The Public Sector Group focuses on managing some of the most senior relationships of the firm with public sector institutions across multiple businesses. Our clients include central banks, sovereign wealth funds, public pension funds and other sovereign-related investors, governments, policy-related financial institutions, and international institutions. We build relationships with clients’ senior leadership including strategic decision makers, investment management, and risk management. We partner across Sales, Trading, and Corporate and Investment Banking businesses at J.P. Morgan to develop and create solutions that fit the needs of our clients. Our work is global in terms of geography and firm-wide in terms of products, linkage and interaction with coverage, credit and risk teams.
Beyond our direct coverage efforts we also continue to track business performance, enhance the sector's management reporting, produce marketing tools and pitch books tailored to the segment, build out wallet analyses, facilitate communication and share best practices across global coverage, sales and service teams. We also lead and/or participate in a number of client meetings and presentations, seminars and training programs.
As a Public Sector Associate you will be dedicated to the development and maintenance of public sector client relationships in Africa and will also contribute to ensuring global team connectivity. Subject to performance, it is envisaged that the candidate will relocate to Cote d’Ivoire in the coming years.
Assisting the team in managing existing client relationships and developing new business and client strategies
Engaging in discussions with sales, product teams an internal functions at J.P. Morgan as required
Developing broad subject matter expertise across lines of business about our relevant clients. This includes an in-depth research and understanding of the entire universe of clients and prospects, buying behaviours, drivers, business models, internal products, competitors, economic outlook and industry developments, trends and challenges
Assisting with the preparation of pitch books and other marketing materials
Maintaining internal reports including revenue decks and other analytical reporting
Preparing internal memos including those required at the various levels of transaction approvals, client relationship overview, briefing notes, etc.
Assisting with the organization of client seminars and training sessions
Required qualifications, capabilities and skills
Bachelor's degree or higher desired. Academic credentials on economics, international economic relations and/or any other public policy related subject are desirable
Previous experience in markets sales, corporate finance or capital markets is preferred
A team player passionate about African public sector institutions and a high level of motivation to learn about and work with public sector clients
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French are required
Proven quantitative, analytical and computer skills including PowerPoint and Excel based modelling
Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills
Familiarity with J.P. Morgan processes and products
Proficiency with J.P. Morgan research tools as well as those of third party providers such as Bloomberg
This role will be hired in London with a view to relocating to the Cote d'Ivoire in future, subject to performance. ABOUT US
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. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
ABOUT THE TEAM
The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.