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Asset Management - Global Trading Agreements Group - Derivatives Documentation Specialist - Associate

Req #: 170078983
Location: London, ENG, GB
Job Category: Asset Management
Job Description:

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.


Asset Management - Global Trading Agreements Group - Derivatives Documentation Specialist  – Associate


The Global Asset Management Business is looking for a motivated individual to join a small team, draft negotiate and manage Trading Agreements (ISDA Master Agreements, Central Clearing Agreements, CDEA's and amendments)  for a Business-aligned negotiation team.

The incumbent will be/have:

  • A point of contact for the global Business to ensure appropriate trading agreements are in place and accounts set up with external trading counterparties prior to entering into transactions on behalf of each Asset Management funds and clients.

  • Some experience in bilateral and cleared derivative products, and have some familiarity with securities based products and the associated agreements and ideally some experience on maintaining a legal documentation database

  • Participate in storing, profiling and keeping up-to-date the Legal Portal for Trading Agreements as well as the team’s

  • Responsible for explaining agreements and representing JPMAM’s position to internal stakeholders and external counterparties. Position involves frequent interaction and coordination with Legal, Counterparty Risk, Portfolio Managers, Client Service, Operations, and Business Management teams.

  • Ensure internal procedures are followed with respect to the initiation of agreements and approvals of terms, and that key stakeholders are updated with latest status of negotiations.

  • Expected to develop build relationships with various groups involved internally and with counterparts at other financial institutions – strong interpersonal skills required.

  • Involved with regulatory changes as necessary to facilitate appropriate management of JPMAM client portfolios. 

  • Experience in dealing with trading agreement (inclusive of ISDA Master Agreements, MRAs/GMRAs, and/or Prime Brokerage Agreements
  • Extensive trading agreement negotiation experience (inclusive of ISDA Master Agreements, MRAs/GMRAs, and/or Prime Brokerage Agreements)
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Robust understanding of the key data terms in agreements and how they should be used by various internal teams
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present in small or large group settings
  • Ability to identify relevant issues and analyze them quickly and effectively
  • Ability to manage projects and work independently
  • Team player, confident and proactive
  • Must be literate in Microsoft programs (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, etc.)


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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