The role will be responsible for identifying, managing and communicating market risk exposures. The role involves managing significant risk positions and performing quantitative and qualitative analysis. It also requires a thorough understanding of risk management practices and appreciation for financial products. The role requires understanding the business activity on a trading desk and undertaking risk reporting across a range of audiences ranging from individual traders, through to senior management and regulators. Risk analysis is one half of the job, performed using the firm's systems as well as via ad-hoc methods.
Responsible for the regional and global management and direction of market risk management functions within the Fixed Income products area.
In conjunction with the GMFR Executive, establishes market risk management policies, procedures and standards.
Analysis of model risk, the implementation of the New and Complex Product Approval Process, limit approval authority, analysing and reporting of market risk.
The GMFR Senior Manager will primarily interface with Senior Traders and Business Heads/Marketing Managers and the managers of other risk and support groups (i.e. Compliance, Finance, Operations, etc.).
Previous experience as a Risk Manager working directly with the Front Line and performing risk analysis.
Solid academic background, which may include a postgraduate qualification.
Good people skills demonstrated across various communication styles (both written and verbal).
Knowledge of financial markets, ideally with solid understanding of Macroeconomics. Without demonstrated Macro experience, we are unable to consider applicants.
Understanding of financial derivatives and modelling.
Ability to multi-task and prioritise across several competing demands, meeting tight deadlines.
Effective team player.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Highly motivated with the drive and potential to learn from others.