CIB F&BM - Securities Services Control Management - Executive Director for Data Solutions and Product Development

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


CIB Securities Services Control Management - Executive Director for Data Solutions and Product Development

The CIB Finance and Business Management organization is seeking a highly talented Executive Director to lead the Data Solutions and Product Development Control Management (BCM) function. The role will report directly to a Securities Services Business Control lead.

This role is ideal for a highly motivated individual with proven ability to successfully run a global team in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging environment; develop and execute on key initiatives; and focus on operational risk excellence & control mitigation to manage continuous changes in the regulatory landscape.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Partner effectively with colleagues across the firm, business, operations management, legal, compliance, risk, audit, regulators, and technology control functions to drive consistent and rigorous operational risk practices
  • Create a proactive risk and control culture that leverages proven evaluation strategies and sound change management protocols
  • Advise on and continually reassess key risks and appropriateness of controls to ensure timely identification of significant risks and issues to support an evolving business & regulatory environment
  • Develop and execute a control design & evaluation roadmap to validate the effectiveness of key controls and proactively identify control gaps or breaks
  • Provide leadership for the end-to-end execution of the controls’ agenda, including Issue Management, error analysis and resolution, and proactive control reviews
  • Manage internal audits, compliance tests and regulatory exams on behalf of the business
  • Create a great and inclusive culture; enhance employee engagement; and attract, develop, and retain the best, most diverse talent
  • Ensure operational practices are in compliance with relevant risk standards, policies and regulations to maintain an effective control environment
  • Manage a portfolio of key metrics to inform on the health of the risk and control environment
  • Provide input or lead various control committees and forums
  • Drive and manage projects and initiatives on risk & controls (e.g. awareness programs, risk expos, trainings, etc.)

Qualification & skills include:

  • Significant experience leading an Operations, Business or Controls function within a banking environment required
  • Management experience with teams in multiple countries/jurisdictions required
  • Ability to drive a culture of risk awareness and proactive risk identification and assessment
  • Strong stakeholder management & impactful communication, with an ability to influence business leaders in a meaningful and actionable manner
  • Strong leadership, organizational, prioritization, problem-solving, analytical, team building, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think strategically and partner with teams to solve problems and continuously improve processes and controls
  • Must be highly disciplined, a self-starter, and have the ability to execute in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including experience with driving a change agenda
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex policy and operational concepts to both senior management and junior operational staff
  • Highly developed analytical skills and intellectual curiosity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with the ability to develop compelling and meaningful executive presentations that will drive opportunities / recommendations

About Us

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

About the Team

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.

Control Management maintains a strong and consistent control environment through a joint accountability model that aligns managers with each function and region to mitigate risk. The team focuses on four areas: Control Design & Expertise, Risks & Controls Identification/Assessment, Issues & Control Deficiencies and Control Governance & Reporting.

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