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Portfolio Optimisation Manager – Credit Products

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  • London
  • £90,000 - £130,000 + 30-60% bonus

Position: Portfolio Optimisation Manager – Credit Products

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary: £90,000 – £130,000 + 40-70% Bonus


My client is a Tier 1 Investment Bank with offices in London and around the world. Reporting into the Global Head of Trading, a team has been created to balance risk, capital and liquidity with the addition of the capacity to execute trades.

The role will sit under the Global Head of Portfolio Optimisation who has a Credit Product Market Risk and Credit product Trading background himself. The role will have an entirely global exposure facing off to the desk heads for Credit Products.

The role will have an emphasis on understanding markets and adding true insight and value rather than focusing on reporting and regulation. It may resemble a role in Market Risk 15 years ago before the increased focus on reporting/regulation.

The successful candidate will have an unparalleled view of the market, working with the most senior Traders in a highly commercial setting. The role is a direct replacement for an individual who has been offered a role Trading.

Essential skills:


  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience as a Credit Products Market Risk Manager
  • Intuitive understanding and knowledge of Credit markets.

Candidates are most likely to be a VP in a Credit Products Market Risk Management role, seeking to lose the onerous reporting and regulation for a more interesting commercial role.

Interviews have started. If you are interested, please send your CV urgently to The role will only be open for 1 week to to anticipated high volume of applicants.

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.

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