EMEA Regulatory Affairs - ESG Policy Lead - Vice President/ Sr. Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Posting description

You are a strategic thinker with strong time management skills, passionate about working across a range of complex issues. You have found the right team.

You will be a regulatory policy specialist who will contribute to a range of advocacy efforts on priority EU and UK regulatory policy dossiers that impact the firm (e.g. primarily ESG and other firmwide topics). The Vice President will work closely with the EMEA Regulatory Affairs team and will also partner extensively with Regulatory Affairs colleagues in the U.S. and APAC to strategically develop, pursue and execute regulatory policy analysis and advocacy objectives for the Firm.

The position could be either a Vice President or Sr. Associate, depending on experience and expertise of the selected candidate.

Job responsibilities

  • Identify and monitor regulatory policy developments. Monitor key UK and EU policy initiatives (e.g. BOE, HMT, ECB, EC) and international releases (e.g. IOSCO, ISSB) on ESG policy issues.
  • Provide insights, updates, and potential business impact analysis of these developments on the Firm.
  • Advise our Lines of Business and other functions on the potential implications of key policies and regulations, including at firmwide and legal-entity levels, to drive consistent interpretation and execution of requirements.
  • Develop positions and advocacy strategies on proposed regulatory policies and lead engagement with trade associations, policymakers, regulators and other stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Produce quantitative and qualitative analysis in support of regulatory policy positions and deliver verbal and written briefings and analyses on complex topics to a wide range of internal stakeholders, including senior management.
  • Build relationships and work with a wide range of internal stakeholders (line of business, compliance, legal, government affairs, finance, and global partners in the Regulatory Affairs function) in determining the firm's views on proposals and the appropriate mechanism for advocacy/response
  • Develop and engage relationships with external stakeholders, including identifying and building relationships with regulators, peer firms, and trade & industry bodies

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Relevant experience in financial analysis, policy, consulting, strategy, research or a related role
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively engage senior stakeholders in English and at least one European language
  • Ease working across a range of complex issues; ability to learn new topics quickly and move between subjects
  • Strong initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking
  • Highest level of integrity and professionalism

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Working knowledge of financial services regulation and public policy context. Familiarity with recent UK and EU trends related to ESG regulation preferred
  • Strong time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and time sensitive deliverables
  • Advanced technical skills in Excel and PowerPoint
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