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Market Risk Manager (Director), Exotic Products

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Salary: £120,000 - £150,000 Base + Bonus

My client is a leading international US Investment Bank with sizable operations in the UK. My client has a unique culture widely recognised and respected.

My client has traditionally Risk in both the first and second line of defence and is currently recruiting for an independent Market Risk Manager at Director level in the second line of defence. 

The role will offer management responsibilities for teams of up to 10 individuals across levels from Analyst to junior Director. The team will consist of Market Risk Managers with a broad range of product knowledge across exotic products.

The role will entail the setting and monitoring of trading limits and day to day interaction with traders to understand and challenge their Risk.

Candidate expectations

Candidates will be put through a rigerous interview process which will challenge technical product knowledge, experience in Market Risk Management, Management experience and communication and interpersonal skills.

Candidates will be expected to have had proven experience in a larger Market Risk Management team where they have developed an appreciation for larger and more complex investment banks.

Candidates will have a strong product knowledge combined with a mathematical or engineering background.