Head of Market & Liquidity Risk

North East England
12 Nov 2017
12 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading banking institution who are currently recruiting for a Head of Market & Liquidity Risk. The role is responsible for providing guidance on the identification, control and effective management of the businesses market and liquidity risk exposure

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support business leaders in embedding a risk culture and risk management practices that are customer focused and help to deliver business objectives
  • Lead the provision of comprehensive, company wide oversight of wholesale credit risk exposures.
  • Provide independent challenge to Treasury & Finance to ensure the business adheres to Regulatory requirements
  • Develop a plan for the Market & Liquidity Risk team that is aligned to the Risk department plan that delivers cost effective performance and drives continuous improvement
  • Lead, motivate and develop the capability of the Market & Liquidity Risk team to achieve delivery of the Risk department plan and demonstrate the culture
  • Recommend triggers and limits and oversee risk appetite reporting to the Board
  • Consult with business leaders in Treasury & Finance, the Risk Leadership Team and the Chief Risk Officer to develop policy and risk appetite for recommendation to the Board
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved market & liquidity risk policy and risk appetite of the Board into policies, processes, systems, model and limits
  • Lead the process for ensuring all market & liquidity risk policies and risk management procedures are reviewed, maintained and developed in response to ongoing change in the business and external environment and to meet regulatory standards
  • Report to governance bodies, including the Asset & Liability Committee, Risk Management Committee, Board Risk Committee and the Board, on second line oversight of wholesale credit risk exposures, conclusions and recommendations

Key Requirements-

  • Degree educated in a relevant numerate discipline with a high level of analytical ability
  • Significant experience in risk discipline within Market and Liquidity Risk or Treasury in a large financial services firm
  • Experienced in leading and managing a team and ability to work across geographical boundaries