Risk Manager -Market Risk

£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
12 Feb 2019
12 Mar 2019
Katy Sturgess
Job Type
Risk, Risk Management
Employer Sector
Mining, Oil, Gas & Energy
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

Your new company
An international company based near Slough

Your new role
In this role you will be joining a relatively new Risk Team and your focus will be predominantly on Market Risk (especially in the early stages) with the potential to also work in Credit Risk and Contract Management.
  • Ensuring that risks are identified, quantified, controlled where necessary and escalated in order to provide the appropriate risk visibility and governance within the organisation.
  • Driving the build out of the market risk visibility, infrastructure and governance frameworks, working with finance and the business to provide the necessary reporting infrastructure, models and scenario analysis.
  • Helping to drive a cultural change towards a focus on how market risk factors are included in the decision approval process.
  • Preparing Independent validation of the Production, Treasury and Trading Book including Position Report is a key focus area for the Group Risk Management function
  • Developing an independent stress testing framework of the company's positions
  • Maintaining a set of comprehensive risk policies

What you'll need to succeed
  • A minimum of 5 years of risk management experience, recently as a decision maker in either a customer facing or active risk management role- ideally Market Risk focus
  • Awareness of financial accounting practices, hedge effectiveness testing, independent price verification practices
  • Strong modelling background, including experience in model development and/or model validation of various pricing models and tools, in-house or third party valuation software and corresponding risk management models
  • Awareness of comparing and contrasting observed derivative pricing and modelling methods against a framework of good practice
  • Ability to work independently and act in an entrepreneurial way
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills
  • Open to Change and keen to be involved in creating a new and credible control function for the business.
  • You will need to be a driver and have your own transport to reach this location
  • You could have a background in any industry if you have significant experience in Market Risk.
  • You'll need a balance of technical and analytical skills
  • DBS and Security Checks will be made on the successful candidate

What you'll get in return
  • An exciting opportunity to make your mark in a new team
  • Friendly and sociable environment
  • Salary range £60-70,000 plus bonus scheme, competitive pension scheme and benefits.

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