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CIB F&BM – Business Manager – Vice President

Req #: 170067896
Location: Riyadh, 01, SA
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Potential Referral Amount: 4000 US Dollar (USD)
Department Description
The EMEA country business management group is part of the broader Global Finance and Business Management function.  This role will support all Lines of Businesses (LOBs) within JPMorgan Saudi Arabia (Commercial Bank and Securities Businesses).
Role Description
The main responsibilities for this role are two fold, first mandate is to support JPMorgan Chase Bank; Riyadh Branch Senior Country Officer (SCO) and Saudi Arabia Ltd CEO in all aspects of the business. This will involve working closely with all LOB’s and liaising with functional groups in and out of location including, but not limited to front office teams, control functions, regional senior management, operations, finance, compliance, legal, tax, technology, HR. The second mandate is to oversee the execution of all New Business Initiatives relating to JPMorgan’s operations in Saudi and provide critical support to ensure timely delivery on the overall build agenda. 
Role Responsibilities
  • Support the SCO and CEO in driving the strategic agenda for JPMorgan in Saudi Arabia
  • Co-Chair the Local Operating Committees and effectively contribute to the overall governance infrastructure by supporting various committees (agenda, minutes, action):
    • Ensure that appropriate governance committees are operating effectively
    • Review adequacy of governance framework in line with business growth
    • Support Board of Directors and its subcommittees
    • Act as secretary for the Local Management Committee
  • Act as a day to day escalation point for all LOBs
  • Oversee key projects as mandated by SCO/CEO and regional COO
  • Provide senior sponsorship for all Audits, regulatory examinations and associated remediation plans
  • Successfully manage all corporate and support function in location
  • Oversee the delivery of all New Business Initiatives throughout their life cycles; from the assessment to post implementation review phase
  • Deal pipeline maintenance, review and reporting including high quality performance information and value-add analysis
  • Productions and review of market analysis - league tables, wallet, and market share, etc.
  • Coordinate and interface between JPMorgan and 3rd party relationships
  • Manage the operational controls and risk agenda, partnering with risk, compliance and oversight and control functions to ensure effective issue management and escalations  
  • Coordinate all business resiliency activities (planning, BCP documents, Resiliency testing)
  • Manage the relationship with regulator (SAMA/CMA)  providing a single point of contact for all regulatory matters in cooperation with compliance officers
  • Continuously lead the in-country optimisation of operating models which are both SAMA and CMA compliant
  • Co-ordinate the preparation and presentation of financial information and all other management  MIS reporting packs
  • Budgetary and Capacity Planning ensuring business growth is supported by robust infrastructure 
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of all marketing initiatives including event management
  • Support Human Resources head in recruiting, retaining and developing our people. Drive a culture of excellence by utilizing the firm’s resources and contribute to a healthy working environment
  • Assist in change management, real estate planning and corporate licensing renewals Track client agenda including performance/client planning
  • Manage client coverage list and client reference data across all systems
  • In partnership with compliance, ensure JPMorgan Saudi operations continue to be in compliance  with firm’s global financial crime standards at all time
  • Work with various groups to deliver the technology agenda
  • Provide ad hoc financial and market analysis to meet business requests
  • Contribute to the MENA Finance and Business Management agenda
Key Skills / Experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to priorities requests
  • Flexibility / Multi-tasking
  • Able to deal with all levels of seniority
  • Strong numeric skills
  • Project management skills
  • Team player
  • Detail orientated
  • Disciplined approach to managing processes with a desire to improve 
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.
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