of our reputation as one of the world’s most admired companies and we know that it’s our people who make us successful. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees are welcomed, valued and able to bring their authentic selves and best work forward.

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