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Trade and Working Capital Portfolio Management (Payments) - VP

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


An opportunity to join a small dynamic team responsible for supporting the growth of Trade & Working Capital within the J.P.Morgan (JPM) Payments franchise.

Job summary:

The EMEA Trade Distribution team sits within Trade & Working Capital Portfolio Management Group and is responsible for managing the Trade Products exposures and supporting the wider Trade & Working Capital team to deliver value-added solutions to our clients. The individual will be part of a small team that is the primary point of contact between JPMorgan and the secondary desks of banks and other institutions that buy and sell Trade Finance transactions. The individual will also act as a guiding point of reference for Trade Sales and other internal stakeholders in relation to pricing and structure as it pertains to the marketability of transactions;

Job Responsibilities:

  • Day to day responsibility for the distribution of our EMEA Corporate and FI book.
  • Provide risk mitigation channels for Structured Trade Finance and Loan assets, including but not limited to Insurance, Institutional and non-Institutional investors.
  • Maintain and develop secondary market investors in EMEA for Trade, especially in the non-financial institutions space.
  • Provide feedback on distribution capability to Trade Sales and other Trade team members when appropriate.
  • Actively involved with other Trade Sales team-members to ensure transactions are structured correctly to meet local financial and regulatory conditions.
  • Responsible for Trade Distribution standard documentations and other trade-related documents including assignment agreements, participation agreements, syndicated loan agreements.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Able to demonstrate relevant and comprehensive experience in a financial institution with a focus on execution and placement of transactions – with an emphasis on Corporate risk related transactions and programmes.
  • Able to demonstrate extensive knowledge in structured trade products, including Supply Chain Finance, Receivable Finance, and Sales & Inventory Finance
  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding and working knowledge of the Insurance industry and market applicability to the Trade finance Market.
  • Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Trade related legal documentation with emphasis on participation agreements, credit agreements, LMA documentation, Insurance policies.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in the credit risk assessment of corporates, insurers, financial institutions and sovereigns; demonstrable analytical ability.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in managing Multilateral Agency programs including direct contact where appropriate.
  • Able to demonstrate comprehensive communication skills (verbal and writing) within a Trade and Working Capital field.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

A demonstratable aptitude for presenting, client interface, and sales & marketing.

Able to demonstrate with examples a team player mind set is an essential requirement of the role.

Able to give comprehensive examples of excellent organizational skills.

Able to give examples of producing and presenting comprehensive analytical skills