Wholesale Credit Risk EMEA – Consumer, Healthcare & Retail – Vice President

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team in a fast paced and challenging area? This is a unique opportunity for you to work in our team to partner with the Business to provide a comprehensive view.

As Vice President you will become an integral part of our Consumer, Healthcare & Retail Team within Wholesale Credit Risk EMEA covering clients for the Commercial & Investment Bank.

You will work closely with business partners across the region, including Debt Capital Markets, Acquisition and Leveraged Finance, M&A, Corporate Bank, Markets, Treasury Services and Trade Finance covering a wide range of Leveraged (both Private Equity-owned and Corporate) and Commercial Banking clients in the Consumer, Healthcare & Retail sectors.

Job responsibilities

  • Lead the due diligence, credit analysis and financial modelling of credit counterparties, transactions and complex financing structures; drive the preparation of credit memos and make recommendations as to appropriate structure, risk appetite and grading
  • Work across a variety of products including secured and unsecured loans (e.g. acquisition financing, high yield bonds and bridges thereto, general corporate purposes loans or other event driven facilities), derivatives, trade and treasury products
  • Lead the structuring, negotiation and execution of loan documentation (leveraged and corporate style), derivatives and other facilities
  • Manage credit risk portfolio including monitoring of credit ratings, sector trends and client performance
  • Build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders at a senior level and foster team knowledge.
  • Coach and train members of the Analyst and Associate community on both technical and professional skill

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Sound credit skills and judgment, with a proactive and flexible approach to coordinating the credit process and identifying risks
  • Strong knowledge of transaction structures, leveraged loan documentation and banking products sufficient to lead the negotiation and execution of new deal documentation and portfolio workstreams
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to be a self-starter while being able to work effectively in a team environment

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience in sponsor deal financings or expertise in relevant industrial sectors
  • Knowledge of European languages in addition to English