Asset Management - International ETF Platform - Vice President

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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The Exchange Traded fund (ETF) industry double in size almost every 5 years. In this position you will have an opportunity to join one of the most innovative ETF issuers, to have access to a great variety of business topics in a fast-developing segment of the financial industry. You will demonstrate your ability to grasp & develop theoretical concepts as well as the intellectual agility required to move quickly between complex topics.

Working closely with other groups and with access to subject matter experts across the firm, you will coordinate the launch and listings of new ETFs and contribute to the analysis, identification and execution of key Business changes & new product initiatives, as well as participate in the day-to-day operations of the International ETF Platform team.

This role is based in London, reporting into the Head of International ETF Platform, based in Luxembourg.

Job responsibilities

  • Coordination of new ETF product launches and listings
  • Project management of key operational and technical ETF enhancements to maintain a best-in-class infrastructure within the industry
  • Contribute to the development, oversight & maintenance of the end-to-end operating model for the international ETF business
  • Support BAU requests and governance reporting
  • Establish the International ETF Platform as best in class for Governance and Control

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Master degree or equivalent
  • Good understanding of UCITS Funds with knowledge of ETFs operating model
  • Aptitude at relationship building with all types of stakeholders, with strong communication and interpersonal skills in an international environment
  • Demonstrable min. 10 years’ experience relating to Project management, Front Office support and/or Product implementation, within the Financial industry
  • Proven track record writing business requirements, with a robust understanding of project methodologies and risk management frameworks
  • Advanced level in MS Office, ideally with some coding knowledge (Python is the preferred language)
  • Able to maintain a qualitative output under pressure

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Professional maturity to work autonomously and to deliver progress on parallel engagements
  • At ease with articulating complex concepts in presentations with good attention to detail and an eye for information design
  • Able to produce clear and succinct written communications – as well as adjusting messages to different audiences
  • Able to stay organized in a fast-paced environment, where multi-tasking is often required
  • Accountability, focus and ownership – anticipates risks, identify next steps and suggest alternatives approaches where appropriate
  • Raises tough issues directly and decisively for discussion, prioritisation and action
  • Prioritises work appropriately with necessary input from others; communicates changes to affected parties
  • Seeks best practices internally and externally; adapts, grows and gets better as the organisation evolves
  • "Team player” with a strong can-do attitude
  • Preferable experience of Onboarding and/or Implementation of new UCITS funds, with preferable understanding of Investment Accounting or Fund Accounting concepts
  • Ability to track and deliver complex initiatives in parallel and under tight constraints
  • Ability to manage strategic discussion with senior external & internal stakeholders, including Portfolio Managers, Sales and Governance bodies