EMEA HR Regulatory Affairs - Vice President

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Join the team that is responsible for effectively delivering the regulatory commitments owned by HR across all lines of business and corporate functions.

You will be part of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) HR Regulatory Affairs team overseeing aspects of regulatory initiatives impacting the Firm’s legal entities in the European Union (EU), including interpretation and implementation of financial regulations impacting across the employee lifecycle, as well as regulatory submissions, exams and supervisory interactions on Human Resources (HR) topics.

As a Vice President in the EMEA HR Regulatory Affairs team you will work closely with the rest of the EMEA HR Regulatory teams, including the EMEA Regulatory Compensation team, as well as the Firm’s Global HR Regulatory Affairs team. You will also partner closely with the EU HR Country Heads and their teams, as well as key partners (including local Governance teams as well as Control Functions and Finance) to drive consistency across the EU HR Regulatory agenda.

Job responsibilities

  • Regulatory Examinations and Audits – support EU HR in submissions and responses to regulatory queries, examinations and audits
  • Regulatory Change Management – review, assess and project manage implementation of changes to the employee lifecycle required as a result of EU regulatory and/or legislative requirements or expectations
  • Advisory – Advising EU HR Country teams on HR-related regulatory matters and partnering with those teams to support the Firm’s line of business and functions based in the EU
  • Participation in local governance fora representing HR, including Board-level meetings and Committees
  • Lead associated projects with HR and / or Control Function partners to enhance, change or implement new policies or procedures to reflect change in regulatory requirements
  • Partner closely with the wider HR Regulatory and Cash Compensation teams to coordinate assessment and implementation of requirements
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the HR regulatory requirements impacting the Firm’s EU legal entities, and reviewing, assessing the impact of those requirements on the Firm’s businesses
  • Prepare responses to, and communicate with, the Firm’s EU regulators as part of their supervision of the compliance by the Firm’s local legal entities with applicable regulations
  • Develop and maintain relevant policies and procedures
  • Educate and train the broader HR Function on best practice, policies and external developments, particularly in respect of regulatory change and develop deep knowledge of the Firm’s organization and operating model, with the ability to build and strengthen partnerships across functions and locations in the EU

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • The candidate must be a self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced, results driven environment
  • Knowledge of the key European regulatory frameworks impacting HR. Experience within an HR Regulatory, Legal or Compliance function would be desirable
  • Excellent writing skills in both German and English
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Excellent documentation skills to clearly and accurately articulate key decisions and rationale
  • Ability to understand and navigate a complex regulatory environment
  • Ability to articulate complex issues concisely and communicate effectively and comfortably with different levels of seniority, including experience of preparing papers for and presenting to Boards/Committees
  • Ability to work across multiple teams and stakeholders integrating information and clearly articulating impacts and solutions
  • Takes initiative and is proactive in raising issues or identifying opportunities for partnership and operational excellence