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Corporate - Office of the Secretary - Assistant Corporate Secretary III - Executive Director - Luxembourg

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (“JPMC”) is a global leader in financial services, working in collaboration to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients’ needs globally. We operate in 100 countries and hold leadership positions across our businesses.  We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm.


The Legal Department of JPMC is responsible for the provision of legal services to the firm, and includes the Office of the Secretary (“OTS”). OTS is headed by the Corporate Secretary who reports to the firm’s General Counsel. OTS partners with senior management, control groups, LOBs and corporate units to promote effective governance of the firm, its branches, subsidiaries and affiliates.  It also maintains the legal good standing status of entities in the various jurisdictions, with responsibility for various regulatory reporting in all locations.  


In order to ensure that OTS continues to provide efficient, effective, real time and on demand support to the LOBs and support groups in the Europe, Middle-East & Africa (“EMEA”) region, the Office of the Secretary is looking for an Executive Director to be based in the Luxembourg Office. The key aspects of the role will be to provide governance advice and company secretarial support to some of JPMC’s key regulated entities, and to provide leadership to and manage a team of three company secretaries, also based in Luxembourg.

Job Description:

  • Providing company secretarial support, advice and guidance to the board of directors of (i) J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A, (ii) J.P. Morgan Asset Management Europe and (iii) J.P. Morgan Chase Holdings Limited.
  • Delivering governance enhancements in relation to J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A., with a particular focus on (i) keeping abreast of and meeting all relevant regulatory requirements and expectations, (ii) providing support to the new independent directors and ensuring that they are effective contributors, and (iii)  overseeing the effectiveness of the newly created board audit, board risk and board remuneration committees.
  • Pro-active engagement with the board chairs and senior management, in driving board agendas, and advising on board composition, succession planning, and director inductions and training.
  • Communicating effectively with the board of directors, committee members and senior management as appropriate in respect of all relevant governance matters.
  • Providing governance input into key projects.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Significant professional experience, related to or gained in the financial services industry (to include as a qualified solicitor or qualified company secretary, or regulatory experience).
  • Strong awareness of corporate governance matters impacted by changing regulations.
  • Ability to drive policy and procedure on best practice for JPMC entities.
  • Consistently striving for improvements in process and working practices.
  • Self-motivated, as well as a strong team player with a keen sense of ownership and desire for continuous improvement.
  • Strong written and verbal skills and an effective communicator with maturity and gravitas to deal effectively at senior level.
  • Able to work proactively under own initiative, prioritise, handle time pressure and manage multiple projects at the same time with flexibility to adapt to shifting expectations.
  • Well-organised and confident, with excellent planning skills.
  • PC skills - ability to use legal entity management systems and other system packages, proficient and fast at learning and adapting to new technology and software
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to a long term career at JPMC
Req #: 160001806
Location: Senningerberg, L LU
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 4000 Euro (EUR)

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