SME Market Risk Modelling

55000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP80000/annum
24 Jun 2017
22 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
C++, Visual Basic, R, VAR, Pricing Model., Market Risk, Model Validation,Challenger Model, Benchmark Model, Model Audit,

I am currently conducting a search on behalf of a top tier bank, who are looking to build out centralised team for the validation of traded and non traded market risk models.

This is an opportunity to work across the entire suite of models aligned to traded and non traded products, in addition to leading regulatory projects such as FRTB.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with model methodology and development teams in order to create group standards, in addition to reviewing the model documentation and building challenger models to ensure quality.

Key responsibilities:

* Model validation activities: inclusive of documentation review, benchmark modelling, and regulatory submissions
* Daily management of team relationships across model development, methodology, in addition to senior stakeholders at the Head of level
* Facing off to external regulators for submission of model documentation
* Project management
* Acting as an advisor to various risk teams for the correct stress testing, validation and estimation methodologies


* At least 2 years experience within a Market Risk or quantitative function in investment banking
* Experience in market risk model development, validations, or audit
* Demonstrable proficiency in C++, Visual Basic, or R
* Demonstrable knowledge of VAR, pricing models
* Minimum of a Masters in a quantitative/ Mathematical subject

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