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Asset Management - Compliance - GlM Solutions and Alternatives Compliance Officer - Executive Director - London

Job Description

Overview of Role & Team
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in asset and wealth management services. The Asset Management line of business serves institutional, ultra high net worth, high net worth and retail clients through its Global Investment Management (GIM) and Global Wealth Management (GWM) businesses. With client assets of $2.4 trillion and assets under management of $1.7 trillion, we are one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world.  GIM is a leading investment manager for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors worldwide.  We serve 60% of the world’s largest pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and central banks. With a broad range of core and alternative strategies, its investment professionals operate in every major world market.  More than 1,300 investment professionals provide strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, and real estate, in mutual funds, separately managed accounts, comingled funds, hedge funds and private equity.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic, energetic Head of GIM UK Compliance with successful experience working in the asset management business, partnering with and providing credible challenge to the business.  The successful candidate will have managed a best in class Compliance team for a large, complex and expanding business applying a thorough knowledge of UK and EU asset management, financial services and corporate law and regulation.  The Head of GIM UK Compliance is part of an EMEA and  global GIM and AM Compliance team and leads a team of around 8 Compliance professionals based in London reporting to the GIM EMEA Head of Compliance.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Structuring and supervising the GIM UK Compliance team, overseeing the UK Compliance program and supporting the GIM EMEA Head and also the CCO  
  • Working closely with the GIM EMEA Head, the cross LOB EMEA Head of Compliance, the GWM UK team and the wider global GIM Compliance teams
  • Working closely with the corporate compliance team and compliance teams in other lines of business in JPMC
  • Working closely with GIM UK business leads and their senior management teams as well as control function colleagues to advise on and facilitate regulatory compliance in respect of all GIM UK related products and services  
Skills/Experience required:
  • An impressive academic background and experience in financial services and successful track record of dealing with senior business leaders and control colleagues
  • Successful track record leading a high performing Compliance team, demonstrating strong people leadership and management skills
  • A demonstrated ability to lead a team strategically as well as from a strong technical perspective
  • Must be well versed in the EU and UK asset management industry and have a profound understanding of existing and forthcoming regulatory requirements and developments
  • Deep understanding of both traditional and alternative asset management products and services
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with clients where appropriate
  • Excellent written, oral and presentational skills
  • Strong academic background and relevant professional qualifications
  • Good communication with functional and business stakeholders
  • Manage team capacity and planning, maintain adequate staffing levels, e.g. recruitment, retention
  • Manage and develop staff, e.g. training and professional development, mobility and career-path definition
  • Foster a positive work environment and develop core competencies in all staff
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
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Req #: 150109374
Location: London, ENG GB
Job Category: Compliance
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

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