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Commercial Bank - Credit Product Delivery Vietnam, Wholesale Lending Services Asia Pacific - Associate

Req #: 180002814
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, 65, VN
Job Category: Relationship Management/Sales
Job Description:

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. The Firm and its Foundation give approximately US$200 million annually to nonprofit organizations around the world. We also lead volunteer service activities for employees in local communities by utilizing our many resources, including those that stem from access to capital, economies of scale, global reach and expertise.

Credit Products Delivery (CPD), under Commercial Bank Wholesale Lending Services, is a dedicated lending & trade finance execution support function with the ultimate goal of providing a superior client experience ensuring timely client focused service whilst retaining a strong risk and control framework locally and partnership with regional and global teams to deliver consistently across J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank and Commercial Bank. The team supports the Bankers and Trade Sales and works closely with business partners across Credit, Legal, Compliance and line of business operations to deliver a client focused support model and seamless execution.

Role:

In carrying out this role the key responsibility is the facilitation and management of the deal lifecycle from mandate through to execution and serving as the first point of contact for Bankers and Trade Sales, providing transaction support (particularly for cross-border and complex transactions), and managing the document execution and deal closing process. In addition, this role will also involve managing strategic enhancements and executing change initiatives on behalf of CPD and supporting reporting MIS reporting.

The role will report to the Head of Singapore Hub Credit Product Delivery. This position will be based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Responsibilities include:

Deal Closing & Client Support

  • Transaction coordination: primary point of contact and escalation across end to end deal lifecycle, including onshore, offshore and cross-border deal coordination
  • Provide insight into negotiation of legal agreements and status of transaction closing.  Escalate backlogs and issues to Bankers as needed to move the transaction along the closing lifecycle
  • Track handoffs,  process and timing/requirements, metrics and escalations as required
  • Pipeline Management and Support
  • Query Resolution

Transaction Management

  • Coordination of legal documentation across all lending products
  • Managing the execution of credit facility letters, deal closing process, ownership of sourcing and reviewing client constitutional documents, conditions precedent / subsequent
  • Preparation and coordination of deviations ( including approvals) during negotiations across all categories
  • Populating standard agreements and performing gap analysis / prep work on non standard docs for legal
  • Manage controls framework, reporting and escalation for transaction execution
  • Working across functional areas to ensure all operational, financial and technology risks have been addressed
  • Collaborating with business' and support functions to drive best practices both internally and in the external markets

Project Management

  • Deliver regional implementation of CPD
  • Own workstreams and projects under the global programme
  • Chair project working groups and facilitate workshops as required.
  • Establishing projects and concepts to address Business and Technology priorities within the competing business and cross-regional strategies 
  • Understand the requirements of key stakeholders and articulate to our technology partners
  • Define qualitative measures of post implementation success
  • Support Global MIS Reporting

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skill set:

  • Credit Administration, Transaction Management or Credit Execution experience
  • Strong credit and documentation knowledge across core lending products/agreements (e.g. Loans, Trade finance,  Vietnam local market knowledge, etc)
  • Strong relationship management and partnership with the Business, Technology and Corporate groups
  • Sound understanding of banking processes and products
  • Basic project management experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • History of success working in a team environment
  • Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Strong decision making capabilities and the ability to identify problems and drive to resolution
  • Proactive/self-starter with the ability to deliver value-added support to business partners and clients in a dependable, timely and accurate manner
  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to accept new assignments and challenges in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to problem solve and deliver solutions at root cause
  • Highly organized, motivated and strong prioritization skills
  • College degree and 3+ years of working experience
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese.

If you're interested in working in an environment where you can aspire to be the best, execute superbly and be part of a great team and winning culture, then explore this opportunity at J.P. Morgan.

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