CIB Credit Risk is an integral part of a broader CIB platform and works closely with businesses and functions across the Corporate and Investment Bank, including Debt Capital Markets, ALF, Derivatives, Treasury Services, M&A, GCB and Trade Finance. Given the broad sector and client base that the team covers, the team is focused on performing credit analysis on clients which cover the full range of the credit spectrum and the structuring and documenting of a wide variety of credit products. Key products include:
Acquisition/Infrastructure debt financings
High Yield, Hybrid and Investment Grade Bonds (and bridges thereto);
Syndicated and bilateral loans;
Corporate derivatives (eg fx, interest rate, commodities, inflation);
Trade finance including ECA financings, LCs, supply chain finance;
Treasury service products.
In recognition of increasing activity, a new position at the Executive Director (ED) level is being established, based in Paris, as Primary Credit Officer for CIB-managed Corporates incorporated in France and/or with French Country of Assets. Part of the role will also be to support the recently announced Commercial Banking Expansion Initiative in France.
The role will report into the Head of Corporate Credit for Diversified Industries & Branches in EMEA based in London and matrix into Commercial Banking Credit Risk based in the US for CB activity.
Anticipate future requirements in location and build/recruit requisite skill base
Proven track record of exercising credit authority at a minimum level of C2;
Fluent French speaker and detailed experience/knowledge of key structuring, documentation and credit issues of operating under French Law (including the insolvency regime) with ability to opine on documentation and probe/conduct due diligence in local language as appropriate;
Experience of operating across the credit spectrum from large high Investment Grade to lowly rated or unrated, credit intensive corporates, a number of whom will be privately/family-owned, as well as potentially new clients for the firm;
Multi-product expertise, including loans, derivatives, treasury and trade products
Deep existing network within JPMC Paris Branch and within JPM Credit Risk.
Essential skills, experience, and qualifications:
Strong leadership, management and business partnership skills.
Ability to interact well with clients, senior colleagues and juniors, including ability to organize and direct credit deal teams across geographies
Holistic and probing mindset and ability to focus quickly on key issues and act decisively with balanced judgment and problem solving mentality
Ability to understand the (local) business and market context while being protective of the Firm’s Risk
High level of analytical skills, ability to analyze complex credit structures & ensure the attendant credit risks are identified and mitigated
Experience of complex cross-border credit and derivatives transactions and expertise with multi-jurisdictional legal documentation
Strong knowledge of JPM Credit Policy and procedures
Presence & substance to interact successfully with local Regulators, auditors etc.
Ability and willingness to coach and train
Good communication skills, spoken and written with a fluency in French and English
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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