Hedge Fund & Asset Managers Credit Risk - VP

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


As part of Risk Management and Compliance, you are at the centre 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.

We are looking for a Senior Credit Officer in London to join the Hedge Fund and Asset Managers team as part of the EMEA Wholesale Credit Risk Organization.

We are looking for someone excited to join our organization. If you meet the minimum requirements below, you are encouraged to apply to be considered for this role.

Job responsibilities

  • In this role you will be responsible for credit risk coverage of a portfolio of fund clients, including hedge funds, private equity, LDI, real money and pension funds. You will be responsible for ongoing credit risk portfolio management including monitoring of counterparty exposure, market events and client performance
  • You will work as part a team to negotiate and construct recommendations for new client onboardings, new transaction or client relationship approvals including Derivatives activity, Prime Brokerage, Securities Financing, Secured and Unsecured Loans.
  • You will lead due diligence and credit analysis to assess the credit worthiness of counterparties and make recommendations as to appropriate structure, risk appetite, risk grading and documentation terms.
  • You will have a commitment to development of self and the broader team, including coaching & training more junior members of the team on both technical and professional skills
  • You will be engaged across all lines of business within the CIB and lead discussions with other stakeholders including Sales, Trading, Structuring and Legal teams.

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Sound credit skills and judgment developed during previous experience in a comparable environment, ideally in a Credit Risk or Financial Analysis role.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently while also being able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to establish credibility and trust with clients and internal stakeholders.
  • A working knowledge of Derivatives trading activity, transaction structures, documentation, and banking products sufficient to take the lead in approval of new transactions and trading relationships.
  • Experience in Hedge Fund / Asset Manager risk analysis beneficial.
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