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VP/Director Market Risk - Change

  • Location: Zurich
  • Salary: 160k CHF - 180k CHF
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: nm/172425
  • Sector: Banking, Asset Management/Funds
Job Description

Company Description

My client is a leading private bank looking to hire a Market Risk - Transformation VP/Director in for their office in Zurich. This internationally recognised, and award-winning bank offers a wide range of private banking services to their global clients; with an unparalleled track-record of delivering high-quality service, they have maintained an excellent reputation in the market. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Develop adequate methods for measuring market risk in the trading book. 
  • Validate pricing models and maintain tailor made risk applications. 
  • Maintain the VaR Engine.
  • Daily Risk Calculations.
  • Run new product approval processes.
  • Responsible for Market Risk framework and oversight. 
  • Project management of Market Risk and product control. 
  • Develop the integration of risk & control systems with front office trading.
  • Project Responsibility (FRTB).
  • Participate in Market Risk Senior Committee.

Candidates must have: 

  • Significant experience working on market risk frameworks and product approval. 
  • Extensive experience leading projects (FRTB). 
  • Excellent communication skills, with demonstrated experience building relationships and influencing across all levels of seniority. 
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a team.
  • Fluency in English - written and oral is essential; fluency in German is beneficial. 

This Role Officers: 

  • Seniority - a platform to be part of strategic decision making and influence at a senior level. 
  • Autonomy to drive and develop projects, adding long-term value to the company.
  • This role offers breadth of coverage, variety and responsibility. 
  • The company has a long-track record of successful staff retention, through continual offerings and opportunities for on-going training, career development and progression. 
  • Opportunity to join a team-orientated environment and family run atmosphere and culture. 


Next steps: 

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