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Market Risk Manager VP, Rates & FX, Paris

Salary £80k to £120k
Type Permanent
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/TXH/31916
Contact Tim Holbrough
Date posted 20-06-2019

We are partnering with a Tier One Investment Bank to help them grow their Market Risk function in Paris. As part of this, we have an opening at VP level for a Market Risk Manager to cover Rates and FX products.

• Identify and analyse all significant risks across the line of businesses and ensure Senior Management across the region is kept informed.
• Help formulate answers to regulatory queries and exams, acting as a subject market expert for your area, with an emphasis on the regulators that are relevant for the bank
• Report and monitor positions against Market Risk limits. Liaise closely with the business to detail any overages and set limits.
• Review risks related to new products, non-standard trades, structured deals and new business strategies. Working with the business and other support functions to assess the risks and ensure they are within the firm’s risk appetite.
• Identify risk concentration under which the business could incur material losses.
• Validate and produce information that is distributed to the regulators.
• Assist in ad-hoc risk related queries, drill down analysis, VaR analysis or risk trends.
• Contribute to the development of the Market Risk team and to the positive working environment.
• Opportunity to work on key projects for the Market Risk organisation.
• Represent the Market Risk function in cross functional projects – migration and larger scale system changes.
Knowledge / Experience:
• Degree in numerate subjects (e.g. engineering, maths, physics, economics etc.) or equivalent experience.
• Good knowledge of Rates, FX or Credit products.
• Excellent mathematical skills.
• Able to build solid relationships whilst maintaining independence.
• Able to handle disputes, negotiate with traders and will not shirk from enforcing difficult decisions.
• Ability to work both as part of as part of a team and independently with keen attention to detail.
• General knowledge of the risks and dynamics of emerging markets.

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AVP, Consultant