Manager - Wholesale conduct - Banking Risk

08 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description: My client requires an individual to lead technical client projects and support internal product development around risk and regulatory trading businesses

The role:

- Support the development of topics including Mifid II, Best Execution, Electronic trading, Basel 3 Liquidity, Wholesale conduct topics (including Benchmarks, FX remediation).
- Advise clients on the benefits and impact of regulations, current industry practices and advancements relating to trading businesses.
- Keep abreast of all latest trends and any new regulations, leveraging off international SME support where applicable.
- The individual will also be required to apply their skills to a broad range of banking risk related issues supporting both regional and national propositions.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

- Good understanding of trading businesses.
- Strong understanding of financial products (cash and derivatives) including how they are traded, booked and risk managed.
- Strong familiarity with role of key bank functions including Front office, Market Risk, Product control, Treasury and Compliance.
- Knowledge of new regulatory developments impacting banking clients and impacting trading businesses.
- Good understanding of the linkages between risk disciplines and how they can operate together in a holistic enterprise wide risk framework.
- A practical understanding of the 'three lines of defence’ model.
- Flexibility and agility to contribute in a senior capacity to a broad range of banking risk engagements.
- Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
- Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required.
- Higher qualification in mathematical subject (Maths, Economics, Physics, Engineering etc) (or other related degree) advantageous.

Experience and Background:

- Experience of financial products either through working in a front office, Market risk or Product control or consulting environment.
- Risk management experience through within a banking and/or asset management organisation advantageous.
- Some experience of regulation impacting banks trading functions.
- Strong project management skills, evidenced by a demonstrable record of technical project management in a trading / treasury environment.