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Model Risk contractor

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £800-£850
  • Job type: Contract/Temp
  • Job reference: CB/167689
  • Sector: Asset Management/funds , Interim
Job Description

A global Asset Management firm are looking for a Model Validator to join them on a 12 month contract basis. Based in the city of London. 

You will be supporting the development and embedding of the model risk framework and will lead development and implementation of the model validation component. The successful candidate will also undertake theoretical analysis and review of material models across asset classes in order to help elaborate a model inventory and a model risk assessment process to drive the frequency of periodical validation of models. 

Skills required: 

  • Hands on experience building, enhancing and running model validation processes is essential
  • Solid understanding of all model types (investment, pricing, risk & capital) with specific SME expertise in pricing models (preferably both equities and fixed income models)
  • Extensive experience in quantitative risk related roles in the financial sector - investment banking or asset management is preferable.
  • Ability to demonstrate project delivery across model validation, model documentation will be highly advantageous.
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Excellent at providing innovative ideas and comfortable working under pressure
  • Strong MS Excel & expertise with VBA, model library programming (C++, Java, Python &/or other).


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