RM&C (Risk Management and Compliance) Legal Entity Oversight Framework Manager

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

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 Risk Management and Compliance Control Management Group’s primary function is to solidify an effective control framework, looking within and across the LOB (Line of Business) and Corporate Risk and Compliance areas, to identify and remediate control issues with a sense of urgency regardless of the source. An integral part of the Group’s mandate is the development and management of the Legal Entity (LE) Framework that is implemented by the Chief Risk Officers (CROs), Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and their teams across the regions and legal entities. This role is critical to supporting the LE Framework standards and agenda across the firm and further developing a controlled environment for the Framework to operate within. You will work closely with the Americas, APAC and EMEA Regional CROs and teams along with Risk and CCOR (Compliance, Conduct and Operational Risk) function LE partners across the firm. The role will report to the LE Framework Team Lead.

Job responsibilities

  • Support of the day to day LE Oversight Framework agenda and processes including:
    • Facilitation of RM&C LE tiering processes and related oversight including benchmarking and analysis of results
    • Production of quarterly LE Forum materials attended by senior Risk and CCOR Leadership
    • Support the LE Risk Assessment Structures for OLO (Office of Legal Obligations), LRCM (Legal Regulatory Change Management) & CORE (Control and Operational Risk Evaluation) across regions
  • Aid in development and maintenance of cross-functional LE standards, including:
    • Roles and Responsibilities of LE Risk Managers, LE CCOR Officers, function leads, Regional LE CRO (Chief Risk Officer) Teams
    • Participation in cross functional projects on Risk management approach/standards for LEs (Legal Entities), working with appropriate SMEs and stakeholders (e.g., ICAAP (Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process), Risk ID)
  • Strategy for the Framework:
    • Help to drive further development of RM&C LE Oversight Framework strategy and implementation agenda
  • Communication and engagement:
    • Partner with LE Risk and CCOR stakeholders across LOBs (lines of business), functions, and regions; foster open communication through engagement sessions and communication tools
    • Help to maintain and improve LE Risk data inventories (e.g., exceptions tracker, LE Tiering data), including the transfer of inventories from SharePoint to intelligent solutions
  • Development of controls:
    • Partnering with Control Management to execute the processes and controls within CORE
    • Enhancement of Controls surrounding Framework processes developing and managing control reporting requirements

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or alternative
  • Strong Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Strong, clear, and concise written and verbal communication with ability to edit and prepare executive level communications
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills; with an ability to make decisions, drive results and prioritize multiple tasks to meet overall objectives
  • Effective project management skills, with the ability to drive tasks to completion via effective tracking and monitoring
  • Proven ability to collaborate and build strong partnerships and high degree of initiative, self-direction, and ability to work well under pressure
  • Strategic thinker – being able to discern themes from multiple sources of information to help shape strategic direction of the team and having sound judgment and professional maturity to proactively outline and solve problems

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience within Risk Management or Compliance and/or controls functions preferred but not essential
  • Pega experience preferred but not essential
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