Market Risk Manager - Equities/Python | Barclay Simpson
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Market Risk Manager – Equities/Python

  • London
  • £80,000 - £120,000

We have an exciting fixed-term contract at a leading Investment Management firm in London. This role will suit an ambitious and self-motivated Market Risk Manager who can add value to the investment management process through delivering proactive and best practice risk management.

The role offers exposure to most asset classes (Equities, Bonds, EM, FX, CDS and Converts, discretionary vs quantitative) with the major risk focus covering Emerging Market, Converts and Equities. The role provides a great opportunity to interact across multiple teams and stakeholders and help support on fund launches.

Kindly note that this is a 6 month fixed term contract with the view to become permanent. The ability to code in python is non-negotiable and experience with equity factor modelling is highly preferred.

The salary pays up to c.£120k (pro rated) depending on the level of experience. Only candidates with the right to work in the UK will be considered at this time.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Market Risk experience at a leading Investment Bank / Investment Manager
  • Cross market experience including Fixed Income and Equities
  • A detailed understanding of VaR modelling and stress testing
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, and
  • Have the proven knowledge and ability to code in Python.
  • Equity factor modelling experience such as Barra/Axioma
    + one of either:  Strong knowledge of convertibles and or / ​​Emerging Markets debt.

For more information and to apply for this role please send your CV to for an immediate response.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

Barclay Simpson acts as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and an Employment Business for temporary/contract engagements.

Tamryn George

Principal Consultant

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