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Risk Jobs in London

Risk professionals still in demand in London

Despite the general economic uncertainty, new jobs for risk professionals are being created daily in London. There are two main reasons for this. London is home to the City of London with its huge concentration of major retail and investment banks, financial services groups, consultancies and other support services businesses. The combined diversity and concentration of financial sector businesses in London means that it is highly unlikely that all businesses will cease recruiting at the same time and vacancies and career progression will continue to be available.

Additionally, the reputational damage caused by the sub-prime lending crisis and subsequent credit crunch is making companies re-assess their risk management infrastructures. Given this background, and the pending debates at both an industry and government level about the future of corporate governance in the financial sector, it is unlikely that the capability of risk departments will be reduced.

For up to date information on the current risk management recruitment market, including latest salary information, visit Risk Management Mid Year Market Report 2012.


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Investment Risk Analyst
  • Location London
  • Salary £50,000 - £65,000 Base + Bonus
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Asset Management/Funds
  • Description Investment Risk Analyst role - developing best practice investment risk analysis techniques and reporting for a broad range of organisations.
Internal Penetration Tester
  • Location Manchester
  • Salary To £55,000 + benefits + bonus
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Commerce and Industry
  • Description Excellent opportunity for an experienced penetration tester to build PenTesting as an internal service for a global media company based in Manchester.
Chief Technology Officer
  • Location Oxshott
  • Salary To£180,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Cyber Security, Technology Risk, Information Security , Transformation & Change , Data/Analytics
  • Description To lead a leading regional bank's technology division through a major transformation programme, implementing leading edge technology and developing a world class team, in an ever growing business.
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