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Market Risk Manager - AVP

  • Location: lONDON
  • Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
  • Job type: Contract/Temp
  • Job reference: jl/165030
  • Sector: Market Risk
Job Description

A unique opportunity to join a forward thinking tIer1 bank. Our client has multiple vacancies at the AVP Level in their Market Risk Management Team which will report directly into a Managing Director.

Like a number of similar sized global banks, our client has a traditional Market Risk Management team which is aligned to Asset classes; Equities, Rates, FX, EM, Credit, Commodities etc. In a unique structure, a number of the more junior Market Risk Managers will be employed with a dominant asset class experience, however be given the opportunity to work across  multiple desks and furthermore report directly in the EMEA Head of Market Risk Management (who is at MD level).

As a result the successful candidate will not only be mentored by an exceptional and experienced individual but also be given the opportunity to learn and develop across multiple desks. As the market is rationalised candidates with broader product knowledge will be in higher demand in the future. This role will therefore offer excellent personal development.

If you are an AVP in Market Risk or in a similar role elsewhere, and interested in finding out more about the role, please get in touch urgently as there are a large number of applicants.

Candidate requirements:

  • Ability to work in the UK without further visa requirements
  • Proven experience as a Market Risk Analyst or Manager (Candidates who have solely worked in a market risk reporting role will not be suitable)
  • Proven technical knowledge of one or more asset classes including knowledge of derivatives and the sensitivities
  • Strong VaR knowledge across; Historical Simulation, Montecarlo or Variance Co-Variance
  • Strong IT Skills: Excel and basic VBA are a pre-requisite. Candidates who have experience across both R & Python will be preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
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