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Transaction Management Specialist – Leveraged Loans - Vice President

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Transaction Management Specialist – Leveraged Loans – Vice President

You will join the transaction management team which is known as the Credit Products Delivery team, a middle office transaction management partner for clients of the Corporate & Investment Bank (‘CIB’), Commercial Bank (‘CB’) and Global Trade Finance Businesses. Within the Credit Products Delivery, you will provide expertise in the negotiation and review of facility documentation and end-to-end transaction management for Loans (and Traditional Trade Finance products). The Credit Products Delivery team partners closely with JPMorgan's client coverage teams, in addition to internal/external legal counsel and facility agents.

Job responsibilities:

  • Deliver best-in-class leveraged loan documentation execution for CIB and CB clients, specifically for financial sponsor-backed financings, including oversight of the deal closing process.
  • Partner with Front Office and Credit, review and support the negotiation of legal documentation for leveraged financings.
  • Liaise with internal/external counsel in the review of transactional documentation.
  • Draw on transactional expertise to suggest solutions for appropriate stakeholders (Bankers, Credit, Tax, Ops, etc.) as necessary, ensuring they are brought into the debate in a timely manner to reach a resolution.
  • Manage to the internal controls framework, reporting and escalation for transaction execution, including preparing and coordinating the approval of documentation deviations during negotiations.
  • Actively contribute to and drive wider WLS projects & initiatives.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Advanced technical knowledge and understanding of loan documentation (in particular LMA Syndicated Facilities and Financial Sponsor precedent terms).
  • Solid understanding of leveraged loans execution, transaction management, lending products more broadly, and banking processes.
  • Solid decision-making capabilities and the ability to identify problems and drive to a resolution.
  • Excellent coordination skills and a strong control mindset.
  • Proven organization skills, and ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines, including strong prioritization skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact professionally and confidently with senior deal team members within the Front Office globally.
  • Lead by example; set high standards of performance for self and others.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Language skills welcomed.
  • Ability and willingness to train junior colleagues.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business and technology environment.