Global Credit Trading - Credit Structuring - Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


The opportunity is to join Credit Structuring, a front office product development & structuring team within Credit and Equities Trading. The candidate will be required to work on a range of: (i) new transactions (Credit Nexus trades; structured notes issued by JPMorgan, SPVs and funds; structured derivatives; receivables repacks; dynamic portfolio trades); (ii) developing new issuance platforms; and (iii) working with Sales and clients to promote investor understanding and use of JPMorgan’s credit platform capabilities.

Job responsibilities:

  • Structure and execute structured credit notes and swaps;
  • Work on illiquid/receivables repackagings;
  • Interact with clients on Credit Nexus and other products;
  • Credit Nexus platform development;
  • Manage restructures, amendments, unwinds and other actions on legacy trades;
  • Development of new structured issuance programmes;
  • Maintenance and development of existing programmes and platforms including Credit Nexus.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • The role requires a confident individual who can excel in a fast-paced front office environment. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, strong legal/documentation skills and a proactive approach to getting transactions over the line.
  • They should be able to juggle multiple transactions and projects simultaneously and be at ease dealing with traders, marketers, clients, internal legal and other control functions as well as working closely with external counsel.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Good structured products/general derivatives and credit derivatives knowledge/background;
  • Strong communication and project management skills;
  • Aptitude for and interest in problem solving;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
  • An understanding/experience of repackagings;
  • Formal legal qualification not required but could be helpful.

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

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