Market Risk Manager (VP) - Foreign Exchange (FX) Precious Metals

Competitive | London | Permanent


Posted 25 days ago


Job Title: Market Risk Manager (VP) - Foreign Exchange (FX) Precious Metals

Location: London

An opportunity has become available for a Market Risk Manager (VP) with strong knowledge and experience of Precious Metals to join the Market Risk and Valuations team of a leading and global investment bank. This team provide a comprehensive view of market risks to Senior Management and ensure that Business units optimise the risk-reward relationship and do not expose the bank to unacceptable losses.


* Oversee the Global FX Precious Metals business, and support the Global Head of Global FX Market Risk as required
* Daily monitoring of risk, stress loss, and Value-at-Risk (VaR) exposures against limits and risk appetite, while remaining constantly aware of current market dynamics
* Ensure risk completeness and accuracy, ensuring the limit framework and appetite is commensurate with infrastructure, and developing Risks not in VaR and stress mitigants if required
* Discuss and challenge the Front Office with respect to exposures, new business and market activity
* Ensuring internal and external governance policies are being effectively applied

Required skills & experience

* Exposure to Derivatives and Physical Commodities trading, ideally obtained within Precious Metals or similar, and with a strong desire to further your career in this direction. Knowledge of commonly traded flow products including rationales, flows and risks (including structural, non-linear, cross, model etc.)
* Ability to quickly develop credible working relationships with fellow Market Risk Managers, Traders, Senior Risk Managers, and colleagues across the organisation
* Strong experience in markets-related roles with an emphasis on market risk management, with commensurate knowledge of market risk controls and governance frameworks
* Strong technical and analysis skills (Python, Excel, Statistics etc.), with strong attention to detail and process-orientation
* Educated to Bachelor's degree level or equivalent qualification/relevant work experience, degree or higher in Math's, Physics, Engineering or Quantitative Finance would be beneficial

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InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.