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JP Morgan


At this role you will have a chance to develop in Risk Management and Compliance area. This role will also necessitate extensive collaboration with the firm’s Climate Risk team.

As a Vice President Nature Data Modeller within the Environmental and Social (E&S) Risk team, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the strength and resilience of JPMorgan Chase. Your responsibilities will include developing and implementing the firm’s approach to E&S risk matters. You will oversee the firm’s lines of business, ensuring consistent identification, escalation, management, and monitoring of E&S risk issues. You will also be expected to provide effective challenge on E&S matters. 

Job responsibilities

  • Supports development of an in-house analytical and model-driven approach for the appropriate environmental risks for the firm to consider, covering varying environmental / nature-related topics and the potential transmission channels to the financial sector
  • Determines appropriate metrics for assessing environmental risk at the portfolio, client and asset level – both direct and indirect through operations and supply chain impacts, for example, qualitative heat maps or risk scores
  • Establishes requirements and drive firmwide / legal entity needs for collecting data on environmental risks and potential risk-related scenario analysis. Specifically identify, assess and select relevant data vendors both open source or third-party
  • Engages and coordinate with other functions across the firm on environmental risk matters e.g. Corporate Responsibility, Compliance, Controls, Chief Data Office, other risk functions including model risk etc
  • Participates in responding to global E&S related regulations (existing and evolving) including where necessary participation in preparation of external E&S risk related disclosures
  • Inputs into research on a range of E&S issues and thematic topics that affects the firm and its clients e.g. biodiversity, supply chain issues etc


Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Significant experience in environmental and / or climate modelling including in model evaluation and development, ideally applied to business cases
  • Excellent analytical skills and comfort working with large datasets
  • Proficient with coding (Python) and geospatial analysis
  • Strong academic background in a highly quantitative discipline, including engineering, physics, geography or maths
  • Understanding of the current voluntary and regulatory landscape for environmental topics, including nature, as it relates to the financial sector
  • Knowledge of environmental risks and the transmission channels through which these can manifest for financial institutions
  • Highly effective in narrating analytical output to stakeholders, with an ability to convey information clearly, accurately and succinctly (both written and verbally) with strong interpersonal and presentation skills


Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Financial institution or banking experience is preferred, but not necessarily required


J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.


We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.


Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

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