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Country Risk Manager

Salary £75k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/ASN/30023
Contact Arjaree Shackleton
Date posted 11-10-2018

International Bank seeking a Country Risk Manager to join their London office.
Key responsibilities
• Responsibility for a portfolio of countries. Produce detailed annual country and sovereign risk reviews and forward looking ad hoc analysis on portfolio.
• Conduct ongoing monitoring of global and country specific economic and political profiles across portfolio.
• Monitor, manage and report on country limits and exposures for country portfolio.
• Produce monthly and quarterly country risk reporting.
• Provide country and sovereign recommendations for specific transactions.
• Undertake country risk visits as part of deep dive country reviews.
• Liaise with internal departments –Credit Risk, Operations, Compliance, Market Country Risk, Physical Commodities Risk Assurance, Front Office, Management, etc.
• Liaise with country risk teams internationally.
• Support Head of Country Risk in provision of macroeconomic scenarios for bank wide stress testing and IFRS9 requirements.
• Provide support to the Head of Country Risk.
• Support and/or take oversight of relevant projects which relate to country risk management.
Skills/ experience required
• A degree in Economics, International Finance, or related area, or experience of practical application of country and sovereign risk.
• Proven interest and experience in emerging and developed market economic and political analysis.
• Experience in either a banking, rating agency or consultancy environment. An understanding of corporate and investment banking products and business lines, preferred.
• Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical capabilities.
• A willingness and ability to travel where necessary.
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